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Earth – ‘Full Upon Her Burning Lips’ (Sargent House)

Nobody has mastered the art of the slow burn quite like Earth. The top of the game when it comes to minimalistic post-rock, the band have managed thirty trips around the sun whilst maintaining an exceptional high-quality in the soundscapes they create, building a legacy one brick at a time and proving that you don’t need to come charging out the gates to make an indelible mark on the rock n roll landscape. ‘Full Upon Her Burning Lips’ marks the ninth studio effort from the instrumental act, keeping things as steady and powerful as ever as they push the boundaries of what post-rock can achieve.

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Fireland – ‘Forged In Fire’ (Self-Released)

Guitarist Steve Moore will be better known to regular ÜR readers as the lead shredder with Belfast power metal crue Stormzone, and perhaps more latterly as the one-time touring guitarist with hard rockers Maverick. But, for the past 16 years, he also has been very firmly at the helm of another project he proudly calls his own – and that is Fireland, who have now emerged from the darkness of studios on either side of the Atlantic (vocalist David Brown is American, and should be familiar to long-term readers through his work with Chaos Frame) to enrapture us with this, their third full-length album and fourth release overall.

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Circle Of Witches – ‘Natural Born Sinners’ (Sliptrick)

Jonny Bakes does love an album that picks a theme and explores this throughout the album. In fact some of hisfavourite albums fit into the category of so-called ‘concept albums’. So, when he picked up a copy of this latest release from Italian heavy metal band Circle Of Witches, he was interested to see whether this could join some of those coveted albums…

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