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The Sound – ‘From The Lions Mouth’
(Korova, 1981)

In November 1981 after the release of their debut album ‘Jeopardy‘, The Sound released their second one ‘From The Lions Mouth‘. The production took place …

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Kyuss – ‘Welcome To Sky Valley’
(Elektra, 1994)

It was perhaps a quiet nail bomb explosion in rock music in general, although, initially it was not so widespread, not to mention Greece, where …

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The Radio Dept. – ‘Lesser Matters’
(Labrador, 2003)

The Swedish group The Radio Dept. was formed in 1995 by schoolmates Elin Almered and Johan Duncanson. Martin Larsson, Johannes Burström and Lisa Carlberg complete …

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Bathory – ‘Under The Sign Of The Black Mark’
(Under One Flag, 1987)

Quorthon with Bathory gave birth to black metal. I could stop here and say nothing more. But since it has been a long time since …

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The 13th Floor Elevators – The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators
(International Artists, 1966)

The 13th Floor Elevators  were the first band who used the word ‘psychedelic’ in their music. An American rock band from Austin, Texas they emerged …

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Brian Eno – Before And After Science
(Polydor, 1977)

After the first two Roxy Music albums and the collaboration with Robert Fripp on ‘(No Pussyfooting)’ in 1973, Brian Eno was ready to make his …

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Moonspell – The Butterfly Effect
(Century Media, 1999)

It is difficult for me to begin this article and focus on the specific album without making a tribute to Moonspell as a band. Those …

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Apoptygma Berzerk – Harmonizer
(WEA, 2002)

It is the year 2002 on planet Earth, the boundary stone in modern Electronic Body Music (EBM), when visionaire captains launched their ships in sequence, leading the armada in good will to imagine a better …

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Queensrÿche – Operation: Mindcrime
(EMI – Manhattan Records, 1988)

This album is so difficult to discuss. It’s so perfect, that is really hard to even try to describe it. In my opinion, it should …

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Joy Division – Closer
(Factory, 1980)

18 July 1980: 43:59 minutes of music that changed everything. Only 4 years after their formation, Joy Division recorded their second release ‘Closer’, following ‘Unknown …

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