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Jonathan

Jonathan lives in Dublin, Ireland and writes for various websites and publications, and blogs maybe a little too much.
http://thegrindthatannoys.blogspot.com/

HardcoreMusicPost RockReviewsSludge

The UK has birthed many post metal bands of late, from many different corners of the spectrum, but there’s been a particular rise in bands like Echoes, sharing a similar aesthetic to Devil Sold His Soul along with other bands up and down the country like Lands and Acres. Meshing

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DoomFeaturesHardcoreMusicReviewsSludgeStreaming

Label: Halo Of Flies Hexis and Primitive Man both have recent triumphs under their belt. Hexis finally released their first length Abalam in January while Primitive Man were signed by Relapse Records and had their malicious debut record Scorn re-released, and unleashed on a new unsuspecting audience. Both bands share

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HardcoreMusicReviews

When Idylls released their first full-length LP, Farewell All Joy, in 2012, they laid down a seriously impressive statement of intent. The Australians were one of the fiercest and most unforgiving (and even abstract) hardcore bands we had heard in some time, taking early Converge, Angel Hair and Knut and

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DoomMusic

If you go on the Monolord Facebook page right now, the About section is filled with just one word – “Doom”. This sort of straightforward self-description sets the tone for the album Empress Rising. It’s doom, and the band isn’t interested in any auxiliary sub-genres to pepper their meal. Specifically,

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Death MetalReviews

Teitanblood kept it pretty simple when they were deciding on an album title – Death. Its simplicity is key to understanding the MO and approach of the Spanish death metal legion that ruptured the death metal world with Seven Chalices in 2009 and two EPs since then. Death and the

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Black MetalMusicReviews

As far as “supergroups” in black metal go, Twilight has to be one of the more interesting since their formation in 2004 with the line-up twisting and contorting with each album. Their self-titled in 2005 saw N. Imperial, Wrest aka Leviathan, Blake Judd, Malefic (better known as Xasthur) come together

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