Apocalyptic Blues

King Dude’s new “Burning Daylight” LP reviewed
by Oliver Sheppard

King Dude’s third LP, Burning Daylight, recently came out on Dais Records, continuing the one man project’s exploration of dark, eerily psychedelic, low-fi, Americana-tinged folk music. King Dude — whose name, as I’ve said before, is a little too close

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CVLT Nation Streaming
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR’s new album Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! out now on Constellation is epic beyond words! They have allowed the world access to this awesome record, so we are streaming for you it below…It’s their first record in

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Black Dice An Insane 10/17/12:
DEATH GRIPS Full Gig
Now Showing!

The weirdo apocalyptic beat of DEATH GRIPS was in full effect at the Le Poisson Rouge in NYC this past Wednesday. Seeing the band give a live visual to left field hip hop will totally expand the way you relate

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CHELSEA WOLFE
Unknown Rooms:
A Collection of Acoustic Songs

Review + Full Stream

I have just smoked a huge bong load of floating sonic black magic. It entered my brain in the form of Chelsea Wolfe’s new album entitled Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs, which is enchanting from beginning to end

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VYST –
Try Again. Fail Again. Keep On Trying.
Keep On Living. Gain While Giving.

Review Source Equivoke Here’s a surprisingly awesome shard of hardcore I only just came across. What made me take interest was that VYST contains members of Throwers, Glasses, and Perth Express — and by extension of those last two bands,

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Persistent Vision!
A RITES OF SPRING Video Retrospective
Now Showing

From the ashes of the 80’s punk scene arose really interesting bands. The kids from the Dischord movement took it to the next level, and in an organic way pretty much created new genres. One band that stood out to

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Premier
Ides of Gemini & Vermapyre
Scion Rock Fest
Footage + Interviews

Ides of Gemini & Vermapyre both wrecked shop at this year’s Scion Rock Fest. If you don’t believe me, we have exclusive footage of both bands to share with you today. I must say, I really dig the interviews that

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CVLT Nation
A Label Spotlight
AJNA Offensive

I find so much light in the darkness that at times it does not even feel like darkness anymore, just an ocean of positivity. One source of inspiration is all of the interesting beings that make up this world that

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Vice Italy Mixtape Curated by
The SECRET Agnus Dei

The SECRET Mixtape for Vice Italy! This is a bit ‘a mix of some of the things I heard while writing the new album. I deliberately opted for a mixtape oriented metal because I am convinced of VICE not there

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Menace Ruine/Ash Borer
ASOR/Servile Sect/
Seattle Review + Photo Essay

All Photos & Text by Alan Hunter Like something out of a nightmare, Seattle’s Funhouse looms in the gaunt shadow of the Space Needle, sans actual carnies. Fittingly, Monday night’s bill played out like the soundtrack to that nightmare…one brilliant

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