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Damnation Festival – Leeds University 7/11/15

A quick meet up with friends who would not be seen again all day in the sprawl of four stages, a mass of people and 27 bands and it’s time to go charging around and trying to watch and cover… Continue Reading →

Our Survival Depends On Us – Scouts On The Borderline Between The Physical And Spiritual World (Ván)

I’m not sure what I was expecting from the grammatically ambiguous Our Survival Depends On Us but safe to say it wasn’t this. Clues to the band’s obscure title are there to be found within Scouts On The Borderline… but… Continue Reading →

A Swarm Of The Sun – The Rifts (Version Studio Records)

With a rather nice digipack CD forwarded to me through the post I was intrigued by the description afforded this Swedish band whose second album is already out and available on all platforms including the resurgent vinyl format. Post rock… Continue Reading →

Dynfari – Vegferð Tímans (Code 666)

‘‘Vegferð Tímans’ (‘Journey of Time’ in English) is the third full length album from this Icelandic atmospheric black metal duo, and a mighty release it is too. Yes folks, its atmospheric black metal time. Time to turn off the central… Continue Reading →

Damnation Festival – Leeds University 1/11/14

It’s time for the most hectic day of the year with no less than 27 bands playing over four stages. Celebrating its tenth year anniversary Damnation Festival has risen from strength to strength and actually sold out here today. It’s… Continue Reading →

Crone – Gehenna (Prophecy)

As ‘Seven Bells’ was my favourite album of 2012 it was a bit of a no brainer picking this new EP by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist sG’s spanking new outfit Crone to review. He is not quite tackling everything by himself… Continue Reading →

Sólstafir – Ótta (Season Of Mist)

With so many cookie-cutter bands around jumping into the nearest genre and ‘paying homage’ to all that has gone before, it’s sometimes difficult to get your head around exactly where a band like Sólstafir is coming from. Like all things… Continue Reading →

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