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Mattia A.

Worshiper of all things dark and brutal. Lover of burritos, humor, and owls.
Send all hate mail, rants and other nonsense to mattia[at]cvltnation[dot]com. Twitter: @Xynobys // Instagram: @blackbloodowl - no fuckin' label or band "submissions" please! Only death is real.

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Italian and European amp-worshippers prepare: TUBE CULT FEST has announced its 10th ANNIVERSARY LINE-UP! Pescara is a small city, yet the most populated of the Abruzzo region on the eastern coast of central Italy. It is the home of great food and of both breathtaking coastal and mountainous sceneries (as both the

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Oakland, CA, will hurt once again, as the raging wrath of 30+ punk and hardcore bands from around the world come to town to pillage the Bay for this year’s Manic Relapse Fest. Not only will there be tons of stages, venues, and sick bands, but get ready to also

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Italy’s grindcore legends CRIPPLE BASTARDS have officially released The Outside World, their anticipated singles collection box set, via F.O.A.D. Records. As previously announced, this monster includes 5 x LPs, 2 x CDs, one lyrics book and one photo book + more! 362 SONGS including a lot of unreleased material! This is the ultimate CRIPPLE BASTARDS singles collection, as it includes

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Italian noise/sludge bastards LaColpa released one of the most bludgeoning and psychotic doom albums of 2017 (familiarize here). Now they’ve released a video for their song “Scars” viewable below in all its horrific glory. Believe us when we say you will be hearing much more from this band in the future.

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On March 30th, Everlasting Spew Records from Italy will release Scars Across, the debut album from Finnish death-doom behemoth CONVOCATION – a brand new and debuting band formed by Marko Neuman of Dark Buddha Rising and by Lauri Laaksonen of Desolate Shrine. What to say? An utter beast! As such today

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Hailing from the always intriguing and ever-changing pool of dark sonic exploration that one can always find thriving and growing in Portland, OR, LOWERED are a dismally dark and bleak death-doom/blackened crust band who’s about to release their harrowingly dense and shapeshifting self-titled debut album through Spain’s Throne Records. With lyrics dealing

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