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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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Look at the noose that graces the cover of this album. It reaches out from shadows unknown, waiting for our unexpecting head to slide into it unaware so it can then tighten and yank us back into the tenebrae of horror it emerged from. This is what Bobby Krlic aka

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Last year, we covered Portugal’s answer to Roadburn, Amplifest, for the first time (check out our coverage here and here). Amplifest 2013, the third edition, already has some big names on the lineup – Deafheaven, Chelsea Wolfe, Year of No Light, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Aluk Todolo and Russian

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On August 20th, 2013, A Plague of Knowing will descend upon Horseback fans everywhere. This collection of rarities and singles encompasses tracks from compilations, vinyl only recordings, demos, live recordings and previously unreleased Horseback material from 2007-2012. For anyone who values the immense contribution Horseback has made to music, this

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Kalpamantra & Malignant Records presents The Black Plagve Compilation, featuring exclusive tracks from Theologian, DEATHSTENCH, Sektor 304, Sewer Goddess, Trepaneringsritualen, Yen Pox/Troum, Aderlating, and loads more. This dark audio is 36 tracks deep…download NOW!!! The Black Plague by Various

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The Guilt Of… is a New Orleans-based project from EyeHateGod’s Mike IX Williams and former Wolvhammer member Ryan Mckern. Its a chaotic but harmonious mix of punk rock vocals, blackened guitar decomposition and power electronics like only these two can create, and today CVLT Nation is stoked to be streaming

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Who is Crown of Cerberus? There’s little to say about the man known merely as M. Chami, the helmsman and architect behind this ambient/noise project, though you could probably decipher more information from his work with power electronics acts like Disgust and Koufar and thus patch together something of a

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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 skulking bass which give them a haunting, dreamlike quality. With

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