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On Feb 19th & 20th, hordes of metalheads desended on Portland for this year’s Famine Fest! The line up was stacked with brutal band after brutal band. Canada was in the house for sure, with Garotting Deep, Iskra, Auroch and Mitochondrion wrecking shop and making heads roll! From what I heard, Famine Fest was top notch and

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In case you missed the smashing first edition a couple years back, good news, folks: Blood of the Wolf fest has returned for a second, deadlier volume. Based out of Lexington, Kentucky, and expanding now to 2 days’ worth of eclectic underground mayhem, BOTW made a lasting impression on the

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March 8th marks the 5th anniversary of CVLT Nation. This has been the most rewarding project I have ever been a part of, and I love that I have been able to do this with my best friend and wife, Meghan. This site is way bigger than just us two

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Are you ready for a total ass kicking? Are you ready for total skull destruction? Then hit play below on our exclusive stream of the upcoming 7″/cassette from Vancouver’s TOTAL ISOLATION and Reno’s DISSIDENCE and you will be in for the audio beat down of your life! The cassette version

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Photos: Nathaniel Shannon Murder City Devils are on the road, and we’ve got a rad photo essay from their NYC show at Webster Hall via our comrade Nathanial Shannon. There are two shows remaining in their mini Texas Tour tour – tonight in Dallas and tomorrow in San Antonio – so

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At the beginning of this year, Vancouver’s local underground music aficionados Not Your Scene celebrated their 3rd anniversary as our favourite spot to see coverage of all the local shows, alongside esteemed promoters Art Signified, at a massive two-day fest that brought the walls down at The Astoria. The talented

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It’s another year, which means another round of amazing festivals dedicated to the love of all things dark and heavy! One of the UK’s greatest and most crushing underground musical events has just been announced, and we’ve got tickets for you! DESERTFEST 2016 has a seriously stacked lineup for those who

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Portugal’s heaviest fest, AMPLIFEST, has announced its impending 2016 summoning of artists, musicians and scholars to Porto’s Hard Club from August 19th to 22nd, 2016. The big news is that the headliner has been confirmed, and it is the legendary and never disappointing NEUROSIS who will lead the call at this

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This time of year I don’t decorate my house, I don’t listen to Christmas music and drink hot apple cider by a roaring fire every night, I don’t wish every damn stranger a “Happy Holidays” or even the dreaded “Merry Christmas,” but I do agonize and stress over what to get

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“I never thought I’d die in Texas.” This was the last thing that went through my mind before my friend Brett assured me that he was “fine” to drive after taking eight klonopins. Let me back up; recently, my roommate (his name is Chris, in case you care) and I

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RADIO MOSCOW are working on a new album, and they are doing a double live recording for it at the Satellite in L.A. on Dec. 10th and 11th. This San Diego band is a full body psychedelic blues experience, and we have a pair of tickets to give away for the

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Attention all CVLT Nation readers: we are gearing up for our 2015 edition of our end-of-the-year lists, and we want to include our readers in deciding who goes where on the most important list of all – Reader’s Choice 2015. So for our Top 6 Albums of 2015, we would like

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