CVLT Nation Exclusive Stream: VOICES “London”

London, like Vancouver, is a city of grey skies…sometimes it can feel as if the landscape is frozen in time for months on end – seasons come and go, but the clouds remain. So I feel a special kinship with the melancholy that VOICES bring with their newest full length, London.

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Brand New PRIMITIVE MAN Track “Loathe”
Streaming Now

Shit about to get real fucking ugly!!! On Feb. 17th, our comrades in primal doom PRIMITIVE MAN are unleashing their new 30 minute EP entitled Home Is Where The Hatred Is onto the world via Relapse Records. They have decided to punch us in the grill with their putrid-thrill brand of caustic sludge by streaming one of their new tracks, “Loathe” below.

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Dead! 140 Minutes Of KHANATE
Now Showing!

DOOM motherfuckers…140 minutes of KHANATE destroying shit in NYC via KillThatCat! Get HEAVY, Get DOOMED!!!

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CASTLE’s “California Cult” Tour Diary Part ONE

Text & Photos: Castle

In honor of our ‘California Cult Tour,’ we decided to pay homage to our favorite state with a tour diary of a different sort. As we travel along, we’ll be probing the underbelly of California ‘cult’ure to see if there’s something in the air, water or, the in case of our first entry, intersections of geomagnetic forces, that gives the golden state the advantage on weird.

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Butchered at Birth… Cannibal Corpse and Behemoth in Vancouver, 2/11 Ticket Giveaway!

Next month is going to be a busy one for amazing shows in the Northwest, but CANNIBAL CORPSE and BEHEMOTH at the Commodore in Vancouver on February 11th is one you do not want to miss! These two giants of death metal are going to shred their way through your skull and leave an audience of zombies in their wake!

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Keeper / Sea Bastard Split – Review + Stream

Both dealers in misery and purveyors of the downtrodden, the two bands’ consummate pairing makes this release all the more impressive. Whereas Keeper are the sound of a tortured, agonised soul, Sea Bastard are the vehement pain-dealers, gloating in the presence of their comrades’ manacled, broken bodies and basking in their collective anguish – the tormented and the tormentor.

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EXCLUSIVE: Rising from the depths…CVLT Nation interviews Drowning The Light + Track Premiere

Drowning The Light have a reputation that defies the normal introduction. In a CVLT Nation exclusive, we talk to Azgorh himself about the direction of the band’s upcoming 13th full length, From The Abyss – featuring the world debut of the track, “Below The Horizon He Stalks,” from this release.

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CVLT Nation Exclusive Premiere: THE ROAD HOME “The Forgiven Ghost In Me” + Tour Dates

There is more exciting news coming from the Scott Kelly camp – Kelly, Noah Landis (Neurosis) and Munly J. Munly (Slim Cessna’s Auto Club) are now The Road Home (formerly Scott Kelly and The Road Home), and are setting off on tour in a couple of days to bring their brand of dark folk to the streets!

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Cairo Pythian “Touched” Full Stream + Review

If you are tired of “cold wave” albums that sound like they were recorded on a four track in the bathroom, and open to some genre-defying, drug-crazed nonsense that is fun as all hell, do not waste another second of your life by not hearing Cairo Pythian. You automatically find yourself knowing that you will like the following song, even before you get there.

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Exclusive! CVLT Nation Streaming: The MYRRORS “Juanito Laguna”

The sun rays of forever are telling my skin the story of my tomorrows…As the fragile liquid riffs of the new The MYRRORS song “Juanito Laguna” swim across my mental soundwaves. This band creates the kind of slow, tripped-out psych that I dig so much!

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The Power of Intersubjectivity… CVLT Nation Interviews MoE

MoE is a three piece band from Oslo, Norway; formed by the composer, double bassist and improviser Guro Skumsness Moe, the experimental guitarist Havard Skaset and the drummer Joakim Heibo. They play a feral display of sludge, doom metal, crust punk, and noise rock with a particular method of composition, a unique sound and an original vocal work.

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Napalm Death “Apex Predator – Easy Meat” Review + Stream

To a young metal head reared on a steady diet of Mercyful Fate and Iron Maiden, Napalm Death seemed to be the only metal band punk rock kids listened to, and were thus deemed inferior. After all, where were the haunted houses and devils on their album covers? After junior year, a girl said to me, “There’s this band you might like called Christian Death…” and my life was changed, and many such oversights have since been rectified.

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