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Thornhill - The Dark Pool

Thornhill – The Dark Pool (Review)

Along with Holding Absence‘s self-titled album that released in January, Thornhill‘s debut album is a release that has inspired a buzz of anticipation for me this year. Arriving like a gift in…

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Dream State Primrose Path artwork

Dream State – Primrose Path (Review)

Dream State are a breath of fresh air for heavy music. They’re hectic enough to set off a pit – as seen at Unify 2019 – but there’s far more than just…

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Gideon – Out Of Control (Review)

Ever since I saw Gideon on their tour of Australia with Polaris, I’ve been curious about what the band had to say via their music. The recent release of the purring and…

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Weighbridge Limbic Resonance artwork

Weighbridge – Limbic Resonance (Review)

I don’t usually give anything away about a review in the first paragraph, let alone the first sentence, but Weighbridge‘s Limbic Resonance EP rules. To backtrack a touch, Weighbridge are relatively new, arriving…

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Vatic – Inhibition (Review)

Finally following on from their singles released so far, Vatic released their debut EP Inhibition last week. The five tracks include the previously released single “Elegy” (which features Thornhill‘s vocalist Jacob Charlton) and…

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Above Below Lotus Chapters

Above, Below – The Lotus Chapters (Review)

Vocalist Jacob Wilkes singes “Bathe in the sun”, cutting through the silence, and Above, Below‘s The Lotus Chapters has officially begun. From first hearing Above, Below’s single “Beyond the Mosaic Garden” (my…

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Heartline – Essence (Review)

Forming in February this year, Heartline have quickly begun to carve a path for themselves in the heavy music scene. The band have already played shows alongside Windwaker, The Brave, and Wither, introducing their…

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Void Of Vision Hyperdaze Artwork

Void Of Vision – Hyperdaze (Review)

Melbourne’s Void Of Vision haven’t made it a secret that their first album Children Of Chrome is not a favourite release of theirs. So there was bound to be some jitters going…

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Tiny Moving Parts – breathe (Review)

By any measurement, it’s been a long path travelled for Minnesota’s Tiny Moving Parts. After eleven years and six albums, the self-described family band are now gearing up to release their seventh;…

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The Contortionist Our Bones

The Contortionist – Our Bones (Review)

The gentle gaze of encouraging track “Early Grave” was my enticement to review The Contortionist‘s Our Bones EP. There’s something spellbinding about the Indianapolis based band, which features Michael Lessard (vocals), Robby…