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Typically when Norway is being discussed among fans of aggressive music, it isn’t for the sake of planning a vacation. Thanks to the actions of people like the infamous Varg Vikernes, fans of metal, punk, and hardcore seem to only equate Norway with burning churches and terrible black metal recordings.

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Hot DAMN, check out this off the chain performance from TURNSTILE, and watch the crowd go ape shit for this band! Unholy fuck, Turnstile knows how to whip their fans into a frenzy and turn their stage into a stage dive free for all! Nuff respect due to hate5six for doing what

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Charles Nickles
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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles   I am sitting in the backyard of some pleasantly bourgeois Williamsburg establishment sipping something summery and bitter with an inoffensive name. Airdrop, maybe? Doesn’t matter. To my left are two EPs (one from an agency, the other from a production company) and across the

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Gemma Shaw
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Nick Sargeant interviews Gazelle Amber Valentine Self-advertising nomadicism is pretty much the name of your game as a band, and your preferred way of living (at least for the last 15+ years) – how are you still doing it? It’s pretty grueling.  But living in a vehicle we could tour in,

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This month, II by Crowhurst, which is sure to be one of the best albums you will hear all year, was released. In addition to penning my thoughts on the album in a separate feature, I had the opportunity to interview Jay about the new release: First, how did the

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Avi Dhillon
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On July 10th, Sound and Salt put on a kick ass show at the Astoria in Vancouver featuring Washington’s POWER alongside locals WOOLWORM, WTCHDR and WORLD VIEW. World View’s charging hardcore opened up the show and got the crowd ready for WTCHDR, who amped the energy up in the room

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Nathaniel Shannon
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Photos: Nathaniel Shannon On August 4th, the legends of death metal CARCASS stormed the Gramercy Theatre in NYC alongside sludge warriors CROWBAR for a night of audio decimation! Our comrade Nathaniel Shannon was on hand to capture this onslaught, and his pictures definitely do this show justice. Check out a

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Get ready to fucking SUCCUMB! What we have for your ears today is a fuckin death metal/crust RIPPER from the bowels of HELL! Behold the unholy power of Barcelona’s CRUZ – this Spanish band crafts mammoth sounding, bone-shattering, old school death metal with crust punk influences that is just a fucking war zone in

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Joshua Andrade
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Tucson’s Get A Grip has exploded into the southwest punk scene since their inception three years ago. Playing old school punk with threads of crossover, hardcore and skate punk, their relentless pace and energetic, violent live sets has set them in a league only few their age call home. Following

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Presha is the head of Samurai Music, one of the most interesting labels you will find in the electronic music domain, and its subdivisions. Seriously guys, this label has released records from magnificent artists, just some of the latest ones include Pact Infernal, Lucy, Ancestral Voices, The Untouchables, Homemade Weapons and

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It’s that time of year again – when you wished you lived in Portugal. Starting Saturday, Amplifest 2016 will take place in the city of Porto. I agree with the the founders when they say that this is not a festival, but an experience. To say that this event is well

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TRAP THEM have a new album in the works, and they just announced a fall tour of the East Coast alongside the punishing sounds of YAUTJA! We are honored to be sponsoring their tour with Yautja, and more than stoked to share their track “Luster Pendulums” off Trap Them’s upcoming LP Crown

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