Kingbathmat – Overcoming the Monster – 2013 – Review by Brad Birzer

John Kingbathmat Bassett: Acoustic News

A note this morning from the mighty John, regarding the forthcoming acoustic album.  Enjoy. ***   “Parasomnia Acoustic Looping Version” Heres a 7 minute live acoustic version of “Parasomnia” from “Overcoming The Monster”, first time out using a Looping Pedal. The John Bassett acoustic album is nearly finished musically, just the album artwork and the …

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Slaying Evil: Kingbathmat Overcomes the Monster

Tomorrow (or, for those of you not in the western hemisphere, today), Kingbathmat releases its seventh album, OVERCOMING THE MONSTER.  Reviewing CDs has its privileges (many, actually), and one of the best is the early arrival of review copies.  I don’t want to sound like a gnostic in some mystery cult, but there is something …

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Released Today: New John Bassett EP

“Live From The Byre” New John Bassett EP is released today! You can hear it/get it now at Its a 4 track EP, recorded in a derelict byre (cowshed) in County Sligo Ireland. It was recorded in one take using 3 microphones, 1 for vocals, 1 for guitar and 1 for ambient sounds such as the …

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Arcade Messiah III: Now Streaming

ALBUM PREMIERE: Arcade Messiah dish out a dose of instrumental perfection with “III” Sludglord Blog are exclusively premiering the Full Album Stream of Arcade Messiah ahead of tomorrows release date, Arcade Messiah III is released on November 25th Arcade Messiah III Album Preorder – John Bassett the singer, songwriter and producer of UK Progressive Metal Band KingBathmat) has …

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