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Teddie Taylor

Teddie currently resides in the swamp that is New Orleans. She writes about music, photographs musicians and sends apologies in advance for her head blocking your view at a show. Follow her on Instagram @teddiestaylor.

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Space Cadaver‘s name perfectly describes their music: atmospheric, primal, infinite and deadly. The New Orleans-based trio entices listeners with delicate intros that, in an instant, transform into a hurricane of guttural vocals and explosive drums and guitars. Their atmospheric sludge is a fitting soundtrack for the blatant contrasts that exist

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The last date of The Friendship Tour was a holy event. Quite literally, Cloud Rat, Moloch, False and Thou played beneath the stained glass of the New Orleans First Unitarian Church. Cloud Rat’s vocalist Madison said she wouldn’t want to tour with anyone else – “except maybe Kate Bush.” Inside jokes

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Mike Scheidt’s return to the stage at Northwest Terror Fest last month was a seemingly long-awaited event for YOB fans. Nearly five months after a sudden, emergency hospitalization followed by a live-saving surgery earlier in the year, Scheidt was eagerly preparing to once again play to a sold-out Seattle crowd.

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Uada exists in a state of obscurity shrouded by fog and clad in black leather as one faceless entity. While their silhouetted live shows are certainly eye-catching, their monochromatic mystery allows the senses to focus entirely on the sound of the raw shrieks, crisp and melodic riffs and reworked influences

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Goatwhore needs no introduction. For 20 years, they have stood at the helm of the American extreme metal scene and put forth album after album of marvelously blistering blackness. Their latest release, Vengeful Ascension, is the band at its most adventurous, divisive and focused. We talked to vocalist Ben Falgoust about

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North Carolina is home to an impressive roster of metal groups: Buzzoven, Corrosion of Conformity, Weedeater…and Young And In The Way. Slightly departing from the sludge of the South, they present a feral blend of hardcore and black metal that is powerful, intimidating and utterly unignorable. YAITW crush in every

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