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Text and photo by Mattias Westfalk Finland is now stored safe in my memory bank, the distant but real buzz from a spectacle in sounds and emotions still lingering. I sat down in front of my work desk after flying back to Berlin, the place I call home for the winter,

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Photos and Text: Nuno Bernardo If Amplifest’s day one felt like a dark daydream, then day two wasn’t that far off. It’s true that every single act on this line-up deserved to headline a show on their own. People approached James Kelly, Colin H. van Eeckhout and Oathbreaker’s Caro Tanghe all day on Hard Club’s main

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I love when I hear music that moves far beyond labels to a place where only rad riffs and freedom to create what’s in your heart exists! The new band IRATA – who happen to be on Kylesa’s label Retro Futurist Records – create the kind of songs that I’m speaking of above.

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So what happens when a Lower East Side New York alien gets his weirdo on? PsychoEgyptian (née Devin Kyle Cuthbertson) is born; I have known this kid for years, and he has always walked his own path! He is a part of Mykki Blanco’s crew, Dogfood MG. Not only is

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So what do we have here? Another insanely rad release from one of our favorite tape labels, Caligari Records. The name of band is DISTERROR, they hail from Mexico and play a vicious brand of crust-infused death metal that has the power to crush bones! Within the the riffs that this band

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One of the most impressive forces in the Finnish extreme metal scene are undoubtedly Dark Buddha Rising. The prolific ambient drone/doom/sludge act releases its sixth full-length, Inversum, which features two tremendous sonic offerings. Catching up with Vesa (guitars, vocals), we discuss the origin of Dark Buddha Rising, the themes that appear

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