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Text and Photos: Milton Stille As is often sadly the case, the venue was sparsely populated upon my arrival. It’s almost anomalous for shows of this nature to happen on Granville Street, which has disgracefully been dubbed the “party district,” consequently rendering it a cesspool of the type of human

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Three awesome dudes from the Oakland-based grindcore band Infinite Waste (namely madmen Jamison, Kevin, and Matt) were rad enough to have the brilliant idea to put together a compilation of Bay Area-based bands to give out for free at this year’s first edition of California Deathfest this weekend in Oakland, to show visitors and outsiders attending

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Fresno is located in the heart of California. It is the fifth largest city in the best state in America. I spent over a decade living in the area. I dedicated a lot of time and energy focusing on building unity within the underground music community in the hopes of

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Over the past weeks, quite a few great releases floating around in the realm of sludge, stoner, drone and doom have drifted my way. So here they are all in one place for your listening pleasure. Enjoy the rattling of your own bones…. 1. PENDULOUS – A Palpable Sense of Love &

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Pinkish Black is a dark band that comes with a dark story. Originally formed under the name The Great Tyrant, the trio back then was focusing on a doom/jazz blend. However, bass guitarist Tommy Atkins’ suicide in 2010 put a halt to the production of the band’s first album. The two

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With Author and Punisher‘s most recent album Melk En Honing, the industrial-strength goliath melding machines with their maker, Tristan Shone, continue to broaden the limits of where this project’s sound can go. I caught up with Tristan before he left for a headlining tour (dates below) to talk about the new

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