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Mothra: Doom Engine

A demanding listen, this cult album seeks to push boundaries and shows that the band is dedicated to their own, distinctive modus operandi. ...

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Melted on my Cortex – Boss Keloid

Slow and heavy Wiganers Boss Keloid once again repudiate expectations with new full-length sonic deluge 'Melted On The Inch'...

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Gloomy Doomy Scandi Metal Mashup (Monolord, Enisferum, Cardinals Folly)

Guts and Gusto win out whilst Grammar Gets Gutted. ...

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Mindkult, No Funeral and Livid (Reviews)

Morbid, Miserable and Doomy as a 1990s first-person Shoot 'em Up. ...

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Oozy Bluesy Doom: Sacred (The Obsessed)

Doom metal with passion and refinement - The Obsessed are back after a brief 23-year break...

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The End of Electricity (Domkraft)

Simultaneously doomy and a little dotty, Domkraft freshen the formula with The End of Electricity...

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The riffs still come from my fingers (Tommi Holappa, Greenleaf)

Swedish semantics, Horror Lizards, and the eternal churn of stoner rock bands. Greenleaf speak....

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Mirroring the Zeitgeist with Doom, Death and Gothic Gloom

Convenience death metal, giant wicker cocks. If politics has gone weird, why shouldn't music? Review of Gatecreeper and Abysmal Grief albums...

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Peacocks Wandered Aimlessly: Pagan Science (The Well)

Cosmic folk to occult choir - bringing the rock ain't always easy, but where there's The Well, there's a way...

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Blackened Death, Beaten Skins: Akercocke at Manchester Academy

Untramelled aggression, windmill headbanging, expensive drinks. A Sunday night with Akercocke...

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Fires Within Fires (Neurosis)

A perfect if less mindblowing record from post-rock doomfathers Neurosis...

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Killer Cocktail: Incoming Death (Asphyx)

Fusing doom and death, and even a touch of thrash, Asphyx get the balance spot-on...

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Live at Wacken 2015, 26 Years, Louder Than Hell

Stiff necks and bleeding ears at a small village in Schleswig-Holstein. ...

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Summer Dies Slowly: August Metal Meltdown

A summer of death, filth, junkie Olympians and the Zika virus needs an appropriate soundtrack. Metal meltdown ahoy....

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Sludge in the Sparkplugs? (The Company Corvette)

Is Doom, Groove and Stoner metal too rich a mix for this Corvette's carburettor? Review...

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Technical Brutality for (nearly) a Gravenous Hour (Katalepsy)

Blasting their way to the top of the Death Metal scene, Russia's Katalepsy release album number two. Review...

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Meshuggah European Tour 2016

Extreme tech-metal messiahs Meshuggah announce Winter 2016 European Tour...

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Loitered Lens: Griever

Metalcore newcomers Griever accelerate the gloom at Islington Academy 2. Photos...

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April Metal (Grimner, Miasmal, The Wolves of Avalon)

The nightmare of history menaces the month's metal releases...

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Experimental Doom, Post Hardcore, and What Sounds Like Dustbin Lids (Birushanah)

Japanese post-hardcore experimental brilliance this may be, but please stop banging those hubcaps. Birushanah reviewed...

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Didgeri-Doom? Traversing the Psych-Prog Youniverse (Ethereal Riffian)

Trippy, doomy, and laden with riffs, Voice of the Universe veers from melodic to hypnotic with alarming ease. Album review...

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Dark, Relentless Glory: Monthly Metal Medley

In the midst of death... Heavy Metal, that most persistent and insidious weed, offers up new releases from Witchcraft, Ghost Witch, Gomorrah and Conan. We review....

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Damnation 2015 Festival Recap

A review of Damnation 2015 festival. 7th november Leeds University....

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‘The sea is its own vast universe’ (AHAB talk about The Boats of the Glen Carrig )

We play the music for ourselves and if people like it, that’s OK - Daniel Droste, AHAB...

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Loitered Lens: Hang the Bastard

Thunderous doom and mighty riffage, Hang The Bastard at The Underworld...

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Mighty and Thunderous grooves at Camden Underworld (Hang the Bastard)

The word of Hang The Bastard was both mighty and thunderous...

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Septic September Metal Mania (The Sword, Cattle Decapitation, Ahab)

Album reviews whilst throwing a basket of kittens into an industrial shredder in the name of Hamas and Communism...

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Monthly Metal and Melancholy Menace : Cradle of Filth, Orchid….

This is probably Cradle of Filth 's best album in a while, being neither immediately accessible (and so disposable) or opaquely impenetrable (and so rubbish)....

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Loitered Lens : Beasts [Beasts]

Beasts soften the discordant minor melodies and double bass drum pedals of doom with catchy guitar riffs and shoegazer style vocals....

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A bewitching yet ruinous and wretched pastime [The Picturebooks]

Combining classic garage rock, the North European darkness of doom metal and the melancholy exhilaration of riding a custom chopper through the old Route 66 ghost towns of Arizona...

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