Musical Digest: Norilsk and The Great Sabatini

The doom-death/sludge entity Norilsk unveils “Japetus”, first music video off their album “The Idea of North”, released March 10, 2015 on Hypnotic Dirge Records and Dwyer Records, and later this year on vinyl via Alerta Antifascista Records. Named after Siberia’s northernmost city, home of a famous heavy metal smelting complex,…

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February 2015 Compilations

As we insisted in our very own Top 20 for 2014, doom is one of the genres that gained more interest than any other in Canada in recent years (in terms of growth), a phenomenon that follows a solid trend worldwide. Over the years, many artists contributed to this scene,…

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Compilations – 2014 in Retrospect

Hammer Smashed Radio, the cult Ottawa extreme metal radio show, put together a behemoth of a compilation with no less than 26 bands. With no surprises, it includes a majority of bands from the Ottawa-Gatineau area such as Accursed Spawn, Insurrection, Fuck the Facts, Fumigation, Alaskan, Norilsk, Deformatory, Outrage AD…

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