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There are certain voices that take my imagination to other worlds, and one of them happens to belong to BJÖRK. I was around 14 when I heard her peace punk band K.U.K.L., and from that time until now I have been hooked. To say she is a free spirit is

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The new band NERVOUS will get you hyped with their angular take on punk. For 1 minute and 46 seconds, their new tune “Good Morning” puts a smile on my face! NERVOUS plans to release their new self titled record via Twelve Gauge Records on Sept. 24th. In the meantime, CVLT

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It’s quite interesting when a band’s sound is totally at odds with the images and vibes of their hometown or state. When someone says Texas, you don’t immediately think of cold, moody basslines, guitars and vocals drenched in sorrow and a gloomy atmosphere all around. However, that’s exactly what we

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One of my latest discoveries through one of my incursions on Bandcamp is Hope Drone. I just bumped into them while I was checking some random black metal acts and the minute I pressed that “Play” button I was instantly surrendered to it. Hope Drone are a black metal band

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Text & Photos by Darryl Reid Tempe, Arizona’s Marshstepper rolled through town a couple weeks ago to assault our senses in a dark basement. Consisting of equal parts noise/drone, black metal and electronic music filtered through a black mass: if Satan had a teen dance party in hell, it would

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Ambient black metal, post-rock duo Vukari have released Matriarch, a concept album about a “Slavic slave girl who is bought by a Germanic lord who promises her freedom and prosperity”, and while the concept sounds depressing, the album is an introspective, uplifting wall of sound that washes over the listener

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Photographer: Sunve Sunvemetal Site: www.sunvemetal.de Based: Weimar, Germany ONE Nargaroth. September 09th 2011, Meh Suff Festival, Switzerland. “It’s quite a little time ago but a friend turned on his favourite CD mix and I coincidentally listened to Nargaroth for the first time in the form of the song Abschiedsbrief des Prometheus.

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LOCRIAN has had a very busy year in 2013. They released their debut album on Relapse Records, Return To Annihilation, which was one of my favorites from their discography. While in Denton, TX, LOCRIAN recorded an epic live session for Violitionist, which consists of 3 tracks: “Eternal Return,” “Visitation from

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I’m not even going to stress or elaborate too much on who Brian “LUSTMORD” Williams is and what his weight in contemporary experimental music is. The dude is simply a titan of our times when it comes to sound architecture. He’s been around for friggin’ thirty years, has (re)defined the dark

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Are you scared of heights? Are you claustrophobic and handle narrow, dark and tight spaces poorly? Agoraphobic maybe and get creeped out by vast open spaces? Are you afraid of the dark? Do you suffer from anxiety, vertigo, or loss of orientation and or sensory perception? Are you scared of

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Over 100 minutes of JOY DIVISION live from 1979 to 1980 – nuff said! Now watch and let this awesome footage take your mind to another time…get lost in isolation!

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The celebration of sorrowful ambiance is what awaits anyone who is willing to dive into Owlfood’s latest exploit, Destroyers of the Moon. The band from Boston, releasing an ambient opus, featuring guests such as Greg Moss of 27, Megan Mulhearn of Divine Circles, The Judas Horse and US Christmas, and

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