Events

Distort Fest Volume 8
First Night
Vancouver gets gnarly!!!

Text and Photos: Andy Social Photography Barely drinkable draft, studded leathers and ear-splitting decible levels… Distort Fest Volume 8 was everything a punk fest should be. After a late start the crowd was thirsty for more than booze when opening

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Neon Judgement – Nuit Noire:
Silent Servant, Vatican Shadow, Demdike Stare, Andy Stott and Kangding Ray
Show Review

AUTHOR’S NOTE: Dear reader, this is a long ass post. I mean it’s like almost 4000 words. Like thesis worthy. I feel like I owe it to you, dear reader, to not give you a clinical observation. To give you

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Help a brother out!
Ed Barnard & Doommantia Benefit

Back when CVLT Nation was in its infancy, one of the major things that helped our site grow was the support of more experienced bloggers, and one person who helped us when he didn’t have to was Ed Barnard from

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Housing a Movement:
Adverse Possession in California
An interview with Steve DiCaprio of Embers//Lesser of Two

By Chris Smith of California Northern Text via UTNE Reader One night a little more than a decade ago, Steve DeCaprio pulled his bike up to an abandoned house in Ghost Town, a poor neighborhood in West Oakland dotted with

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KILLL (NO) KILLL KILLL
Last Show Review//
Killer Photo Essay

KILLL (NO), last concert @ Club Jaeger, Ultima Festival, Oslo, Norway. Date: 2012-09-13 By metaloath The is a certain symmetry to the fact KILLL (NO) decided to play their farewell concert at the Oslo Contemporary Music Festival (ULTIMA) this year,

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Take as Needed for Pain EYEHATEGOD
L.A. Photo Essay by Adam Murray

A couple of weeks ago, I took it back to 1982 with some of my Santa Monica homies and jumped on the bus on our way to Hollyweird. The point of this heavy smoke-filled journey was to witness the mayhem

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Baptists, Burning Ghats, Cathar, Dig Your Graves and Hoopsnake LIVE!
Ted Reckoning Photo Essay

On August 31st, some of our favorite Vancouver bands rocked it at the Rickshaw Theatre, and the talented photographer Ted Reckoning was there to capture sets from Baptists, Burning Ghats, Cathar, Dig Your Graves and Hoopsnake. We’ve never featured Ted

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Punks Don’t Age We Get Rad…
WE GOT POWER Exhibit
Photo Re-cap!

This past Saturday, I felt like I had power! My childhood homie Jordan Schwartz, along with his long time creative partner Dave Markey, held the opening reception for the We Got Power book (out now via Bazillion Points publishing) at

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Power of the Riff East
Day Two

Get ready for even more astounding images from the Power of the Riff East 2-day heavy extravaganza!! Our photographer Astrid Tonella really outdid herself with these photos – looking at them, I can feel smell the fog and feel it’s

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The Power of the Riff East
Day One

The Power of the Riff East kicked off last weekend for the first time back east, but I’m sure not the last! CVLT Nation had our photographer Astrid Tonella on the scene capturing epic photos of Agnostic Front, Alpha and

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