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Therapy? – Disquiet (Amazing Record Co.)

After 26 years and 13 previous albums, Therapy? are a band that have been there and done that. Although the general populous would plump for ‘Troublegum’ as their finest hour, their output has yielded many highlights, including ‘Pleasure Death’, ‘Infernal… Continue Reading →

Hateful Abandon – Liars / Bastards (Candlelight)

With a name like Hateful Abandon you could expect this lot to be some sort of doom death conglomeration but they are not as I found out picking up their interesting looking last release 2011 album ‘Move’ on the cheap… Continue Reading →

Beastmilk – Climax (Svart)

Bands who are jumping on the coat tails of the gloomier sounds of the eighties seem to be in vogue at the moment. There are a lot of people who never lived through the times getting in a froth about… Continue Reading →

Rosetta – The Anaesthete (Debemur Morti)

The name Rosetta has caught my attention recently with a lot of people seemingly talking about the Philadelphian post-hardcore crew. The fact that they got announced for UK Damnation festival no doubt boosted the chat but despite this album being… Continue Reading →

Disappears – Era (Kranky)

Disappears get reviewed by the likes of Mojo which is not the case with many other bands I review I suspect. Strangely this snippet of PR info fills me with unease and my hipster bone begins to ache in warning…. Continue Reading →

Highgate – Survival (Total Rust)

At last, another full length from Kentucky’s lead weight blackened doom sludge mystery Highgate. It’s been three years since their Shrines To The Warhead album with only a compilation of older stuff and a split with Ghast in between (which… Continue Reading →

An Autumn for Crippled Children – Only the Ocean Knows (Aeturnitas Tenebrarum Musicae Fundimentam)

So the highly regarded Dutch three-piece return with their third album in two years and even a cursory listen reveals that it very much appears that this whole ‘post Black Metal’ thing is alive and well. Indeed, it really does… Continue Reading →

Alaric / Atriarch – Split (20 Buck spin)

Two bands from the Portland and Oakland areas of the USA both hit my radar with excellent debut albums last year. Alaric with their self titled album did things in a way that I would not have expected from an… Continue Reading →

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