Monthly Archives: October 2014

Interview with DAWNBRINGER


Interview by Jamie Cansdale

First of all I just want to say how much of a pleasure it is to get to interview you. May I ask if you could enlighten our readers as to who Dawnbringer is and what it represents?


Chris:  Hello, thank you very much for the opportunity.  It has been said that Dawnbringer is more of a collective than a band, and maybe this is true.  We’ve only played 9 gigs in almost 20 years and kept a very low profile otherwise.  We don’t write or rehearse together.  Dominated by illusion since the beginning…

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Usnea – Random Cosmic Violence



Relapse Records, 2014

8/10 – Antti Mikonmäki

Portland-based Usnea’s first album came last year, and not much is known of the member’s musical past. They classify their music as Funeral Death Doom, and all these classifications do fit the music, but contemplating this second full-length, I would personally place them more on the experimental Doom or slow Sludge section.

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Evilspell – Necrology


Black Side Records, 2014

8/10 – Antti Mikonmäki

This album starts off with very old Sepultura-like Thrashing, reminding of “Beneath The Remains” and older, but when the excellent Tom Araya imitation of the high scream hit your ears, and the main vocals enter the stage, you cannot but wonder how the hell a vocalist can actually sound like an infernal mixture of young Bruce Dickinson meeting Tom Araya of “Show No Mercy” -era. In a positive way.

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