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Spyros Stasis

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Spyros Stasis's last content update – July 17, 2017, 5:55 p.m.

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John Frum

A Stirring in the Noos, 2017

7.4 / 10

Technicality in death metal is a very common treat, and it has been present within the genre since its beginnings. Through time this idea has evolved, moving from the likes ...

Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones - Astrild Astrild album cover

Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones

Astrild Astrild, 2017

8.3 / 10

At some point in the '90s a strange scene begun to form, spawning from the adventurous nature of Gore and their follow-up project Bohren & der Club of Gore and expanded by the likes ...

She Spread Sorrow - Mine album cover

She Spread Sorrow

Mine, 2017

7.6 / 10

Alice Kundalini is releasing the second album under the She Spread Sorrow monikier, following the her debut full-length, Rumspringa. Forged in the death industrial heritage of Cold Spring records, she continues ...

Jessica Moss - Pools of Light album cover

Jessica Moss

Pools of Light, 2017

7.7 / 10

Jessica Moss is a prominent member of the Canadian experimental scene, most known for her participation in the Thee Silver Mt. Zion Orchestra & Tra-La-La-Band collective, as well as being ...

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Amirtha Kidambi

One Question Interviews Amirtha Kidambi

Posted July 12, 2017, 9:07 p.m.

Amirtha Kidambi SPB: Your new album features a fair deal of spiritual themes, for instance the themes of creation, destruction, rebirth and repetition. Do you feel that themes from your ...

Brain Tentacles

One Question Interviews Brain Tentacles

Posted July 11, 2017, 6:16 p.m.

Bruce Lamont (Brain Tentacles) SBP: You have a dense and complex sound, heavily featuring jazz influences and an extreme metal basis. Since you are all heavily involved in the more ...

Street Sects

One Question Interviews Street Sects

Posted July 5, 2017, 8:05 p.m.

Leo Ashline (Street Sects) SPB: There is a fair amount of your new album that was written focusing on the subject of addiction, which stemmed also from personal experiences. Do ...

Okkyung Lee

One Question Interviews Okkyung Lee

Posted May 23, 2017, 9:01 p.m.

Okkyung Lee SPB: You have a classical background in your musical upbringing, but moved further and further into the experimental scene when you moved to the US. What was it ...

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SPB Exclusive: Nick Millevoi "Just For A Moment, I Stood There In Silence"

Videos SPB Exclusive: Nick Millevoi "Just For A Moment, I Stood There In Silence"

Posted July 5, 2016, 3:39 a.m.

Scene Point Blank is excited to premiere the video from math-rock guitarist Nick Millevoi's new album, Desertion. The amazing “Just For A Moment, I Stood There In Silence” directed ...


Nick Millevoi is probably best known for his work in the insane experimental math rock band, Many Arms, whose latest collaboration with Toshimaru Nakamura was simply brilliant. His personal project however takes on a different route. With his solo album, Desertion, which came out May 20th, Millevoi bridges the gap between the works of Neil Young with Crazy Horse, and the late '60s New York free-jazz scene. That does not mean that Millevoi leaves behind his technical and experimental self, and with a line-up that includes fellow Many Arms member Johnny DeBlase, John Zorn collaborator Jamie Saft and Secret Chiefs 3 member Ches Smith, this aspect is highlighted through the record.

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Infera Bruo releash teaser video for upcoming album

Records Infera Bruo releash teaser video for upcoming album

Posted May 21, 2015, 5:39 p.m.

US progressive black metal band Infera Bruo have released a teaser video on Youtube with excerpts from their upcoming album In Conjuration. The follow up to their previous album, Desolate ...

In the meantime you can check a previous interview with the band here.

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Mamiffer US Tour

Tours Mamiffer US Tour

Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 3:56 p.m.

Following the release of their newest album, Statu Nascendi, Mamiffer are preparing for US tour. The first part of the tour will find them performing alongside Russian Circles, while the ...

With Russian Circles (10th anniversary tour):
 
01/20/15 Seattle, WA @ Neumos
01/21/15 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
01/23/15 San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
01/24/15 Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
01/25/15 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
 
With Jon Mueller and William Fowler Collins:
 
02/02/15 Albuquerque, NM @ Spirit Abuse (with Raven Chacon) *
02/03/15 Tempe, AZ @ 51 West (with GOG) *
02/05/15 Los Angeles, CA @ TBA *
02/06/15 Oakland, CA @ Life Changing Ministries *
02/07/15 Chico, CA @ Orange St. Art Studios
02/09/15 Portland, OR (with Daniel Menche) @TBA
02/10/15 Anacortes, WA @ The Buisness
02/11/15 Vancouver, BC @ The Rattle
 
* with William Fowler Collins

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Black Breath Preparing for Third Full-Length

Records Black Breath Preparing for Third Full-Length

Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 6:13 p.m.

Following their two previous full-lengths, Heavy Breathing and Sentenced to Life, the Seattle extreme metal/crust band is preparing to go into the studio to record their third album.

The band will collaborate with Kurt Ballou of GodCity studios for the third time and the album will be released through Southern Lord Recordings. The band expects the recording process to begin in the end of November and run until mid-December.
In the meantime, Black Breath will be giving a live perfomance in Brooklyn:
12/14/2014 Saint Vitus Bar - Brooklyn, NY

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Blind Idiot God: A Retrospective

Posted March 4, 2015, 4:15 p.m. by Spyros Stasis

Now that was a band that I did not really think I would hear from again. Named after the description of the Elder God, Azathoth, in H.P. Lovecraft’s cosmos, this ...

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