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Portland’s Blood Freak have mutilated ear drums since the early aughts with five albums of gore-drenched death metal and grind. Helmed by Maniac Neil, the band has consistently built a discography of horror-themed aural violence rife with well-crafted riffs, memorable vocals, and a healthy smattering of stomach-churning samples guaranteed to

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Our comrade Frank Huang aka Maximum Volume Silence Live (formerly PitfullofShit) is one of the best heavy music videographers doing it today – if you don’t know, now you know. Earlier this month he caught Converge live at the Regency Ballroom in SF, and this full set is almost as breathtaking

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Teddie Taylor interviews Sex Prisoner Tucson, Arizona’s Sex Prisoner take the abrasiveness of the Sonoran and convert it into a sweltering sound as short-lived as the sunset on the desert horizon. In 2016, their brilliantly cacophonous Tannhäuser Gate became an immediate staple in any powerviolence/hardcore collector’s vinyl library; the quartet

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Have you ever witnessed the sheer heaviness of BONGZILLA live? I have, and I can tell you it’s not something I’ll ever forget. These guys choke you with a mammoth cloud of weed smoke and then pummel you over the head with their sledgehammer riffs! So we’re stoked that we

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FEVER NEST have had our hearts and minds in their death grip since they contributed their brutal take on “Holiday in Cambodia” to our Dead Kennedys comp, so of course we were stoked to hear about the full length they had in the works via Knife Vision Records! We’re extra happy that we

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Tartarus Records has a new decimating release shipping today from Glasgow’s UNKIRK entitled .burial. Unkirk’s name is a Scots term for the dissolution and abandonment of the church, and with their new tape .burial they create drone that would shake the foundations of any cathedral. Today we’re excited to bring you a full

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