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God Is An Astronaut

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Ever since forming in 2002, Irish trio God Is An Astronaut has reigned as one of the premier instrumental groups. With their fusion of intense rock instrumentation, ethereal and emotional soundscapes and transfixing melodies, each of the band's prior releases has offered a breath taking sonic journey.

New album ‘Epitaph’ is their ninth and comes a decade and a half into a journey that began with 2002’s ‘The End Of The Beginning’. Niels and Torsten Kinsella Read more on

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Sunday Slaylist: ArcTanGent Festival 2014

August 17th, 2014


It used to be that Reading & Leeds marked the end of the festival calendar. If you still believe that, then you’re living in the past, granddad. There are a whole load of tasty little outdoor festivals that the UK has to offer in the wake of the bloated August Bank Holiday Weekend has to offer – this week we’re turning our attention to the post-rock stylings of Bristol’s ArcTanGent.

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Sunday Slaylist: Beyond The Redshift 2014

April 6th, 2014

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This week’s our Sunday Slaylist is taking a look at Beyond The Redshift, a one-day extravaganza of post-rock and post-metal, taking place at three venues across North London on 10 May 2014. The Forum, The Dome, and the Boston Music Rooms will play host to a variety of acts handpicked by the festival’s headline act and curators, those peerless Swedes Cult of Luna.

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Damnation Festival 2011 adds Godflesh, God Is An Astronaut and Altar Of Plagues to line-up

June 2nd, 2011

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Bloody Hell, Damnation Festival have only gone and snuck out three very interesting line-up additions last night while we were off grilling Download Festival’s head-honcho, Andy Copping (which you’ll get to see next week). Godflesh, God Is An Astronaut and Altar of Plagues? Damnation Festival, you’re spoiling us!

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