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Solstafir – Tilberi EP

Tilberi, the three song EP by Iceland’s Solstafir, starts out slowly, almost melancholic, and highly melodic. As with it’s contemporaries in the sonic land of atmospheric post-metal, Tilberi‘s tracks quickly evolve into something deeper, compelling one to listen further. Tilberi‘s mix is raw, retaining an almost ‘demo’ quality muddiness in …

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Ramblin Man Fair 2015 – Sunday

After the lovely hot weather of Saturday at Ramblin’ Man, Sunday was not so nice – rain for most of the day with it being heavy for much of the afternoon.  An effect of this was clear on the main stage – instead of bands playing at the front of …

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DAMNATION FESTIVAL 2015 announces two new bands

Norwegian extreme metal trio KEEP OF KALESSIN and Belgian hardcore quartet OATHBREAKER are the latest additions to Damnation Festival. The duo will join a diverse cast at Leeds University Union on Saturday, November 7, which already consists of At The Gates, High on Fire, Mono, Amenra, Asphyx, Solstafir, Altar of …

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Solstafir interview with Guðmundur Óli Pálmason – November, 2014

Solstafir is melancholic, yet powerful and dark sound band from the country far North – Iceland. This band seems to be very busy lately, as well as productive: new album, new video, festivals and overwhelming intimate countless gigs during their tour. Those, who has been at least in one of …

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Solstafir – Audio, Glasgow – 30/10/2014

Autumn and winter are definitely seasons of great music events. Take the Solstafir tour, for example.  These Icelandic guys did not miss the chance to visit Scotland as well, so a Glasgow gig was a must. It was announced, that they would come here together with Spanish conquistadors Obsidian Kingdom …

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Damnation 2014 Festival Review by Aisha

It’s that time of year again. Leeds is swamped with figures in black heading towards Leeds University, ready for a night of music and mayhem, except this year we are also celebrating 10 years of Damnation. This years show is completely sold out and we look forward to a fantastically varied line …

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Damnation 2014 Festival Preview by Jurga

The 10th Damnation festival (which is already totally sold out!) is coming up rapidly and so in very few days the marathon of metal in Leeds will begin. Many visitors will go there for at least one of the headlining bands – Bolt Thrower, Cannibal Corpse or Saint Vitus. Some …

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DAMNATION FESTIVAL 2014 reveals the final line-up!

Final line-up announced with one month to Damnation! French drone doom outfit MONARCH! will play their only UK show of 2014 at Damnation Festival.  Their live “sonic assault” completes a PHD Stage cast of Ahab, Solstafir, Black Moth, H A R K, Atlantis and Corrupt Moral Altar. While the Eyesore …

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Roadburn confirms Friday night main stage line-up

Roadburn 2015 poster

The final main stage line-up for the Friday night ‘Houses Of The Holistic’ stage at Roadburn 2015 – which takes pace in Tilburg in The Netherlands from April 9 – 12 – has now been confirmed. UK gothic innovators Fields Of The Nephilim will make an exclusive special guest appearance …

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Enslaved and Wardruna to perform Skuggsjá, The Sound of Norway’s Norse History at Roadburn Festival 2015 + more bands confirmed

Roadburn – We’re elated to announce that Enslaved and Wardruna will perform Skuggsjá, the sound of Norway’s Norse History at Houses of the Holistic, Ivar Bjørnson’s and Einar “Kvitrafn” Selvik’s curated Roadburn event on Friday, April 10 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Written by Bjørnson and Selvik …

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DAMNATION FESTIVAL 2014 – Five new bands announced

German doom titans, AHAB, and Icelandic progressive metal outfit, SOLSTAFIR, are the latest names to be added to the tenth edition of Damnation Festival. The headline set will be an exclusive UK performance by Ahab and the first the band have played outside London, while Solstafir arrive in for their …

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Maryland Deathfest 2014 – Full Band Lineup Announced

Maryland Deathfest 2014 – Full Band Lineup Announced

While the set times for each band will be announced in April, here is the complete band roster for 2014’s installment of the USA’s most brutal metal festival, the Maryland Deathfest. Dubbed MDF by many fans and attendees, this festival draws some of the top names in extreme music year …

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Redemption Festival Feb 2013, The Button Factory, Dublin.

As the tourists from near and far trudged through the winding streets of temple bar, taking pictures of themselves as Leprechauns and buying Irish souvenirs made in china, there was something else about to erupt just a stone’s through away – Redemption Festival. A true demonstration of Irishness and tradition …

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