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Pagan Altar

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Pagan Altar, formed 1976 by Alan and Terry Jones in Brockley, England. Alongside Witchfinder General, they are one of the few NWOBHM bands to play doom metal.

Their gigs were characterised by moody, epic and heavy music interpreted with highly visual stage aspect which accented their interest for occult themes. Pagan Altar's only release from that era was independent, self-released, self-titled cassette which was in later years bootlegged. It was finally officially re-released on Oracle Records in 1998 and titled Volume 1. Read more on Last.fm

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Live: Desertfest – Saturday 27 April 2013

May 6th, 2013

DesertFest 2013 Thrash Hits

We didn’t go to the Friday of Desertfest 2013 because we have jobs and couldn’t get the time off. Yeah, that sucked. Still, it meant Hugh Platt was 50% less “fragrant” than the vast amounts of beards bustling around when he headed up to Camden on Saturday afternoon to get his fill of fuzzed up dirty stoner metal.

Six Things we learned on Day 2 of Desertfest 2013:

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