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Female fronted Israeli djent infused metal duo Shiran are set to release their debut EP next month. The “siren songstress” Shiran Avayou formed the band with Ferium guitarist Elram Boxer in 2012, touring with the ...

Shiran – Warm Winter Day.

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Spiral Shades are a duo with an intimidatingly distinct and powerful 70’s influenced psychedelic doom sound and an equally impressive set of circumstances. Norway’s Filip Peterson and Khushal Bhadra from Mumbai ...

Meet Spiral Shades.

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In a time where “Hardcore” is a byword for beatdowns fused with a pre or post affixed add-on genre you would be forgiven for thinking you know the sound. With a caustic bite and crashing crunchy heaviness, Taller ...

Taller Than Trees – Dividers.

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While the summer festival season may be well and truly put to bed for another year Make A Scene Festival are set to begin the academic year across four jam packed stages in Teesside University Student Union on Sunday 5th ...

Go Back To School With Make A Scene Festival.

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Following their biggest and most successful year to date, Derbyshire’s Bloodstock Festival has announced its first headliner for their 6-9th August 2015 weekend, revealing Dutch symphonic metallers Within Temptation ...

Bloodstock Announce Opeth & Within Temptation As 2015’s Saturday Top Spots.

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Premièring their upcoming release a day early, hard rocking 70’s influenced Berlin five-piece Heat have teamed up with Metal Hammer Norway to stream new album ‘Labyrinth’ in full. Releasing on 29th August ...

Heat Stream New Album ‘Labyrinth’ In Full.

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Encompassing a broad range of rock niches from the spacey Pink Floyd feel of ‘Intro Who I Am’ to the melancholic Arizona desert blues of ‘A Penny And A Dead Horse‘, Zodiac hardly stick to a single ...

Zodiac – Sonic Child

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The forceful, Liva Steinberga fronted Brighton hard rock quintet, Black State Highway‘s self-titled début album is seething with dirty blues vibes. Opener ‘Conclusion’ sets the tone straight off the bat, ...

Black State Highway – Self-Titled.

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Descending upon the Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park of Pwllheli for the seventh time, Hammerfest has announced that on Saturday 14th March its sister brand HRH will host a special HRH Stoner Rock Stage at the Spring event. Filling ...

Hammerfest Announces Stoner Rock Stage.

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Emerging metal outfit, White Empress have been revealed as one of Peaceville Records’ latest signings, with their début album ‘Rise Of The Empress’ set for a 29th September release. The full band line up ...

White Empress Join Peaceville Records.

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The latest EP from Blitzkrieg Baby is an unnerving nine track release that despite a constant vein of bleakness is diverse both in its subject matter and sonic textures. The militaristic pomp of title track and opener ...

Blitzkrieg Baby – Kids’ World EP.

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A short but tightly packed début EP, ‘Halfway Home’ is a striking statement from the Essex quintet. A relentlessly aggressive 5 track melodic post hardcore release, Create To Inspire‘s inaugural effort is ...

Create To Inspire – Halfway Home.

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