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Heights – From Sea To Sky (, , )
25th April 2011 -

The world of progressive post-rock is a difficult genre for a band to stand out from the crowd. With so many bands persuing the repeated trickle of notes for several minutes that eventually builds into an all too predictable crescendo, it is refreshing to hear that Heights have taken a different path along their soundscape. The three piece from Reading… Read More »

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Kvelertak – Kvelertak (, )
25th April 2011 -

“Kvelertak shamelessly draw inspiration from every corner of something that could fit into their idea of good hard-hitting and catchy rock’n’roll. Regardless of genre, but always truthful to the basic idea of the band; good songs performed with the tongue-in-cheek attitude of their punk-rock pioneers.” Releasing their much anticipated debut album, Kvelertak are already well known in Norway for their… Read More »

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Oaf – Botheration (, )
25th April 2011 -

Botheration is the debut offering of Oaf, a punk rock duo whom sound is more akin a whole room full of drunken people shouting in your face, than two men with a bass guitar and a drum kit. Embracing influences and the passion of bands such as Cardiacs to the more melodic aspects of Kyuss, Oaf give us such delights… Read More »

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Furyon – Gravitas (, )
25th April 2011 -

Furyon, hailing from Brighton, released their debut album ‘Gravitas’ on June 23rd. On the same day they also pushed out 120,000 copies of their ‘Underdog’ EP with ‘Classic Rock’ magazine in what is a bit of a coup for an unsigned band. Produced by Rick Beato (Shinedown, Fozzy) with a traditional classic British rock sound that is almost tailor made… Read More »

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Fallen Martyr – The Six Roots Of True Will ()
25th April 2011 -

‘If you haven’t heard this sickening record yet, which is truly a breath of fresh air in an industry so heavily saturated with less than stellar carbon copies, you are missing out on something special. This is melodic heavy metal with a traditional tinge, and just enough polish to shine it up real nice, that makes us remember why we… Read More »