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Text and Photos: Milton Stille As is often sadly the case, the venue was sparsely populated upon my arrival. It’s almost anomalous for shows of this nature to happen on Granville Street, which has disgracefully been dubbed the “party district,” consequently rendering it a cesspool of the type of human

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Oakland’s most celebrated crust/sludge/noise/black metal killing machine – NEGATIVE STANDARDS – are preparing the ground for the release of their brand new LP Fetters, coming later this year self-released by the band in the US and on Vendetta Records in Europe. To celebrate the imminent unleashing of their punishing new album,

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Fresno is located in the heart of California. It is the fifth largest city in the best state in America. I spent over a decade living in the area. I dedicated a lot of time and energy focusing on building unity within the underground music community in the hopes of

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Text and photo by Mattias Westfalk Finland is now stored safe in my memory bank, the distant but real buzz from a spectacle in sounds and emotions still lingering. I sat down in front of my work desk after flying back to Berlin, the place I call home for the winter,

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Photos and Text: Nuno Bernardo If Amplifest’s day one felt like a dark daydream, then day two wasn’t that far off. It’s true that every single act on this line-up deserved to headline a show on their own. People approached James Kelly, Colin H. van Eeckhout and Oathbreaker’s Caro Tanghe all day on Hard Club’s main

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Text & Photos: Nuno Bernardo Not a festival, an experience. Amplifest’s editions get better each year. The beauty of Porto, Portugal, as a city conveys the beauty of the line-up presented for Amplifest’s fifth edition, and we barely had time to catch our breath with all the things happening in each room of Hard Club

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