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Surachai is one of the most interesting and prolific producers in extreme/experimental music. Through the years he has released albums taking on different forms, ranging from black metal to dark ambient, and his latest release, Instinct and Memory, unveils the further evolution of his sound. In this interview we discuss

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Final Backward Glance: A Conversation with Aaron Bedard of Bane “Keep those fists below the elbows,” Aaron Bedard says into the mic, addressing the jam-packed crowd in between songs of what will be Bane’s final show in Vancouver. “Groove with us… for the whole song.” Dressed in a plaid button-up

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It Only Gets Worse is a band that has flown under the radar for most, despite a handful of spectacular releases, until the recent release of their full length album Christian Country Home (which CVLT Nation had the honor of debuting the music video for the track ‘Still’ from). The

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I got the chance to catch up with Uncle Al and talk about his new project Surgical Meth Machine and the current state of the union when it comes to politics, music and the politics of dancing. Our little chat went something like this.     So, lets get the

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I had the privilege of seeing Worcester, MA’s Fuming Mouth early last year with Arizona’s own Gatecreeper. It was a treat; a wholesome helping of nutritional, sonic hell. I recently had a chance to have a chat with two of the three members of this Massachusetts death metal triad. Enjoy

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Due to their 1983 MTV hit “I Melt With You,” Modern English are usually thought of as a new wave dance band along the lines of Soft Cell (“Tainted Love”) and Human League (“Don’t You Want Me”). In reality, the band’s early career on 4AD alongside labelmates Bauhaus, The Birthday

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As one cycle ends, another begins for Wolveserpent. In this interview, Blake Green discusses the evolution of Wolvserpent through the years and sheds light on the band’s most recent release, the excellent Aporia: Kala: Ananta. The themes of Aporia are explored, the production process summarized and a deeper understanding of

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The enigmatic PH (formerly Mr. Peter Hayden) is the perfect vessel for undergoing space exploration. The band from Finland has released a series of intriguing albums, showcasing a great grasp on the more experimental side of extreme music, space rock and drone extensions. In this interview, we address the mystical

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Screaming Dead are one of the original gothic punk/horror punk/deathrock bands. Like The Damned, the band’s oeuvre includes purist three chord punk alongside more nuanced gothic rock pieces. And similar to kindred souls in bands like The Dark and Siekiera, Screaming Dead’s early aggressive approach gave way, later in their

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Out from the Shadows is a monster three day postpunk, deathrock, and darkwave fest that was first held in Portland, Oregon last year. It returns on March 31st of this year and has quite a few big names on the bill: The Prids, Arctic Flowers, Underpass, Shadow Age, Lunch, Soft

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LowFlyingHawks – Kofuku – Debut Record-w/ Dale Crover and Trevor Dunn, produced by Toshi Kasai Interview by TJ Kliebhan Thanks for the interview. It seems like LowFlyingHawks tries to keep somewhat of a low profile when it comes to your personal lives. Not even your real names appear on the

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When it comes to Rangda’s third album, The Heretic’s Bargain, Sir Richard Bishop, Ben Chasny, and Chris Corsano speak a business-as-usual musicianship. Rangda’s press release says different, “They planted a False Flag in the blood-soaked turf of the contemporary rock-politik. They were Formerly Extinct before you ever even THOUGHT about

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