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  When I was planning this series, I knew this would be the Big One. Isis’s Panopticon is the jewel in their belligerent crown, a measured, cohesive, erudite record that caps off their early development. For those of you following this series who were looking forward to more – and

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  With Celestial reforming, albeit briefly, it feels like an appropriate time to revisit all the major Isis releases. With the release of SGNL>05, Isis comprehensively completed their scratchy, abrasive phase and emerged with their rough edge sheared off. Oceanic ended up as a calmer, more thoughtful record with a

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In the early 2000s, experimental heavy music was experimenting with dense, cerebral material and creating music with wild ambition. With their peers in Neurosis, Isis helped to pioneer post-metal, bringing a whole new palette and approach to extreme music. And now with Isis reforming – albeit briefly – under the

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This full set of ISIS from 2000 represents how I feel about life right now – INTENSE. What’s so rad about this footage is how well it was shot, using multiple cameras. So here are my instructions: press play below and allow yourself to be taken over by the power

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ISIS was a band like no other, and even though they called it quits 6 years ago, underground culture is still trembling in their wake. Part of that is due to the amazing projects that have stemmed from this foundational band.  Today we want to share a full set of

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Text: Mike Hill I’ve known Aaron Turner for two decades, which sounds like a very long time; time flies on broken wings, I suppose. During that time, I’ve observed him, along with a shortlist of other like-minded individuals, transform the landscape of heavy music, propelling it forward into the new

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