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POLL: Finland is exporting a TV show where rock stars invade your house, do some DIY, and fix your miserable lives. Which rock star do you want it to be?

October 15th, 2012

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Okay, so last week we gave you some advice about how to spruce up your shabby home – but what if you live in an absolute pit of squalor? What if your wretched hovel is so far gone that even the artwork of Valient Himself won’t sort it out? Well, if a Finnish TV production company gets their way, you might be lucky enough to get a local rock star to come round, smash your place up, then help rebuild it in an altogether snazzier and sharper style.

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Live & Photos: One Unique Signal, Shapes + Bastions @ London Bermondsey Biscuit Factory – 04 June 2012

June 20th, 2012

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Before Download Festival all kicked off, we headed down to an old Biscuit Factory in South London to watch a bunch of experimental hardcore bands in a handmade wooden box. This is what we do for fun around here. Hugh Platt took care of the words; Shaziya Niamh was in charge of the photos.

Six things we learned from watching experimental hardcore in an old Biscuit Factory in South London:

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Help The Armed to keep recording and therefore continue to be awesome

March 22nd, 2012

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If you’ve been reading Thrash Hits for any length of time now, you’ll know we’ve got a lot of time for The Armed. In case you’re new to these parts, The Armed are DIY-as-fuck, Detroit-based, DEP-associated badasses, who put out all of their releases for free download. Well, DIY is all good, and giving away ALL your music for free is even better, but it doesn’t exactly pay the bills when it comes to recording new material. Which is why The Armed need your help.

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Album: Cyclamen – Senjyu

November 10th, 2010

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Cyclamen
Senjyu
Realising Records
25 October 2010

by Tomas Doyle

Cyclamen are nothing if not proof that the standard template of what constitutes a band is something which is being slowly eroded. Advances in technology, home recording equipment and the power of the INTERNET (have you heard about it? it’s brillopads!) has meant that lunatics like Cyclamen mastermind, Hayato Imanishi, can spirit entire albums out of thin air without so much as a visit to a pro recording studio or practice room.

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