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Turbowolf - Two Hands

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 12:40 AM Comments comments ()


They've found their sound, but does album number two deliver?

After my gushing for Turbowolf over the last two months, it’s about time I sat down and properly listened to their new re...

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Henry Blacker - Summer Tombs

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 8:20 PM Comments comments ()

 Swamp monsters from the Somerset Levels return to eat you alive

The West Country’s power trio Henry Blacker return with a ...

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Kontinuum - Kyrr

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 10:15 AM Comments comments ()

With a breadth of their influences and with such a wide sonic palette from which to draw, Kontinuum are set up to have a healthy future in the music world

Kontinuum, a band forced in Iceland during 2010, claim to make "hypnotic and spiritual musical noise," and after multiple plays of s...

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Tirade - Waste Your Time Single Review

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 9:25 AM Comments comments ()
Youthful, defiant, fun and unapologetic pop punk



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Mabel Greer's Toyshop - New Way Of Life

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 2:50 AM Comments comments ()

The band that would become Yes return after 45 years

And here’s a blast from the past – in more ways than one. For starters, a quick google of the name Mabel Greer reveals scant information; rather an traditional old ...

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De La Muerte - De La Muerte

Posted on March 18, 2015 at 12:45 AM Comments comments ()

Heavy rock inspired by the Mexican “Nuestra Senora de la Santa Muerte” cult

De La Muerte’s self-titled debut album promises heavy rock and progressive metal in one tasty little parcel, does it? Wel...

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Fateful Finality - Battery

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 9:15 AM Comments comments ()


Second attack by these German battering rams



The batterin...

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Terror Empire - The Empire Strikes Black

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 11:10 PM Comments comments ()

 Hard, fast Portugese thrash: If it isn't broken, don't fix it

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The Hyena Kill - Blisters

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 7:55 AM Comments comments ()

They're back and more pissed off than ever before

Never ones to sit still, The Hyena Kill are back; this time with a double A-side single which sees them sounding more pissed off than ever before. This webs...

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Von Hertzen Brothers - New Day Rising

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 11:50 AM Comments comments ()

Grandiose prog rock with infectious pop sensibilites

For a band a decade and a half down the road since their inception in Helsinki at the dawn of the new Millennium, it was only with their latest infectious 2013 release, Nine...

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