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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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Troller got darker. The Austin-based trio dropped the Katatonia model of their debut for Graphic’s BDSM. It’s a better look. Troller’s (2012) lack of purported heavy metal was disappointing. At it’s best, Graphic is like happening on a snuff film in an old video store, but too often Troller is

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SALEM’S POT is one of those bands we’ve had our eye on ever since Dan over at Riding Easy put them on our radar. For the past few weeks, we’ve been digging into their new album, Pronounce This!, and these psychedelic doom mongers didn’t disappoint us with this weird trip,

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At long last, the illustrious lineup for this year’s edition of Vancouver’s own feel-good hit-of-the-summer-party, Burger Fest, is announced. Undisputably the heaviest bill in the annual event’s history, in its sixth year Burger Fest takes its mantra of “Burgers, Bands, Beers” to a whole new level of crushing, with more

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On April 1st, Tartarus Records made the following statement: Hello, I’ve released a mystery tape today. There are only 100 made. You cannot listen to any of it online, but a download card is included. Available now until April 24th. After that, they will disappear from the shop. This is

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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw Desertfest. The fifth since its inception is a growing delight for lovers of stoner, doom, sludge, psych, rock and all their strange cousins. In the heart of weirdo central: Camden, London. It’s busy, filthy and there’s no desert in sight, but it does have

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Text & Photos by Kris T. Therrian Everything about this year’s edition of Roadburn festival was about special shows, sets and collaborations that saw us salivating over the line-up many a month in advance. However, when the revelation of the running order came about, putting the ‘must see’ bands in

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