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The Room Colored Charlatan hail from Indiana, and the quintet are on the cusp of breaking into the collective consciousness of those who enjoy something a little more on the difficult, but listenable, side. Intricate details fall into their sound, but by no means does that suggest that Primitives errs

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Come follow Wolves In The Throne Room as they take a new approach to creating music on their soon to be released album via Artemisia Records, Celestite. What you will hear on this offering is the instrumental, experimental companion record to 2011’s Celestial Lineage. Check out their sonic astral journey

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Hold on as I float away on the sound of the avant garde group OPIUM WARLORDS! Their new album entitled Taste My Sword Of Understanding will become a part of your sonic reality on May 30th via Svart Records. Today we would like to share with you a very beautiful

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When we hear music, we don’t always know where the foundation lies. Krautrock is at the foundation of a lot of music we like. For instance, if you asked many musicians who create black metal, positive punk (goth), space rock or doom metal, many of them would cite Krautrock as

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The opening salvo of “Nothing” announces Column of Heaven’s album Precipice with a bulldozer crunch, furious drums and the only decipherable lyrics cutting through, saying “nothing” over and over again. The offset, the surprise, the negative energy and the ferocity are what make this band; and it’s exceptional this time around.

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After great difficulty, red tape, bureaucracy and a flubbering, shutty-downy U.S. government managed to keep GODFLESH out of the United States for years, they finally made their return to Los Angeles on Tuesday, the 22nd of April, 2014, at the Henry Fonda theatre. A fine hum of anticipation buzzed in

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Photos by Gemma Shaw This year’s Temples Festival in Bristol featured a killer lineup! Our metal festival photographer Gemma Shaw was there on Day One to capture performances from Electric Wizard, Anaal Nathrakh, Blood Ceremony, Jucifer, Moss and Satan’s Satyrs! Check out her awesome photos below, and stay tuned for

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About two years ago, I was staying at Sean Reveron’s house in Venice. As per tradition, I would raid his tape collection while fielding a thunder barrage of questions, when I grabbed a duo-toned cover. How did a long-lost Rough Trade cassette end up in Sean’s metal and punk collection?

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I see colors swirling around prisms of light dancing inside of my brain. I hear unknown spirits guiding my past lives into another realm of forever. All of this change going on inside me is being caused by the astral sounds of ABRE OJOS, whose new album will be out

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CVLT Nation is honored to premiere the new video from HK8 for their song “Jihad” today! This Bladerunner-inspired video is a jihad on the brain – watching the white noise flash subliminal imagery across my retinas is like having someone take steel wool to my eyeballs. The sonic chaos it

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I can’t front – once I pressed play on the new EMPTINESS album Nothing But The Whole that is released on May 27th via Dark Descent Records, I was hooked on their weirdness. This destroys, then rebuilds, music into a form of harsh but beautiful sonic art. This record has

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Photos: Sarah R. Brady Six months after being denied visas to tour the US (read the full story in our interview here), Justin Broadrick and Ben Green finally made it overseas to come and pillage some American cities with a reunited and healthier than ever Godflesh. They have finally crossed

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