Wil Cifer
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Wil Cifer

Wil spouts his thoughts and theories on metal / goth/ post-punk/ and darker indie rock on blogs like Abysmal Hymns,No Clean Singing, Geekinthings, Treblezine etc...
Father of 6 year old a six year daughter London, He is very passionate about horror movies, comic books, the occult and Morrissey , though David Bowie will live on in his heart forever

FeaturedIndustrialPost-Punk

Music is my drug. I now creep through Bandcamp pages and promos sitting in my inbox looking for this high. Most fail to recall the euphoria of the first time finding a band that connected to their inner being. It does happen from time to time. This time, by way

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Death RockIndustrialMixtapesMusicPost-Punk

Here is the third annual instalment of my Halloween playlist. Perhaps it’s the fact I am off my meds, but haven’t been feeling an extra spark of darkness so far this October. Normally, it at least feels like the rest of the world is finally on the same page as

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CvltureFeaturedSocial Justice

In the Taste the Void articles, we looked at various drugs or addictions. Now we are going to look at the sometimes tragic end game some of them lead to. If you have read the other articles, you might know these are not the views or beliefs of CVLT Nation

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Black MetalMusicReviews

Ever wonder why certain genres seem to flow from particular geographic regions? It goes beyond scenes and bandwagons – it the vibrations of the earth. Music, being a series of vibrational frequencies, is sensitive to these ley lines in the earth. Musicians who are particularly attuned to themselves and their

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FeaturedMusicPost-Punkshoegaze

Here’s one of the best post-punk albums you haven’t heard. The Russian band TRIØXIN released Огни back in February with minimal buzz. Shame on me for sitting on this secret for so long, but here you go. The album is comprised of so many weird elements from other genres that

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ClothingCvltureFeaturedHistory

 After dropping in on the Southeast Leatherfest, I found myself pondering the future of BDSM. It’s not going anywhere. It taps into something deeper in the human psyche, so that will certainly always exist in my lifetime, no matter who the powers that be are. These thoughts went more towards

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