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Exclusive Video Premiere: Little Whales – Seventeenth Century Artisan

Little Whales | Facebook | Soundcloud Little Whales, the solo project of Vrishank Menon from Death By Fungi fuses the influences of shoegaze, slowcore, emo and melodic punk. After the first Little Whales EP, which was more aligned with bands …

Nick DiSalvo from Elder

Sander van den Driesche caught up with Elder frontman Nick DiSalvo when the band played in Edinburgh recently. They had a chat about the new album ‘Reflections Of A Floating World’, touring with a 4th band member and how to categorise Elder’s current sound.

Track Premiere: Biblical – Fugue State

Biblical | Website | Facebook | Twitter Toronto rock and roll band Biblical will release its new album, The City that Always Sleeps, on September 15 via Tee Pee Records (US/UK/EU) and New Damage Records (Canada). The …

Video Premiere: The Dark Red Seed – The Antagonist

The Dark Red Seed | Facebook | Bandcamp The Dark Red Seed is the musical outlet of Tosten Larson, guitarist for Seattle dark folk musician King Dude. A self-coined “metaphor for the heart”, The Dark Red Seed represents a d …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Behind the Shadow Drops – Positive Shadow, Negative Light

Behind the Shadow Drops | Website | Facebook | Twitter Behind the Shadow Drops is the new solo endeavor from Takaakira ‘Taka’ Goto, founding guitarist and composer of iconic Japanese experimental rock group, Mono. Established i …

Celtic Frost – The Reissues

The recent Celtic Frost reissues provide a great opportunity for our team of writers to shine a light on these artefacts, though never forgetting the story behind them. This is music people should hear, music that should inspire a new generation.

Under the Influence with Lucas Gadke from Völur

Canadian folk influenced ritual doom metal band Völur impressed us hugely earlier this year when they released Ancestors throught he excellent Prophecy Productions. Owen Coggins wrote “An all around excellent, focused and adventurous add …

Exclusive Stream: Monster Killed By Laser – Hall of Spheres

Monster Killed By Laser | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter Instrumental psych/prog outfit Monster Killed By Laser have been throwing around audacious guitar licks and brooding soundscapes since 2001. Initially starting life as a heavy stoner-inf …

Video Premiere: BOG – Fellow Traveller

BOG | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter The Vienna-based post-metal band BOG present their first official music video of the song ‘Fellow Traveller’ of their debut-album Unshriven, which was released on June 24. With Unshriven, songwriter Tim Pri …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Kylver – The Great Race

Kylver | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Bandcamp Kylver (pronounced – Kill-ver) are a four piece instrumental progressive rock/metal band who have crafted their take on the progressive genre by mixing slow and heavy d …

VVomen – Moving On

If this is already your jam, you’ll love ‘Moving On’, but if it’s not, you may be best suited racing on down the speedway for an old red, white and blue can of soda.

Exclusive Track Premiere: Duvel – Winter Dreams

Duvel | Facebook  Comprised of Zacharias Flaathe on bass, Brage Lindebrekke on drums and Jack Holldorff on guitar and vocals, Duvel are the alpha-dandies of the Oslo underground. They may be young, but they know a thing or two about the outer frin …

Under the Influence with Victor Vicart from Dvne

Dvne guitarist and vocalist Victor Vicart tells us about the 3 albums that have influenced him hugely as a musician.

Exclusive Video Premiere: We Wild Blood – Lost + Bound

We Wild Blood | Facebook  We Wild Blood debut their new video for ‘Lost + Bound’ – an as yet unreleased track recording with Wayne Adams (Big Lad / Death Pedals) at Bear Bites Horse studios. The clip was recorded at an abandoned office space in Lo …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Namazu – Gunwhale

Namazu | Facebook  Metal/hardcore hybrid Namazu will release their debut album Works Cited on September 29th, 2017. While the band have only been in existence for a short amount of time, they have already shared stages with well-known ba …

Video Premiere: Abhorrent Decimation – Granted Indulgence

Abhorrent Decimation | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp British death metallers Abhorrent Decimation premiere their new video ‘Granted Indulgence’. The track is taken from their forthcoming album The Pardoner, which is perhaps the …

Exclusive Stream: Casual Sect – The Static Seekers

Casual Sect | Facebook | Bandcamp The Static Seekers: The second offering from North London noise punk iconoclasts, Casual Sect. The Static Seekers follows on from their debut release, The Hidden Persuaders from 2016. Here we find t …

Track Stream: Ufomammut – Zodiac

Ufomammut | Website | Facebook | Twitter Sonically and symbolically, 8 is not only wickedly limitless in its heaviness, powerfulness and commanding nature, but how it arrests the listener’s mind creating a wholly unbounded and impen …

Exclusive Album Stream: Five Horse Johnson – Jake Leg Boogie

Five Horse Johnson | Website | Facebook | Twitter When Five Horse Johnson formed back in 1995, referring to themselves as a “blues band,” a few brows might well have been furrowed. But this is a band that has always understood that the blues …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Steve Adey – The Devil

Steve Adey | Website | Facebook Steve Adey’s third studio album, Do Me a Kindness, will be released on the 4th August 2017, via Grand Harmonium Records. The album contains nine cover songs including tracks by David Bowie, Morrissey, Nick Cave and more, …

Exclusive Track Stream: Auditory Armory – Dark Matter

Auditory Armory | Website | Facebook | Twitter On July 21st 2017, Auditory Armory will release their sophomore album Dark Matter. The album’s blend of metal, alternative and progressive music is highly recommended for fans of Tool and Soundgarden. …

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