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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles Shortly after I moved to NYC, I saw Anthrax and White Zombie play a sold-out show at Roseland. Quicksand was supposed to play too but they were sick or broke up or Walter was embroiled in a particularly electric game of GO and couldn’t be

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Photos: Verdi ljos From the 16th -18th of February, Oration Records‘ ORATION FEST took place in Reykjavík, Iceland. Our comrade Verdi ljos was on hand to capture the musical ritual that took place featuring bands like Svartidauði, Outre, Aosoth, Rebirth of Nefast, Almyrkvi, NYIÞ, SLIDHR and SINMARA! These photos tell the story of Icelandic

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Text & Photos: Charles Nickles The Body with Shredded Nerve, Lingua Ignota & Muslin at St. Vitus Bar You know, you start these days thinking “Man, I don’t know where the fuck I’m gonna end up” and you want to like the freedom of that ambiguity but you don’t because it’s Sunday and

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Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran   It’s a special kind of feeling when a band you know and love is breaking through and pushing themselves to the next level.  Oakland doom outfit King Woman are doing just that – having signed to Relapse Records late last year, releasing their debut LP Created In The Image Of

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Picture this: you’re in a dark, dingy room and a balding, middle-aged dad in a Cannibal Corpse shirt is crowdsurfing, beer cans and bodies are being thrown around the room in a beautifully disorganized chaos, and one of the most important Swedish old school death metal bands is up on

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Photos: EYES OF MADNESS/Pedro Roque This year’s NORTH DISSONANT VOICES fest in Porto, Portugal, put on by the esteemed Signal Rex, brought together a wide array of voices in underground black metal for a weekend of utter blasphemy! We were lucky enough to have a witness to the fest in the form of

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