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Voice Of The Soul debut album to get European release

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Dubai-based death metallers Voice Of The Soul, have had their self-released debut full-length album, ‘Catacombs’, picked up by Hells Hammer for European distribution. Released in the UAE last Septmeber, it will now be available in Europe from March 27. Formed by teenage friends Kareem Chehayeb and Monish Shringi in Kuwait in …

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Wolfheart to re-release debut album

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Wolfheart, the new project from composer and multi-instrumentalist Tuomas Saukkonen – the mastermind behind the likes of Before The Dawn, Dawn Of Solace, Black Sun Aeon, Routasielu and a slew of others –are to re-release their debut album, ‘Winterborn’, via Spinefarm Records on February 2. “After all the blood, sweat and …

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Gnosis – ‘The Third Eye Gate’

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Hailing from the darkest nether reaches of Florida, but drawing their lyrical and musical influence from Greece (their name comes from the Greek term “religion of knowledge”) both ancient and modern, Gnosis deliver a dark and malificent brand of dark and dank black metal that is as primeval and primordial …

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Goat Semen to release debut album in February

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Peruvian blackened death metallers Goat Semen release their debut album, ‘Ego Svm Satana’, via Kvlt in the UK and Europe and Hells Headbangers in North and South America, on February 24. The album comes a full 12 years after the band released their self-titled demo Vocalist Neyra relates the story …

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Shadowbane – Interview, December 2014

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Now and again, a press release lands in the PlanetMosh inbox that, out of the thousands we receive on a daily basis, piques our interest… such was the case when yours truly scanned a message from Pure Steel Records about one of their new signings, rising Hamburg five piece Shadowbane.  …

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Maverick – ‘Quid Pro Quo’

Maverick, a young five piece hard rockin heavy metal band born in Belfast a very short two years ago and raised through the school of hard knocks, release their debut album ‘Quid Pro Quo’ the day after tomorrow (Friday November 28) through Massacre Records. This is good old fashioned rock/metal album …

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Zom – ‘Flesh Assimilation’

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This debut album from Dublin dark metallers Zom – they’ve previously released a demo and a 7″ single, both to great acclaim in this particular corner of planet mosh – is dark and murky as you can imagine the deepest parts of the foulest sections of the River Liffey to …

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Hornwood Fell – ‘Hornwood Fell’

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The primary intention of this Italian black metal crew is to resurrect the darkened spirit of the Nineties Norwegian scene, and particularly the energy brought at that time by the likes of Ulver, Darkthrone, Borknagar and Burzum. To a degree they succeed, as this self-titled debut is a very raw, …

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Hellion Rising – Eight Of Swords

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There’s an old – and very much overused (as these things tend to be) – saying about how you should never judge a book by it’s cover… in terms of reviewing heavy metal albums, it is perhaps fair to adapt this ancient adage to CDs and their artwork… On first …

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Sentinel – ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’

When I first came across young Armagh metallians Sentinel, opening a charity gig in Belfast, I must admit that I wasn’t overly impressed:  but then, as I said, they are young (drummer Jordie Kelly is still only 15!) and it was only their third ever live performance… Move the clock …

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Aeternum Vale – ‘Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges’

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Black metal is a genre which, in many ways, is split straight down the middle – between those who seek to live merely on its past glories and those who desire to drive it forward and re-establish its relevancy in the modern era:  those content to don the antiquated corpse …

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SynaptiK – ‘The Mechanisms Of Consequence’

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Definitely – and defiantly – one of the most impressive acts to have taken to the New Blood Stage at this past summer’s Bloodstock, East Anglia’s SynaptiK have subsequently produced a debut album that is fervent, fresh and vibrant in equal measure. Straddling, with consummate ease, the death, groove, progressive …

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Zom to release debut album in November

ZOM flesh assimilation - full cover

Irish blackened death metal trio Zom are to release their debut album, ‘Flesh Assimilation’, through Dublin-based Invictus Promotions on November 24. Featuring cover artwork by renowned artist Zbyszek Bielak, the album is the follow up to a previously released demo and a subsequent 7″.  In a statement, the band said of …

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King 810 – ‘Memoirs Of A Murderer’

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Unusually, I am going to start this review with someone else’s words.  The following paragraphs are extracted directly from the biographical collateral which accompanied the promotional copy of King 810‘s debut album.  Nothing has been edited. “You’ve never been somewhere like this before. You won’t forget it though. It’s only …

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The Osiris Club – ‘Blazing World’

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The Osiris Club launched on 1st January 2010 in London and have spent four years on this recently released album, ‘Blazing World’. This band has a psychedelic/ prog rock mix with a bit of a difference.  Yes, it is a concept album, and, yes, the songs have an underlying story …

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Witch Charmer stream debut album

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‘The Great Depression’, the debut album by Sunderland-based stoner/doom act WITCH CHARMER (pictured right), is available for streaming ahead of its release this coming Monday via Argonauta Records. You can listen to it at https://soundcloud.com/argonautarecords/sets/witch-charmer-the-great-depression. The album is available for pre-order from http://witchcharmer.bandcamp.com/ For further information visit www.argonautarecords.com or www.facebook.com/witchcharmerband

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Fast rising Euro stone rocksters ‘Witchrider’ release ‘Unmountable Stairs’ on Monday 3rd November through Fuzzorama Records/Code7/PHD, and tour throughout Europe with Truckfighters. When listening to Witchrider, you can not help but be drawn in by their magnetism. They have a haunting beauty that proves to engulf and ignite. As frontman Daniel …

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Annisokay – ‘The Lucid Dream[er]’

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You cannot really fault the ambition of young German ‘post-hardcore’ proponents Annisokay.  Having already attracted considerable attention in both their homeland and elsewhere with their unique reworking of Miley Cyrus’ otherwise dire and unmentionable ‘Wrecking Ball’ (which to date has earned this Halle-based quintet almost half a million hits on …

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Spunk Volcano and The Eruptions – Injection

Following the release of a five track EP in February this year, which gave a tantalising taster of what Spunk Volcano and the Eruptions (SVTAE) have to offer they released their debut album Injection via STP Records on the 7th August 2014, just a week ahead of playing Rebellion festival for the first time. There seems …

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Silent Jack – Snakebite

.@louplanetmosh @planetmosh reviews Snakebite by .@silentjackband Snakebite by Birmingham based Hard Rock band Silent Jack was released late last year. I liked it immediately. Here’s a bite-size taster! From start to finish this seven track album was packed with great songs and screaming riffs. Brand New Start had a bit …

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