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Castle
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Text & Photos by Castle Tending to the dead is a grave business, whether it’s building mounds or mausoleums, so in keeping with the theme of our current tour and upcoming album, Welcome to the Graveyard, we decided to visit the final resting places of souls alongside America’s highways as we traveled

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Nathan Tucker
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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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MINSK Interviews BLOODIEST Alright, first question. See how we’re getting ready to tour together for the first time, and knowing that touring is both incredibly fun but also grueling… Do you guys like each other as people? Do you get along on the road, or are we likely to get

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Teddie Taylor
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Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor King Woman and Wax Idols embarked on their co-headlining summer Levitate tour last month. The two groups began their stint of West Coast dates alongside infamous heavy metal founders Pentagram, but dropped out after situations with the band and crew became less than ideal. The

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Sound & Salt is one of raddest promoters doing it in Vancouver right now! Late last month, she brought DRAB MAJESTY to town and he blew us all away. His name suits him perfectly, because his music is truly majestic. I lost myself in his sound and did not want

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On May 29th, I got a chance to see one of my favorite singers, Chelsea Wolfe, perform at an outstanding venue called The Imperial, here in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side. The room was packed with all sorts of weirdos, from Metalheads, Punks, Hippy Goths to everything in-between. From the moment she and her band took

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Bobby Cochran
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All Photos and text by Bobby Cochran Los Angeles-based Chelsea Wolfe makes a style of music that’s hard to pin down, ranging from eerie folk, to dark electronic, to dirgy doom metal, and everything in between.  Though it’s diversity, it maintains a thread of continuity that defines it as uniquely

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In my opinion, one of the signs of ignorance is the inability to see the merit in a range of musical genres. If you tell me all you listen to is hardcore and you can’t stand anything else (same goes for you, black metal), I am not impressed by your

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Via THE BRVTALIST Oliver Ho is a man of many hats – producing and releasing music under several monikers like Broken English Club, Raudive and Zov Zov (his duo with Tommy Gillard), thus allowing him to experiment with different kinds of music, going beyond the known post-punk and industrial influences. He consistently explores other sides

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There comes a time in every young man, woman, nonbinary, or other person’s life when they have something put in front of them that is so jagged, bare, raw, textured and destructive that it achieves all levels of perfection and surpasses it without batting an eyelash. Now take extreme experimental

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Who’s the man? Repeat after me – who’s the man? Nick Cave is the man, and The Bad Seeds are the shit. Mr. Cave has been on point since the 70’s, and has not lost a beat since then. Check out Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds rocking shit in 2001 and

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So what happens when a person has the courage to follow his passion and leave his band for something new? This is what happened to our long time comrade TJ Cowgill, who left his group Book of Black Earth to go solo, and KING DUDE was born. From the start,

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