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Robert Ramsey - Confound and Disturb

Robert Ramsay – Confound And Disturb

Published on 29th June 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Starting with a bizarre spoken word last will and testament where Mr Ramsay leaves his appreciation of art, sanity, and competence to the Government, because “by God they need it”, and ending with a fractured recitation... Read More


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Cosmograf - The Hay-Man Dreams

Cosmograf – The Hay-Man Dreams

Published on 28th June 2017 | by Leo Trimming

‘Melancholy Death of a Gamekeeper’ was the rather sad headline which appeared in Welsh local newspaper, the Monmouthshire Merlin, in the late 1800s. This article told the sorry tale of the sudden and mysterious unexplained death... Read More


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Elder - Reflections of a Floating World

Elder – Reflections Of A Floating World

Published on 26th June 2017 | by Shawn Dudley

When Boston-based Elder first arrived on the scene in 2008 they were working safely within the confines of Sleep-derived stoner metal. It was well-played but derivative and the doom/stoner scene was well saturated, so they simply... Read More


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Bent Knee - Land Animal

Bent Knee – Land Animal

Published on 24th June 2017 | by Mel Allen

Bent knee, who hail from Boston, Massachusetts, have signed to Inside Out Music for their fourth album, Land Animal. The band was formed in 2009 as a democratic collective, with the aim of pushing boundaries, releasing... Read More


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Pendragon - Masquerade 20 DVD

Pendragon – Masquerade 20 [DVD]

Published on 23rd June 2017 | by Leo Trimming

In 2016, Pendragon marked the 20th anniversary of their most successful albums – and one of their most loved – The Masquerade Overture, with a tour, recently releasing the Masquerade 20 live DVD, filmed in Katowice... Read More


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Dungen - Häxan

Dungen – Häxan

Published on 22nd June 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

Stately and processional, this captivating soundtrack, written for the oldest surviving animated film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed, is a difficult one to review, as the live experience with the film as a backdrop is the... Read More


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The Watch - Seven

The Watch – Seven

Published on 21st June 2017 | by Professor Mark

I have been a fan of The Watch, from Milan, Italy, for several years and have reviewed a few of their albums during that time. Seven returns the band to the kind of significant and interesting... Read More


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Machine Mass - Plays Hendrix

Machine Mass – Plays Hendrix

Published on 19th June 2017 | by Roger Trenwith

The best way to cover an iconic artist’s repertoire, a canon that is so well known that a considerable number of folk can play the songs in their head end to end, note perfect, is to... Read More


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Damanek - On Track

Damanek – On Track

Published on 17th June 2017 | by Rob Fisher

The call to arms comes in many guises. None, I suspect, have come with such sublime clarity of vision or such chilling emotional discernment than the passionately crafted debut album On Track from Damanek. The warm... Read More


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