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BRENNER & MOLENAAR: Uninvited Savior – House of Prog

“There are deep and dark notes which make me think of a foghorn crying out a warning, yet against that there is a distant melody which makes me think of a fairground luring unwary children to a doom they can … Continue reading

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OXX: The Skeleton is Just a Coat Hanger; These Are the Black Strings That Make You Dance (2019) – House of Prog

“We are talking about truly progressing music as opposed to regurgitating Genesis. Massively complex musical threads and time signatures have been woven together to create something powerful which never loses its edge, just like Damascus steel. […] It is intense, … Continue reading

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Review: EL DRUGSTORE’s The Golden Age of Bad Ideas – Black Insect Laughter

“Early Mastodon meet the Cardiacs doing Botch cover numbers is probably the nearest I can get to a quick description and even then I am falling short of the mark. This is head-fuck music of the highest order […] Like … Continue reading

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OXX: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Labyrinth” Video By Danish Hardcore/Grind Outfit; Band Embarks On First US Tour Next Week – Earsplit Compound

Aarhus, Denmark-based avant-hardcore act OXX presents a video their belligerent new LP, The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, following its release through Nefarious Industries in August. The new video for the track “Labyrinth” … Continue reading

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OXX: The Skeleton is Just a Coat Hanger; These Are the Black Strings That Make You Dance – ninehertz

“DEP, Botch, Rolo Tomassi – there are reminders of all the common pointers, but the tech-y elements are brightly jaunty, and come packaged with a really heavy approach. […] like a sludge The Armed, on at twice speed, and as … Continue reading

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OXX: New Album By Danish Avant-Hardcore Act Streaming At Captured Howls; LP Sees Nefarious Industries Release Friday + US Tour Dates Announced – Earsplit Compound

This Friday, Nefarious Industries releases The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, the decimating new LP by Aarhus, Denmark’s avant-hardcore crew, OXX. Ahead of its release, Captured Howls is now streaming the entire … Continue reading

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OXX: The Skeleton Is Just A Coathanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance – Everything Is Noise

“OXX has not only made a record called The Skeleton Is Just A Coathanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, which is a feat in itself, they also managed to make it uncompromisingly unique… weird melodies, nail-biting … Continue reading

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Bathe In The Caustic Storm Of OXX’s Brand New Utterly Insane Avant-garde Hardcore – Captured Howls

“There’s not any clear way to overstate how off-the-walls insane the new record from Denmark’s avant-garde hardcore crew OXX really is. Called The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, the seven … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Oxx Rock Out With Some Seriously Unstable Hardcore On “Screwdriver Hymn” – Heavy Blog Is Heavy

“Pay attention, idiot… “Screwdriver Hymn” has a floor-scraping bass riff that the guitars lurch alongside, flirting with math-rock guitar noodling and chaotic, dissonant hardcore scrapes that fans of KEN mode and GAZA will enjoy, just as much as the fans … Continue reading

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OXX: Heavy Blog Is Heavy Delivers “Screwdriver Hymn” By Danish Avant-Hardcore Act As New LP Nears Nefarious Industries Release – Earsplit Compound

[photo by Nikolaj Bransholm] Heavy Blog Is Heavy is hosting a stream of “Screwdriver Hymn,” a whiplashing new single from Aarhus, Denmark-based avant-hardcore outfit OXX, and their impending new LP, The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings … Continue reading

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