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Foul Body Autopsy – ‘The Unquiet Dead’ (Self-Released)

The band are called Foul Body Autopsy, they’ve released work on Grindscene Records, the cover art is black and white, and their logo is almost unreadable. So, it stands to reason that this EP will be a constant barrage of pulverising riffs and raw fury, right? Almost as soon as it starts though, expectations are dashed. It rides into town on a precision engineered guitar riff and the next ten minutes is a textbook exercise in the art of shredding.

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Black Lung – ‘Ancients’ (Ripple Music/Noisolution)

Stood in the increasingly fertile grounds between modern stoner/doom crossover and ‘70s rock revival, Black Lung’s ‘Ancients’ is the exact kind of record that retro-lovers pine for right now. Produced by Frank Marchand, the record retains the kind of fuzzy imperfect quality that classic rock releases utilised to great effect, meeting this head on with massive, earth-moving riffs and cosmic vocalisations. Cast your mind back a couple of decades, to before stoner rock became an overly macho contest to see who could play the same damn riff the longest, and the first major wave of stoner was built upon such ardent rock n roll worship… And it was good.

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The Stranglers/Dr Feelgood – Belfast, Ulster Hall – 28 February 2019

Two iconic bands and one iconic venue. It had been just shy of 11 months since The Stranglers had last graced the stage of the Grand Dame of Bedford Street (and itself their second visit to Belfast in a little more than six months), and here they were again, kicking off the latest tour, on which they aim to prove that they are most definitely ‘Back On The Tracks’.

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HRH METAL – BIRMINGHAM, 02 ACADEMY – 17 February 2019

Our very own Mistress Of The Moonlight took herself off to Birmingham the other weekend for the Sunday of HRH Metal, where metalheads from across Europe and beyond had congregated for this marvellous event. With the line-up looking solid with a vast array of bands, she donned her denim cut off and set off to explore this festival. Despite visiting many other HRH events across the UK, this was her first time at HRH Metal, and she can gladly say she was not disappointed in her findings.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK – MYRATH

This week’s choice comes courtesy of Myrath, who hail from Tunisia, describe their sound as “blazing desert metal” and have put together a 4k quality video to showcase ‘No Holding Back’, the second single to be lifted from their forthcoming new album, ‘Shehili’, which is due to be released via earMUSIC on 3 May.

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