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Southwest Terror Fest 2013 is in less than a month, and the lineup is all fucking killer and no fucking filler! Four days of epic bands is what is going to whip through the Arizona desert like a massive sandstorm of awesomeness. Bands like…well, there will be so many good

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Together Geneviève Beaulieu & James Hamilton make up the group PRETERITE and have created an outstanding album entitled From The Wells. For 53 minutes, their songs will inject your imagination with streams of otherworldly light. Geneviève’s voice takes my mind to places where the sky never ends and all I

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Armed with only a demo, Virginia act American released three songs on their Bandcamp from their upcoming split with another Virginia act, Crone. While short, American absolutely demolishes through three tracks, putting together a sound that can only be described as “wholly unique”. “Tomb Legions” starts with a fuzzy introduction,

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It’s on! Another post full of killer music from some of our favorite artists! So let’s get straight to it: we are streaming new music from Vaura, GRAVE MIASMA, Seidr, Mitochondrion, Katatonia and Gnaw – all tunes found south of heaven! Vaura “The Missing” out Oct 29th via Profound Lore!

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What is punk rock? Well, when I was a young punk in ’82, the older heads would say to me that PUNK IS A STATE OF MIND! At first I thought they were fucking with my head, trying to be all deep, but a year or so later I started

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This is just fucking amazing – check out the high quality full set of OATHBREAKER destroying it in Moscow! This band blows me away and I can’t wait to see them live!

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Featuring Genavieve Beaulieu of Menace Ruine and experimental musician James Hamilton, member of Column, Annihilist and Nebris (his latest project), Preterite is a band you should not miss. Following the release of their debut album, Pillar of Winds, the duo returns today with their sophomore full-length, From The Wells. What

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There have been rumblings across this cybernetic spectrum unsure as to just why exactly it’s Youth Code that has generated such extreme gravitation. They certainly aren’t the first to revitalize a genre. They aren’t children of extreme conditions (although Ryan’s tenure in Carry On may count). They aren’t…whatever else people

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A few weeks ago I witnessed the live performance of a fairly new Bay Area band called LAMENT CITYSCAPE. I had never heard of them and ran into their live performance by total chance here in Oakland. It’s not common to witness a drone-doom band in a live environment these

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For over ten years Toby Driver and KAYO DOT have crafted music that defies all categorizations and definitions, often even going beyond what one can humanly comprehend in the realm of sonic experimentation. In their decade-long career, these masters of avant garde metal wizardry have shown fear in front of

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Suspense, Atomsphere, Loneliness, Shape shifting thoughts, Decay, Rebirth, Ice, Ghosts are some of the words that fly into my mind while I listen to Terence Hannum of Locrian’s new album Spectral Life. The two tracks on this record will take your mind to places were your imagination will do all

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This is shaping up to be a great year for music, with almost too many insanely good records coming out at the same time. I have been put on an allowance by my wife so I don’t spend our kids’ university funds on vinyl. Anyway, in the very near future

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