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Day two of King of the Monsters Fest featured a robust lineup that included a pair of headlining reunions by 90s’ hardcore pioneers Groundwork and Chokehold – with the former reuniting for the first time in 21 years – in addition to a rare appearance by Creation is Crucifixion. As with the

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Photos by Nathaniel Shannon For lack of a better statement – I pity the rest of you living in North America right now. Not out of spite or looking down my nose and thinking, “Well, I live in New York City, where the fuck do you live?” In fact, I’m

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Hey punks and all around nihilists – Oakland’s favorite vegan d-beat harcore bruisers TØRSÖ (feat. current and former members of PUNCH, HOLY, NEO-CONS, NO BABY, RITUAL CONTROL, NEIGHBORHOOD BRATS etc.) are coming to the East Coast to fuck up your town and shatter your American dreams. Don’t miss this band on

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All Photos & Text by Nathaniel Shannon FAITH NO MORE & REFUSED at The Theatre of Madison Square Garden. REFUSED at the Studio of Webster Hall. 8/5/15 Hot off the trail of a successful run of “reunion” shows earlier this summer, giants FAITH NO MORE and cult favorites REFUSED teamed up for

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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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Hoodslam is a Bay Area-based Wrestling Family that congregates every first Friday of the month in Oakland (((California))). They have grown their organization exponentially over the last few years. Hoodslam bills themselves as an accidental phenomenon, but after attending several events, I can assure you that their outbreak of popularity

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