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Ventre is a voyage through filth, cruelty and decay. It’s a hard trip into the darkest labyrinths of the soul, a mystic rite of passage into the Tunnels of Set and the forbidden Qlippoth*. The vistas are bleak, unforgiven, painful – but with a certain beauty, a grotesque beauty; and the

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Text and Photos: Teddie Taylor The Curse of the Dead tour has a bit of everything for everyone, with Gatecreeper, Oathbreaker, Iron Reagan and Skeletonwitch on the bill. Nothing sounds alike and no set feels the same. The only common thread between beginning and end were bassist Sean Mears’ and

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Interview & Photos: Teddie Taylor Oathbreaker surprised everyone when their latest album began with clean, acapella vocals. Rheia is in a category of its own, showcasing an expanse of various sounds the band has never before fully explored. The Belgium-based group, only having toured America twice before since their 2011

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What the fuck do we have here? A mind-melting performance by Ghold performing at The Crypt in Camberwell for Cosmic Carnage, where they were joined by James Alec Hardy on visuals. The whole thing was shot and edited by RIFF.Underground.  This is more than just a full set – this is a visual

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Einstürzende Neubauten is a band that came out way before its time and reshaped the way music was created! I’m going to let all of these early videos do the talking. Now it’s time to see Einstürzende Neubauten destroy what was thought to be normal and create a new a

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Sound with no walls, sound that melts the Brain, sound that is insanity made flesh…These are some of thoughts that race around my brainwaves as I listen to the new PYLAR. Their album PYEDRA is portal into a musical space and time where nothing but freedom exists! CVLT Nation has been

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