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Text and Photos: Robert Hanna Hitting Europe on the heels of the release of her fifth full-length Abyss, Chelsea Wolfe’s set at SO36 in Berlin was remarkably darker and heavier than previous tours. The songs from Abyss have departed greatly from CW’s earlier folk-rooted offerings and leans more toward a

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ArtDeath MetalDoomEventsFeaturedFeaturesLive RitualsMusicPhotographyTour Dates

Photos: Gemma Shaw The other day we announced tour dates for Wrekmeister Harmonies and Bell Witch, who will be painting everything black across the US (with one tiny stop in Vancouver, Canada – thank you!!!). You can see all the dates here. Bell Witch is one of those names that

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Today we’ve got a rad video premiere for the title track off the third Wrekmeister Harmonies album Night of Your Ascension which drops today via Thrill Jockey. The video stars David Yow of the Jesus Lizard and Scratch Acid, who says about his role in the video, “who doesn’t wanted to get covered in flour, naked, and

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NOISE NOISE NOISE! Japan’s AKKA played their first USA show ever at the Rock Room. Our comrade in photos Em Demarco was on hand to capture these intense shots! AKKA is the SHIT!

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In the next few months, the darkness will descend on the world in the form of Ibex Angel Order‘s release I via Daemon Worship Productions. Today we are streaming a track from this album entitled “The Terrible One,” and we recommend you turn off the lights, light some candles and make

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I know this dude in SoCal named Ryan Avery, and over the past five years I have seen him dedicate himself to all things HEAVY! Not only has he promoted the best Doom shows in SoCal for the past 4 years under the name Midnite Collective, Ryan is also the

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Are you ready for some VIOLENT OCCULTISM??? Then hit play below on our stream of three tracks off the upcoming Cape of Bats release by that name, coming out Dec. 15th via Broken Limbs Recordings/Unholy Anarchy Records on cassette or vinyl (pre-order here). We’ve got three tracks off this thirteen-track behemoth:

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Photos and Text: Colton Bills Being a South Bay Area transplant I was more than happy to hear that Negative Standards were coming to Vancouver. Getting to photograph them was the fun part. There were 10 or 15 people inside. I bought a beer to have something to do. The

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Perhaps the Bay Area’s best kept secret, San Francisco’s Vastum have been quietly destroying dreams and evoking the stuff of wide awake nightmares since their 2011 crushing debut Carnal Law. With a unique sound to match, Vastum take a bit of a different approach to their Death Metal. Setting out

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So what do we have here? A killer mix tape curated by DRAB MAJESTY for one of our favourite webzines, The Brvtalist! This collection of tunes will paint your reality in clouds of greys and blacks… Read what The Brvtalist has to say about it below: The Brvtalist is proud

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Chrome Over Brass may sound like a full band, but it’s actually the one-man project of Alex Garcia-Rivera, drummer of American Nightmare, and was self-recorded in his self-built studio on his hand-made kit – 100% DIY. His new s/t album is coming out via Deathwish on November 27th, and is available

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Forget music. Forget anything that resembles it. Now try to imagine the incomprehensible: the complete disintegration of all matter; unit by unit, piece by piece, cell by cell. Much like what takes place in the center of a black hole, the actual experience of listening to Typhonian Wormholes is essentially

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