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Considering Wrekmeister Harmonies is a collective, one would assume that their releases would end up being quite sparse. However, that has not been the case for the main man of the collective, JR Robinson, as he makes the presence of Wrekmeister Harmonies felt year in, year out. Since You’ve Always

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Typically when Norway is being discussed among fans of aggressive music, it isn’t for the sake of planning a vacation. Thanks to the actions of people like the infamous Varg Vikernes, fans of metal, punk, and hardcore seem to only equate Norway with burning churches and terrible black metal recordings.

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Hot DAMN, check out this off the chain performance from TURNSTILE, and watch the crowd go ape shit for this band! Unholy fuck, Turnstile knows how to whip their fans into a frenzy and turn their stage into a stage dive free for all! Nuff respect due to hate5six for doing what

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Charles Nickles
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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles   I am sitting in the backyard of some pleasantly bourgeois Williamsburg establishment sipping something summery and bitter with an inoffensive name. Airdrop, maybe? Doesn’t matter. To my left are two EPs (one from an agency, the other from a production company) and across the

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Gemma Shaw
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Nick Sargeant interviews Gazelle Amber Valentine Self-advertising nomadicism is pretty much the name of your game as a band, and your preferred way of living (at least for the last 15+ years) – how are you still doing it? It’s pretty grueling.  But living in a vehicle we could tour in,

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Nervosa is a thrash metal band from Brazil, and the band’s second full-length album, Agony, is being released this year by Napalm Records. Brazil has a storied thrash tradition, starting with death/thrash progenitors Sarcofago and Vulcano, as well as with 90’s powerhouse Sepultura. Nervosa are a confident-sounding threepiece that play

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Experimental electronic/cryptic industrial label Summer Isle sure knows how to find them. The label scans through the underground, finding interesting projects and releasing limited runs of records in cassette format. Their latest find is Code 0066, regarding the identity of which I cannot give much information. The project has been

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The next chapter of infamous Portland Discharge enthusiasts, Dödläge, just dropped a smouldering pile of nihilistic, fast-as-fuck hardcore. Sixteen pissed and political songs clocking in at just under twenty-five minutes give you satisfaction the way hardcore was meant to be: short and to the point. While some tracks hastily cling to the

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Behold, another document of extreme metal splendor coming once again from within the gut of the ever so magnificent East Bay Area’s extreme metal/punk underground – further evidence that something truly special is always happening here and that things almost seem to be shrouded in a constant spell of musical and creative

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This month, II by Crowhurst, which is sure to be one of the best albums you will hear all year, was released. In addition to penning my thoughts on the album in a separate feature, I had the opportunity to interview Jay about the new release: First, how did the

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Avi Dhillon
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On July 10th, Sound and Salt put on a kick ass show at the Astoria in Vancouver featuring Washington’s POWER alongside locals WOOLWORM, WTCHDR and WORLD VIEW. World View’s charging hardcore opened up the show and got the crowd ready for WTCHDR, who amped the energy up in the room

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Nathaniel Shannon
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Photos: Nathaniel Shannon On August 4th, the legends of death metal CARCASS stormed the Gramercy Theatre in NYC alongside sludge warriors CROWBAR for a night of audio decimation! Our comrade Nathaniel Shannon was on hand to capture this onslaught, and his pictures definitely do this show justice. Check out a

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