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Exclusive Album Stream: Anima Nostra – Atraments

Anima Nostra | Bandcamp | Instagram Catastrophic Sweden/UK-based industrial/doom duo Anima Nostra has completed their second full-length album, Atraments, set for a June 16th release through Malignant Records. Initially the name of a collaborative …

Track Stream: Pink Frost – New Minds

Pink Frost | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter New Minds, the first proper full length in nearly 4 years from Chicago quartet Pink Frost, addresses a collective sense of abrupt changes. “There is a sentimentality or a sense of …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Steve Gibbs – Passion

Steve Gibbs | Website | Facebook | Twitter Adrift is the beautiful debut album from UK composer-pianist Steve Gibbs. Acting loosely as a reissue of Gibbs’ hugely popular Bandcamp release of a similar collection of pieces, this expanded, re-mastered, he …

Exclusive Album Premiere: L.M.I. – Far Beyond Nothing

L.M.I. | Facebook | Bandcamp L.M.I. stands for Lazy Middle-Class Intellectuals. They are a three-piece stoner punk/hardcore band from Lansdale, PA. They began, as a band in 2010 and this Friday June 16th will be releasing their second full-length album …

Video Premiere: Wild Rocket – The Future Echoes

Wild Rocket | Facebook | Bandcamp Based in Dublin, Ireland, Wild Rocket have been developing their combination of heavy psych and kraut-infused space punk for the past five years. Since the release of their debut LP Geomagnetic Hallucinations in 2014, …

Human Future

Experimental hardcore band Human Future are back with their new album ‘Flat Earth Blues’, which is their first release since 2015’s ‘Spectrum’. Sander van den Driesche caught up with the band to find out more.

Exclusive Album Stream: Suspirians – Ti Bon Ange

Suspirians | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter Rock music, when done right, will always take us into a netherworld that we never knew existed, but we always somehow felt was within ourselves. The cosmos of inescapable rhythm, in-your-face melody and words, …

Track Stream: Sun Of The Sleepless – Phoenix Rise

Sun Of The Sleepless | Facebook Sun Of The Sleepless is the solo project of Schwadorf (aka Markus Stock), the mastermind behind two of Prophecy Productions’ most popular acts, Empyrium and The Vision Bleak. The band creates poetic black metal dirges th …

Album Stream: Matthew Edwards & the Unfortunates – Folklore

Matthew Edwards & the Unfortunates | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp Sonically both English bed-sits and American big skies are audible on Folklore by Matthew Edwards & the Unfortunates – accompanied by wry melancholia, literate lyrics, avant-gar …

Monster Truck and The Picturebooks – Electric Ballroom, London

Noah Scott saw Monster Truck and The Picturebooks in Camden a few months ago. “This was rock and roll executed perfectly. No bullshit, no banter, no brakes. Just high quality, high torque rock and ‘effin roll!!”

Track Stream: Wovoka – Traces

Wovoka | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter “Wovoka’s musical volleys are both panoramically expansive and crushingly claustrophobic“, LA Weekly wrote about these 4 dark souls from the US West Coast. Emerging from a near 2-year slumber since debut album Sar …

Exclusive Track Premiere: Other States – Make Amends

Other States | Website | Facebook | Twitter Introduced with a Nick Cave-esque grimace, and accompanied by a pack of musical foragers channeling Jim Morrison mid-trip, Other States are a 6 piece Brighton-based psychedelic indie band that tell deser …

Exclusive Video Premiere: Welcome To Britney (Your Gateway To Pleasure)

BRITNEY | Website | Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter Notorious hack frauds BRITNEY have returned with a rubbish new single that is sure to absolutely ruin your day. The overrated Edinburgh three-piece are hard at working crafting their fourth studio …

Album Stream: Endless Voyage X – Those Who Time Forgot

Endless Voyage X | Facebook | Bandcamp Endless Voyage X was formed by its sole member Jake in May of 2016 and focuses on themes such as the ocean, darkness, and Jake’s personal thoughts and philosophies. Jake describes his project as a mixture of …

Album Stream: Kaspar Hauser – Kaspar Hauser

Kaspar Hauser | Facebook | Bandcamp Kaspar Hauser are a Scottish three-piece specialising in noise-ridden, black-hearted anti-ballads, combining serrated, grinding melodies, effusive, bile-soaked lyrics and an unnatural love for chorus pedals. Formed i …

Video Premiere: Red Apollo – The Slaving Eyes

Red Apollo | Facebook | Bandcamp With six years of existence under the belt, Red Apollo undoubtedly belong to the established bands among those who identify themselves with post-metal, sludge, doom and everything in-between. After a successful tour wit …

Video Premiere: Dystopian Future Movies – Pieces

Dystopian Future Movies | Website | Facebook | Twitter Dystopian Future Movies are a post-rock, post-metal, experimental band based in Nottingham, UK. Taking a Sonic Youth approach, but arriving at some dark place between Neurosis and Chelsea Wolfe, DF …

Album Stream: Drive By Wire – The Whole Shebang

Drive By Wire | Website | Facebook | Twitter Drive By Wire offer an intriguing and unique mixture of fuzz-laiden desert/stoner rock grooves and trippy, hazy vocals of Simone Holsbeek. A trip through the dusty desolate desert landscape, the swampy river …

Track Stream: kolektiv – elevator

kolektiv | Facebook “Solos are masturbation and melody is overrated. We’re sick of four to the floor. Somewhere between Tool, Thrice and Deftones is where we play. who we are doesn’t matter, what does is the kolektiv.” This is how this mysterious Belgi …

Album Stream: Unbowed – Through Endless Tides

Unbowed | Facebook | Bandcamp Time for something truly crushing – utterly hairy metal in the form of Canadian youngsters Unbowed, and their new LP Through Endless Tides. For fans of Behemoth, Amorphis, Einherjer, Amon Amarth and more, Unbowed tread the …

Video Premiere: Warren Schoenbright – Mesa/Geophagy Variations

Warren Schoenbright | Facebook | Bandcamp Warren Schoenbright are a London based three piece experimental noise band. Subtropical, the band’s first release on Hominid Sounds, charts a new, heavier and more dense sonic direction. The introduction of spo …

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