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This is the fifth iteration of Southwest Terror Fest. How’s the experience been putting this annual fest together for the last half decade? [Laughs] That’s a loaded question. At times it’s awesome, and at times it’s a fuckin nightmare. The payoff has generally been pretty great, we’ve only really had

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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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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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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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Mateus Mondini
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It is a concept; a constant need to deconstruct the reality. ‘Cause we’re not happy with it and need to create our own constructions. – Patryca Proniewska, Belgrado. There is something innately primal about Belgrado. While it’s easy to feel nostalgic when taking in this Barcelona-based post-punk outfit, the band

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There is going to be a COVENANT III next year, and all I can say is make sure you do whatever you need to do to make it there! The reason why I stress it so much is because this was one of the best fests I have ever attended.

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