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DylanD

Originally from Riverside California, I now live in Flagstaff Arizona where I am graduate student at Northern Arizona University. One day I was on facebook and cvlt nation posted a status about wanting some new writers so I sent them some ideas and here I am. \m/

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Last year CVLT Nation had the pleasure of attending Sound and Fury’s return to LA, and boy, was it one hell of a good time. For those that don’t know, Sound and Fury 2017 is rapidly approaching and well, we just wouldn’t be doing our jobs if we didn’t offer you

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Death MetalFeaturedFeaturesFilmFull SetsGrindcoreMusicStreaming

Sometimes after just getting fired from your job as a fourth grade teacher, you have to sit back, relax, and seek out the nastiest motherfucking death metal/power violence/grind band you can find while you plan your revenge. Maybe that was too personal; whatever, deal with it. Also, in case anyone

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FeaturedHardcoreMusicReviews

Oftentimes it seems as though punk, hardcore, metal, grind, and all the sub-genres affiliated with them get written off as being music for people who suck at their instruments. Obviously, this is not the case (just listen to literally any Converge record), and anyone who actually thinks that way has

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FeaturedMusicNoise RockRaw PunkReviews

The rise of right-wing neo-fascist governments has made it quite difficult to see the positive side of things lately. However, if there’s one aspect of life that comes in clutch when fascist pigs have you feeling down, it’s music. I’m not ashamed to admit I’ve been overindulging in old Aus

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ArtFeaturedHardcoreMusicPhotography

There’s no other way to put it: covering a festival is weird and if you’ve ever been to one music festival, you’ve pretty much been to all of them. Sure, demographics and genres vary, but every festival contains universally predictable traits. People get fucked up, bands play, and you take pics

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FeaturedHardcoreMusicReviews

When I was in college, I met a girl. Not just any girl mind you, but the kind that every punk/hardcore kid dreams of meeting during those ever-so-awkward years your parents refer to as “higher education.” She wore all black, had more tattoos than a Russian prison inmate, and regularly

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