Apocalyptic Blues

SXSW 2014
Relapse Records x CVLT Nation Showcase!

We are excited to announce that we’re co-sponsoring the Relapse Records showcase this year at SXSW on March 12th, 2014! The lineup is all killer – Windhand, Christian Mistress, Nothing, Obliteration, Primitive Man and Pyrrhon are wrecking the stage at

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Current 93’s COMPLETE DISCOGRAPHY now streaming!

by Oliver Sheppard It’s here: http://current931.bandcamp.com/ Or, nearly Current 93’s complete discography. (There are so many unofficial releases, semi-official releases, quasi-official releases, etc., that a truly complete discography is pretty daunting.) Current 93: The long-running dark-ambient-cum-post-industrial-cum-neofolk project, whose only constant

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Have a Nice Life
The Unnatural World Review

If in literature a tragedy is a work that begins high and ends low, and a comedy (think Dante’s) vice versa, then what about a narrative that starts with order and ends dissolved into nothingness?  Stability to chaos in the

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
TOWERS “Hell”

Hold on, I just dropped a dose of sonic acid and smoked a huge bag of weird as fuck! Actually, I’m blasting the new album from Portland’s TOWERS entitled II that comes out on Feb. 11th via Eolian Empire. These

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Ultra Ultra Hi-Def!
KYLESA Killing it in
Paris Now Showing!

This is just way too rad: KYLESA totally killing shit in Paris. Check out this stellar footage of them performing “Said and Done” and you can feel the energy jumping out of your screen. KYLESA is still on tour all

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Arriving Angels Limited LP…
CVLT Nation Stream:
Helen Money – Radio Recorders

Helen Money‘s 3rd full length, Arriving Angels, originally released via Profound Lore in 2013, is now available as a limited edition vinyl repress through Corpse Flower Records. This LP is limited to 500 copies on a gorgeous opaque orange vinyl,

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Eyehategod, Cattle Decapitation, Nausea,
Obliterations, Strong Intention
at Los Globos 1.12.14

Text & Photos by Adam Murray Five bands (well, technically four) descended upon Los Angeles on this night like the various strains of flu virus that have been penetrating and violating everyone’s immune systems for the past couple weeks. Strong

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An interview with Chicago neofolk band ET NIHIL
by Oliver Sheppard

Earlier neofolk was sometimes called “apocalyptic folk,” a phrase seen on at least one early Current 93 flyer that seemed to sum up early bands’ stripped down, back-to-basics acoustic approach to making doomy, and quite often occult-tinged, music(k). One of

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The Sterling Sisters
Hale Review.Stream.Fullset

What makes a song ring true or false?  For that matter, what makes any fiction work?  Writers have to inhabit the souls of all manner of people, but if all they could express was themselves, every novel would be about

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CVLT Nation Video Premiere
RUINED FAMILIES: “Pedestal”

Just like their music, the new RUINED FAMILIES video for “Pedestal” takes you to many different places at one time! The way it’s filmed captures the emotion of the song and allows your mind to put together the puzzle of

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