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Usnea shares basic traits with its namesake. The lichen is neither fungus nor alga. Usnea is neither doom metal nor black metal. The grey-green plant grows its branches slowly. Usnea’s protracted songs tell wandering stories that veer off the funerary path. Juxtaposing abrasiveness with gentleness, their dirges profess a full

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Last week, we premiered the first two instalments of our ‘An Exclusive Conversation w/ Steve Austin’ series, where he talks about the making of the seminal Today is the Day album Temple of the Morning Star. This year marks the 20th anniversary of this classic record being released, and so the

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Lycus has nearly perfected the sonic incarnation of blackness. Their Californian funeral doom metal is a menacing, melodic and mesmerizing behemoth of sound that is refreshing in a genre marked by its longform sedated stylings. As if with multiple voices, Lycus moves between violin interludes, dense, damning riffs and Gregorian

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For the true, Sad Lovers & Giants is one of THE bands when talking essentials in goth and post-punk. Yet, despite your cult following, a fair amount of details regarding your early existence remain in relative obscurity – something which will hopefully be remedied by this interview. To begin, I’d like

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CVLT Nation interviews Derek from Drug Control There was a time I lived the bent life. With those days well in the rear view, I find myself more and more seeking sharpness. Nihilism is a dish best served in the cold, during the inherent mental violence of winter. Recently, the San

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When I first found Anton-Constantin Anastassov’s art page, I was blown away. In my eyes, this seventeen year old Bulgarian kid was exposing underground internet communities to a new sort of aestheticism.  When I stumbled upon his work, he was operating under the Facebook page “Everything is Fine.”    

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