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Review: Thalassa – Bonds of Prosperity

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"Thalassa are the soundtrack to narrowly passing gigantic, terrifying sea creatures. Ponderous, lugubrious and fathomless, the pair supercharge Collins' explorative qualities and give Turner's...
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Review: Asira – Efference

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"...there are a lot of fun, interesting ideas on display and Asira's subtle creative decisions have helped to display these tastefully."
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Review: Pallbearer – Heartless

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"...if you enjoyed Pallbearer's previous outings then here you'll surely enjoy an accomplished band honing their abilities to become more textured, powerful and emotionally...
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Review: Deadwound – Identity Shapes

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"A solid offering with promise. Deadwound may not have a markedly fresh sound but within their framework they've crafted some compelling, effectively belligerent material."
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Review: Terra – Mors Secunda

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"Longtime black metal fans will find this refreshing and familiar; all the beloved hypnotic elements, just enough risk and few of the daft tropes."
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Review: Awooga – Alpha

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"...they've made excellent choices on this release and I'm hoping this translates to some really solid, catchy tracks later on in their career. Firmly...
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Review: Green Bastard – Pyre

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"Green Bastard are straight-up about their presentation of doom in a jam band framework. Pyre stands up to a close listen but it's best...

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