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Weed Demon – Astrological Passages  (Electric Valley Records)

Weed Demon – Astrological Passages (Electric Valley Records)

“Hey you! Does your driveway suffer from damaging foliage growth? Is your lawn marred by unsightly dandelions? Well worry no more, and see them off with Ohio’s own Weed Demon. A single application of of their patented ‘Astrological Passages’ brand sludge will obliterate unwanted plants,.. Read More
Interview - Twelve Boar

Interview – Twelve Boar

Ladies and gents, many in the world of metal, particularly the extreme side of things that Ave Noctum regularly feature, can sometimes be seen from the outside world (and pretentious insiders too!) as “grimm”, “kvlt”, and total strangers to the idea of anything that is.. Read More
The Doom Doc - Connor Matheson (Film)

The Doom Doc – Connor Matheson (Film)

  I am a big fan of music documentaries – Rockumentaries if you will (thanks Rob Reiner). It is great to peel back a layer of skin belonging to bands and fans alike especially when that skin feels like part of your own.  Such films.. Read More
Inferno Festival – Oslo, Norway 12-15th April 2017 Day 3

Inferno Festival – Oslo, Norway 12-15th April 2017 Day 3

Day Three Friday 14th April Good Friday brought day three of the festival and I couldn’t wait for things to get underway. With things not kicking off until 1730, I had a lie in and then took the opportunity for a bit of a mooch.. Read More
Phlefonyaar – Septic, Bitter and Hardbitten (S/R)

Phlefonyaar – Septic, Bitter and Hardbitten (S/R)

Phlefonyaar pronounced “flef-on-yar , are a two piece blues doom sludge combo from your worst dreams and your most exciting nightmares. I don’t know where in the UK these guys are from but I think they were deposited from their mother’s wretched wombs in the wrong place... Read More
Disbelief - The Symbol of Death (Listenable Records)

Disbelief – The Symbol of Death (Listenable Records)

Is it really seven years since Disbelief released “Heal!”? Time flies, I guess, and I remember enjoying it a fair bit when it was released, with their mid-tempo meat-and-potatoes take on death metal. One of Germany’s most reliable death metal bands, having been active since.. Read More
Widows – Oh Deer God  (UMC Recordings)

Widows – Oh Deer God (UMC Recordings)

One of the joys of this reviewing lark is getting sent music that you would not normally come across, bands that may support your favourite acts on a local rather than tour level that escape your radar arriving on your doormat care of a hard.. Read More
Crowbar – The Serpent Only Lies (SPV)

Crowbar – The Serpent Only Lies (SPV)

Crowbar frontman Kirk Windstein has been quoted in interviews, regarding the band’s 11th album, as having said he revisited the band’s earlier work in order to gain inspiration for this record. For long term fans of the band, this will be no indication of any.. Read More
Desertfest London 29th April – 1st May 2016, Camden

Desertfest London 29th April – 1st May 2016, Camden

Celebrating its 5th anniversary, Desertfest London returns this year with an impressive array of bands, promoters and stages, taking over venues such as Koko, The Underworld, Electric Ballroom, The Black Heart and The Dev. Over the course of three days promoters including Human Disease, When.. Read More
The Hangman's Lament - Eye For An Eye (Thorzilla)

The Hangman’s Lament – Eye For An Eye (Thorzilla)

Dutch groove laden thrashers The Hangman’s Lament are an interesting bunch. Inspired by Norse mythology, in particular the tale of Odin hanging himself from a tree for a period of days to gain enlightenment, and using their time in previous bands to bring the lament.. Read More
Lightsucker - Zammal (Argonauta)

Lightsucker – Zammal (Argonauta)

Finland, like the rest of Scandinavia has a knack for churning out high quality acts often associated with the death metal, black metal, doom metal and power metal sub genres of metal. I’ve brought this question up a few times in the past – what.. Read More
Tombstones – Vargariis (Soulseller)

Tombstones – Vargariis (Soulseller)

It’s been over two years since I last reviewed Tombstones for Ave Noctum, their mighty third album, ‘Red Skies and Dead Eyes’ scoring highly as it blasted out a wall of heavy traditional doom without compromise. So, has the intervening time mellowed the sound of.. Read More