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Skulls smashing to the melodic sound of Punk! Knuckles dragging to the sound of angular Riffs! Breaking bones to the sound of a fucked up reality! NAG (/na:g/) is the name of a new band from Norway who’s self titled LP is coming out on Fysisk Format on Sept. 2nd. I

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Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor You don’t typically associate blues with black metal, until you’re seeing four metal bands in New Orleans. The South birthed Lightnin’ Hopkins’ “Bring Me My Shotgun,” Blind Willie McTell’s “A to Z Blues” and Robert Johnson’s “Me and the Devil Blues.” Putting aside the obvious

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Fuck what the world thinks about our sound, fuck what the world thinks about our gender, fuck what the world thinks about our gear – these ideas have been magnified by Psychic TV. I see this band as a gateway to the idea that music and art can be an expression

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Sick, Twisted, Fucked up Filth, Unhingned Feral Wretched Ear-Puke – all of these words are flying around my skull as I listen to the new FANGE song “Roy-Vermine” from their upcoming LP PURGE. I must say that this band has fucking outdone themselves, because this record is an audio clinic on how sludge

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Temple Nightside, a Dark Descent Records alum, has just hopped onto Iron Bonehead Productions’ roster of bands and dropped what has to be their most potent effort to-date, the blackened doom-tinged ritual excursion entitled The Hecatomb. The Hecatomb sounds a bit like early Encoffination with occasional tremolo riffs scattered about.

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Dragged into Sunlight and CVLT Nation have teamed up for this five hour mixtape of PURE FITLH-RIDDEN SONIC DEATH! Damian Von Talbot did the artwork for this mixtape, it’s an eternal arsehole – so you know where this mix will take you when you hit play on it below! Their U.S.

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California’s sludge merchants -(16)- are back with a soon to be released LP entitled Lifespan of A Moth via Relapse Records. From what I can hear, these humans are not slowing down, but are getting heavier and groovier! Right here and now, I am blasting their new song “Landloper” and I can’t

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The Obsessed Live at Siberia Text & Photos: Nathan Tucker “Man, this place is gonna be packed tonight,” Dave Shermen, bassist for The Obsessed, shared with me moments before Siberia opened its’ doors for the night’s show. The way I viewed Dave’s comment wasn’t as an act of boasting, but a humbling statement

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I enjoyed POWER TRIP live back in the day, but it was not until I saw them headline a Modified Ghost Fest show in Vancouver that I realized how fucking off the chain they were! When I saw this spot-on full set of theirs from their most recent London show, I knew

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Ted Liu
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I survived my first Have a Good Laugh fest that just took place in Vancouver, BC from June 9th – 12th. To say that it was a success would be an understatement, because to me it was a triumph on all levels! The amount of positive energy that surrounded this fest was un-freaking-real.

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There is a very interesting story behind the origin of the Killekill record label. Originally the Killekill project, based in Berlin, used to host a weekly club night at Berghain Kantine, featuring experimental electronic producers and visual artists, among more. The hype for those nights must have been quite high,

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Sheidim’s new album Shrines of the Void hits the streets on June 24th, and will be released via both Dark Descent Records // Me Saco Un Ojo Records. What does this band sound like? They sound like a raging sea of pure hate that has the power to rip away

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