Events

Maryland Deathfest XI Recap:
Thursday and Friday

While lasting contributions from Baltimore could be as simple as The Wire and John Waters, let’s go ahead and toss Maryland Deathfest in there as well. Sure there’s a brimming scene of bands, but Baltimore’s real musical pedigree comes in

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Angel of Death…South of Hanneman

South of Hanneman is a project started by illustrator Justin Bartlett to honor the memory of Jeff Hanneman, someone who has had an untold influence on music. This is very much a community project, with some sick fucking artwork brought

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CVLT Nation’s
2nd Anniversary Photo Essay

On April 26th it all went down at our 2nd Anniversary show that featured some of the most amazing bands in California. Honestly, the event was a huge success with truck loads of positive energy. All of the bands performed

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Exclusive CVLT Nation
Lo! Tour Diary

Lo! Tour Diary Part 1 by Adrian Shapiro Howdy, Lo! here checking in from Europe. We’re 12 shows into the tour and currently driving to Rome, Italy for our show tonight. Here’s a bit of a breakdown of the last

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Heavy Days in Doom Town
Days One and Two
Mammoth Photo Essay!

Text and photos: Astrid Tonella On this sunny beginning of May started the second edition of Heavy Days in Doomtown in Copenhagen, Denmark. The four days DIY sludge/doom/stoner fest who made a massive impression last year is back again, with

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Developers Fuck Off!
Squatters’ Rights in Oakland

Earlier this year, the Oakland community squat space Hot Mess/RCA won the first of its legal battles against the developers trying to evict them from the property, a pioneer case for squatters’ rights in the US. While their order of

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Young and in the Way signs to Deathwish!

Since Day One of CVLT Nation, I have been blown away by the talent of so many young bands coming out today. Some of these have stood out to me from the first second I heard their music, and Young

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Ides of Gemini and Ghost BC
at the El Rey
Adam Murray Photo Essay

Whatever Ghost BC is doing, they seem to be excelling at it. I can’t say I’m a fan, but this show was sold out weeks in advance. The venue, not small by any means, was packed full of smiling fans

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Spiritwalker…THE CULT
1984 Live @ Lyceum
Now Showing!

So much good music came out in 1984 it was hard to keep track. One record that touched my life maybe more than any other was The Cult’s Dreamtime. In my book, this might be the best album the band

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HAPPY 420!
CVLT Store 4/20 Weekend SALE
Friday to Monday

At CVLT Nation HQ, we will be celebrating the 420 weekend, so we thought we should spread the joy! All our clothing and hats will be 30% off starting today until Monday the 22nd with code 420WEEKEND! Plus, every order

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