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Created in Japan at the end of the 90s, Mono have already turned into an institution of post-rock/instrumental music during their more than 15 year long career. Although their music has an ambitious vibe – they have played with orchestras around the world – the band never left noise aside; guitar player Takaakira “Taka” Goto and his bandmates intercalate and

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It’s been ten years since Swiss band RORCAL began, and to celebrate that fact they released a special song called “La Femme sans Tête” (the headless woman). This interview is the occasion for Bruno to look back a little bit on Rorcal’s career, as well as on this new song. The

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  Photos by Nathaniel Shannon Brooklyn based Tattoo Artist Jeremy Sutton isn’t hard to miss in a crowd, standing at a towering 6’6″ and covered from head to toe in tattoos. In fact, if one was casting a movie that called for an “intimidating as shit, tough looking Tattoo Artist,”

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Raw Black Metal: a form of art as tried and true as any in the extreme metal underground. Yet, it’s a style that seems lost on many in this day and age who have grown up listening to more modern interpretations of Black Metal. Where improved production values and greater

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Formed in 2005, Locrian have been operating according to their own unique sonic agenda for a decade. While doom music has been trending and bands have been slowing the tempo down, Locrian have been going about their business differently but no less loudly. Their unique mash-up of genre – a

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There’s no doubt in my mind that if Pushead’s Pusmort Records were still going, that Slimy Member would probably have an EP or two on it by now. Probably a split with Septic Death or Holy Dolls/Pyhaat Nuket – bands from a time when playing creepy punk rock meant you might

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Photos by Nathaniel Shannon Hey Steve, thanks so much for taking the time to do this. First off, you recently just returned from touring with Lazer/Wulf. How was that? Steve: I am blown away by the amazing musicianship that Lazer/Wulf possesses. The tour was a blast and it was great

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Hey Ash, how are you doing? Congrats on your book release for KILL CITY, I’ve been looking forward to it for a while now! How did the idea for the book come about? Hi, thanks! I’m great, thank you. After creating such an extensive archive of work on this subject,

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After playing now for nearly ten years, what do you think keeps you stimulated? Is it still the music, the ideas or the social aspect of hanging out with like-minded people? Or should I ask – is punk still a threat to society? Kris: Learning from and sharing with other

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PREMISE “Fuck man, you do not have to ask me twice,” – that was what I said when Nikos, the band manager/sound engineer for Finnish psychedelic experimentalists Oranssi Pazuzu asked if I could join the band for a couple of days during their appearance at Incineration Festival in London and

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While sweltering in the heat of the Arizonan Fourth of July festivities, bombarded by neighborhood mutants screaming while their sparklers and fire crackers refused me a peaceful afternoon, I had a chance to chat with Chase, the vocalist of Tempe’s Gatecreeper, a band who also specializes in disturbing peace –

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Annex began in the Summer of 2013, but only recently released their ambitious dark punk debut LP, Despues de VI, on Mass Media Records in the US and on Imminent Destruction in Europe. From the Texas/Mexico border town of McAllen (or closely surrounding areas), the band fuse together a sometimes

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