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The Obsessed Live at Siberia Text & Photos: Nathan Tucker “Man, this place is gonna be packed tonight,” Dave Shermen, bassist for The Obsessed, shared with me moments before Siberia opened its’ doors for the night’s show. The way I viewed Dave’s comment wasn’t as an act of boasting, but a humbling statement

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I enjoyed POWER TRIP live back in the day, but it was not until I saw them headline a Modified Ghost Fest show in Vancouver that I realized how fucking off the chain they were! When I saw this spot-on full set of theirs from their most recent London show, I knew

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I survived my first Have a Good Laugh fest that just took place in Vancouver, BC from June 9th – 12th. To say that it was a success would be an understatement, because to me it was a triumph on all levels! The amount of positive energy that surrounded this fest was un-freaking-real.

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There is a very interesting story behind the origin of the Killekill record label. Originally the Killekill project, based in Berlin, used to host a weekly club night at Berghain Kantine, featuring experimental electronic producers and visual artists, among more. The hype for those nights must have been quite high,

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Sheidim’s new album Shrines of the Void hits the streets on June 24th, and will be released via both Dark Descent Records // Me Saco Un Ojo Records. What does this band sound like? They sound like a raging sea of pure hate that has the power to rip away

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Unholy Triple Fuck! Spit in the face of everything that I hate – the new music from Ecferus is sick as FUCK! This human is on a roll, and is fast becoming an important part of the USBM scene. With every record, Ecferus seems to be getting stronger, and he

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Since we started CVLT Nation five years ago, we have been HUGE supporters of a Brazilian musician named Douglas Leal who creates music under the name of DEAF KIDS. When I first heard his music, he was creating mind numbing D-Beat that sounded like nothing I had heard before. Over

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Every artist – be they a painter, musician, writer or sculptor – has a moment where the creative spark is ignited. A place in time that will always be marked as a turning point for them in regards to delving into their passion. For you, at what point in time did

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Come along with us and check out this killer COLD CAVE 2012 full set in Hollywood, California. The crowd in this video are so fucking on point they make these awesome songs sound even better! I feel so lucky that I have been able to see COLD CAVE live in a

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Remember when French death metal/raw sludge aberration KARCAVUL released the Rawctaver demo back in 2012? It was a mind-blowing and crippling release that left deep and permanent wounds within our perception with its absolutely abhorrent and spiteful overload of seething hatred and omnipotent disgust. You can read our thoughts on it

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NAILS is a powerviolence, hardcore, grindcore, sludge, heavy music powerhouse from California. I had the pleasure of doing a phone interview with Todd, their vocalist and guitarist, that lasted longer than their newest album You Will Never Be One Of Us. You can read it below.       Let’s start

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A very interesting recent development in the American black metal scene is the establishment of the Black Twilight Circle (BTC). This movement sees a number of black metal bands, based around the Crepusculo Negro record label, putting out limited releases and collaborating on different projects. The movement is led by

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