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Unique, flawless and classically self-redefining, Narrow House have excelled with this release.
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Times are tough for underground websites. (2014-03-12)
From where we're sitting, times look tough for the underground Metal scene. The music's still out there, but we're clearly not the only site that's struggling to find people to keep up with new releases, never mind having time to devote to classics that deserve revisiting. Is it simply something that's had its time, and is just slowly withering into obscurity as the last of the dedicated sites and forums and blogs fade away?

We hope not. It's a proud heritage, filled with defiantly independent spirits who form the bands, run the labels and publicise the scene. But it needs an active fanbase to nourish those things, to take an interest and participate in keeping them alive, to create some sense of community rather than lone voices howling in the wilderness.

That is why we are appealing, again, for anyone with time and talent to help. If you like Doom, and want to talk about it; if you want to support music that you love, then contact us to get involved. Not for material reward - there's little of that, to be honest - but for the satisfaction of being a part of this scene: to promote your chosen music, to discover more about it, even to make contacts and friends amongst the bands and labels - that's what being a reviewer or interviewer is really about. And if you don't feel able to write formally, why not join in on the forum instead? Share your thoughts and comments with us, ask questions or start discussions. It doesn't take much to build up a thriving group with common interests, just a little effort to get involved, stand up and be counted as a fan.

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2014-09-16 : New 0 X S T album recorded
...and a line-up change.
2014-09-11 : Rock The Wall introduce themselves
RTW offer free space on a purpose-built band publicity/hosting/social networking site.
2014-09-11 : Aeonsgate announce their debut album
'Pentalpha' due for October release.
2014-09-11 : Zaum on European tour
September/October dates in support of the album 'Oracles'
2014-09-11 : New Atriarch album due
'An Unending Pathway' to be released via Relapse Records on October 28th.
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Time To Die
    Raw and rough-sounding, Electric Wizard's latest mixes the mind-shattering with the mediocre.
 cdimgFoundations Of Burden
    Drift away with Pallbearer's sophomore release, and you won't want to come back...

Demons Of The Sabbat
    Akem Manah's latest work is a good step up from previous outings.
    Nidra's debut is a mature and accomplished work, well suited to the encroaching autumn mood.
cdimgRabies Lyssa
    Hungary's Nagaarum offers a deep cinematic experience, rather than outright Doom.
    Slow craft a mesmerising and beautiful feeling of drowning and self-dissolution.
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2014-09-16 : Aeurtum (Black/Doom)
2014-09-16 : Rest Thy Head (Stoner/Doom)
2014-09-16 : Vacant Eyes (Funeral Doom)
2014-09-14 : Nidra (Black/Doom)
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2014-09-16 : Interview with Vacant Eyes
Quick introductory interview.
2014-09-16 : Interview with Rest Thy Head
Quick introductory interview.
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