Into Orbit: Caverns

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Caverns, the debut album from Into Orbit—an instrumental duo from Wellington, New Zealand—is a perfect example of music that matters.

Trepanation: Hideous Black Abyss

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Trepanation – Hideous Black Abyss. Bandcamp. Get it now.

Dying of the light: Interview

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Earlier this year, industrial doom duo Dying of the Light released their latest EP, Monolithuim. Six Noises chats with band co-founder, Chris Rigby.

Sinistrous Diabolus: Total Doom//Desecration.

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Twenty years. That’s how long we’ve waited for Sinistrous Diabolus’s debut full-length, Total Doom//Desecration.

Shallow Grave — S/T

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New Zealand has a twisted heart that’s reflected in the country’s most ill-omened metal. The self-titled debut from Shallow Grave captures that anger and unease flawlessly

Exordium Mors—Sacrifice, Perish and Demise EP

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If Exordium Mors’ aim is to snag some label attention, they’ve certainly laid out a fine trap with Sacrifice, Perish and Demise

Old Loaves—Bad Rides 7″/Drowser LP.

Old Loaves

June 2012 has to go down as a damn near perfect month for Old Loaves. Read on to find out why…

Arc of Ascent—The Higher Key

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The Higher Key­ is quite simply one of the finest metal albums to be released from these shores.

Beastwars/ Spook The Horses/ Robin—Live! SFBH, Wellington, NZ, 23 March 2012.

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Friday night’s album fundraiser for Wellington’s Beastwars was a hugely emotive evening, with three excellent acts serving up hefty rock and metal to a legion of devoted followers.

Stone Angels—Within the Witch

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By dredging the depths of belligerent metal, and combining that with some metaphysical unease, Stone Angels have come up with an album that anyone, whatever their troubles, can find some twisted solace in.