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"Get in, Get Fucked and Get out", these are the 7 words that prompted the existence of Viking Skull. Realizing that the 4 years on the road with Raging Speedhorn had temporarily stopped for a well earned break, assorted members of RSH band and Crew faced the very real prospect of the booze drying up for a few months. Roddy Stone, RSH's long time guitar tech reasoned with the rest of Speedhorn, still left in Corby, that all they had to do for the free beer to continue was form a local band and play local clubs. Read more on

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Sunday Slaylist: DesertFest 2012

April 8th, 2012

DesertFest 2012 Sunday Spotify Slaylist Thrash Hits

With all the brouhaha regarding summer outdoor festivals, we somewhat neglected a springtime indoor one that’s taking place on our very doorstep – DesertFest. Today is the third and final day of the first London incarnation of the festival, where more than 50 stoner, doom, spacerock and sludge bands have been giving the foundations of Camden Town a solid shake-up. If – like us – you had to miss this year’s festival, you can at least console yourself with the Spotify Slaylist we’ve made in the festival’s honour.

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Album: Viking Skull – Doom, Gloom, Heartache & Whiskey

November 5th, 2008

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Viking Skull
Doom, Gloom, Heartache & Whiskey
Powerage Records
03 November 2008

by Hugh Platt

While they might’ve started as a joke spin-off band from Corby bruisers, Raging Speedhorn, Viking Skull have long since mutated, growing strong following the patronage of one Bam Margera, and the recruitment of his brother, CKY sticksman Jess Margera, for tub-thumping duties. Doom, Gloom, Heartache & Whiskey, the band’s third album, finds them in as crude health as ever.

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