Marika Z.
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Marika Z.

Writer of darkness, cello player, addicted to popcorn. Animals are better than humans. Nature is the most powerful thing. Music is my safe place.
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HardcoreInterviews

Known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in hardcore and modern metal history, apocalyptic heavy music icons INTEGRITY formed in Cleveland in 1988 primarily as an outlet for the philosophical and spiritual musings of vocalist Dwid Hellion. With an intense sound that melds together high-velocity hardcore punk, heavy

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Black MetalGrindcoreInterviewsTour Dates

Venice Hardcore Fest is one of the biggest underground festivals in Italy. This year the line-up was insane with so many different bands from all around the world. One of them was THE SECRET. Originally from northeast Italy, THE SECRET signed with Southern Lord Records, and recorded at Kurt Ballou’s

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DoomFeaturedInterviews

Standing at a crossroads of light and dark, CHRCH create epic, lengthy songs, with a massive low end, and a supernatural vocal presence, in a perfect blend of height and depth. CHRCH has been hard at work crafting their particular sound since 2013. There is no image or gimmick to uphold, only the

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Avant GardeInterviewsNoise

Absolutely no one makes music like The Body.
 With each release, the duo of Lee Buford and Chip 
King continue to defy the constraints of what it
means to be a “heavy” band, seamlessly combining
composition or production approaches from hip hop,
 pop, classical, as well as rock and electronica resulting 
in a rich

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FeaturedHardcoreStreaming

After their split with the American hardcore/grind band False Light in 2016, the Italian DISCOMFORT are back with Fear, their new album out on April 27th via Epidemic Records. Fear is a roaring beast with ten heads of shredding riffs, harsh vocals and devastating drums. Taking inspiration from the most savage aspects of

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GrindcoreHardcoreInterviewsTour Dates

In certain circles, FULL OF HELL needs no introduction. This young band has made a name for themselves in a short amount of time, racking up a prolific touring and release history while exploring a gamut of sounds within the spectrum of extreme and avante garde music. Formed in 2009,

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