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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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Dimmu Borgir at Bloodstock 2014

Dimmu Borgir suffered major technical problems and as a result had their set on the mains tage cut severely short.  Here are some photos from the short set they managed to play.. [flickrapi user=”planet mosh” get=”photoset” id=”72157646552177586″ size=”z” count=”100″]

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Bloodstock Open Air – Friday (August 8)

Bloodstock 2014 logo

With up to 17,000 diehard metallians once again descending on the heart of south Debyshire, opening the main stage of biggest heavy metal fest in the British Isles can be a somewhat onerous and daunting task – and especially when you are ‘blooding’ (sic) a new line-up… However, it is …

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Homoferus – ‘Herocly’

Fronted by Russian-born guitarist/vocalist Nil Dilian, this Bergen-based quartet have self-released an eight-track debut album that is fairly standard second wave of Norwegian black metal fare, made up of crunchy groove-laden riffs over mixture of clean and deathbeat drumming. Opener ‘Delirium’ is nothing special – the sort of thing the …

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Winterburst – ‘The Mind Cave’

The first thing that strikes you about this self-released debut full-length offering from this French five piece is it’s lavish packaging – stunning artwork on a highly professionally produced gatefold sleeve, and a well-designed lyric booklet. They’ve obviously put a lot of work into it. But, that’s entirely understandable, given …

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Dimmu Borgir – Cardiff – 20/11/2011

As I approached the Great hall in Cardiff, I will admit I was restless but thrilled – I was about to experience a band I’ve waited years to see live, as well as actually about to meet them in person. Upon walking into the venue the thoughts tumbled through my …

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Bloodstock Open Air – 9th to 12th August 2012

It’s nearly time again for one of the UK favourite festivals Bloodstock Open Air. Bloodstock takes place on the 9th to 12th August 2012 at Catton Hall, Walton on Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN With a spectacular line up which covers most genres of metal, what are you waiting for! Buy …

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Wacken 2nd to 4th August 2012

The biggest Metal Festival of the world! Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 70,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal …

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