Interviews

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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CVLT Nation Interviews BLEAK

The problem with highfalutin underground metal is that sometimes the focus of a band can be the biggest distraction in enjoying their music, as if they are composing weird and technical songs for the sake of being weird and technical.

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Dark Ripples in Time… Black Metal Moments from the Past Part 3, Necromantia

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 Necromantia Magus Wampyr Daoloth is the

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Ottawa / Jihad split LP – 20 Years Later

Marking its 20th anniversary since being released, this legendary split from Ottawa and Jihad has been set in stone as a classic of the 90s DIY Hardcore movement. Ottawa managed to mesh blast beats and infusions of hardcore to form

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Dark Ripples in Time…
Black Metal Moments from the Past Part 2,
Samael 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 Samael   Beneath the majestic blue

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CVLT Nation interviews Brazilian hardcore masters Ratos de Porão

With more than 30 years on the road, Ratos de Porão is a true institution of heavy music and one of the most important bands in Brazil, mixing hardcore with metal, grind, crust, punk, among other styles. Despite this long

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