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This month, II by Crowhurst, which is sure to be one of the best albums you will hear all year, was released. In addition to penning my thoughts on the album in a separate feature, I had the opportunity to interview Jay about the new release: First, how did the

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Slightly over a year ago, I wrote that Crowhurst was an underground band on the verge of exploding to the forefront of extreme metal. Sitting here today after having had a few weeks time to digest the band’s newest project and mastermind Jay Gambit’s latest foray into the world of

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Text and photos: Bobby Cochran There are some bands who play shows with stages full of gear, lights and smoke, multiple band members, and music that still doesn’t say very much.  Wreck and Reference’s performance in SF was the antithesis of that.  Two people, a sampler and a drum kit,

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Broken glass, Steel Pipes, Cold Wind, Primitive Drums, Smoke Engines, Gothic Ghosts, Dancing Tribes of Misfits are some of the images that come to my mind as I listen to HIDE’s Resurrection/Force Fed! This Chicago-based duo create music that is hard to put into a box, but one thing is for

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Text & Photos: Charles Nickles I don’t know anyone who listens to BORIS anymore (and the only person to I know who listened to Boris was Dave, but we were drinking a lot of gin at the time) and I only know of two or three people who actively enjoy Earth,

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The Brvtalist is proud to present the new release from Houston-based industrial outfit Spit Mask. Out now on Glasgow’s Clan Destine Records, Swallow is a punishing amalgamation of Zoth Ommog, early 80’s punk, power electronics and dark, dungeon fetishism. While just being active since 2015, Spit Mask has quickly plowed

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