Avant Garde

Vost — Album Review

Vost is a solo ambient/drone project of a composer based in Portland, Oregon. No drums or vocals, just slow minimalist sounds. Some of which sound like a howling wind passing through heavy old machinery. Other parts have languid but steadily

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CVLT Nation Video Premiere
AGARTTHA “Chymische Hockzeit”
Now Showing.

Today CVLT Nation is honored to be premiering the new Agarttha video for “Chymische Hockzeit” off of the A Water Which Does Not Wet Hands LP that came out June 25th on King Of The Monsters Records. Francesca Marongiu’s music

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New LOCRIAN Video
“Eternal Return” Now Showing!

Some music makes you see the world in a different way and allows your thoughts to form unknown shapes. This is how the new LOCRIAN album “Return To Annihilation” makes me feel – it is a transcendental experience from beginning

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CVLT Nation Interviews:
WOLFBAIT

Dublin based “krautviolence” mongers WOLFBAIT have turned many a bruised head in the last few months since the release of their self titled tape through the Art For Blind label. A crushing blend of drone, repetition, explosive pummelling rock and

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On The Board’s:
Favorite Releases Of 2013 So Far…

On The Board’s favorite releases of 2013 so far… Cülo – My Life Sucks And I Could Care Less This is a fucking punk record. 24 songs about doing drugs and wanting to die. You might think that this album

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CVLT Nation’s
Record Of The Week New
LEUCOSIS Tracks Streaming Now!

So LEUCOSIS has just released two songs via their Bandcamp and they are fucking amazing. This is a message to any label reading this: sign this band because they deserve it and they’re creating some of the most original music

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There is light in the body…
There is blood in the sun:
LUX INTERNA Review + Stream

Metal dudes sure have something for twisting and subverting the traditional music of their homes.  Viking metal fits in Scandinavian tunes, Negură Bunget breaks up its blackened tunes with frequent pipe solos, and it seems like all of Neurosis have

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CVLT Nation Interviews
DEAFHEAVEN

All Photos by Matthew Grant Anson San Francisco’s Deafheaven has eluded obnoxious genre trapping since their inception, doing so with a towering hybrid of sound. Second full-length, Sunbather is nothing short of an achievement, blurring lines between black metal and

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Palms Debut Album Review

Ah, “supergroups.” How hit and miss they can be. What’s that old saying? Too many cooks spoil the broth. It can certainly be the case when a team of esteemed musicians from different avenues congregate on the one square for

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BriefcaseFest Toronto

Toronto’s BriefcaseFest calls itself a celebration of extreme music in Ontario, with a bill loaded with some of the province’s most intriguing heavy acts, with some friends from Quebec and even further afield calling in for a visit. The diversity

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