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Sic Asylum Album Review Gives Spirits of the Dead a 9/10

Sic Asylum Gives Spirits of the Dead "Rumours of a Presence" 9/10   "It’s safe to say that Spirits of the Dead are Norway’s best kept secret....With Rumours Of A Presence it is impossible to classify Spirits of the Dead as any one genre of music or any particular band.  I was asked to describe them last night and was left completely dumbfounded.  After much thought, the best that I could do was say Mastodon meets Pink Floyd, Rush, Black Sabbath, Queens of the Stone Age, … [Read more...]

Anvil and Spirits of the Dead on WEOS “Metallic Onslaught” This Week

Spirits of the Dead and Anvil on WEOS Metallic Onslaught For the week of July 01, 2013 ADDS Autopsy Newsted Orphaned Land Huntress Ivanhoe SPINS Scorpion Child - Salvation Slave Activator - ...the Whole Fuckin' Village Into The Flood - Eye For An Eye Orphaned Land - Let The Truce Be Known The Lone Tree In The Woods That Liked Us All - Realizing What Is Possible Newsted - Long Time Dead Autopsy - Running From The Goathead Every Knee Shall Bow - Slayers Of … [Read more...]

New And Noteworthy: Spirits Of The Dead ‘Rumours Of A Presence’ Featured on iTunes Metal Homepage!

Order Spirits Of The Dead 'Rumours Of A Presence' on iTunes! "Rumours of a Presence" digs deeper and goes to even more profound places than the band has ever been before. Recorded in remote districts of Norway, this grand record lingers on the big questions: Life, Death and the Sea. Well, to be honest...Death and the Sea, really. … [Read more...]

MetalSucks Completely Unreadable Band Logo of the Week Contest: Win a Spirits of the Dead Double Amber Colored Vinyl + T-Shirt!

Win a Spirits of the Dead Double Amber Colored Vinyl + T-Shirt in MetalSucks Completely Unreadable Band Logo of the Week Contest! To win, identify the name of the band whose logo appears below, then fill out the form on MetalSucks with your guess and your name and address. From everyone who gets it right, they’ll randomly select one winner, and announce his or name next week. Think you know the answer? Head to MetalSucks to enter to win!     … [Read more...]

About Heavy Metal Reviews Spirits of the Dead

About.com Heavy Metal Album Review: Spirits of the Dead   "With the flow of a long drag on a sensimilla roach, drummer Geir Thorstensen and bassist Kristen Hultgren hypnotically anchor this nickelbag collection. Historically accurate lo-fi production crystalizes the eight sugar cubes of stoner- jam dreamscapes." - About.com Heavy Metal Read the full review HERE … [Read more...]

Revolver Exclusive Album Premiere: Spirits of the Dead — Rumours of a Presence

Listen to the New Spirits Of The Dead 'Rumours Of A Presence' on Revolver 'Now it’s 2013, and Spirits of the Dead are about to raise the stakes. Rumours of a Presence digs deeper and goes to even more profound places than the band has ever been before. Recorded in remote districts of Norway, this grand record lingers on the big questions: life, death and the sea. Well, to be honest … death and the sea.' Click HERE to listen to the album … [Read more...]

Spirits of the Dead Featured on MetalSucks ‘Shit That Comes Out Today’

Spirits of the Dead 'Rumours of a Presence' on MetalSucks 'Shit That Comes Out Today'   Happy Release Day to Spirits of the Dead! MetalSucks seems just as excited as we are - check out what they had to say about 'Rumours of a Presence' on this week's 'Shit That Comes Out Today'  --- "Crunchier than Captian Crunch’s sugarcoated corpse. And when so much crunch meets stoner-groove bar rock, it’s a recipe for fucking greatness. So I absolutely adore Rumors. It’s slow and … [Read more...]

NEW RELEASES! Scott Lucas & The Married Men, Eklipse And Spirits Of The Dead Out Today!

Order The End's New Releases Today! Scott Lucas & The Married Men 'Cruel Summer EP' Eklipse 'A Night In Strings' Spirits Of The Dead 'Rumours Of A Presence'   … [Read more...]

This Week on WORT-FM Mosh Pit: Anvil and Spirits of the Dead

Anvil and Spirits of the Dead on WORT-FM Mosh Pit This Week   Current Release Spins (Alphabetical) ================================================= Artist Song Disk Label   Amon Amarth As Loke Falls Deceiver of the Gods Metal Blade Records Anvil Call Of Duty Hope in Hell THE END Better Left Unsaid Mr. Dark Better Left Unsaid Epochal Black Dahlia Murder Goat of Departure Everblack Metal Blade Black Sabbath End Of The … [Read more...]

Spirits Of The Dead Exclusive Song Stream: “Oceanus” on Gun Shy Assassin

Listen to the exclusive Spirits Of The Dead 'Oceanus' on Gun Shy Assassin! 'Rumours of a Presence is said to be a profound record, and centers around death and the sea, a press release says. I don’t know about all of that, but I can tell you the following song put me in a righteous mood this afternoon. Really, if you dig prog rock at all, you’re gonna love this. It’s mellow, not metal. And if you can appreciate it, I think it is time you embraced hip-hop fully. Rumours of a … [Read more...]

Spirits of the Dead ‘Rumours of a Presence’ is Roadburn’s Album of the Day!

Roadburn's Album of the Day: Spirits of the Dead 'Rumours of a Presence'   Roadburn explain why they chose Spirits of the Dead 'Rumours of a Presence' as their Album of the Day: "Images of Pink Floyd & Van Der Graaf Generator pop up on tracks such as ‘Dance of the Dead’ and the title cut, thanks to some yearning vocals and layers of guitar and keyboard effects, but for the most part there’s a spooky, often times doomy vibe going on here, that when combined with the … [Read more...]

Eklipse, Anvil, Spirits of the Dead this week on WEOS The Metallic Onslaught

Spirits of the Dead, Eklipse, and Anvil on WEOS Metallic Onslaught For the week of June 24, 2013 ADDS Dio Scorpion Child Havok August Burns Red Eklipse Fejd Fight Or Flight SPINS Dio - Fever Dreams Queens Of The Stone Age - I Sat By The Ocean Jorn - I Came To Rock Moon Curse - Black Elk Metallica - Trapped Under Ice Havok - Worse Than War Darkane - Collapse Of Illusions Brutus - Square Headed Dog Amon Amarth - We Shall Destroy Kalmah - Pikemaster Extol - … [Read more...]