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If one band knew how to set us free with the power of the rhythm, it would be THE BLACK HEART REBELLION, whose soon to be released People when you see the smoke, do not think it is fields they’re burning is just as epic as their prevoius record Har Nevo, but

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One of the most impressive forces in the Finnish extreme metal scene are undoubtedly Dark Buddha Rising. The prolific ambient drone/doom/sludge act releases its sixth full-length, Inversum, which features two tremendous sonic offerings. Catching up with Vesa (guitars, vocals), we discuss the origin of Dark Buddha Rising, the themes that appear

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Text & Photos: Nuno Bernardo Not a festival, an experience. Amplifest’s editions get better each year. The beauty of Porto, Portugal, as a city conveys the beauty of the line-up presented for Amplifest’s fifth edition, and we barely had time to catch our breath with all the things happening in each room of Hard Club

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Death came knocking at my door recently and took away one of my very dear friends. To say that my heart is in pain would be an understatement. I know that time will heal my wounds, but for now the best medicine I have is music! One record that is making

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/ımpəˈfɛkʃ(ə)n/ (the phonetic spelling of ‘imperfection’) is Nadja‘s second collaboration with Japan’s ‘brutal orchestra’ Vampillia, originally released as a limited tour-only CD for the two groups’ 2014 Japanese tour and now newly reissued on vinyl by Spain’s Throne Records. An expansive inversion to their earlier team effort, the dense forest drone Primitive World,

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Tour season is still in full effect! One tour that I’m not going to miss when it comes to Vancouver is Chelsea Wolfe and Wovenhand. Peep these two stellar full sets from both bands’ recent NYC performances captured by Pit Full Of Shit…Chelsea is beyond enchanting live, so do not

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This Saturday in Vancouver one of the best shows of the year is about to take place, featuring Cult of Luna, Subrosa, Minsk, Bushwhacker ,If We Are Machines and Astrakhan at the Rickshaw…For those people reading this that can’t make it, or are going and want to get psyched up,

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A couple of weeks ago, the almighty HIGH ON FIRE returned to Vancouver to destroy the Rickshaw on their massive North American tour, and with them they brought Pallbearer and Lucifer for some infamous opening acts. The prolific Milton Stille was there to capture this incendiary night for us, and

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If you are a regular reader of our site, chances are you think that for the most part, humanity has proven itself to be a scourge of the earth. You probably take comfort in your like-minded friends and community, but you know that as a species we’ve acted on our

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Cursed Graves’ debut LP, California Noise, is damn near perfect. Hailing from San Diego, the trio has only been around for a few years. But, listening to California Noise, you’d never guess. The album wastes no time, beginning with the nihilistic beach punk of “Opus Dei.” Guitarist Blake Cox plays

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Not all records or bands can be put into a genre box – that’s what keeps music exciting! When I listen to a band, the first thing I listen for is how honest the music is, not what genre it is. One very special record that is about to come out is

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In the eight years of their existence, Dark Buddha Rising has produced six albums. Now, if that’s not productive, I don’t know what you can call it. The ambient drone/doom band has been able to conjure great albums of dark psychedelia, filled with mysticism and a twisted vision of reality,

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