Interviews

An interview with Texas dark punk/postpunk band Annex by Oliver Sheppard

With current and former members of Confused, Porkeria, Bastard Sons of Apocalypse, and Accuse in their ranks, McAllen, Texas band Annex‘s turn towards a darker postpunk sound might surprise some. Started in Summer 2013, guitarist Migas mentions how the tight-knit

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CVLT Nation interviews:
Full of Hell

US Tour FOH Starts Today!!! Details HERE!!! With a sound that mixes grind, sludge, hardcore and noise, Full of Hell is one of the best (and heaviest) new bands of the underground scene in the US. This quartet from Maryland

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An interview with Brazil’s RAKTA
by Oliver Sheppard

“A more psychedelic and garagey Xmal Deutschland” might be one way to describe Rakta’s hypnotic and layered, guitar-based, gothy punk rock. Their music garnered lots of praise early this year across various ‘zines and on quite a few garage, punk,

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New CVLT Nation Interview Series
Letter by Letter: WHITE HILLS!

CVLT Nation interviews WHITE HLLS W – Wanderlust: We have chosen the path we are on because we are hobos at heart. There is nothing better than being on the road, traveling from town to town, performing and moving on.

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DOUBLE | MIRRORS #2
CVLT Nation Francesca Marongiu Interviews
André Foisy and Brittany McConnell

In the second chapter of my double interviews series, I chose to have a chat with André Foisy (Locrian, Kwaidan, Eolomea, Khamsin) and Brittany McConnell (Wolvserpent, Mezektet). As many of you probably know, they’re both yoga teachers and they’re currently

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CVLT Nation Interviews:
The Great Old Ones

In the city of Bordeaux, in the southwestern portion of France, a ritual has begun to take mass for those listening closely enough. With ears attuned to the voices that call from beyond the stars and deep beneath the ocean’s

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CVLT Nation interviews: Baptists’ Nick Yacyshyn

Direct from Vancouver, the same city as the legendary DOA, comes one of the best new hardcore/crust bands, Baptists. With an “ugly” sound in the best possible way, the group is getting more attention since last year, when they released

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Clay Rice and Sacrilege:
D-beat in 1984 NYHC,
by Freddy Alva

via No Echo Sacrilege NY were a mystery to me when I first started going to shows in 1985. I’d always been fascinated by their image: Four spiky-haired, bullet belt-wearing punks playing D-beat-influenced tunes to skinhead crowds at CBGB’s. The

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Dark Ripples in Time…
Black Metal Moments from the Past Part 4, DEICIDE Interview

Dark Ripples in Time – Black Metal Moments from the Past is a new CVLT Nation series featuring interviews from the ’90s, never before published on the web until now. An interview with Deicide’s Glen Benton   Some people think

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CVLT Nation Interviews
Black Twilight Circle + Exclusive Streams

Crepusculo Negro has steadily risen in popularity and thusly carry a higher profile at this point in the US black metal scene. Is there anything you regret about achieving this higher profile? Do you find it more difficult to operate

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