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Like a Kind of Matador

Chiseled in the same slab of impossibly dense rock as the Melvins, Earth, Skullflower, Boris, Harvey Milk, and early King Crimson, English doom steel outfit Such as a Sort of Matador build sludge-kissed ambient landscapes of appear that bring with them echoes of prog rock and roll, art rock and …

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Gallops

Presenting a combined bag of appear and noises that includes harsh electronics, sparse post-rock, jagged guitars, and raucous percussion, Gallops are an alternative solution instrumental trio from Wrexham, North Wales. Composed of Tag Huckridge (acoustic guitar, electronics, secrets), Brad Whyte (acoustic guitar, secrets), and Liam Edwards (drums), the group shaped …

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Cripper

Founded in the north German city of Hildesheim in 2005 by then-students Christian Bröhenhorst and Jonathan Stenger, female-fronted, Hannover-based steel unit Cripper provides up a searing mixture of vintage thrash and blackened death steel that’s attracted comparisons to rings like Holy Moses, Arch Enemy, Kvelertak, and Spiders. The group reached …

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Årabrot

A shape-shifting and sonically challenging sound rock device from Norway, Årabrot’s incendiary mixture of avant-garde dark metal, experimental rock and roll, post-punk, and doom/sludge steel invokes brands as diverse as Big Dark, the Melvins, Beliefs FORGET ABOUT, Swans, as well as the Birthday Party. Produced in 2001 and called after …

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Aucan

Hailing from Brescia, Italy, Aucan can be an experimental avant-garde task that audibly transcends post-rock, ambient, IDM, and techno. Comprising core users Francesco D’Abbraccio, Dario Dassenno, and Giovanni Ferligna, the trio arrived collectively in 2005 through a shared gratitude of evocative and ethereal music that mixes the organic using the …

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Ghost Town

Created in 2012, Ghost City are a strap with an ear for pop and a penchant for the macabre. Centered out of Hollywood, California, the music group blend an assortment of digital styles like EDM and dubstep with components of metallic and even more traditional pop, providing them with a …

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Vektor

A punishing progressive thrash metallic device based out Philadelphia, the seed products for Vektor were sewn in Tempe, Az in 2002 by frontman/guitarist David DiSanto. In the beginning operating beneath the moniker Locrian, the music group officially morphed into Vektor in 2004, and quickly became among the leading lamps in …

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As You Drown

Originally formed in 2003 mainly because Ethereal, Borås, Sweden, natives Mikael Åkerström (guitar/vocals), Simon Exner (guitar), Martin Latvala (drums), and Alexander Persson (bass) met up to try their hand at crafting among Sweden’s best musical exports: death metal. The group self-released several demos between 2003-2005 and were able to play …

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Oceano

Originally formed in 2006 like a grindcore band simply by guitarist Jeremy Carroll, Chicago’s Oceano experienced a revolving cast of players until buying a fresh lineup and a fresh sound in 2007. That lineup, comprising Andrew Mikhail (acoustic guitar), Danny Terchin (drums), Adam Warren (vocals), and Kevin Colabuono (bass), would …

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The Caretaker

A prolific artist focused on exploring how music and storage relate — and deteriorate — Leyland Adam Kirby has released music under many guises, including V/Vm, the Caretaker, the Stranger, and his provided name. Kirby’s profession started when he was a DJ in early-’90s Manchester and made a decision to …

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