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Botanist VI: Flora
Review.Footage.Full Stream

As has been proven for decades now, California’s Bay Area has given rise to a host of black metal bands, among them Weakling, Leviathan and Deafheaven. From Weakling’s vast, meandering sound to Leviathan’s nail-biting dirges to Deafheaven’s genre-blending, the eccentricities

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Blackphone 666: Masked Noise Terror from Tokyo

It had been months in the making, but there I was. Reading my Japanese Independent Music book and picking up whatever scraps I could online of the supposed ‘hot spots’ for Japanese noise music could not have prepared me for

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CVLT Nation Interview Series Letter by Letter: AUROCH

Before AUROCH head over to Europe to destroy shit…check out their interview Letter by Letter: A – Arturo Perez-Reverte I am a huge admirer of the Spanish magic-realism writing style of Carlos Ruiz Zafon, and the films of Almodovar, but

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Most Vile Black Metal…
You Will Hear This Week!
TORTURE CHAMBER “Qayin” – Review + Stream

You may have recalled how not long ago we introduced you to a new black metal band from the Bay Area called Torture Chamber, led by (I believe?) now seventeen year old Connor Allen, and rounded out by his homies

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Heavy Hour (((((10))))) – Featuring Dispirit, Gravecode Nebula, Lluvia, Bog Oak & more!

Thanks for tuning into the tenth installment of the Heavy Hour! DeathgraVe is new Hardcore Punk band from San Jose/Oakland(((California))). Featuring members of Brainoil, Cyanic, & Bird, this pummeling pedigree delivers on all fronts. They is some of the earliest

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Heavyweight Contender: Forest of Tygers’ “Bruises” EP Packs a Wallop

True to its title, the mighty blackened hardcore and beyond duo Forest of Tygers‘ first offering Bruises hits you like a hard right cross. Guitarist/vocalist Jim Valosik’s screams pierce the first moments of the opener and title track, heralding the

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Beyond Fucking Awesome!
American – “Coping With Loss”
In-Depth Review + Exclusive Full Stream

Label: SENTIENT RUIN LABORATORIES In chapter sixteen of “Psychomagic” — subtitled ‘Techniques For The Imagination’ — Jodorowsky writes: “This I am not recommending to you, although I do it intensely: I imagine various ways to die. I have imagined myself dying in a drowning

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Tapes of a Neon God: #15 / #17 / #18

Tapes of a Neon God have new items, so if you didn’t get enough when the giveaway was going on or you’re interested in what Anderson’s been toiling at, then read on. The Tennessee label has a love for unlovable,

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Insane Heaviness: NAGA – “Hēn” Review + Stream

Listen. Get Crushed. BUY. Support. Spread the Word. Suffer. Repeat. That’s all you need to know or do. Just get fucking doomed and love every second of it. This special treatment comes courtesy of NAGA from the sulfurous and mystical

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In-Depth Look At An…
80′s Post Punk Lost Treasure:
TRIAL – Moments Of Collapse LP Stream

By Sascha via Behold The Blessed Wax Trial – Moments Of Collapse LP, 1986 This is not a write up about the Straight Edge Band Trial. Sorry dudes. Gonna have to take your mosh somewhere else for the night. I

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