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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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SWANSONG: GLUE ALBUM REVIEW

Swansong Glue (Bandcamp) CD/DL Released: 17 August, 2018 7/10 Swansong make waves with sophomore album.  Swansong are Jimmers, Nat, Simon and Dan; I don’t know who does what – except Nat does the vocals – but who cares when they make such a righteous noise. From the brutal opening song Ever, with its ominous bass… Continue reading SWANSONG: GLUE 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

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THREE DIMENSIONAL TANX: A COMPULSION FOR PROPULSION ALBUM REVIEW

Three Dimensional Tanx  A Compulsion For Propulsion (Bandcamp) CD/DL Released: 23 July, 2018 8/10 Three Dimensional Tanx take you on a compulsive trip. Three Dimensional Tanx hail from (probably) a garage in (definitely) Lancaster. Within this garage they produce rock music of sublime fun and invention that takes you on a journey from garage to… Continue reading THREE DIMENSIONAL TANX: A COMPULSION FOR PROPULSION ALBUM REVIEW

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LESTER SQUARE: SEROTONIN ALBUM REVIEW

Lester Square  Serotonin (Cubist Records) CD/DL Released: 1 July, 2018 Bombs Guitar virtuoso Lester leaps in with a solo album of instrumentals. Louder Than War cocks an ear. As a founding member of Adam and the Ants and the Monochrome Set, Lester Square is a doyen of the alternative pop/rock scene with distinctive riffs that… Continue reading LESTER SQUARE: SEROTONIN ALBUM REVIEW