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Heavy! Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
WALK THROUGH FIRE
“Another Dream Turned…”

Desolate, Heavy, Despair, Bleak, Agony are some of the words that come to my mind as I take in the new WALK THROUGH FIRE song “Another Dream Turned Nightmare”. For over 20 minutes, these Swedish doom scorchers will take you

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American Outlaws FTW!
49% Son Of A Bitch
51% Motherfucker Photo Essay

Growing up in Cali, I was surrounded by all sorts of vehicles and the characters who lived for them. I remember sitting on my grandmother’s steps in South Central, where my cousins and I would wait for the gang bangers

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SXSW 2014
Artist to Artist Interviews
Windhand Vs. Christian Mistress

Check out Windhand and Christian Mistress at the Relapse Records X CVLT Nation SXSW 2014 Showcase, March 12th at Dirty Dog Bar! More info here… Windhand interviews Christian Mistress So, we’re going to meet up at the Dirty Dog Bar

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
TAURUS No Thing Longing…
Human Impermanence

I’m looking up at the sky as snow floats to the ground, covering everything around me. While the grey outside is being painted by mother nature, something else is happening in my eardrums. I have a new TAURUS song “No

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Sidereal Hostility… DEPHOSPHORUS – RAVENOUS SOLEMNITY In-Depth Review

I don’t know if I’ve made this explicit enough, but I’m infatuated with Dephosphorus. I can trust this disciplined, generous band to not let me down in each astral grind endeavor they explore at this point and Ravenous Solemnity further

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Banned In D.C.
Young Bad Brains.vs.
Skating Minor Threat

As a youngster, two frontmen stuck out to me, one being HR of the Bad Brains and the other Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat. I never got to see either of them live during the 80’s because I was a

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No Masters
Pagan Costumes of Africa

I’m a firm believer in the fact that ancient humans traded not only in goods, but in also cultural ideas. When you look at Phyllis Galembo’s pictures of West Africans celebrating masquerade. The similarities between Europeans celebrating their pagan festivals

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RABBITS & WHORES Cover The Cure…
Streaming Now!

I’m a fan of bands doing covers because the end result can be a total sonic surprise! Case in point: the new The Cure covers done by RABBITS & WHORES are off the freaking charts. RABBITS reworked “Give Me It”

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Caïna – We Sleep
Exclusive Track Stream

Manchester’s Caïna has been slowly but surely making a comeback onto the black metal scene and with a fresh new perspective due to striking a deal with cult label Church Of Fuck.. Andrew Curtis-Brignell offers two brand new tracks on

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Artist to Artist Interviews
Astrakhan Vs. Witch of the Waste

Pete, guitarist from Witch of the Waste answering Rob from Astrakhan’s questions How would you describe Witch of the Waste to a first time listener? I don’t mean genre classification. I mean where does the music come from? For a

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