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It’s hard to believe that one man can create such sickening aural filth as is found on the latest release from GATEWAY. This one-man Belgian band has crafted “an inhumanly bestial death crawl straight into the bowels of hell,” as we mentioned in our first track stream for this album. Today

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Photos: EYES OF MADNESS/Pedro Roque This year’s NORTH DISSONANT VOICES fest in Porto, Portugal, put on by the esteemed Signal Rex, brought together a wide array of voices in underground black metal for a weekend of utter blasphemy! We were lucky enough to have a witness to the fest in the form of

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Just a couple of weeks ago, we released our latest in our compilation series The CVLT Nation Sessions: BLACK SABBATH’s iconic self-titled debut. If you’ve been one of the thousands who streamed and downloaded this comp, you know that each and every band on it brought their own distinct flavor to

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ALTAR OF BETELGEUZE is coming with another brutally awesome LP coming out on April 15th entitled Among the Ruins via Transcending Obscurity. Altar of Betelgeuze create sounds that carry a stoner doom/death metal feel, pulling you into their sweet-smelling fog and then bashing you over the head with a spiked

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Heads up punx nationwide – MANIC RELAPSE FEST is returning to Oakland, CA this year with its 5th incarnation, which promises to be completely badass as usual. Manic Relapse is a DIY fest organized yearly in Oakland, done by punks for punks, and is completely DIY and volunteer-based, with no exterior

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Text & Photos: Charles Nickles We began in the city, grumpy and overwhelmed with bodies, fighting off sense memories to hoist the flag high and march alongside the millions in righteous (if disproportionately white) solidarity. I ended in Brooklyn, wondering what the fuck the axe was doing on stage, how

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