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Earlier this year, Sentient Ruin uncovered something harrowing coming from Chiba Prefecture of Japan: a hardcore band going by the absurd moniker of “Friendship” which indeed have absolutely nothing of friendly as they create music designed to dismantle the listener piece by piece and crush them by any means necessary. Friendship

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Funeral Chic is a band out for blood. The blackened crust/hardcore/grindcore amalgam that the North Carolina-based quintet creates is a crazed lightning storm of riffs, pummeling drums and guttural vocals; as raw as they sound on recordings, Funeral Chic are exponentially more feral during live shows. With two releases under

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I’ve been a long time admirer ov Matt Minter’s art. The striking mainly black and white images he produces always struck a cord with me. Harking back to the art ov old hardcore and noise tapes and VHS body horror and giallo movies, they are right up my street. I

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There have been a few moments over the years that we’ve been doing CVLT Nation that stand out as thrilling. Those are the moments that make the grind to turn our passion into something we can live (frugally) off of worth it. A year ago today exactly, we found ourselves

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TEN – TOKE (Orange) Damn this band fucking rules HARD!!! My bad for not having a full review, but here is what Meghan said when we premiered their video: If you didn’t get a hard copy of TOKE’s 2017 exhalation Orange on vinyl or cassette, then you are shit outta luck (you

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How did your approach to Rain Songs differ from previous publications? Every past project I’ve ever made started with a goal to work toward. Sometimes this was only a desired aesthetic or themes I’d aim to incorporate. Rain Songs differed mostly in this way, that I didn’t plan it out

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