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June 2012

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FeaturesMixtapesMusic

CVLT Nation is stoked to release Sonic Cathedrals Vol. LXIV Curated by Mournful Congregation today! It’s cool that our writer and supernatural photographer T. Terrorist reached out to Adrian Bickle of Mournful Congregation to select songs for this awesome mixtape. Below read what he has to say about these tunes,

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MusicReviewsSludge

Review source Sludgelord The Lion’s Daughter is a Hardcore/Sludge Metal Band from St Louis, MO, USA The Lion’s Daughter are a fast and furious Hardcore/Sludge Metal Band with a great social conscience attached to their music. They have featured on the blog before with their awesome split with Fister. Well

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GrindcoreHardcoreMusicPower ViolenceReviews

To Live A Lie Records never really take a break, right? Consistently releasing interesting grindcore and powerviolence records every year, TLAL tend not to put a foot wrong. With Magrudergrind, Agathocles and Pretty Little Flower amongst their releases down through the years, it’s hard to argue otherwise. One of their

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80s HardcoreApocalyptic BluesAvant GardeMusic

Divorce The Heroes of Glasgow “Nae Wave”? Unholy Noise Rock terrorists? Post Punk gone Metal? But not metal. But definitely channelling a recurrent theme in metal. Guitars and drums that work like whirring machinery, grinding gears and pumping pistons deep inside of some infernal machine. Imagine if a band like

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Art

Story source Profane Existence Stimulator

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Death MetalMusic

Review Source FOREVERCURSED Label Kuunpalvelus Venus Star is another curious project coming straight from the darkest side of Circle of Ouroborus member and incredible musician Atvar. I must confess I’m not the biggest COO fan, but Venus Star is a totally different beast. It’s not as weird as COO, Venus

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ArtAvant GardeMixed Media

Story Source BoingBoing Written by Klint Finley You don’t play the ANS synthesizer with a keyboard. Instead you etch images onto glass sheets covered in black putty and feed them into a machine that shines light through the etchings, trigging a wide range of tones. Etchings made low on the

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Black MetalCVLTDoomMusic

Summer has always been the most conflicting season of the year for me – on one hand, the environment I grew up in for the majority of my life had been unbearable in extreme temperatures during this time of year. On the other hand, summer was and still is an

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Death RockFeaturesMixtapesMusic

The first “Deathrock 2012” mixtape (which is here) was so popular I thought we’d do it again! Included here are some new bands I overlooked last time (The Now Dead, Funeral Parade, Population), some different tracks by bands already featured (Crimson Scarlet, Arctic Flowers, Cemetery), and, still continuing with the

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Music

Steve from Embers interviews Davide from Iconoclast Records. Read Embers interview with Claudio from Iconoclast HERE… Steve: Tell me about the first label you ever did? Davide: It was mainly a distribution of records and political stuff, books and info-sheets. I have been an activist for most of my life.

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Grindcore

Review source Operation Grindcore If you are a well-versed grindcore fan, stumbling upon a split between two bands called “Powercup” and “Pizza Hi-Five”, respectably, should immediately make you turn away. If you’re judging by first impressions alone, there’s no way this split could be anything but hilariously awful. However, if

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Death MetalMusicReviews

Ectovoid was formed in Birmingham, Alabama in the United States as a trio in autumn of 2010 from the ashes of a couple of other projects. The band’s first demo, “Breathing Blackness”, was recorded in December of that year and self-released on CD-R in March of 2011. By winter of

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