Japan’s powerviolence sadists FRIENDSHIP have a new album set to be unleashed on the world tomorrow via the always spot-on Sentient Ruin Laboratories. I&II is an underworldly audio punishment – this band has no mercy in its campaign of sonic terror. Listen to our full stream of I&II below and make
The Beatles’ performance at Budokan Hall in 1966 caused a Japanese teen sensation. Nearly overnight, teens would change the way bands were formed, how popular music was played, and how these bands were idolized. This new sound would come to be known as Group Sounds (GS) and would lead to the creation
Some years ago, we all mourned the passing of an amazing band we all loved: the Bay Area-based black/thrash band Dead Mean. R.I.P…. If you missed this incredible band, check out our old features we did on them here and here, and you can also check out their only publicly available release,
by DARIEN CAVANAUGH via Defiant When alt-right poster boy Richard Spencer’s face ended up on the receiving end of the punch memed around the world on Inauguration Day, it raised questions among liberals and leftists about the role of violence in politics. The debate quickly intensified following reports that an
Valentine’s Day is pretty much a crock of shit, made up holiday. While the sentiment of honoring your loved ones/partners is admirable, it’s more about making a shitload of money for companies like Hallmark, who then use their profits to contribute to Republican candidates, who in turn support anti-abortion legislation.
The Black Metal Antiquarium page is a treasure-trove of images of the darkest days of dark music – when Quorthon was glam and the forefathers of today’s most kvlt just had their voices drop. Anyone who’s a fan of black metal will enjoy the daily offerings brought to the altar of Satan
Words by Adam Murray / Photos by Diana Lungu Satanic Hispanics. Stoners. Beard & Beer bros. Veteranos. Mystics. Maniaxe. Grinders. They were all there on Dia de Los Metaleros. Downtown L.A. smelled like syrupy piss and the clouds hung low over the Regent Theatre. The 2nd edition of the Show Your