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Clouds of doom over Eastern Germany… Doom over Leipzig IV is near! Hey you – jaaa, you! Why so gloomy? Everybody going to Roadburn but you? Well, did you know Doom over Leipzig IV, which will once again be taking place at the awe-inspiring UT Connewitz this week from the

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Get ready London and Berlin…Desertfest is getting ready to burn down your cities! This year’s fests are stocked with rad bands, with headliners of the likes of Boris, Kvelertak and Spirit Cranium, along with Weedeater, Church of Misery, ASG, Graves at Sea, Anciients, Sourvein, The Body, Dragged Into Sunlight…and so

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Vancouver’s ROTTING HILLS have something special planned for their show Saturday at The Rickshaw along with The Rock Band Called Time and Wiser Fool…they will be premiering live a short film by band member Brian Sepanzyk for one of their new songs and scoring it live! These dudes are crushing

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Easyrider Records is getting ready to put out MONOLORD’s Empress Rising nest week, and we want to give you an opportunity to win yourself a copy on vinyl and CD! Just pre-order Empress Rising via iTunes, post a photo of your receipt on FB or instagram and tag #cvltnation to

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A couple of weeks ago we announced our upcoming sponsored Iberian tour with Wombat Booking for Sourvein and Graves at Sea – but that’s not all we have in store for our European friends! We are stoked to announce sponsored tours with Indian, Amenra and Whitehorse this March/April! Check out

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CVLT Nation and Aborted Society are proud to present the CVLT Nation 3rd Anniversary Showcase, taking place on April 19th in Seattle, WA at the infamous Black Lodge! We can’t believe it’s almost been 3 years since our first post that 50 of you read. We’re stoked to be hosting

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We are excited to announce that we’re co-sponsoring the Relapse Records showcase this year at SXSW on March 12th, 2014! The lineup is all killer – Windhand, Christian Mistress, Nothing, Obliteration, Primitive Man and Pyrrhon are wrecking the stage at the Dirty Dog Bar in Austin, TX. We are honored

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Text & Photos by Adam Murray Five bands (well, technically four) descended upon Los Angeles on this night like the various strains of flu virus that have been penetrating and violating everyone’s immune systems for the past couple weeks. Strong Intention ground up a fine blend of grindy punk sludgecore

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By Jeremy James I must say, this theater has history. It’s been known by a bevy of names in the past and has housed many varied acts. Hell, this was even the place where I photographed my first band; but tonight, the now named Observatory was housing four very well

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Text & Photos By Jeremy James The night air was cool, the parking lot was filling up and the merch booth was overrun. On this night, November 15th, 2013, the Legends of Thrash tour brought the co-headlining titans Overkill & Kreator to Anaheim, California. Southern California’s own local band, Warbringer,

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HOLOGRAMS are a post-punk band from Sweden that we’ve been appreciating lately, and so we’re stoked that IHEARTCOMIX has asked us to give away a pair of tickets to their L.A. show on Thursday, Dec. 19th at The Echo! If you’re in the area and can make it to the

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Music is at least 60% sex appeal. If not more. Personally, I’d like to say 90%, but I’ll play fair. Just this once. And if what I say is true, then Baptists issue a satisfying sex punch. I saw Suicidal Tendencies at the Vogue on Dec. 4. It was about what you expect from any aging

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