Mattia A.
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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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This insane video just surfaced of KNELT ROTE ripping up the stage at the Nuclear War Now! Fest in Berlin on November 9, 2012. I am not sure how it surfaced only now, but it’s an incredibly crisp and indisputable document of this band’s sheer immensity and implausible destructiveness. I’m

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Edmonton, Canada’s Rites Of Thy Degringolade, active since 1997 no less, are another band that I discovered only recently upon causally stumbling upon their recent live reappearances (2016 California Deathfest first, last year’s Covenant Festival again), and if I’m here writing about them and their new album today, you may have

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Pacific North West blackened doom-folk unit Isenordal, and Oakland CA-based cosmic black metal heathens Void Omnia prepare to release a 12″ split in the next few days, and the effort is steeped with some of the best output seen from both bands to this point. Seattle’s Isenordal pack in a staggering fifteen minutes

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If ever there was a point in history that demanded angry, scathing, blackened music, then this is it. The world of 2018 is more than ready for the blistering arrival of Dutch purveyors of doomed psychosis THE FLESH. The band are formed by members from Herder, Verwoed and Blood Diamond

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Italian dystopian noisecore bruisers Northwoods return with their incinerating debut album Wasteland once again summoning bleak visions of post-industrial collapse, of societal erosion and of environmental downfall, and worshipping straight at the altar of early 00′ s Hydrahead legends like Botch, Cave In, and Converge, as well as of Swedish

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On June 1 2018 Seattle WA-based ethereal black doom collective ISENORDAL will release their new album Spectral Embrace. While the staple meditative and mournful elements of their black/doom sound remain, with this work the band take somewhat of an “unplugged” approach to the craft, using acoustic guitars, violas, cellos and chanted vocals

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