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DEVOUT RCRDS in Portland, OR is a business that’s very dear to our hearts at CVLT Nation. Not only because the people who run it are humans we consider friends and kindred spirits, but also because what they do is aligned with our values of supporting the creative output of

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Denver is bursting at the seams with some of the most talented and HEAVY bands around. Within that element, many of the artists are versed in other outlets, imbuing the city with a diverse, ever expanding and developing, underground. One of these artists is Alvino Salcedo, well known as the

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The Oration Festival stands for the rise of the Icelandic black metal scene, which has made a name for itself in recent years. For the third and last time the special event took place in Iceland’s capital Reykjavik. In two locations, Oration Records and Studio Emissary presented 19 bands on

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How the youth culture mutated and spread across the borders of the conservative state Pinched from Dazed Digital In 1978, the Turkish rock musician Tünay Akdeniz informed the country’s press – to subsequent horror – that his band were “punk rock.” Akdeniz was mostly sporting a bad boy image to push

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As most of you know, the new HARM’S WAY album Posthuman is the best hardcore record so far this year and most likely will end the year in said spot. The band have been on a nationwide tour in support of this kick ass record, and one of our favorite photographers Sam

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Cardiff is the capital of Wales (UK), and although a small city by most standards, it is a metropolis crammed full of heart and passion. It’s quite unique for a variety of reasons: its inner city castle and National Stadium make it a hugely exciting city for tourists, and the

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