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Text and Photos: Adam Murray EXCEL, GOATSNAKE, XIBALBA, OBLITERATIONS, BAPTISTS, TORCH RUNNER at LOS GLOBOS OCTOBER 15 2014 Pretty smooth night right here for this one. This was essentially the release party for Excel’s Split Image reissue on Southern Lord, as well as a Power of the Riff showcase. As

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Feedback, Filth, Human Remains, Rotting Earth and Decaying Dreams are the kind of thoughts I have as I listen to the new Gangrened album We Are Nothing.These Finnish sludge mongers sling the kind of riffs that break jaws when the music is played full blast! Gangrened’s songs are full of

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Mathieu Vandekerckhove (Amenra, Kingdom, Sembler Deah) is taking his solo project SYNDROME on its first cross-Atlantic tour with four dates at the end of November in Brazil, accompanied by the video installation of performance and circus artist Sofie Velghe, “Seppuku,” directed and scored by Vandekerckhove. Syndrome is pushing the boundaries

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Bongs ablaze! Sick bands are the ones that have their own sound and are able to conjure up those audio tidal waves that will push you into another reality! Case in point: UK’s Cosmic Doom warlocks 11 paranoias. They have a new soon to be released album entitled Stealing Fire

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It’s God Vs. Set in a 1997 showdown between Bob Larsen and Zeena and Nikolas Schreck! Actually, it’s more like numbskull vs. intelligence, as Bob Larsen throws out idiotic statements and jokes to a cheering crowd while the Schrecks articulately explain the beliefs of the Temple of Set and their

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Photos: Luana Magalhães When I learned that Hexis would come to play in my hometown (Troyes, France) I was excited, but when I realized that I was a part of the organization (TCPC) planning the show, I was even more excited. I knew something had to be done, and before the

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