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Death MetalFeaturedFeaturesMusicStreaming

This morning my homie and CVLT Nation writer Mattia turned me on to Artifact of Skulls, and within a diseased instant I was hooked! This band turns out some of the most vile/primitive/disgusting/raw death metal I have heard so far in 2016. I’m not surprised that Defiled Light is the label putting out

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Dark vocals meet post punk beats and melodic riffs, all seen through a fuzzy, almost shoegaze-like lens. That’s what I hear on the new record, Near the Ground, from Oakland’s TEAL. It’s almost as if I am listening to them through a murky pool, hidden in an eerie oasis at the bottom of

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Apocalyptic BluesAvant GardeDoomFeaturedFeaturesMusicStreaming

Today, SUNWØLF’s fourth album Eve hit the streets, and to celebrate we’re streaming it in full for your listening rapture! This Scottish band brings a cathartic blend of gorgeous, ambient melodies and scathing vocals that cuts through your inner bullshit and lays your bloody emotions bare. This record will either uplift you

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80s HardcoreFeaturedFeaturesInterviewsMusic

Last Thursday, I got the chance to have an awesome conversation with Harley Flanagan, one of the founding members of NYC’s CRO-MAGS. In my book, he has not gotten his just due, and with this interview he set the record straight on many topics. His new album entitled CRO-MAGS is all fucking

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Avant GardeFeaturedFeaturesMusicNoiseSludgeStreaming

What would be your soundtrack for self-cannibalization? Would it be eerie, angry, haunting and hypnotic all at once? If that sounds about right, then keep reading. Belgian noise/sludge band 30,000 Monkies is getting ready to release their debut album via Consouling Sounds entitled I Ate Myself To Grow Twice As Big tomorrow,

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Death MetalEventsFeaturedGrindcoreHardcoreLive Rituals

Vast shifts aren’t something we notice immediately, or ever, honestly. The earth spins and continents move, but we’re only aware because we’re told. In culture, rarely are these great changes felt or witnessed, only whispered with reverence by those who took care to witness it or mourned by the blind

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