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Opium Lord – Vore (Sludgelord Records)

There’s something decidedly foul going on with this, the second full length from Birmingham misery merchants, Opium Lord.  Vore is thoroughly dark, unpleasant and violent; it’s a glimpse into the minds of some twisted individuals.  The album contains elements of… Continue Reading →

Vokonis – Grasping Time (The Sign Records)

Grasping Time is the third full length from Swedish stoner doom rockers Vokonis and undoubtedly proves they have an unparalleled grasp of times gone by.  The album feels like a throwback to the 1970s, from the mystical hallucinatory hazed green… Continue Reading →

Krysthla – Worldwide Negative (PHD)

Worldwide Negative is the third album from Northamptonshire’s Krysthla, who’ve been on an upward trajectory since the release of their critically acclaimed 2017 sophomore album Peace in Our Time.  They’ve cemented themselves into the UK metal scene, touring relentlessly, playing… Continue Reading →

Pijn & Conjurer – Curse These Metal Hands (Holy Roar)

Curse These Metal Hands represents a first time collaboration between two trailblazers from the UK’s nascent doom scene; Manchester’s sometime three piece Pijn and Rugby’s Conjurer.  This isn’t so much a typical split EP, instead taking members of both bands… Continue Reading →

Thy Art Is Murder – Human Target (Nuclear Blast)

Human Target is the fifth album from Sydney’s Thy Art Is Murder and if you’re familiar with their back catalogue of work, you’re going to have some inkling as to what to expect from their latest offering.  They stick with… Continue Reading →

Victims – The Horse and Sparrow Theory (Relapse Records)

The Horse and Sparrow Theory is the seventh full length from the Swedish crust punks Victims, in a career spanning over twenty years.  For those who do not have a degree in economics the album title refers to the ‘trickle… Continue Reading →

Centrilia – In The Name Of Nothing (233 Records)

Fire up the flux capacitor, strap yourself into your DeLorean and put the pedal to the metal until you hit 88 mph; we’re going back to the 1990’s…  Great Scott! In The Name Of Nothing is the debut album from… Continue Reading →

This Gift Is A Curse – A Throne of Ash (Season of Mist)

There’s something rather nasty about this latest offering from Stockholm based blackened sludge metallers This Gift Is A Curse, it’s ominous, filled with dread at every turn, but it’s all the better for it.  A Throne of Ash, their third… Continue Reading →

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