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Pelican

The secretive instrumental artwork metal clothing Pelican was formed in Chicago by guitarists Trevor de Brauw and Laurent Lebec, in addition to bassist Larry Herweg and his sibling drummer, Bryan. Owing an excellent personal debt to pioneering forefathers Neurosis and frequently in comparison to Boston’s Isis, Pelican coincidentally also discovered …

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Dool

Using an ominous mixture of gothic pop, psychedelic rock and roll, post-rock, and doom steel, Dutch rockers Dool invoke brands like Blue ?-yster Cult, Sisters of Mercy, Ghost, the Sword, and Sonic Youth. Structured from the South Holland interface hub of Rotterdam, the music group comprises Ryanne truck Dorst (Elle …

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Astronoid

New England steel quintet Astronoid defy basic definition. Combining components of dark steel, shoegaze, punk, and fantasy pop, the music group — made up of vocalist/guitarist Brett Boland, guitarists Casey Aylward and Mike DeMelia, bassist Daniel Schwartz, and drummer Matt St. Jean — developed a cross-blended medley of styles that …

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Myrkur

Myrkur may be the one-woman atmospheric dark metal task of Danish songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist Amalie Bruun. The term “Myrkur” is normally Icelandic and means British as “darkness.” Blessed in Copenhagen in 1985, Bruun continues to be an active studio room and touring musician since 2006, provides released two albums …

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Vaura

Wishing to stability metal’s masculine precision with an increase of feminine-inspired atmospheres and feelings, Vaura features vocalist/guitarist Josh Strawn, guitarist Kevin Hufnagel, bassist Toby Driver, and drummer Charlie Schmid. The associates’ pedigrees reveal different but complementary methods to dark and large music: Strawn and Schmid result from the dramatic rock …

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Whirr

Formed this year 2010 being a side task of Deafheaven guitarist Nick Bassett, and originally dubbed “Whirl” for a short while before changing their name because of copyright troubles, Bay Area sextet Whirr channeled the dreamy spirit of shoegaze giants from the ’90s like My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, and Trip. …

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Les Discrets

A France post-metal group designed and directed by multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, artist, and film movie director Fursy Teyssier, Les Discrets transcend the original steel genre via an atmosphere-driven mixture of post-rock and blackened shoegaze. Produced in 2003 being a musical aspect task for Teyssier, who was simply then a person in …

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Antimatter

Antimatter is a task formed by longtime Anathema bassist Duncan Patterson, who also quit the doom/loss of life pioneers amid their changeover toward post-Floyd ambient rock and roll territory. Combined up with guitarist Michael Moss, he thought we would explore uncharted waters by means of ethereal ambient option rock and …

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Solstafir

An Icelandic post-metal outfit with root base in progressive, dark, and Viking steel, Sólstafir were founded in 1995 by longtime friends Aðalbjörn Tryggvason (electric guitar, vocals), Halldór Einarsson (bass), and Guðmundur Óli Pálmason (drums). After slicing some demos, Sólstafir scaled right down to a duo (Tryggvason and Pálmason) and started …

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Watain

Black steel outfit Watain emerged from Uppsala, Sweden, in 1998, quickly gaining underground reliability with an uncompromising 7″ discharge entitled The Fact of Dark Purity, after that solidifying their commitment towards the dark steel arts via 2000’s thematically surprising (i actually.e., regular odes to Satan and his pals) but instrumentally …

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