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There are several artists under this name (none of which are to be confused with The Secrets):

1. From the conclusion of From the Dying Sky, The Secret was born in Trieste, Italy in 2003. Their sound "combines elements of hardcore, noise, metal, and post rock to create a dark, heavy yet dynamic sound topped by the noir and cryptic atmospheres of the lyrics." The Secret's music is a "complex and intense stream of consciousness which drives the listener through unexpected soundscapes. Read more on

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Sunday Slaylist: Temples Festival 2014

March 9th, 2014

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This week, the magnificent Temples Festival sold out of weekend tickets. For a new festival to do this in their opening year is pretty damn impressive, and speaks volumes for just how strong Temples Festival’s line-up curation has been. It also makes for a goddamn murderously good Sunday Slaylist.

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Live: Deafheaven, The Secret + Consumer Electronics @ London Borderline – 09 May 2013

May 13th, 2013

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When is a hipster black metal band not a hipster black metal band? No, this isn’t an elaborate setup to a very specific gag that will only appeal to a tiny minority of Deafheaven’s fanbase – it’s a legit question. We sent Ollie Connors along to review the band’s London show in search of answers.

6 things we learned watching Deafheaven in London…

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Live: Converge + Touche Amore @ London Koko – 25 November 2012

January 4th, 2013

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After over two decades as a band, Converge are headlining Koko in Camden, London and they’ve filled the place. This is some feat. In 2012, the Boston metalcore pioneers released what has been heralded as some as their finest album to date. It was our 2012 Album of the Year. However, having become accustomed to seeing Converge up close and personal in smaller, sweatier venues, how would they (and we) fare in Camden Palace?

Six things we learnt when Converge came to London…

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