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This Is Menace

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This Is Menace is a collection of like-minded individuals. No lead singer. No fluffy backing vocals. No radio-friendly, unit-shifting hits. None of the band are dating super-models. None of the band have famous parents. This Is Menace make intense, guitar-driven music. Fight-Club for your ears. A leviathonic noise consortium. Dig It.

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Mark Clayden (Pitchshifter), Jason Bowld (Pitchshifter), Colin Doran (Hundred Reasons) Read more on

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Beard Of The Week 006: Karl Middleton of earthtone9/Blackstorm

May 30th, 2010

This week’s winner of Beard of the Week is interesting because it’s an example of facial hair evolution. The winner’s beard has mutated, developed, and been modified throughout the wearer’s career in music. These are all traits that should be admired in a beard; no matter how mighty your facial hair is, to let your beard-styling stagnate is the mark of a man who grows a beard because he is merely tired of shaving, and not out of recognition of how badass beards actually are.

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