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April 18, 2021, 9:17 am

 

CHOKE

Band:SOFT KILL
Album:CHOKE
Label:Profound Lore
Format:CD
Genre:Post Punk

Portland, Oregon’s SOFT KILL began in 2010 by releasing one of the most highly regarded post punk albums of the last ten years “An Open Door”. Their fourth album “Choke” is scheduled for release on Nov 4th via Profound Lore Records. Founding member Tobias Sinclair (ex-Blessure Grave) joins Conrad Vollmer (Warm Hands) on guitar, drummer Maximillion Avalon (Chromatics, Antioch Arrow, Get Hustle, Atriarch) and Owen Glendower on synths.

The eight song suite “Choke” comes on the heels of 2015’s sophomore effort “Heresy” which was seen as a much more claustrophobic and oppressive album than “An Open Door”. “Choke” by contrast, incorporates a greater depth of songwriting, texture and melody. Soft Kill has discovered a depth of invention and creativity with “Choke”, vast and engaging in scope leaving the listener with an enduring and melancholic bliss. Warm, confident with lush guitars, “Choke” teems with melodic songs, generating urgency and vitality, elevating all that is potent in post punk, building impressively on their previous output. “Choke” is the culmination of years spent perfecting a unique sound, crafted and haunting songwriting that places Soft Kill firmly in the canon of the genre.

Rooted in influences such as the Chameleons, Wire and The Sound the album branches out, pulling delicately from the foundational elements of Cocteau Twins and Spaceman 3. “Choke” places the listener deeply under water and leaves them gasping for breath, placing them above hope with tracks like ‘On The Inside’ which features the vocals of legendary Mark Burgess of Chameleons. The song draws from the first wave of post punk and slips seamlessly into the cascading and ethereal elements of early shoegaze. The opening track ‘Whirl’ bleeds together the pop sentimentality of New Order with the dazzling Sheffield sound of Pulp. Lyrically “Choke” speaks on topics of loss and longing, and the choices we are all asked to make. Soft Kill will be touring extensively in support in the upcoming year.

 

 

CHOKE - LP

Band:SOFT KILL
Album:CHOKE - LP
Label:Profound Lore
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Post Punk

Portland, Oregon’s SOFT KILL began in 2010 by releasing one of the most highly regarded post punk albums of the last ten years “An Open Door”. Their fourth album “Choke” is scheduled for release on Nov 4th via Profound Lore Records. Founding member Tobias Sinclair (ex-Blessure Grave) joins Conrad Vollmer (Warm Hands) on guitar, drummer Maximillion Avalon (Chromatics, Antioch Arrow, Get Hustle, Atriarch) and Owen Glendower on synths.

The eight song suite “Choke” comes on the heels of 2015’s sophomore effort “Heresy” which was seen as a much more claustrophobic and oppressive album than “An Open Door”. “Choke” by contrast, incorporates a greater depth of songwriting, texture and melody. Soft Kill has discovered a depth of invention and creativity with “Choke”, vast and engaging in scope leaving the listener with an enduring and melancholic bliss. Warm, confident with lush guitars, “Choke” teems with melodic songs, generating urgency and vitality, elevating all that is potent in post punk, building impressively on their previous output. “Choke” is the culmination of years spent perfecting a unique sound, crafted and haunting songwriting that places Soft Kill firmly in the canon of the genre.

Rooted in influences such as the Chameleons, Wire and The Sound the album branches out, pulling delicately from the foundational elements of Cocteau Twins and Spaceman 3. “Choke” places the listener deeply under water and leaves them gasping for breath, placing them above hope with tracks like ‘On The Inside’ which features the vocals of legendary Mark Burgess of Chameleons. The song draws from the first wave of post punk and slips seamlessly into the cascading and ethereal elements of early shoegaze. The opening track ‘Whirl’ bleeds together the pop sentimentality of New Order with the dazzling Sheffield sound of Pulp. Lyrically “Choke” speaks on topics of loss and longing, and the choices we are all asked to make. Soft Kill will be touring extensively in support in the upcoming year.

VINYL LP PRESSING !

 

 

MUTE BOOKS

Band:AUROCH
Album:MUTE BOOKS
Label:Profound Lore
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

Vancouver, BC based death metal band AUROCH have slowly been gaining recognition as one of Canada’s most active death metal bands since their release of their “Taman Shud” LP from 2014. Since then the death metal power-trio, comprised of vocalist/guitarist Sebastian Montesi (who is the bassist/vocalist of MITOCHONDRION), vocalist/bassist Shawn Haché (who is the vocalist/guitarist of MITOCHONDRION) and drummer Zack Chandler, have been active on the live circuit consistently (through various shows, tours and festivals in the US and Canada, including a recent US tour and an appearance at this year’s Maryland Deathfest, and a European tour under their belt likewise with appearances at such festivals as Killtown and Incubate), had their debut album “From Forgotten Worlds” re-issued earlier this year via 20 Buck Spin and most-recently had their split/collab 7”EP with their co-conspirator sister band MITOCHONDRION come out via Dark Descent.

Now the enveloping shadow of dark death metal chaos looms with AUROCH’s new album “Mute Books” which will reveal itself as the band’s darkest, most brutal, complex, and musically virulent release to date, carrying the innovative Canadian death metal tradition laid down by the likes of Gorguts, Cryptopsy (nothing past “None So Vile”!), Kataklysm (nothing past “Temple Of Knowledge” of course!), and more recently through the likes of MITOCHONDRION and CHTHE’ILIST respectively.

With the songwriting on “Mute Books” reaching a new plateau in technicality and over-the-top dynamics along with a new achievement in production and sound courtesy of producer/engineer Arthur Rizk (PRURIENT, PISSGRAVE, Inquisition, Black Twilight Circle, Power Trip), AUROCH have cast their most ferocious undertaking yet; one of the darkest, most violent, whirlwind-like bizarre monuments of alchemic death metal of the year.

 

 

LIVE FAVOURITES - CD

Band:BRINSLEY SCHWARZ
Album:LIVE FAVOURITES - CD
Label:MEGA DODO
Format:CD
Genre:Rock

Brinsley Schwarz released a string of classic Pub Rock albums in the early 1970s, but never achieved the success they deserved. That came after the band split up with Nick Lowe and Ian Gomm both scoring UK and US hits and Bob Andrews and Brinsley Schwarz joining Graham Parker and The Rumour. Live Favourites was recorded just after the band recorded their Dave Edmunds produced swansong New Favourites. This is the first time this concert has been released on compact disc in its newly edited and mastered form.

First time on CD -  Remastered and edited from original tapes.

 

 

IN SESSION

Band:BIG GRUNT
Album:IN SESSION
Label:MEGA DODO
Format:12 Inch Vinyl
Genre:Psychedelic Rock

By the time that The Bonzo Dog Doo‐Dah Band played their final live dates early in 1970, the individual members had been planning their next move for several months. While for Rodney Slater this meant a career in social work, the others had a more musical direction in mind ‐ and, predictably, nobody's plans were more inventive, ambitious or downright eccentric than those of Vivian Stanshall. In the months leading up to the band's split, both Stanshall and Neil Innes had formed new bands and had already started recording, but while Innes' new project The World had released an album (the superb "Lucky Planet") by the end of 1970, Stanshall's Sean Head Showband, a loose collection of musicians which included Eric Clapton, only managed to put out one single. 'Labiodental Fricative'/'Paper Round' was certainly an impressive single ‐ particularly the a‐side, with its ringing guitars, dreamy middle eight and absurd tongue‐twister lyrics ‐ but the Sean Head Showband was clearly never intended as anything more than a short‐term stopgap project. Barely a month after the release of 'Labiodental Fricative', the Sean Head Showband were effectively defunct and Stanshall announced the arrival of his major new project ‐ biG GRunt.

Yellow vinyl 12-inch / Limited to 500 copies worldwide / Features Bonzo Dog Band frontman Vivian Stanshall / First official release of this historic BBC Peel Session / Features the previously unreleased Cyborg Signal...

 

 

Forget Me Not Under Pussy Willow

Band:ICARUS PEEL
Album:Forget Me Not Under Pussy Willow
Label:MEGA DODO
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Psychedelic Rock

Icarus Peel has been leading West‐country sensations The Honey Pot and writing songs for Crystal Jacqueline for several years. He also has several solo albums to his name. Forget‐Me‐Not Under Pussy Willow is his forth and first to be issued on vinyl. His idiosyncratic songs have an obviously English flavour with a touch of the bizarre and eccentric. What could be more bizarre and eccentric than a concept album about an undertaker? Forget‐Me‐Not Under Pussy Willow is about good (the undertaker) versus evil (a gang of villains from the smoke). It was written as a bet and Peel won. It’s an exquisite album, not at all dark, but rather peppered with a light, wry humour which seasons Peel’s hook laden psyche pop songs and beautiful ballads. It evokes memories of long agos and times gone by. It is as English as tuppence and as gentle as the bygone time that inspired it.

180 gram black vinyl / Limited to 250 copies worldwide.

 

 

LIVE AT GIFHORN

Band:NINE BELOW ZERO
Album:LIVE AT GIFHORN
Label:SIREENA
Format:2CD
Genre:Blues

For almost 40 years now, Nine Below Zero have been providing Blues-enthusiasts around the whole world with their amazing music. But this is not the only reason for the fact that this band has one of the most faithful and active fan communities ever. While the United Kingdom in 1977 was enthralled by Punk, Dennis Graeves and Mark Feltham decided to found a Blues Band which probed to be a lucky decision for musicians and audience alike. Their first album “Live At The Marquee” was already a huge success. It featured songs that later would turn out as classics, such as “Homework”, “Keep On Knocking” and “Ridin’ On The L&N”. They continued at high speed, performances with “The Who” and “Dr. Feelgood” are just as memorable as the longplaying records of the band. In the eighties, the artists took a creative break only in order to have a fulminant fresh start in 1990. That NBZ can still amaze their fans with virtuosity, great songs and most of all fun while performing - they show that on this 2- CD that was recorded during their final concert of the „A to Z Tour” 2015 at the KultBahnhof in Gifhorn, Germany.

 

 

VOODOO EYE - LP

Band:WITCHDOKTORS
Album:VOODOO EYE - LP
Label:BOMBER MUSIC
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Garage Punk

The Witchdoktors are legends, almost. Formed in 1990 they have established themselves as one of the UK’s greatest ever Garage Punk bands. A 5 Year residency at Soho’s 12 Bar Club in London and hundreds of live performances across the country has seen them rise from underground villains of rock'n'roll to legitimate hoodlums of guitar fuelled chaos! They have shared the stage with many of their own heroes (and influences) such as The Ramones, The Damned, Fleshtones, Revillos, Urban Voodoo Machine, Legendary Shack Shakers, Gold Blade, The Germs, Wreckless Eric and others too numerous to mention 

For Fans Of: Fleshtones, Supersuckers, Legend’ry Shack Shakers, Dr Feelgood, The Cramps, The Damned, The Sonics, The Hives- The first album from the band for 10 years and the first to be released on both Vinyl and CD.

 

 

DOOMSDAY MACHINE

Band:ELECTRIC MOON
Album:DOOMSDAY MACHINE
Label:SULATRON RECORDS
Format:CD
Genre:Psychedelic Rock

The 3rd studio album „The Doomsday Machine“ of the german acidrockers Electric Moon was released first 2011 (by Nasoni Records). Sulatron Records now releases a CD re-issue of it, with slightly updated graphics. This became due by now!

The music is on a high intensity level and tenders long tracks, eschatological fuzz, cosmic moods, vocals which comes from far out dreamscapes and forceful rhythms. About 80 minutes of apocalyptic music-rituals. The idea was, combining music with visual art, here with the great charcoal paintings by Ulla Papel aka Ulrich Mahn, which fit perfectly to the sound of Electric Moon.

 

 

PSYCHEDELIC MOODS OF - 3 LP SET

Band:THE DEEP
Album:PSYCHEDELIC MOODS OF - 3 LP SET
Label:LION PRODUCTIONS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Psych/Garage Reissues

LAST 15 COPIES IN THE WORLD ..DON’T MISS OUT!!!!!!!

"The best Nuggets-era garage album ever." —www.lysergia.com

Expanded deluxe 3LP edition of The Deep's one and only album, originally released in 1966 and now well established as a psychedelic classic.

Remastered from the original four-track tapes—including three sides of alternates - Vinyl debut of all known recordings by Inner Sanctum (aka Hydro Pyro) - Housed in an old school "tip on" gatefold jacket

 

 

JERUSALEM - Purple Vinyl LP

Band:JERUSALEM
Album:JERUSALEM - Purple Vinyl LP
Label:LION PRODUCTIONS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Rock

Heavy UK hard rock album from 1972, produced by Deep Purple's legendary frontman, Ian Gillan, originally released on the Decca/Deram label. It was Gillan who said of them: “Not many bands really excite me. But this one’s so raw and completely unpretentious. They make the biggest, bloodiest noise you can imagine, tempered with moments of extreme emotion.” And, of course, he’s right—the music is a menacing combination of over-the-top vocals and screaming lead guitars that could easily pass for something from the early British heavy metal scene—or something from the emotional hard core scene of the mid-1990's ('Primitive Man'). A favorite among vinyl collectors, the album is presented here in its ultimate glory, with all tracks direct from the original master tapes, housed in a high quality old-style gatefold cover; insert has liner notes written by bassist Paul Dean + rare photos. Stickered to indicate that this is the purple vinyl edition. Rough, raw, and doomy!

A new pressing on transparent purple wax of this massive hard rock monster from 1972.

 

 

NOBODY KNOWS THE HEAVEN - LP

Band:BEAUTIFUL LOSERS
Album:NOBODY KNOWS THE HEAVEN - LP
Label:LION PRODUCTIONS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Psych/Garage Reissues

The music drips with deep nostalgia for the decadent "beautiful people" who lived and breathed and then found a home in the songs of Lou Reed and Leonard Cohen, pervaded throughout with a kind of psychedelic sadness. All of this is expressed by means of long jagged acid guitar runs (or in acoustic strums) supported by Moroccan percussion (bongos?) and heavy bass lines from Christophe J. If the LP had been released in 1971, everyone would point to T-Rex as an influence, and call it "glam folk"; fast forward to today and it’s hard not to think "loner," and draw comparisons with the music of Devendra Banhart or others who have followed his lead into the consciousness of the greater music loving public.

Hand-numbered edition of 300x copies / Massive six-panel insert w/interviews with Jay Alanski, Christophe J, lyrics, and photos

 

 

THE MORNING DEW

Band:MORNING DEW
Album:THE MORNING DEW
Label:LION PRODUCTIONS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Psych/Garage Reissues

Morning Dew have been psych collector faves for ages. Their sole release, "At Last" (much like the Morgen album) becomes more obviously crucial with each passing year. After recording their legendary album for Roulette in 1969, Morning Dew headed back to Topeka feeling good about their prospects. But Roulette had problems. They did finally release "At Last" late in 1970... and marketed it so well it became a psychedelic rarity and a cult favorite. Even so, Morning Dew's producer at Roulette urged the band to record a demo of songs for a second album. They went to a local studio in August 1970 and blasted out eight songs, bolstered by new recruit Ferdy Baumgart's Hammond B3. Band leader Mal Robinson also made acoustic two-track recordings in his basement: new songs, plus others from the Morning Dew repertoire—just vocal and guitar. The band gigged while Roulette and it's honcho Morris Levy withered under scrutiny by law enforcement. A second album came to nothing. Still under contract with Roulette and still dealing with broken promises, burnt out and broke, Morning Dew disbanded in June, 1971. But those demos... they need to be heard. That's where we come in. Two records, chock full of your new favorite Morning Dew songs, plus solo acoustic versions of band classics like the monumental 'Crusader's Smile,' alternates, and more, most of which is previously unreleased. One more thing: all of this material is making its vinyl debut.

•Taken from original tapes •Small press run of 500x copies, housed in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket •Luscious four panel color insert includes liner notes by Morning Dew songwriter Mal Robinson + lyrics

 

 

PUISSANCE 13 + 2

Band:VARIOUS
Album:PUISSANCE 13 + 2
Label:LION PRODUCTIONS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Psych/Garage Reissues

Amazing sessions by the cream of underground French prog and psych bands, first released in 1971 on Thélème, a boutique label owned by Magma bassist and Barclay Records manager Laurent Thibault. When Thibault founded Thélème, he wanted to set up a prestige outfit. He had this in mind when he set out to fulfill his ambition of presenting a panorama of the French rock scene by gathering the best groups in France together on one double-album, to be recorded at the legendary Chateau d'Hérouville studio, live in the courtyard with no overdubs. Thibault had hoped that labels would allow their best acts to appear. Philips offered Magma (the version of ‘Mekanik Kommando’ appearing on Puissance is the first ever conceived or recorded by the band) and Catherine Ribeiro; Barclay allowed Alain Markusfeld to participate; Le Chant du Monde let Voyage appear. The band Catharsis said yes; so did Contrepoint, discovered by Magma’s René Garber. Thélème artists included Ergo Sum, MOR, Zabu, and Solitude. Two guests from America were recommended by Le Chant du Monde: folk-singers Roger Mason and Steve Waring. And happily Spectre, a band featuring  legendary Hérouville engineer Dominique Blanc-Francart, brought the monster prog jazz funk synth madness of 'Arkham'. Brilliant!

•Features titans such as Magma, Catherine Ribeiro, Alain Markusfeld, Dominique Blanc- Francart, and more! •One-time pressing of 500x copies, housed in a special textured linen finish gatefold jacket •Lush four-page color insert has historical notes + band info + rare photos

 

 

MUSIKLADEN 1981 - CD

Band:THE TUBES
Album:MUSIKLADEN 1981 - CD
Label:SIREENA
Format:CD
Genre:Punk / Proto Punk

The legendary television appearence of the TUBES from San Francisco on the stage of German TV studio in 1981. A highlight of Music television. April 1981, Musikladen director Mike Leckebusch had the idea and offered the band with Fee Waybill, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Vince Welnick, The Prairie Prine, Rick Anderson and Michael Cotton the cnance to present their new album "The Completion Backward Principle" live on TV. The Band was sure that "TV is KIng" and took this chance. With great effort (the band plus 3 dancers and several extras) this show on April 24, 1981 went on the stage and was broadcasted some weeks later - not only in GErmany but also in several other European countries. The plan worked - the album became the most successful album of the band in Europe! Sireena Records it very proud to present this documentary on CD for the very first time. The liner notes wrote David Fricke from the US Rolling Stone magazine.

 

 

MUSIKLADEN 1981 - DVD

Band:THE TUBES
Album:MUSIKLADEN 1981 - DVD
Label:SIREENA
Format:DVD
Genre:Punk / Proto Punk

The legendary television appearence of the TUBES from San Francisco on the stage of German TV studio in 1981. A highlight of Music television. April 1981, Musikladen director Mike Leckebusch had the idea and offered the band with Fee Waybill, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Vince Welnick, The Prairie Prine, Rick Anderson and Michael Cotton the cnance to present their new album "The Completion Backward Principle" live on TV. The Band was sure that "TV is KIng" and took this chance. With great effort (the band plus 3 dancers and several extras) this show on April 24, 1981 went on the stage and was broadcasted some weeks later - not only in GErmany but also in several other European countries. The plan worked - the album became the most successful album of the band in Europe! Sireena Records it very proud to present this documentary on DVD for the very first time. The liner notes wrote David Fricke from the US Rolling Stone magazine.

 

 

A SIMPLE PRESENT

Band:MILO SCAGLIONI
Album:A SIMPLE PRESENT
Label:Crytmo
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Psych/Folk

From the decadence of Rome to Manchester’s city suburbs and back, it’s tough to keep up with musical bard Milo Scaglioni.

Milo Scaglioni’s debut album “is most like the rain-splattered Mancunian melancholy of the song-writer’s early years The Beep Seals touching as it does on the introspective of Elliott Smith and the British pastoral pop of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. The album is full of gentle, laconic tunes that anyone will whole heartly enjoy. The Fender Rhodes-dappled closer, Enough is not Enough hints at great things”. Shindig Magazine

“A Simple Present combines the bucolic temperament of Ellioth Smith, Ray Davies, Ronnie Lane etc. with acoustic arrangements, kind-hearted sentiment and folish tunes”. 4 out of 5 stars! Record Collector

 

 

TERENCE CHRISTIANSEN

Band:TERENCE CHRISTIANSEN
Album:TERENCE CHRISTIANSEN
Label:Teen Sound
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Psych/Folk

Terence Christiansen is an authentic neo Sixties act including ex members of Bang!, hailing from Paris. Doubtless Freakbeat-oriented, Terence Christiansen turns to a more Hard/Psych sound with multiples influences, from Eddie Philips, Charles Trenet, Pete Townshend, and especially the one/off single British bands like the Plague, Cain, The Hush, Fleur de Lys and many more.

“Behind the name Terence Christiansen you won’t find an American songwriter of Danish origins but a potential Rubble inspired Parisien band” Rock and Folk

 

 

UNDERWATER SERENADES

Band:HANGEE V
Album:UNDERWATER SERENADES
Label:Teen Sound
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Surf / Beat / Instrumental

The Hangee V are one of the longest running Surf-Garage combo coming from Sardinia, formed in 2003. These hairy cavemen (and beautiful cave girl on drums) have mastered thee perfect mix of reverb-drenched Instro Surf meets Garage Punk you might have heard on vintage compilations like Strumming’ Mental, Garage Punk Unknowns and clearly Back from The Grave, with a light hint to Western, Lounge, Sixties Pop adding even more colour to it.

"Altough they’ve been playing together for many years, The Hangee V maintain their wild attitude and rough approach mixed with technical expertise acquired through years of experience with tons of gigs under their belt” Rockerilla Magazine

 

 

PSYCHOTIC UNICORNS

Band:THE PSYCHOTIC UNICORNS
Album:PSYCHOTIC UNICORNS
Label:MIDDLE EAR RECORDINGS
Format:7 Inch Vinyl
Genre:Punk / Proto Punk

French band The Psychotic Unicorns from Nantes, is a Young group consisting of two guitarists, a bassist and a drummer/singer. Giving birth to a toned and hypnotic music, punctuated with incisive effective riffs. The Psychotic Unicorns ranges from energetic rock, garage and old school punk.

 

 

GET BACK IN LINE

Band:NERVOUS TWITCH
Album:GET BACK IN LINE
Label:MIDDLE EAR RECORDINGS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Garage Punk

Twitchers old and new will be delighted by Middle Ear Rec's decision to make Get Back in Line available on vinyl, still the preferred shiny trinket of the indie pop tribe. Originally given life in cassette form via Odd Box Records in 2015, this 11-track treasure chest powerfully demonstrates the myriad ways in which it is possible to have fun with Nervous Twitch. Its vinyl rerelease gives everyone the opportunity to get up to speed with one of the most colourful, life-enhancing bands around. Don't let it pass you by. Put the needle on the record.

 

 

LIVE IN PORTLAND

Band:HAZEL
Album:LIVE IN PORTLAND
Label:BURNSIDE
Format:CD
Genre:Alt Rock

The fourth Voodoo Doughnut Recordings' series of live archival releases from Portland's early '90s features hometown heroes Hazel at their upset, energetic, melodic best. Recorded in 1993 at the allages XRay Cafe and on the back of a flatbed truck (as part of a benefit show for homeless youth shelter Outside In), the two halves of the album exhibit Hazel inhabiting two unique but complimentary sonic spaces, both within six weeks of their full-length debut on Sub Pop. Hazel was short-lived project but influential on the Portland music scene. Guitarist and vocalist Pete Krebs evolved into a journeyman performer of not just underground rock but traditional jazz and country. Along with drummer and vocalist Jody Bleyle (Team Dresch), bassist Brady Smith and dancer Fred Nemo, Hazel left a powerful mark on the droves of grunge and indie songsmiths who followed.

 

 

MAGIC MUSIC

Band:MAGIC MUSIC
Album:MAGIC MUSIC
Label:BURNSIDE
Format:CD
Genre:Alt-Country / Americana

Colorado-based legends Magic Music – dubbed the state’s first “jam band” – have a storied history beginning as a merry troop of 70s renegades whose brotherhood was eternally forged in the music they made. Time passed and band’s members sought their own paths but remained in touch. The new album is produced by childhood friend and now member Tim Goodman, best known for his works with the Doobie Brothers, Emmylou Harris, and Johnny Cash, as well as a co-founder of the platinum-selling country rock group Southern Pacific. The inclusion of Jimmy Haslip (Yellow Jackets), Tommy Major (Entrain), Scarlet Rivera (Bob Dylan), plus guest appearances by John McFee, Billy Payne and many others has resulted in an astonishing musical journey. If there ever was a labor of love, this music is it. The Magic Music debut album is 40 years in the making. The Magic IS Real.

 

 

INFLUENCE

Band:MICHAEL CHIKLIS
Album:INFLUENCE
Label:BURNSIDE
Format:CD
Genre:Rock

This debut solo album from actor/musician Michael Chiklis star of the TV series Gotham, The Commish & The Shield and The Fantastic Four films fame will blow your mind! Written and produced by Michael at his own Extravaganza Music Studio, INFLUENCE is an amalgam of some of his most loved musical inspirations throughout his life. Featuring Hamilton's Andres Forero, Steve Lukather of Toto, Scott Healy and the Basic Cable Band brass section this record is a pure and powerful rock and roll music experience!

 

 

ISSUE 59

Band:SHINDIG MAGAZINE
Album:ISSUE 59
Label:SILVERBACK PUBLISHING
Format:MAGAZINE
Genre:Psych/Garage Reissues

Cover stars are : Tape Leaders - The evolution of British electronic music

Plus : The Hollywood Brats - Proto-punk and puking in the ’70s The Tyrant King - Modish kids’ TV filmed in Swinging London Bridget St John - Cult singer-songwriter and folk enigma Eden Ahbez - Back to the land with the original Nature Boy Betty Davis - Newly unearthed late ’60s sessions from Mrs Miles Psychomania - The Living Dead terrorize the provinces on motorbikes.

Plus all the usual news, reviews, columns etc

Available at all good independent record stores.

 

 

ROCKIN WITH VOLS 1 AND 2

Band:JACK RABBIT SLIM
Album:ROCKIN WITH VOLS 1 AND 2
Label:WESTERN STAR
Format:CD
Genre:Rock And Roll/Psychobilly

Another album release from Western Star’s best selling band.

Ever popular Rockabilly band Jack Rabbit Slim smash it with this their 7th CD album.

Touring all over the world, this band have never been more popular!

 

 

ARE IN MILD PERIL

Band:BAD DETECTIVES
Album:ARE IN MILD PERIL
Label:WESTERN STAR
Format:VINYL 10 Inch
Genre:Rock And Roll/Psychobilly

New vinyl release from this ever popular quirky West Country band

This is a limited pressing and very attractive package – a fetching 10" coloured vinyl, 8-track platter. The band’s 5 previous CD albums have sold well and the bands songs have cropped up on many TV shows.

 

 

La Lucha

Band:THE SOULBREAKER COMPANY
Album:La Lucha
Label:ALONE RECORDS
Format:CD
Genre:Prog Rock

Fifth album by the Spanish psych rock band The Soulbreaker Company, recorded at Toy Box Studios in Bristol by Stef Hambrook, mixed at Louder Studios in California by Tim Green (Melvins, Six Organs Of Admittance, Comets On Fire...) and mastered by Noel Summerville (Napalm Death, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats).

Band impressions on the new album: "it reflects all the influences that have marked our history as a band, from heavy to pop, fuzz and psycho with a heavy sound that also shines on clean tunes. Writing and recording was a calm and relaxed process so we had the time to think which tracks to include. We believe it is our most sincere and unpretentious album".

CD Format.

 

 

BASTARD LORD

Band:BASTARD LORD
Album:BASTARD LORD
Label:TWIN EARTH
Format:CD
Genre:Stoner/Doom/Occult/Sludge Metal

First uk issue of 2015 debut !

The Buffalo, NY doomsters Bastard Lord have released their debut EP via Twin Earth Records. For fans of Pallbearer and Monolord, still the band has their own signature retro-doom sound. The incredible riffs created by Mike Hermann are something of legendary status.

“The artwork embodies quite well Bastard Lord’s sound. Indeed, with your headphones on, you can easily picture yourself lost in a swamp at midnight; the smell of decay is overwhelming, the moon is full and you hear a group of people chanting somewhere near as they are probably right in the middle of a human sacrifice!” - Morefuzz.net

 

 

La Lucha - LP

Band:THE SOULBREAKER COMPANY
Album:La Lucha - LP
Label:ALONE RECORDS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Prog Rock

Fifth album by the Spanish psych rock band The Soulbreaker Company, recorded at Toy Box Studios in Bristol by Stef Hambrook, mixed at Louder Studios in California by Tim Green (Melvins, Six Organs Of Admittance, Comets On Fire...) and mastered by Noel Summerville (Napalm Death, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats).

Band impressions on the new album: "it reflects all the influences that have marked our history as a band, from heavy to pop, fuzz and psycho with a heavy sound that also shines on clean tunes. Writing and recording was a calm and relaxed process so we had the time to think which tracks to include. We believe it is our most sincere and unpretentious album".

LP Format.

 

 

HAUNTED

Band:HAUNTED
Album:HAUNTED
Label:TWIN EARTH
Format:CD
Genre:Stoner/Doom/Occult/Sludge Metal

Catania, IT based death-on-ten-legs HAUNTED manifest themselves in 2015, when gathered to came out in the wash with their s(low) sub-sabbathian dirge. These five banshees are set to release their first fulllength LP “Haunted” via Twin Earth Records in 2016.

“Absolutely no shame at all that I love this damn band so immensely. Yeah they are the distant cousins of you-know-who, but they kill it just as well!” - Rubyredriver.tumbler.com

 

 

STARCHILD

Band:STARCHILD
Album:STARCHILD
Label:TWIN EARTH
Format:CD
Genre:Stoner/Doom/Occult/Sludge Metal

Starchild from Waycross, Ga (USA) combine the necessary galactic elements that transcribe early Black Sabbath tones, with a new visual sound.

“Speak the Truth, Starchild is the shit!!! One of my new favorite bands. Another smoke filled classic album solid from start to finish! If you love Stoner Rock, riffs, Fu Manchu, Sleep, Sabbath and Ozzy GET THIS NOW!!!!!!!” - AM

 

 

AM IN THE PM

Band:MIND MONOGRAM
Album:AM IN THE PM
Label:AAGOO RECORDS
Format:CD
Genre:Post Punk

Los Angeles based band Mind Monogram started out in 2014 as the passion project of vocalist/guitarist Edgar A. Ruiz, who wrote/recorded and self-released the band’s debut E.P. “Moments in Time”. Ruiz’s project has now come into fruition as a full band with the addition of members Christian Caro (guitar), Bryan Mejia (drums) and Billy Azurdia (bass) & have since then fleshed out a follow up E.P. this past April titled Maus. Mind Monogram now returns with their Debut LP “AM in the PM” for Aagoo Records.

The Mind Monogram sound is fragile, reverb soaked psych-pop. It’s super honest, raw and sweet, it swings and has energy, it seduces... The songs are about; ‘LIFE', life in this moment now, life in the 'A.M. life in the P.M’. They almost sound a bit vintage psychedelic garage, with a serious late night, wind-down vibe. The LP was recorded in early 2015 with the help of Ruiz’s friends and ex-bandmates Richard Delgado (bass) and Julian K. Withfield (drums). Dust the cobwebs from your mind and turn up AM In The PM.

 

 

AM IN THE PM - LP

Band:MIND MONOGRAM
Album:AM IN THE PM - LP
Label:AAGOO RECORDS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Post Punk

Los Angeles based band Mind Monogram started out in 2014 as the passion project of vocalist/guitarist Edgar A. Ruiz, who wrote/recorded and self-released the band’s debut E.P. “Moments in Time”. Ruiz’s project has now come into fruition as a full band with the addition of members Christian Caro (guitar), Bryan Mejia (drums) and Billy Azurdia (bass) & have since then fleshed out a follow up E.P. this past April titled Maus. Mind Monogram now returns with their Debut LP “AM in the PM” for Aagoo Records.

The Mind Monogram sound is fragile, reverb soaked psych-pop. It’s super honest, raw and sweet, it swings and has energy, it seduces... The songs are about; ‘LIFE', life in this moment now, life in the 'A.M. life in the P.M’. They almost sound a bit vintage psychedelic garage, with a serious late night, wind-down vibe. The LP was recorded in early 2015 with the help of Ruiz’s friends and ex-bandmates Richard Delgado (bass) and Julian K. Withfield (drums). Dust the cobwebs from your mind and turn up AM In The PM. LP FORMAT

 

 

TALK THE TALK

Band:BRAIN DAMAGE
Album:TALK THE TALK
Label:JARRING EFFECTS
Format:CD
Genre:Reggae/Dub/Ska

Last year Brain Damage released the album « Walk the walk », unanimously acclaimed by critics, and considered as one of the cornerstones of his discography. The album was recorded at the legendary "Harry J Studio" (Bob Marley, Steel Pulse). It was for Martin an opportunity to meet many Reggae’s legends. Finally in featuring: Horace Andy, Willi Williams, Winston Mc Anuff, Ras Michael and Kiddus I. A year after Brain Damage is back with "Talk the Talk", an album compiling the dub versions of each of the pieces of the previous opus. To enhance each of this songs, Martin Nathan had chosen to call another legend :Father Wee Pow, founder of the Jamaican sound system Stone Love, famous since 1972!

"Talk the talk"» is composed by sound manipulations, sometimes noisy, mixed to the ravishing Elders’ chorus. Each dub version is shaped with a lot of echoes, reverbs, fake accidents, all demonstrating mastery. One of the particularities of "Talk the Talk" is that each song systematically ended with some extracts of interviews with the different singers, as if it was a way to honour them.

Paradoxically, if Brain Damage is considered for many years as one of the main actors of the French and International dub scene, "Talk the talk" seems to be is his first real dub album. If it’s similar to a stylistic exercise, “Talk the Talk” is an essential piece inside a larger project where a documentary (“Walk the Walk”) allows to understood the whole project. In fact, the director Wasaru had joined Brain Damage during his journey in Jamaica. It was a great opportunity for him not only to create an artistic work but also to hear these legends telling their childhood memories. This serie has a heritage value. In this 8 episodes coming from the web series”Walk the Walk” we can find a photo of the 60s and 70s Jamaican life, anecdotes about the different characters, mythical events of the Island (Bob Marley, Tosh Pete) and intimate confessions. The English expression «talk the talk, walk the walk » means to turn our words into actions is perfectly illustrated by this project due to every intellectual aspect well thought out earlier than the realisation

 

 

TALK THE TALK - LP

Band:BRAIN DAMAGE
Album:TALK THE TALK - LP
Label:JARRING EFFECTS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Reggae/Dub/Ska

Last year Brain Damage released the album « Walk the walk », unanimously acclaimed by critics, and considered as one of the cornerstones of his discography. The album was recorded at the legendary "Harry J Studio" (Bob Marley, Steel Pulse). It was for Martin an opportunity to meet many Reggae’s legends. Finally in featuring: Horace Andy, Willi Williams, Winston Mc Anuff, Ras Michael and Kiddus I. A year after Brain Damage is back with "Talk the Talk", an album compiling the dub versions of each of the pieces of the previous opus. To enhance each of this songs, Martin Nathan had chosen to call another legend :Father Wee Pow, founder of the Jamaican sound system Stone Love, famous since 1972!

« Talk the talk » is composed by sound manipulations, sometimes noisy, mixed to the ravishing Elders’ chorus. Each dub version is shaped with a lot of echoes, reverbs, fake accidents, all demonstrating mastery. One of the particularities of "Talk the Talk" is that each song systematically ended with some extracts of interviews with the different singers, as if it was a way to honour them.

Paradoxically, if Brain Damage is considered for many years as one of the main actors of the French and International dub scene, "Talk the talk" seems to be is his first real dub album. If it’s similar to a stylistic exercise, “Talk the Talk” is an essential piece inside a larger project where a documentary (“Walk the Walk”) allows to understood the whole project. In fact, the director Wasaru had joined Brain Damage during his journey in Jamaica. It was a great opportunity for him not only to create an artistic work but also to hear these legends telling their childhood memories. This serie has a heritage value. In this 8 episodes coming from the web series”Walk the Walk” we can find a photo of the 60s and 70s Jamaican life, anecdotes about the different characters, mythical events of the Island (Bob Marley, Tosh Pete) and intimate confessions. The English expression «talk the talk, walk the walk » means to turn our words into actions is perfectly illustrated by this project due to every intellectual aspect well thought out earlier than the realisation

 

 

MANTRA

Band:JEAN DU VOYAGE
Album:MANTRA
Label:JARRING EFFECTS
Format:CD
Genre:Avantgarde/Electronic

With such an artist name as Jean du Voyage (translated Journey of Jean), his music was obviously going to be a travelling and universal. What can drive him toward the others and the landscapes ? Could it be his attachment to La Rochelle’s harbour with endess horizon which feeds and wakes his incessant urge to be elsewhere? or it could be his usual travels thoughout the world which invite him in a pluralist musical reading or his well done curiosity. As a lettered and qualified Dj (DMC, IDA, TKO), beatmaker, producer and turtablist, also as a musician, a passionate and obsseded music amateur as well, our explorer brings his turntables and his vinyls from stages to clubs since 1998. Jean’s musical DNA is composed of his first loves : soul, funk, reggae, hip-hop and jazz and had crossed them with massive bass and heavy breaks from electro . This insatiable sound lover melt his abstract hip-hop with Sevillan Flamenco, his breakbeat with the Maloya from Reunion. He suits his dubsteap with Indian raga and spice his grime music up with gnawas from Morroco Jean cares as much as his contemporaries about the world musical breath with attentivenes. He had done multiple collaborations with singers and musicians but also with visual artists and video artists. What an open heart and spirit !

 

 

MANTRA - LP

Band:JEAN DU VOYAGE
Album:MANTRA - LP
Label:JARRING EFFECTS
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Avantgarde/Electronic

With such an artist name as Jean du Voyage (translated Journey of Jean), his music was obviously going to be a travelling and universal. What can drive him toward the others and the landscapes ? Could it be his attachment to La Rochelle’s harbour with endess horizon which feeds and wakes his incessant urge to be elsewhere? or it could be his usual travels thoughout the world which invite him in a pluralist musical reading or his well done curiosity. As a lettered and qualified Dj (DMC, IDA, TKO), beatmaker, producer and turtablist, also as a musician, a passionate and obsseded music amateur as well, our explorer brings his turntables and his vinyls from stages to clubs since 1998. Jean’s musical DNA is composed of his first loves : soul, funk, reggae, hip-hop and jazz and had crossed them with massive bass and heavy breaks from electro . This insatiable sound lover melt his abstract hip-hop with Sevillan Flamenco, his breakbeat with the Maloya from Reunion. He suits his dubsteap with Indian raga and spice his grime music up with gnawas from Morroco Jean cares as much as his contemporaries about the world musical breath with attentivenes. He had done multiple collaborations with singers and musicians but also with visual artists and video artists. What an open heart and spirit ! LP Format

 

 

RAIDERS - THE ANTHOLOGY

Band:CHASER
Album:RAIDERS - THE ANTHOLOGY
Label:SKOL
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

The term "NWoBHM" - what's a shortcut for the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal - electrify Metal fans around the globe for already more than 30 years. No wonder, as not only it's a goldmine of great bands, albums, riffs and spectacular live shows, but also something that influenced and still influence the entire Metal world, and the biggest Metal bands that ever existed, including METALLICA, whose members are known as a huge NWoBHM enthusiasts. Probably all the fans know such NWoBHM acts as IRON MAIDEN, SAXON or DIAMOND HEAD, but those who dig deeper, know that there is still a lot to discover. One of the best kept secrets of the NWoBHM was CHASER. Back in the day, in 1984, the Ipswich, Suffolk based band released just one single titled "Raiders" (which nowadays is a highly sought after collectors item). But between 1984 and 1986, they actually managed to professionally record 15 tracks, worth of an album release. This never happened, and the recordings got buried for the next 30 years. Now, in 2016, thanks to Skol Records, the recordings will be heard and officially released for the first time ever!

 

 

OFF YOUR ROCKER!

Band:JETBOY
Album:OFF YOUR ROCKER!
Label:CITY OF LIGHTS
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

JETBOY is an American San Francisco-based hard rock band founded in 1983 by guitarists Billy Rowe and Fernie Rod. Their 1988 debut album Feel the Shake peaked at 135 on The Billboard 200. After parting ways with original bass player Todd Crew in mid-1987, the band was joined by former Hanoi Rocks member Sami Yaffa. In August of 1987 Todd Crew died due to a drug overdose in the hotel room of Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. The second album "Damned Nation" was released in 1990. In the following years JETBOY released some compilation- & live-recordings also, among other things "A Day in the Glamourous Life" (1998), "Make Some Noise More" (1999), "One More For Rock 'n' Roll!" (2002) and "Now And Then" (2010). In this time the band played tons of concerts and festivals with bands like TWISTED SISTER, WARRANT, RATT, WHITESNAKE, SCORPIONS, CINDERELLA etc. However, over two decades after releasing their debut album "Feel The Shake", JETBOY are still on the road for touring and recorded the new EP "Off Your Rocker!" As first "Off Your Rocker!" was to get as digital release only, the band produced a few copies for the shows. Now the EP will be released for the european fans via City Of Lights Records as "European Edition". "Off Your Rocker! - European Edition" will also featuring the fantastic bonus track "Stolen People". "

The new songs are some of JETBOY‘s best work" wrote Sleazeroxx.com

 

 

THE SAVAGE AXE DEMOS 83 86

Band:AXEL
Album:THE SAVAGE AXE DEMOS 83 86
Label:BLOOD AND IRON
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

Released for the first time on CD, the early 80s demos collection of this cult underground Belgian Heavy Metal band. A must for fans of 80s Belgian Metal like Ostrogoth, Acid, Killer, Crosshead, etc.

First time on CD. -Never released before on any format. -12 page booklet with band history, rare photos and lyrics.

 

 

ONETWOTHREEFOUR

Band:ZIGURI
Album:ONETWOTHREEFOUR
Label:SIREENA
Format:CD
Genre:Kraut / Space Rock

Overview Günter Schickert has quite a reputation amongst friends of psychedelic music. He and Manuel Göttsching (Ash Ra Temple) pioneered the use of echo guitar. His solo albums "Samtvogel" (1974) and "überfällig" (1979) have attained cult status. In 1987, together with Udo Erdenreich and Dieter Kölsch, friends from the Berlin theatre 100Fleck, Schickert founded Ziguri Ego Zoo, a musical theatre project which soon evolved into the band named Ziguri.

 

 

A CROOKED PATH TO DESOLATION

Band:ORDO OBSIDIUM
Album:A CROOKED PATH TO DESOLATION
Label:Eisenwald
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

After years of silence, the somber black doom metal troupe Ordo Obsidium return with their sophomore full-length A Crooked Path to Desolation. With the addition of a new drummer and vocalist, Crooked Path… presents a tortuous evolution to the band’s funereal black foundations by incorporating avant-garde and death metal influences. Concise and dynamic, the result is a unique and complex melodic journey unlike anything else, vaguely recalling subtle hints of early Katatonia, Paradise Lost, Arghoslent and Ved Buens Ende. In this respect, A Crooked Path to Desolation casts a shadow over the mass of uninspired and derivative metal being spewed forth from the fading darkness of the underground. Recorded by the late, great Jef Leppard and mixed and mastered by Salvador Raya, the album features a lush and murky atmosphere complimented by the demented artwork of Maxime Taccardi. Ultimately, there can be no doubt that Ordo Obsidium have set themselves apart from all of the trends plaguing extreme music in these darkening days.

“Sorrowful epics that equally pluck atmospheric black metal and funereal doom/death heartstrings. A Crooked Path to Desolation is great, though, and loaded with big blasts and lots of texture.“ - INVISIBLE ORANGES

 

 

A CROOKED PATH TO DESOLATION - LP

Band:ORDO OBSIDIUM
Album:A CROOKED PATH TO DESOLATION - LP
Label:Eisenwald
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Black Metal

After years of silence, the somber black doom metal troupe Ordo Obsidium return with their sophomore full-length A Crooked Path to Desolation. With the addition of a new drummer and vocalist, Crooked Path… presents a tortuous evolution to the band’s funereal black foundations by incorporating avant-garde and death metal influences. Concise and dynamic, the result is a unique and complex melodic journey unlike anything else, vaguely recalling subtle hints of early Katatonia, Paradise Lost, Arghoslent and Ved Buens Ende. In this respect, A Crooked Path to Desolation casts a shadow over the mass of uninspired and derivative metal being spewed forth from the fading darkness of the underground. Recorded by the late, great Jef Leppard and mixed and mastered by Salvador Raya, the album features a lush and murky atmosphere complimented by the demented artwork of Maxime Taccardi. Ultimately, there can be no doubt that Ordo Obsidium have set themselves apart from all of the trends plaguing extreme music in these darkening days.

“sorrowful epics that equally pluck atmospheric black metal and funereal doom/death heartstrings. A Crooked Path to Desolation is great, though, and loaded with big blasts and lots of texture.“ -

Strictly limited LP edition on black vinyl & insert on thick card stock (300 copies)

 

 

A La Lumiere Des Cendres

Band:GRIMOIRE
Album:A La Lumiere Des Cendres
Label:Eisenwald
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

RE-RELEASE OF THE GRIMOIRE DEBUT ALBUM UNDER DELUXE DIGIPAK CD ! 

On "La Lumière Des Cendres" Grimoire takes the listener on its voyage of epic sorcery from shores unknown; the perfect soundtrack for the darkest of nights. Back in 2010, 4 years before the acclaimed "L'aorasie des spectres rêveurs" EP, mastermind & multi-instrumentalist Fiel had already succeeded with this wealth of excellent emotive melodies and haunting vocals. With its unfolding and unique style of saturated mid-tempo sounds, multiple guitar layers, and immense keyboards, this shattering yet reviving album added another high note to the already well esteemed and respected Quebec Black Metal movement. While the tracks show clear interwoven similarities in atmosphere, each song retains its own character; a beautiful and convincing journey that was just about to begin. A must listen for anyone who appreciates original, creative atmospheric black metal.

 

 

A La Lumiere Des Cendres - lp

Band:GRIMOIRE
Album:A La Lumiere Des Cendres - lp
Label:Eisenwald
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Black Metal

RE-RELEASE OF THE GRIMOIRE DEBUT ALBUM UNDER DELUXE 12" VINYL !

On "La Lumière Des Cendres" Grimoire takes the listener on its voyage of epic sorcery from shores unknown; the perfect soundtrack for the darkest of nights. Back in 2010, 4 years before the acclaimed "L'aorasie des spectres rêveurs" EP, mastermind & multi-instrumentalist Fiel had already succeeded with this wealth of excellent emotive melodies and haunting vocals. With its unfolding and unique style of saturated mid-tempo sounds, multiple guitar layers, and immense keyboards, this shattering yet reviving album added another high note to the already well esteemed and respected Quebec Black Metal movement. While the tracks show clear interwoven similarities in atmosphere, each song retains its own character; a beautiful and convincing journey that was just about to begin. A must listen for anyone who appreciates original, creative atmospheric black metal.

 

 

Emotionale Odnis

Band:TARDIGRADA
Album:Emotionale Odnis
Label:Eisenwald
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

Swiss Black Metal is no new card on the table. Cultivated by the likes of Hellhammer/Celtic Frost and Samael early on, and bands such as Darkspace and Paysage D´Hiver in more recent years, this rather small country has always had an excellent leading artistry; and it's no less so with the likes of Tardigrada. Emotionale Ödnis (emotional wasteland) marks the band`s debut record that follows up on their already excellent demonstration mark "Widrstand" from 2012 and rare live performances. With all lyrics mainly done in the swiss dialect, Tardigrada present a darkly melancholic voyage; lush with atmosphere and texture. Recorded and finalized at Iguana Studios and featuring custom artwork by Misanthropic Art, 'Emotionale Ödnis' sets the listener on a bleak sonic journey over the duration of 60 minutes. Intertwined with instrumental passages, just like a flickering dull light carried through a colourless landscape, it is a prime example of deep breathing, sorrowful black metal; ripe in execution and character.

 

 

Emotionale Odnis - LP

Band:TARDIGRADA
Album:Emotionale Odnis - LP
Label:Eisenwald
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Black Metal

Swiss Black Metal is no new card on the table. Cultivated by the likes of Hellhammer/Celtic Frost and Samael early on, and bands such as Darkspace and Paysage D´Hiver in more recent years, this rather small country has always had an excellent leading artistry; and it's no less so with the likes of Tardigrada. Emotionale Ödnis (emotional wasteland) marks the band`s debut record that follows up on their already excellent demonstration mark "Widrstand" from 2012 and rare live performances. With all lyrics mainly done in the swiss dialect, Tardigrada present a darkly melancholic voyage; lush with atmosphere and texture. Recorded and finalized at Iguana Studios and featuring custom artwork by Misanthropic Art, 'Emotionale Ödnis' sets the listener on a bleak sonic journey over the duration of 60 minutes. Intertwined with instrumental passages, just like a flickering dull light carried through a colourless landscape, it is a prime example of deep breathing, sorrowful black metal; ripe in execution and character.

"…there is a distinctive sound and the musicians switch easily from minimalist BM noise to a more melody and riff-based style. The guys paint huge and overwhelming atmospheres of bleak hopelessness that bear down on listeners with a barrage of minimalist tremolo guitars." - The Metal Archives 

Deluxe double black vinyl with thick gatefold on reverse board + dropcard (500 copies)

 

 

MAGICAL WORLD

Band:HONEY BUCKET
Album:MAGICAL WORLD
Label:METAL POSTCARD
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Indie/Shoegaze

DEBUT ALBUM FROM PORTLAND OR BAND - “IMAGINE MEETING THE FALL & SWELL MAPS IN AMERICAN SUBURBIA

"It’s hard to ignore the brilliance of a simplistic (and kick-ass) punk song. Portland, OR’s indie rock scene is doing a fantastic job of giving us just that; and in the case of Honey Bucket, it’s coming at us in a sardonically playful, utterly catchy package. … magical results: 8 tracks of three-chord garage-punk masterpieces, each one wackier than the last. If the basic catchiness of Honey Bucket’s musical abilities reels you in, their off-beat sense of humor keeps you hooked…. clever storytelling coupled with its raging simplicity is certainly setting the stage for Honey Bucket’s sound to blow up the circuit." - Goo Magazine.

 

 

Examination of the Eye of a Horse - lp

Band:MOE
Album:Examination of the Eye of a Horse - lp
Label:African Tape
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Postrock / Post Hardcore / Noise

On the new album, MoE challenges their established band sound and bring themselves to uncharted territory. The production reveals new sides that embraces the duality in their music, resulting in their most dynamic and courageous album so far. Whereas their last album reflected their Mexican influence, this album is another geographical tribute. Over the last years the Japanese music scene have made a profound impact on the band, and have brought them to close relations with numerous independent bands and musicians that continues to influence MoEs music. Their previous releases have focused on a live energy, “Examination of the Eye of a Horse” puts the band into a more elaborate production. The collaboration with producer and mixer Jørgen Træen (Jaga Jazzist/Sondre Lerche/Susanne Sundfør) brings new and unheard elements to the music and the genre. In many ways Træen turns “Examination of the Eye of a Horse” into MoE’s pop album, altering the dogmatic punk sound, in favour for a cleaner and transparent sound. Letting the compositions blossom and leaving considerably more space to the voice, whispering in the listener's ears. Adding a whole new dimension to the music. Extensive touring outside the usual paths has become a trademark, putting MoE on the map as one of the most adventurous DIY bands in Europe. China, Japan, Vietnam, Mexico, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, and countless other countries have all witnessed and embraced MoE's presence. “Examination of the Eye of a Horse” is the beginning of the continuation.

 

 

Amygdalae

Band:SIXTH MINOR
Album:Amygdalae
Label:African Tape
Format:CD
Genre:Dance/Electronica

Amygdalae’ is the second album of Sixth Minor published by the independent label Megaphone Records. The album focuses on experimentation in the field of synthesis and sound concatenation, creating a link between digital and acoustic rhythm, synthesizers, fragments of samples, guitars, noises, distortions and moods. The 56 minute noise album, consists of nine dark tracks which depict an immersive trip into the human psyche, where opposite emotions and feelings arise. Where logarithmic spikes rise to the climax of life’s primordial violence and then fall into the darkest spectra of the hidden recesses of the human unconscious. Amygdalae is the scary sound of the electrical circuit of our senses. A soundtrack of human paranoia, full of sideral emptiness for the unbridgeable misunderstanding of the space that is both outside and inside us.

 

 

TRIP TO RIO

Band:JAE
Album:TRIP TO RIO
Label:NADIR
Format:CD
Genre:world/new age

Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Andrea Trabucco, a graduate jazz guitarist and percussionist specialized in the traditional brazilian percussions of Rio de Janeiro, where he lived for 2 years sharing stages with the best carioca musicians, presents his first album under the name of his brazilian artistic alter-ego JA É. Trip to Rio is a real music travel that takes us diving deep in the sounds of afro-brazilian folklore, with special guests among his friends and great cariocas musicians and his own modern arrangements including jazz-rock guitars, indian ragas, pop melodies, electronic and a lot of groove and power.

 

 

THE BENTWITCH PROJECT

Band:GERMSX
Album:THE BENTWITCH PROJECT
Label:SIREENA
Format:CD
Genre:Punk / Hardcore

Debut EP of the Germany based Punk / Metal Rock Band! Punk, metal and hardcore are the ingredients of this bubbling sounds, which reminded of System of a Down, or even to the blessed Dead Kenndeys and in some moments of Motorhead. The 6-songs EP "The Bentwitch Project" emerged in Berlin Lakeside Studios in summer 2015 and received the final touch in the winter months in Rostock. No overdubs, no repeated passages - The first Take is the best take!

 

 

SO FAR SO GOOD

Band:ONE TRICK PONY
Album:SO FAR SO GOOD
Label:SIREENA
Format:CD
Genre:Bluegrass

Now here’s an odd little stringband with a truly unique sound! There’s lots of swing and melody in it and just the right amount of fingersnippin’ rock`n´roll to wake the sleeping beauties of american oldschool-pop and get them dancing. What sounds like a band from way back when is a lively, little outfit that may very well soon become your favourite four piece close harmony washboard band from Hamburg/Gemany. There’s a mighty groove, charming voices and a mean choice of song pearls. Call it western swing, if you want – but without a hat. Instead we have four guys on a mission: author and songwriter JÖRN INGWERSEN is always willing to push his beaten jazz guitar to the speed limit, driven by fearless bluegrass rocker BORIS SUNDMACHER’s wide range of self-built instruments and the always, always groovy EBERHARD MAROLD on the upright bass. These three singers are backed by the incomparable washboard master GUNTHER ANDERNACH, deeply rooted in the history of old-timey jazz and just plain fun to watch. Thus clichés are reborn and gleefully butchered, though always in style. Hats off to this little band!

 

 

CHAINSMOKERS THRILL

Band:THE PERC MEETS THE HIDDEN GENTLEMAN
Album:CHAINSMOKERS THRILL
Label:SIREENA
Format:7 Inch Vinyl
Genre:Rock And Roll/Psychobilly

Here comes another one within our series of split singles. Means that two artists' / bands share both sides of the single. There is no A & B sides, but always two A sides. And this record will come in white vinyl! THE PERC MEETS THE HIDDEN GENTLEMAN and RUMBLE ON THE BEACH know and appreciate themselves for over 30 years. Both projects were developed in the then fertile Bremer indie scene, and both projects managed with its extremely independent kind of music to nationwide notoriety. "Chainsmoker's Thrill", the contribution of TPMTHG appeared, original 1994 to the Best-Of-CD "Seven Years on The Peak".. The rockabilly version of Prince's classic "Purple Rain" ROTB became a real indie hit then. Both titles will experience on this single way their vinyl LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES IN WHITE VINYL!

 

 

I LIKE IT DIRTY

Band:IRON HORSES and ABERRATIONS
Album:I LIKE IT DIRTY
Label:SIREENA
Format:7 Inch Vinyl
Genre:Rock And Roll/Psychobilly

Here comes the first vinyl 7" split single of T-RAve Records. Let's start with the Metal band IRON HORSES whose CD " Black Leather " was the , the first releasec on T - Rave Records in 2013. "I like it dirty and filthy need it " ( 3:35 ) is rude aggressive rock 'n' roll , which appears to be rooted on the one hand in the eighties , on the other hand comes across totally fresh, very anthemic , very snotty , very original ! And previously unreleased . The other side of the plate is set up by the ABERRATIONS from Dusseldorf . Last year the German-Canadian quartet has made with the published T - Rave vinyl album "The Wild Life " for quite a stir . In addition, the band is a high - explosive live act who masters the difficult balancing act between classic rock and alternative music downright playful . Her contribution "Aftermath " ( 3:20 ) appears exclusively on this vinyl single. Limited Edition of 500 copies in clear vinyl!

 

 

OPEN YOUR EYES CD

Band:DENNIS
Album:OPEN YOUR EYES CD
Label:SAPIEN
Format:CD
Genre:Folk

DENNIS; 8-piece Folkrock & Colliery Brass Band from the pit town of Hetton (County Durham) whose ethos, songs and lyrics are native to a working class and cultural heritage. The debut album ‘Open Your Eyes’ will be released October 21st 2016 with various national live dates and festival appearances in promotion. EP #3 “The Caroline” is available now.

The band captivate varied audiences across the country with performances throughout the North of England (inc. sell-out shows at the Durham Gala Theatre, Live Theatre Newcastle and Sage Gateshead) London shows, festivals and various supports with touring artists.

DENNIS have aired across numerous radio stations (inc. BBC Radio 1, Radio 6, Introducing & local BBC shows), various music channels (some videos feature noted actors) and have received generous support from Blogs and National Press.

CD.

 

 

OPEN YOUR EYES - LP

Band:DENNIS
Album:OPEN YOUR EYES - LP
Label:SAPIEN
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Folk

DENNIS; 8-piece Folkrock & Colliery Brass Band from the pit town of Hetton (County Durham) whose ethos, songs and lyrics are native to a working class and cultural heritage. The debut album ‘Open Your Eyes’ will be released October 21st 2016 with various national live dates and festival appearances in promotion. EP #3 “The Caroline” is available now.

The band captivate varied audiences across the country with performances throughout the North of England (inc. sell-out shows at the Durham Gala Theatre, Live Theatre Newcastle and Sage Gateshead) London shows, festivals and various supports with touring artists.

DENNIS have aired across numerous radio stations (inc. BBC Radio 1, Radio 6, Introducing & local BBC shows), various music channels (some videos feature noted actors) and have received generous support from Blogs and National Press.

180G Gatefold Vinyl LP

 

 

OPEN YOUR EYES - MC

Band:DENNIS
Album:OPEN YOUR EYES - MC
Label:SAPIEN
Format:MC
Genre:Folk

DENNIS; 8-piece Folkrock & Colliery Brass Band from the pit town of Hetton (County Durham) whose ethos, songs and lyrics are native to a working class and cultural heritage. The debut album ‘Open Your Eyes’ will be released October 21st 2016 with various national live dates and festival appearances in promotion. EP #3 “The Caroline” is available now.

The band captivate varied audiences across the country with performances throughout the North of England (inc. sell-out shows at the Durham Gala Theatre, Live Theatre Newcastle and Sage Gateshead) London shows, festivals and various supports with touring artists. DENNIS have aired across numerous radio stations (inc. BBC Radio 1, Radio 6, Introducing & local BBC shows), various music channels (some videos feature noted actors) and have received generous support from Blogs and National Press.

CASSETTE.

 

 

NOW THATS WHAT I CALL CRASH MATS 69

Band:CRASH MATS
Album:NOW THATS WHAT I CALL CRASH MATS 69
Label:HORN AND HOOF
Format:CD
Genre:Punk / Reggae

The Crash Mats are a three piece ska punk band form Oldham who write tongue in cheek, fun ska punk. Danny and Danniel formed the band in 2008 and Chris joined on drums in 2014. They write songs about computer games, wrestling and smoking weed.

 

 

CONVULSIF IV

Band:CONVULSIF
Album:CONVULSIF IV
Label:Get A Life!
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Stoner/Doom/Occult/Sludge Metal

Convulsif is a collective and band which originated in the year 2014 from the project Convusif Big band, initiated by the bass player Loïc Grobéty. The quartet focuses to an enriched tension between composition and improvisation in powerful sounds and experiments at the limits of styles and musical languages. With its special and outstanding instrumentation – a classic rhythm section with Loïc Grobéty on bass & Maxime Hänsenberger on drums and a heavy amplified, treated violin & bass clarinet, played by Jamasp Jhabvala respectively Christian Müller – the band goes deep in the sound of the actual rock scene and mix different tendencies to a new unknown conglomerate: Doom, Drone, Black Metal and Noise are played with the means of conceptual improvisation and imposed themes. All colored by a very uncommon instrumentation.Jamasp Jhabvala : violin & electronics / Christian Müller : bass clarinet & electronics / Loïc Grobéty : bass / Maxime Hänsenberger : drums

RIYL - Swans, Darkthrone, Merzbow...

 

 

ORIGAMI

Band:ALEX CORDO
Album:ORIGAMI
Label:MandO MUSIC
Format:CD
Genre:Instrumental

With Origami, Alex Cordo gets out of the instrumental rock's ruts seen by guitarists, for guitarists. The contributor of Guitar Part magazine is fair and lives up to the challenge of a universal and meaninful music, where the guitar surely has a special place, but where virtuosity always comes with a price. On the one hand, a complex and subtle writing that emphasizes the balances, colors and contrasts, and on the other hand an accurate interpretation, sensitive and committed, like the inheritance of a path shared between classical music and rock. Nine titles through which Alex Cordo holds up high some guitars which have something to say, supported by a bass-drums duet animated by a furious desire to fight it out (Ludo Charbert / Mike Pastorelli) and alongside a massive and exacerbated production (Sébastien Langle).

 

 

ADULT FICTION EP

Band:MARC HEAL
Album:ADULT FICTION EP
Label:ARMALYTE INDUSTRIES
Format:12 Inch Vinyl
Genre:Alt Rock

Debut single from alternative legend Marc Heal, frontman of Cubanate, C-Tec, Pigface and Ashtrayhead.

RIYL Cubanate / Gary Numan

 

 

shutdown ep

Band:STEREO JUGGERNAUT
Album:shutdown ep
Label:ARMALYTE INDUSTRIES
Format:CD
Genre:Alt Rock

Stereo Juggernaut have landed from outer space with a high-octane sound from the future. This London-based band is mesmerising crowds with their dark and romantic industrial alt-rock & roll. Gritty and graceful, their live show promises an evening of melancholic menace, with singer Ben Main's schizophrenic vocal style breathing fresh air to a cold scene. Go and see it to believe it.

 

 

PAIN NOISE MARCH

Band:HJARNIDAUDI
Album:PAIN NOISE MARCH
Label:Dead Seed Productions
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Black Metal

HJARNIDAUDI is the instrumental brainchild of Vidar "Voidar" Ermesjø (KOLDBRANN, KRAANIUM), the project emerged shortly after previous astral drone project HLIDOLF was put to a halt. HJARNIDAUDI has since been crafting a unique blend of doom and drone atmospheres for over a decade now, portraying massive and pounding soundscapes of dirgey, crushing and alienating guitar waves in a unique and incomparable way.

HJARNIDAUDI is as epic as it is apocalyptic, it is an unearthly trip that shatters the sonic barriers of time and dimension. Though HJARNIDAUDI has always maintained a discreet status, it has nonetheless become an underground cult throughout the years, building a solid following and witnessing the likes of Niklas Kvarforth (SHINING) covering a number of its works. This is the first ever vinyl edition of the album Pain:Noise:March, and released in its original instrumental form.

 

 

Psykostarevoid-LP

Band:HJARNIDAUDI
Album:Psykostarevoid-LP
Label:Dead Seed Productions
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Black Metal

HJARNIDAUDI is the instrumental brainchild of Vidar "Voidar" Ermesjø (KOLDBRANN, KRAANIUM), the project emerged shortly after previous astral drone project HLIDOLF was put to a halt. HJARNIDAUDI has since been crafting a unique blend of doom and drone atmospheres for over a decade now, portraying massive and pounding soundscapes of dirgey, crushing and alienating guitar waves in a unique and incomparable way.

HJARNIDAUDI is as epic as it is apocalyptic, it is an unearthly trip that shatters the sonic barriers of time and dimension. Though HJARNIDAUDI has always maintained a discreet status, it has nonetheless become an underground cult throughout the years, building a solid following and witnessing the likes of Niklas Kvarforth (SHINING) covering a number of its works. This is the first ever vinyl edition of the album Psykostarevoid, and released in its original instrumental form.

 

 

Sanglantes Confessions

Band:BANANE METALIK
Album:Sanglantes Confessions
Label:Dead Seed Productions
Format:CD
Genre:Rock And Roll/Psychobilly

Fully remastered and available for the first time on CD, discover one of the early fragments in the history of BANANE METALIK, featuring 2 never released tracks!

 

 

TRAITOR

Band:Hamerex
Album:TRAITOR
Label:1X MUSIC
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

After the critical successes of the 'IX' album and 'The Last Ride' E.P, Hamerex have written an album together as a band for the first time, and creating the most 'representative sounding' album to date with 8 brand new songs.

“All in all, this is pretty good. It does have its limitations, but these are more to do with budget than talent. Opening with a brief instrumental, “IX Circles”, which owes more than a nod to “Ides of March”, the band hit their stride with “The Life of Death”. It's very traditional metal, with shouty vocals and some nice guitar work.” 6 Powerpoints – Martin Howell (Powerplay Magazine 161)

 

 

FIL DI FERRO

Band:FIL DI FERRO
Album:FIL DI FERRO
Label:JOLLY ROGER
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

After the recording in 1986 of the first album "Hurricanes", produced by Beppe Crovella (Arte e Mestieri), with the new guitarist Miky Fiorito, Fil di Ferro records the second album "Fil di Ferro" in 1988 for italian label Dischi Noi. The album features the important producer Guy Bidmead (Motorhead, E.L.&P., Yes...). The new version of the “Hurricanes” track (originally included in their first album) is included also in the “Italian Rock Invasion” compilation, produced by Pete Hinton (Saxon) and all the artists included in this compilation later performed at the prestigious Hammersmith Odeon, in London. "Fil di Ferro" at the time released only on vinyl, is now available for the first time in Cd format, completely remastered.

 

 

HURRICANES

Band:FIL DI FERRO
Album:HURRICANES
Label:JOLLY ROGER
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

Fil di Ferro, from Turin, were born in 1979, from the meeting of the drummer Michele De Rosa and the bass player Bruno Gallo Balma, also founders of bikers movement "Hurricanes MC". Leonardo Fiore (vocals) and Danilo Ghiglieri (guitar) complete the line-up. Fil di Ferro quickly stand out from the italian underground hm scene and win in 1983 a local music festival and then appear in Rai (the biggest italian tv channel at the time), recording videoclips for "King of the Night" and "Shadow", both tracks available in the first 1984 demo tape. In 1986, after vocalist Sergio Zara and guitarist Claudio De Vecchi joined the band, they record first album "Hurricanes", produced by Beppe Crovella (Arte e Mestieri). The cover artwork shows a lycanthrope, symbol of the band, that was air-brushed on Michele's Harley tank and hymn "Hurricanes" is about bikers-life and dedicated to them. At the time released only on vinyl (nowadays pretty hard to find), is now available for the first time in Cd format, completely remastered.

 

 

HEAVY METAL ERUPTION

Band:VARIOUS ARTISTS
Album:HEAVY METAL ERUPTION
Label:JOLLY ROGER
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

Originally released in 1983 by Claudio Sorge's Metal Eye label in collaboration with italian Rockerilla magazine and journalist Beppe Riva, "Heavy Metal Eruption" was at the time the first compilation dedicated to the italian hard / heavy scene, featuring first tracks from bands as Strana Officina, Death SS, Crying Steel. Pressed in only 1000 copies on vinyl it's now a pretty rare collectable item. Available for the first time on Cd, digipack, limited to 500 pieces, completely remastered.

 

 

WHERE THE SECRET LIES

Band:ELIXIR
Album:WHERE THE SECRET LIES
Label:MAPLE METAL
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

Power Metal Band ELIXIR may be South America’s best kept secret until now. “Where the Secret Lies” is their sophomore release after their highly praised 2012 debut “Unlease the Magic”. Hailing from Montevideo, Uruguay this 5‐member band formed in 2009 are already established as the #1 power metal band representing their home country. ELI XIR are considered as one of the strongest South American bands within the melodic power metal genre, with the most potential to break out to an extensive worldwide audience. “Where the Secret Lies” is a powerful tour‐de‐force, with excellent song writing, highly skilled muscianship, a fantastic singer with an amazing voice, and great melodies with sing along choruses, intended for big stadiums. The album contains a healthy dose of speedy power tracks, with the right combination of mid‐paced commercially accessible melodic metal songs, that can be played on any metal or rock format radio stations. ELIXIR have already shared the stage with Sonata Arctica, Epica & Mark Boals in their home country. RIYL: Sonata Arctica, Symphony X, Blind Guardian, Helloween, Kamelot, Iron Maiden, Queensryche, etc.

 

 

ODES TO NO HEREAFTER

Band:CWEALM
Album:ODES TO NO HEREAFTER
Label:DUSKTONE
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

There was a golden age in the mid-90s when Sweden has created a real musical genre also called Swedish melodic death black metal movement. Following Dissection masters, a series of extremely interesting bands (like Unanimated, Sacramentum, Vinterland, Mörk Gryning, Lord belial etc.) largely promoted by the cult label no fashion Records have taken hold. Melody, power, great technical compositions and glacial atmospheres were the common denominators of this new sound, the same one that tody masterfully succeeds in reviving CWEALM, Swedish oneman band, with the debut album 'Odes to No hereafter '. For Astraeus, in fact, sole member of Cwealm, the past is indeed alive. Musically influenced by anything dark and sombre – be it gregorian chants, Spanish guitar or bleak circus music – his main roots lie in the black/death metal scene of the 1990’s; particularly in Scandinavia.

 

 

THROUGH THE DARKNESS

Band:BLACK HATE
Album:THROUGH THE DARKNESS
Label:DUSKTONE
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

Four long years since the last album "los tres mundos" have passed and finally Black Hate are back with a new sound masterpiece entitled "Through the Darkness".

 

 

DEITY OF HIDEOUS FERTILITY

Band:DISFIGUREMENT OF FLESH
Album:DEITY OF HIDEOUS FERTILITY
Label:AMPUTATED VEIN
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

Monolithic slamming brutality from the depths of Russia finally coming! The third full-length album called "Deity Of Hideous Fertility" will devour your mind and immerse you into the atmosphere of absolute sufferings. Get ready for devastating guitars riffs, blasting drums and insane guttural voice! For all fans of Epicardiectomy, Devourment and Gorevent!

 

 

AGAMOGIR

Band:Charlotte The Harlot
Album:AGAMOGIR
Label:ZERO DIMENSIONAL
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

Torture Experiment to Living Doll, Can You Lick the Ghost Photograph?, False Friendship and Curse.... Appear New Comer Black Metal Taste Band from Japan. This Sound is affected Death / Black Metal. But without losing sight of the Essential and Traditional Heavy Metal. Revive the Ancient Rites "AGAMOGIR" by their music. You'll Experience the GOSUNKUGI curse.

 

 

HAAR / UR DRAUGR

Band:UR DRAUGR and HAAR
Album:HAAR / UR DRAUGR
Label:ATMF
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

Black and death metal are often regarded as hostile to innovation, preferring instead to rely on staid ideas. A new alliance between Haar, the forefront of Scotland’s discordant avant-garde, and Ur-Draugr, a mighty, progressive Australian black metal force, proves that such orthodoxy is merely a border to be crossed by the curious. Perfectly merging the musical atmosphere and sinister evokations of both artists, this split release is powerfully supported by the artistic vision of Costin Chioreanu, who has truly captured the essence of Ur Draugr and Haar’s message in visual manifestation. Over the course of three dissonant, savage tracks, Haar explore the concept of Sehnsucht, the almost pathological yearning the human psyche has for faith, to believe in some sort of supernatural essence or meaning, to find significance or resonance amidst the chaos of mundane existence. Ur Draugr contribute with a single, esoteric track of nearly twenty minutes in length, which inducts the listener into a journey inspired by the philosophical traditions of Baudrillard and Nietzsche, Lovecraft's Dream Cycle, and Robert Chambers' ‘The King in Yellow”.

 

 

PRAY

Band:SOLSTICE
Album:PRAY
Label:THRASH CORNER
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

Formed in 1990 by Rob Barrett, Alex Marquez, and Dennis Munoz. Their 1991 demo got them signed to Steamhammer records. Rob Barrett and Alex Marquez joined Malevolent Creation soon after the recording of the first Solstice album. Rob Barrett left Solstice in 1993 to join Cannibal Corpse. Solstice has since released 2 more albums(Pray-1995 and To Dust-2009) and broken up a number of times. They've most recently reunited in 2014 for tours and festivals and new writing material and have recruited Ryan Taylor of rhythm guitar and lead vocals.Re-issue(Originally Released in 1995 Under SPV) , 2016 With10 Bonus Tracks(10 Original Recording and 10 Remastered and Remix), Comes With New and Old Cover.

 

 

POSER HOLOCAUST

Band:THRASH OR DIE
Album:POSER HOLOCAUST
Label:THRASH CORNER
Format:CD
Genre:Thrash/Crossover Metal

Thrash or Die is a Thrash Metal band hailing from South Florida. The band was formed under unusual circumstances on May 9, 2007 by Vokillist Dr. Fukk and Guitarist, Hellvomit Sodomizer. Just months before the birth of Thrash or Die, Dr. Fukk and Hellvomit Sodomizer were arch enemies. Oddly enough, in the midst of chaos, Dr. Fukk saved Hellvomit Sodomizer from a very dangerous situation and even ceased the opportunity to threaten his life. This unsuspected turn in the pages of history then created a very strong allegiance between the former rivals. Quickly did they begin writing songs, and teamed up with other local musicians who were as hungry for the Thrash as they were.

 

 

THE METALLIST

Band:MALIGNANT TUMOUR
Album:THE METALLIST
Label:Unrest
Format:CD
Genre:Thrash/Crossover Metal

Unrest Records is proud to announce the new album by Malignant Tumour entitled The Metallist. Hailing from the precious pilsner-soaked lands of Czech Republic, these veterans of crust and metal fused R'n'R are back with their sixth full-length release. Mastered by Andy Classen at Stage One Studio (DE), this devestating new record contains eleven luci-ferocious blasts of unholy metal mayhem that is certain to melt the hinges off the gates of hell. Whether they are opening for Slayer, touring with Possessed, or locally gigging around, Malignant Tumour continues to make a crucial impact on stage and in the studio with their unique blend of heavy metal and dirty R'n'R! For fans of Mötorhead, Venom, Kreator, Skitsystem & heavy doses of alcohol!

 

 

THE METALLIST - LP

Band:MALIGNANT TUMOUR
Album:THE METALLIST - LP
Label:Unrest
Format:Vinyl LP
Genre:Thrash/Crossover Metal

Unrest Records is proud to announce the new album by Malignant Tumour entitled The Metallist. Hailing from the precious pilsner-soaked lands of Czech Republic, these veterans of crust and metal fused R'n'R are back with their sixth full-length release. Mastered by Andy Classen at Stage One Studio (DE), this devestating new record contains eleven luci-ferocious blasts of unholy metal mayhem that is certain to melt the hinges off the gates of hell. Whether they are opening for Slayer, touring with Possessed, or locally gigging around, Malignant Tumour continues to make a crucial impact on stage and in the studio with their unique blend of heavy metal and dirty R'n'R! For fans of Mötorhead, Venom, Kreator, Skitsystem & heavy doses of alcohol!

LP Format

 

 

FULL THROTTLE

Band:HAZY HAMLET
Album:FULL THROTTLE
Label:ARTHORIUM
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

"Full Throttle" is the 2nd studio full-length by Brazilian true heavy metal band HAZY HAMLET. Drinking from the inspiration of the NWOBHM and early 80s Metal bands, the band proudly presents a riffdriven album, with real valve-amps and miked cabs sound, 8 classic metal hymns at their best. Lyrics-wise, the album presents reflections about beliefs, science, politics and life, highlighting a strong message about "carpe diem".

 

 

THE CRADLE OF LIFE

Band:FATES PROPHECY
Album:THE CRADLE OF LIFE
Label:ARTHORIUM
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

"The Cradle of Life" is the 4th studio album by veteran Brazilian heavy metal band FATES PROPHECY, and counts with the participation of Ricardo Peres on vocals. On this album the group decided to leave behind their comparisons with bands like IRON MAIDEN and SAXON and find their own identity, what reflects both in the sonority of the album as for its concept, quite different from what is usually found in traditional heavy metal albums – the idea revolving around the question of the origin of human beings and the world as we know it, raising questions from religions and sciencs, and casting a look at the ancient civilizations scattered simultaneously around the world, especially South America

 

 

CIRCLE OF BLOOD

Band:DARK WITCH
Album:CIRCLE OF BLOOD
Label:ARTHORIUM
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

DARK WITCH was founded in 1999, still they had to wait until by mid 2015 to have their debut full-length released, and it's not one to disappoint! The band crafts a strong heavy metal with melodious lyrics and themes which address occultism, mythology and history, building analogies to current topics. Drawing influence from heavy metal legends like Grave Digger, Iced Earth, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and other groups from the 70s and 80s, a vigorous sound is presented, and one can expect no less than a true demonstration of epic heavy metal.

 

 

GLORIOUS DEATH

Band:GREY WOLF
Album:GLORIOUS DEATH
Label:ARTHORIUM
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

"Glorious Death" is the 3rd full-length by Brazilian true heavy metal group GREY WOLF - founded and leaded by bassist/singer Fabio "Grey Wolf" Paulinelli. It continues from its predecessors, which fastly became cult true metal albums worldwide, collecting praises from specialized media and fans being reissued by Stormspell Records. It counts with a beautiful and vibrant cover artwork based on fantasy magazines of the 80s, and reveals greater maturity both in compositions and the production of the album, neater than the predecessors.

 

 

Blasphemous Godhead

Band:ESCATOLOGY
Album:Blasphemous Godhead
Label:killerpool
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

The death/groove metal band ESCATOLOGY, was founded in Pomezia in the year 2012, by the vocalist Luis Maggio and the guitar player Giuseppe Ciurleo, with the intention to propose a new style of death metal characterized by the old and the new school elements of all metal genres. The line up of the band is completed by the entries of the drummer Cesar Augusto Rossi Carvalho, the guitar player Stefano Reali and the bass player Valerio Iannantuono. After the first concerts the bass player Valerio leaves the band and he's replaced by the new member Manuel Filippone. After a short time Stefano Reali leaves Escatology with Manuel Filippone and the band broke up apparently, but, after only 5 months Luis Maggio reform the band with a new line up with Giuseppe Ciurleo and Giovanni Toto as guitar players, Mirco "Bomber" Bernoni as bass player and Cesar Augusto Rossi Carvalho as drummer. Then the fivesome proceeds to the elaboration of the first work in studio, an EP entitled "Blasphemous godhead" that will be released under the label Killerpool Records,

 

 

WITHER

Band:DECOMPOSED
Album:WITHER
Label:chaos
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

After a long time in silence, Swedish death metal entity Decomposed returns with the third and deadliest album entitled "WITHER". Continuing on the same path as the previous album "Devouring", it branches out even further from the roots into the darkness. "WITHER" is a descent straight into Madness, Death, Spiritual masochism, Suicide, and pure hatred for the self harming whore that is mankind. This is an expression and celebration of thoughts and concepts that should be shunned by anyone who wishes sanity and well being upon himself.

 

 

LEVITISED SPIRIT

Band:SEANCE
Album:LEVITISED SPIRIT
Label:chaos
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

Chaos Records is proud to release and for the first time ever on CD, the early recordings of Swedish Death Metal Gods SEANCE. “Levitised Spirit” was the band´s debut demo released back in ´91 and it only came it in tape format. Engulf yourself in the heaviness and brutality of one of Sweden´s top Death Metal acts"

 

 

MOUICHIDO

Band:WITHOUT MERCY
Album:MOUICHIDO
Label:Temple Of Darkness
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

Mouichido’ is the Japanese word for “Repeat” or “to do one more time”. We chose this as the title to signify the re-release of a previous version of this record. After the release ‘Reborn’, we faced an issue with our vocalist, which caused us to part ways with him. On the advice of our legal team, we recorded the album again with our current vocalist in an effort to terminate possible legal action.” says Band founder and guitarist DJ Temple. “In addition to that, I hold hold close ties with Japanese culture so I thought it would be the perfect time to introduce those lines into our music. Facing the incredible difficulty with the last record and the way the vocalist departed the band, the stress was compounded by the financial burden left with a record we couldn’t release. By venturing back to some of my martial art roots, I found the strength to maintain my tenacity and get the record back on track. The result, is “Mouichido”. Fans should receive this as the ultimate reason to never give up. Take the aggressive nature of the songs and allow the culture of the Japanese writing to envelop you in a way that will carry you through each track. Let this EP be the story that inspires you to push through something difficult and come out the other side a stronger and more experienced person.”

 

 

Une Ombre Regit Les Ombres

Band:ABDUCTION
Album:Une Ombre Regit Les Ombres
Label:FINISTERIAN DEAD END
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

Obsessed with the flying of time, the band pays tribute to France’s History, heritage and majestic landscapes through long, intense and melancholic songs, solely sung in French. Crafted with a lot of care and passion, the six tracks of this album present a unique blend of stormy, raging black metal and autumnal acoustic parts.

 

 

NOTHING AT ALL.

Band:LORD AGHEROS
Album:NOTHING AT ALL.
Label:MY KINGDOM MUSIC
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

With "Nothing At All", the title of the 5th band's album, LORD AGHEROS' sound offers a very original, modern, powerful and rich of pathos music showing an amazing mix of Gothic Metal, Ambient, Post-Industrial and elements of classical music

 Everything is conceived to generate an Avantgarde Metal mixed to Shoegaze and Dark Metal that indeliblely marks the cinematographic essence of this album, so close to the Avantgarde soul of masterminds of the genre such as Ulver and Ihsahn.

 

 

RISE TO SURVIVE

Band:ADVERSOR
Album:RISE TO SURVIVE
Label:PUNISHMENT 18
Format:CD
Genre:Thrash/Crossover Metal

In September 2015, after the split-up of H.o.S band, the frontman Dadö decided to form a Thrash Metal band with his brother Jacopo. Shortly they found Aurora as lead guitarist and begun immediately to compose their own songs. After couple of months Emanuele joined the band as bass player. Adversor just done recordings for their first album that will come out in late 2016.

 

 

TOO HEAVY TO FLY

Band:VANEXA
Album:TOO HEAVY TO FLY
Label:PUNISHMENT 18
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

Here’s the most prominent Italian Heavy Metal band out of the Metal Rock wave born in 70s and early 80s. The band was formed in Savona in 1979 with a typical British sound in the wake of the NWOBHM and their debut album “Vanexa” was deemed by the national press as the first Heavy Metal album ever released in Italy, and even rocketed to the top of the Heavy Metal charts in the Netherlands. A remarkable occurrance, which will have led to a certain further exposure, happened in the 80s when the band got in touch with the Saxon at one of their shows. Vanexa was the headliner at the first Italian Heavy Metal festival in Certaldo (Florenece) May 21, 1983. The band also was inserted in Metal compilations, such as “A Mountain of Metal”, released in the U.S., with the song ‘Hanged Man’ and in “Metallo Italiano” also including video clips. The second album “Back From The Ruins”; (recorded in the legendary Carimate Studios where also recorded historical groups like Yes, Eugenio Finardi and others) was released ‘88 and was received as a Metal milestone. Following the first two albums there was a break of a few years after which the band was back in the record market with the new album “Against The Sun” in which the vocal dudies were taken by Roberto Tiranti (later frontman with New Trolls, Labyrinth, Wonderworld etc.). After the departure of Roberto Merlone, Vanexa re-formed in 2009. That same year the band attended two importan events: the “Play It Loud III”, Metal Festival in Bologna (documented by the live CD released in 2011) where they played alongside with Exciter and Jaguar (historical British Metal bands) and shared the stage with the ‘Special Guest’ Dennis Stratton (Iron Maiden). From 2010 to 2015 the band temporarily quits the music business but keeps working live in various concerts around Italy until the F.I.M. Festival of Genoa in the August of 2015. Right there they played with the new guitarist Pier Gonella and got in touch with the man who will become the current singer in Vanexa: Andrea ‘Ranfa’ Ranfagni, in the same night performing with Joe Lynn Turner in a tribute to Rainbow.

 

 

Debackliner

Band:DEBACKLINER
Album:Debackliner
Label:PITCH BLACK
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

DEBACKLINER’s truly authentic style combines melodic heavy metal with some occasional death growls, some speed outbursts and even a sprinkle of some “pirate metal” as well as a touch of symphonic/operatic parts. Pure energy is just flowing out of DEBACKLINER, a result of a superb blend of old school metal with a powerful modern sound. Recorded, mixed and mastered at Freaky Dog Studio in their hometown, this is a debut album that simply sounds mind-blowingly glorious!

For fans of: Iron Maiden, Jorn, Ark, AC/DC, Judas Priest, Running Wild

 

 

KADATH

Band:ULTAR
Album:KADATH
Label:TEMPLE OF TORTUROUS
Format:CD
Genre:Black Metal

Ultar is a five-piece band from the heart of Siberia, Krasnoyarsk town, that is placed amidst the howling woods and red mountains. Found in 2011 under the other name, Deafknife, as a postblack metal act, the band reborn in 2016 with the new name, new approach and epicly atmospheric sound. The conceptual six track album "Kadath" consists of four songs with ten-minute average duration and two short instrumental ones. Its sound can be described as a mixture of post-black metal with a monumental post-metal sound, and airy and melodic shoegaze, filled with melodies of both desperation and rejoice, supplemented by inserts of wind instruments, choir and piano.

 

 

Everything In Its Place

Band:BLACK MOTEL SIX
Album:Everything In Its Place
Label:Revalve
Format:CD
Genre:Metal

We like to be ourselves, in life as on stage. We are able to maintain our strong individuality by fusing our musical ideas perfectly. This is possible because we have a common point, knowing how to adapt our personality to the other in one of the things we most love in our life: music. We're the Black Motel Six. Nothing more.

 

 

Kyrie Eleison

Band:CARVED
Album:Kyrie Eleison
Label:Revalve
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

It was the year 2007 when the Apuan quintet started to carve first plates of memory, drop by drop, step by step, forging his road to a paved path of labours and emotions, leading them to share important stages with best italian bands: Destrage, Necrodeath, Schizo, Vexed, Bejelit, Story of Jade, and many more, until 2010, when they gave birth the first self-titled EP, and the European tour supporting Necrodeath, in their 25° years of career celebrated tour. A long series of passing the torch travels down this road 'til 2013 and the release of the first full-length "Dies Irae"; from the famous finnish mastering studios Chartmakers Studio (Volbeat, Rammstein, Apocalyptica), and under the brilliant leadership of Bakerteam Records "Dies Irae" enters in the main channels of distribution, and it has been welcomed by critics, webzines, fanzines and radios with great enthusiasm. "Orchestral saturnine and drenched in pathos Dies Irae is an intense experience of sound, scope and atmosphere That commands your attention before conquering your soul." Robert Baker - The Midlands Rocks. Days of Wrath Tour started to promote the album, leading the band a year and a half in countries such as Czech Republic, Ukraine, Estonia and Latvia; sharing stages in big clubs and festival like Estragon in Bologna, Bingo Club in Kiev, Fontaine Palace in Liepaja, Rock Inn Somma fest, with impressive artists like Moonspell, Vader, Death, Gorguts, Skyforger and Amon Amarth. The journey absolutely needed a brand-new chapter, ending all that had been narrated in Dies Irae. "Kyrie Eleison" born in the end of 2015, second full-length album that concludes the narrative cycle started in the first work. Album entirely recorded, produced, mixed and mastered in Domination Studio by Simone Mularoni and Simone Bertozzi, and finally turned into images by the visionary arts of Simone Bertozzi; with very special guests of Marco Mantovani in the sound engineering of the orchestra and the exclusive violins of Federico Mecozzi, violinist of Mr Ludovico Einaudi. And now it's time to spread the story... now it's time to “carve” new memories!.

 

 

A Strings Dramedy

Band:MACARIA
Album:A Strings Dramedy
Label:Revalve
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

Impressive Booklet with 32 pages

Italian Concept Metal Opera act : for all fans of Fintroll, Kalmadh, Devin Towsend.

 

 

cymatics

Band:REAPTER
Album:cymatics
Label:Revalve
Format:CD
Genre:Thrash/Crossover Metal

2nd album for the talented Italian Thrash Prog Metal band.

For all fans of Testament ,Symphony X, Machine Head

 

 

ARCTOS

Band:UNISON THEORY
Album:ARCTOS
Label:TIME
Format:CD
Genre:Death Metal

Death metal with thrash metal shades and symphonic elements by UNISON THEORY

Will be definitely enjoyed by fans of Revocation, Obscura, Symphony X and many more.

 

 


 
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