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Out For A Riff – August 26th 2017 The Waldorf Hotel, Vancouver, BC Now that the last vestiges of the Vancouver summer have definitively given way to what we can only assume will be several months of nothing but dreary conditions, let’s glance back to that time we spent all day

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Southern Lord hosted a special event in Amsterdam, home of their European office, as a celebration of the label’s diversity and ever-expanding roster. The label invited an array of bands to perform for one night only, across two stages. The line-up included Big | Brave, Circle, Magma, Okkultokrati, Sunn O))), Unsane,

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I talked with Wolfbrigade during the Southern Lord Festival in Amsterdam about Run with the Hunted and the future of the band.   Punk has always been an act of rebellion. Since you started playing in 1995, the situation in Europe and the world has changed drastically. We’ve seen the

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For the past two years, the VRASUBATLAT collective has been releasing some of the most vile and on point music coming out of the NW underground. What I respect about this crew so much is that they are driven to create music that comes from a place of pure torment! They have joined

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“An end to foreign invasions, an end to borders, the total dismantling of the prison-industrial complex, healthcare, housing, food and water acknowledged as an inalienable human right, the expert fuckers who broke this world never get to speak again.” Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s demands, attached to a press release for the

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Photos by Charles Nickles The third installment of Shadow Woods Metal Fest, aka sleepaway camp for metal heads, is in the books. You know what it is. Unfortunately for you, me, planet earth et al., what I didn’t realize when I wrote that outstanding preview piece was that this year’s installment

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