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The Good, The Bad & The Queen: Merrie England Album Review

The Good, The Bad & The Queen Merrie England (Studio 13) LP/CD/DL Released: 16 November, 2018 9/10 Finding hope and hate in Britain through a poet’s eye. It’s been 11 years since The Good, The Bad and The Queen (GBQ) released their eponymous debut album, a love letter to London, and much has changed in… Continue reading The Good, The Bad & The Queen: Merrie England Album Review

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VAUREEN: ALBUM REVIEW

VAUREEN EXTRATERRA (RISING PULSE RECORDS) First full length from Brooklyn trio. 8/10 Vaureen mix up 80’s gothic with a 60’s psychedelic trip and thunderous moments of bad ass riffs. It all combines to create an excellent and interesting debut album. Andrea Horne’s vocals switch between dreamy and portentous to downright demonic, as on the opening… Continue reading VAUREEN: ALBUM REVIEW

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Dead Can Dance: Dionysus Album review

DEAD CAN DANCE DIONYSUS (PIAS) Greek god celebrated by DCD. 8/10 Melbourne’s DCD celebrate the Greek god of the grape-harvest, fertility and ecstasy, Dionysus, told in the form of an oratorio from the gods’ arrival, his liberating of minds, the ecstatic dancing in his honour, the harvest festival, his call to a primeval life and… Continue reading Dead Can Dance: Dionysus Album review

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MURDER BY DEATH: THE OTHER SHORE ALBUM REVIEW

Murder By Death The Other Shore (Bloodshot Records) LP/CD/DL Released: 24 August, 2018 8/10 Murder by Death take us on a journey to the Other Shore. The premise behind Louisville, KY-based quintet Murder By Death’s eighth album is a space-western about a dying earth and the choices facing the fleeing populace, and one relationship in… Continue reading MURDER BY DEATH: THE OTHER SHORE ALBUM REVIEW

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dragSTER: Anti-Everything Album Review

dragSTER  Anti-Everything (Louder Than War Records) LP/CD/DL Released: 17 August, 2018 dragSTER’s fourth album takes on the world…and wins! From the moment you are confronted by the paranoiac Orwellian album cover art of a face encased in a gas mask to protect you from a world gone insane, to the opening beats of Bad Cop,… Continue reading dragSTER: Anti-Everything Album Review