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SALEM’S POT is one of those bands we’ve had our eye on ever since Dan over at Riding Easy put them on our radar. For the past few weeks, we’ve been digging into their new album, Pronounce This!, and these psychedelic doom mongers didn’t disappoint us with this weird trip,

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Unholy fuck, check out this brand new VASTATION track, but beware, it will RIP YOU UP. Vastation are despondent and rad as fuck stench-crust overlords from Portland, OR (formerly known as Night Nurse) and their incendiary fusion of crust punk and metal is not to be fucked with. Apocalyptic atmospheres, crushing

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Modified Ghost Festival: April 9th at the Rickshaw Theatre The third night of the inaugural Modified Ghost Festival saw what was arguably the most eclectic lineup of the festival, delivering an assortment of acts that ran pretty much across the spectrum as far as metal is concerned. Upon entering the

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Via THE BRVTALIST The Brvtalist is proud to present a new mix by Toronto’s Death Kneel. A project helmed by Max Klebanoff, Death Kneel has been a Brvtalist favorite for the past couple of years. Its uncompromising blend of post-industrial and blackened soundscapes perfectly exemplifies what we love about experimental electronic

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Excuse me as I chain myself to my beautiful dream from which I don’t want to wake up – the new Architeuthis Rex is the soundtrack, and even in my sleep I’m amazed. This band knows how to clothe its drone in drama that enchants the listener with power and magic. Architeuthis Rex’s new record Stilbon is Dead comes

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Dis Fucking NOISE RULES! From this ashes of Sweden’s Electric Funeral has come PARANOID, and this crew of D-Beat Raw Punk Warriors do not fuck around! Everything they have released is raw to the BONE – 100% KILLER with no FILLER! Their debut LP Satyagraha is an all out noise war on the

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If I could, I would take the shit stain named Donald “Dump” Trump, and lock his racist ass in a room blasting the new CONCRETE MASCARA album called Perennial Disappointment! The vicious soundscapes you will encounter on this album have a transcendental effect in a weird way! Maligant Records has given

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The time has come to bring you the full-fledged barrage of old school death/sludge metal chaos that is the debut release of LEATHER GLOVE: the Skin On Glass demo! Masterminded by renowned Oakland-based sound engineer Greg Wilkinson of the mighty Earhammer Studios (who over the years has engineered albums by Iron Lung, Noothgrush, Pallbearer,

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What kind of music do you listen to to expand your mind; what sounds give it the space it needs to wonder off into vast places? Personally, I listen to bands like AELTER, because the beautiful morbid melodies that this band conjures up are more than majestic. In 2011, I wrote

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At long last, the illustrious lineup for this year’s edition of Vancouver’s own feel-good hit-of-the-summer-party, Burger Fest, is announced. Undisputably the heaviest bill in the annual event’s history, in its sixth year Burger Fest takes its mantra of “Burgers, Bands, Beers” to a whole new level of crushing, with more

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Pentagram is on tour now with the amazing King Woman and Wax Dolls, and we are stoked to have a pair of tickets to giveaway for their Santa Ana show on May 26th at the Constellation Room! If you want to be one of the lucky ones at this show,

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via THE BRVTALIST The Brvtalist is proud to present a new mix by Berlin-based artist Positive Centre. One of our favorite producers of the last few years, Positive Centre is a complex mix of experimental hybrid-techno that finds itself submerged in a dark, driving atmosphere of industrial and ambient influences. We

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