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Kira

A music fan of all genres and in all forms (generally the darker and more disturbing the better), Kira is an eclectic musician as well. A blogger, singer/songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, she has long plundered the darkest depths for the oddest, most disturbing music possible.

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This month, II by Crowhurst, which is sure to be one of the best albums you will hear all year, was released. In addition to penning my thoughts on the album in a separate feature, I had the opportunity to interview Jay about the new release: First, how did the

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Slightly over a year ago, I wrote that Crowhurst was an underground band on the verge of exploding to the forefront of extreme metal. Sitting here today after having had a few weeks time to digest the band’s newest project and mastermind Jay Gambit’s latest foray into the world of

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It Only Gets Worse is a band that has flown under the radar for most, despite a handful of spectacular releases, until the recent release of their full length album Christian Country Home (which CVLT Nation had the honor of debuting the music video for the track ‘Still’ from). The

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The Body is one of my favorite active bands at the moment and has been for the past several years, primarily because of their uncanny ability to completely alter the atmosphere of any setting through their music. The vile aural sickness that they produce is packed with so much dense

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For a genre that prides itself on being as repellent and antagonizing as possible and exists almost exclusively in the underground, there sure is a massive amount of noise out there. So much so, that sifting through it to find the gems can be taxing at times, even for seasoned

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Wrekmeister Harmonies is an avant-doom/drone project grounded and headed by the venerable mastermind composer J.R. Robinson, who creates abysmal soundscapes of pain and disillusionment, and then contracts a bevy of masterful contributors to help him make said visions a reality. In the past, his grandiose works have seen collaborations with the likes

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