Avant Garde

It’s Everything Time…
A GANG GANG DANCE Retrospective
In Full Effect!

While living in the Lower East Side of New York one band changed the way I visualized and heard music they went by the name of GANG GANG DANCE. This group of humans created sound waves that became their ocean

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CVLT Nation’s
Top 6 New Bands
You Must HEAR Today!

1. BOTANIST So Fucking Original…So fucking amazing…So freaking Magical…So freaking breathtaking…the new BOTANIST album out now on Flenser is PERFECT! Not only is this one of the best black metal albums of the year, it might just be one of

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Doomed in Dreams: USA OUT OF VIETNAM – “Crashing Diseases & Incurable Airplanes” Review + Stream

I’m not really sure where to start on this one. This album defies any attempt to pin it into a corner with any kind of label or definition. There is so much ethereal shit going on in this record that

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Musical Shamanism and Personal Q&A

The interest in Musical Shamanism is unwavering, thanks to all of you who decided to support the idea. Throughout the past several weeks, I received some very interesting questions through social media sites, and some of them, I think, deserve

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Blood on the Floor…
THROBBING GRISTLE
1981 Full Live Gig Now Showing!

Industrial madness! Industrial noise! Industrial tribes of humans! THROBBING GRISTLE were before their time! In 1981, this groundbreaking band gave an outstanding performance in San Francisco. Right now confront THROBBING GRISTLE and allow them to pound your braincells into submission…and

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Avant Anomalies Of The Month:
July 2014

From now on, each month will see a feature in the series entitled Avant Anomalies Of The Month, introducing you to about five to eight records. The usual focus will be on the extreme, avant-garde music that most metallers are

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CVLT Nation’s Top Six
New Bands You Must HEAR Today!

1. BLOTTER BLOTTER’s 5 song EP Under Armour ’77 is a perfect blast of hardcore! On the mark, get set, go: all of their songs are the motherfucking jam! This band knows how write those punk songs that make you

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The Self-inflicted Demise of…
DEATH GRIPS!

‘Sorry everyone…why would I have ever thought those dudes could keep it together?’ This is what Nine Inch Nails frontman, Trent Reznor, tweeted the day Death Grips announced their split. The mercurial hip-hop crew were set to open for NIN

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I Lead You Towards Glorious Times
Merzbow’s ‘Venereology’ turns 20

Early note, obviously not everyone will agree with my opinion that this album is the ‘greatest of all time’ in this genre. That is a very polarizing statement, I realize. Regardless, this album is amazing. Noise is an odd beast.

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SISSY SPACEK Killing Shit!
You Better Tune In!

You are about to experience visual and audio insanity!!! Check out this way fucking beyond raging video of SISSY SPACEK killing shit at the Handbag Factory. It should be noted that they have an unreal new vocalist, Sara from Youth

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