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Text and Photos: Abi Coulson/Darktones Photography Bongzilla with Dopethrone and Sons of Otis at The Fleece Bristol First trio of Canadians of the evening are SONS OF OTIS from Toronto who formed way back in 1992. Featuring just one founding member on the tour, Ken Baluke, they still kick off a

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As most readers are currently planning the rest of their summer fest season, we’ve got another curve ball flying at your eardrums straight from the shadowy underbelly of punk’s dominion. Oakland’s Near Dark Fest 2 has just been announced and tickets are flying off the…website fast. Last year’s fest saw

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A lineup like this is a must-see. Local noise/experimental composer Jasper Den Hartigh. Doom/sludge/grunge masters Thou. Neo-classical industrial goddess Lingua Ignota. Prolific doom/noise duo The Body. In typical “summer in New Orleans” fashion, the hot and humid atmosphere perfectly echoed the sounds created in Gasa Gasa. Den Hartigh, formerly of

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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles So, remember how I was going to take a break from heavy after Texas? You know, kick the doom-wah-diddy for a minute and let my mind go soft and breezy with major chords and clean singing because three days of terror is too much for

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VOID Bordeaux has seen a lot of amazing bands come through so far this month, including the RED DEATH and FORESEEN show that happened on July 6th. Both of these bands kill – on a personal note, Red Death was one of our favorite bands to witness so far this

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On a warm and sunny Monday evening in Amsterdam, Scandanavian death metal torchbearers Corpsessed and Undergang’s filth ceremonies echoed from OCCII’s weirdo vault. Since its foundation in 1991, OCCII (Onafhankelijk Cultureel Centrum In It) has become hub for attracting a wide variety of underground music, but what makes it just

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