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It’s been a while since we’ve had a giveaway for you, so we’re coming back with a bang with 2 pairs of tickets to this year’s The Power of the Riff festival at The Echo and Echoplex in Los Angeles on August 9th & 10th! Every year this festival gets

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It’s been a while since we’ve had a giveaway for you, so we’re coming back with a bang with 2 pairs of tickets to this year’s The Power of the Riff festival at The Echo and Echoplex in Los Angeles on August 9th & 10th! Every year this festival gets

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Last year, we covered Portugal’s answer to Roadburn, Amplifest, for the first time (check out our coverage here and here). Amplifest 2013, the third edition, already has some big names on the lineup – Deafheaven, Chelsea Wolfe, Year of No Light, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Aluk Todolo and Russian

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On June 28th, 2013, our Canadian comrades in heavy, Nothing is Heavy, celebrated their first year promoting shows in Vancouver, BC, with an epic lineup featuring local legends Black Wizard, Hoopsnake, Tobeatic and Wiser Fool. Here’s wishing them many more years of bringing crushing bands to my hometown! Our photographer

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Check out this stellar new Chelsea Wolfe track entitled “Warden from” her upcoming LP Pain is Beauty. Sargent House is the lab that will be releasing this fantastic album on September 3rd. So stay tuned all Chelsea Wolfe fans, your time is coming!

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Every cloud has a silver lining. While we all wait patiently for a new Cobalt record, we find ourselves becoming reacquainted with the sorrowful folk band, Man’s Gin, with their second album Rebellion Hymns who include Cobalt’s Erik Wunder in their ranks. Meshing dark folk, country and the twang of

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Some music makes you see the world in a different way and allows your thoughts to form unknown shapes. This is how the new LOCRIAN album “Return To Annihilation” makes me feel – it is a transcendental experience from beginning to end! They have just released a new video for

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If you don’t know, now you know: we at CVLT Nation are huge fans of music and we have a good feeling our readers are as well. One constant in my life has been the sound that I listen to, and how music has helped shape my life and the

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We are huge fans of good music that rocks us to our core. Maybe this is why we are really into Chelsea Wolfe. So we are all waiting anxiously for her new album Pain Is Be that’s coming out on Sargent House Records on September 3rd. In the meantime, check

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Metal dudes sure have something for twisting and subverting the traditional music of their homes.  Viking metal fits in Scandinavian tunes, Negură Bunget breaks up its blackened tunes with frequent pipe solos, and it seems like all of Neurosis have been involved in their own county project at one point

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Brilliant. Amazing. These are just two words that could describe the U.K. group Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats. Mind Control, the U.K. group’s third full-length album, is relatively perfect; a definite contender for many Best of 2013 lists. Why? Well, if a combination of the gigantic riffs of Black Sabbath,

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via Dusted Magazine Born in Southern California in 1944, and dead in ’79, Judee Sill’s life was brief, yet filled with enough dark drama to satisfy a lifespan twice that long. It would be easy to relegate her life and musical career as a series of interesting footnotes in the

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