Nicholas Dunn


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Articles by Nicholas Dunn

Allfather – A Violent Truth

Allfather are back with a visceral slab of hardcore sludge/doom that promises to break skulls, necks, and more.

Torsten Kinsella from God Is An Astronaut

To mark the twentieth anniversary of their debut, Irish post-rock group God Is An Astronaut re-recorded it live in the studio. Nick Dunn sat down with Torsten Kinsella from the band and talk to him all about it.

Blodet – Vision

Already making waves, Blodet promise to be the next big thing in post-metal with their latest EP, Vision, out now on Church Road Records.

The Angelus – Why We Never Die

The end is nigh, and there will be no peace. But there may just be a glimmer of hope, thanks to Why We Never Die, the latest album from Texas doom-folk trio The Angelus.

Herzschlager – All The Nights Are Done

A short sharp shock of hardcore punk ‘n’ roll, Herzschlager is a side-project from members of Allfather, here to open up pits and get heads banging. Turn the speakers up to eleven for this one.

Mediæval Bæbes – Prayers of the Rosary

With their tenth studio album, Mediæval Bæbes have crafted a truly religious experience on Prayers of the Rosary. Featuring entirely original compositions, it is an excellent and unique addition to their discography.

Hellripper – The Affair of the Poisons

Breakneck black metal from the 80s made in the 21st Century – it can only be Hellripper. The Affair of the Poisons is the third studio album from this excellent solo project.

Ottone Pesante – DoomooD

Italian instrumental trio Ottone Pesante return with their third album, DoomooD, making doom metal with a difference: in place of guitars, they use brass instruments. Intrigued? You should be.

Polymoon – Caterpillars of Creation

A very strong debut from Finnish psychedelic freaks Polymoon, ‘Caterpillars of Creation’ helps listeners to ascend to a more enlightened spiritual plane.

Svärd – The Rift

A promising new project featuring members of Ahab and In Mourning, Svärd offer up a psych-tinged stoner doom EP in the shape of The Rift, and the tantalising promise of more to come.

Huanastone – Third Stone From The Sun

Conventional stoner metal done well. Huanastone’s newest album Third Stone From The Sun is as fun as it is familiar.

aswekeepsearching – Sleep

A quiet, meditative album, aswekeepsearching have released Sleep to help us all in troubled times.

Igorrr – Spirituality and Distortion

At a time when the world is in chaos, what better soundtrack than a new album from French experimentalists Igorrr?

Moaning – Uneasy Laughter

Without pushing the envelope, California’s Moaning have crafted an accessible post-punk album for everyone to enjoy.

Neige from Alcest

Ahead of the release of their newest album ‘Spiritual Instinct’, Nick Dunn sat down with Alcest to discuss where its themes of spirituality and personal struggle come from.

Alcest – Spiritual Instinct

Digging into the darker side of the spirit, Alcest’s sixth album Spiritual Instinct is a gorgeous offering despite the darkness at its heart.

Lingua Ignota – Caligula

Bigger and more grandiose than its predecessors, Hayter has brought even more bile, spite and venom to bear on third album Caligula to terrify and empower the listener in equal measure.

Rotting Christ – The Heretics

The Heretics is album number thirteen for Greek black-metal stalwarts Rotting Christ, and it’s a very impressive offering.


Adding their name to a diverse list of acts all inspired by Tolkien’s masterpiece, RZMNR are an instrumental stoner-rock trio from Belgium.

Sakis Tolis from Rotting Christ

Nick Dunn sat down with vocalist and guitarist Sakis Tolis to discuss the past, present, and future of Rotting Christ.

Interview: Vodun

“It is compassion, empathy and love which unite us and make us better as a human race” – so say Vodun, ahead of the launch of their latest album ‘Ascend.’

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