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Text and photos: Sara Power The first metal show I ever attended was Cannibal Corpse back in 2009. Six years and two albums later, Cannibal Corpse has teamed up with European heavyweights Behemoth, Tribulation and Aeon for a Winter Tour that is decimating cities across North America. Kicking off the

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Photos: Pedro Roque This past weekend, a festival of epic proportions went down in Portugal – the Burning Light Fest! Today CVLT Nation has a huge photo essay from Day Two of the fest via Pedro Roque, who captured the performances of Infra, Oblivionized, Hymn, Acid Deathtrip, Cowards, Morte Incandescente,

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This past weekend, a festival of epic proportions went down in Portugal – the Burning Light Fest! Today CVLT Nation has a huge photo essay from Day One of the fest via Pedro Roque…

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I arrived at the venue to a line-up halfway down the block, a few minutes after 8pm. I’m told doors were to open at 7. Needless to say, this is somewhat unusual, especially on a Monday night in January. Upon my admission approximately 15 minutes later, it was quite easy to see why: I don’t believe I’ve never seen so many people packed into the Rickshaw so early.

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On January 16th, 2015, Black Breath took their first steps onto Canadian soil. Many of us in the Great North were worried that the border pigs would stop them from coming through, but when our co-presenters Nothing is Heavy sent out word that they had made it over, we all breathed a black sigh of relief. It was one of the more packed nights I’ve been to at the Astoria…

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With The Road Home, which consists of Jay Munly and Noah Landis, Scott Kelly expands that calm into a chasm of meditation and despair, which is perfectly captured on 2012’s The Forgiven Ghost In Me (recorded by Noah Landis and released on Neurot Recordings). Watching the group live is akin to staring into Camus’ existential abyss: the abyss stares right back into you.

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