Avant Garde

Blood on the Floor…
THROBBING GRISTLE
1981 Full Live Gig Now Showing!

Industrial madness! Industrial noise! Industrial tribes of humans! THROBBING GRISTLE were before their time! In 1981, this groundbreaking band gave an outstanding performance in San Francisco. Right now confront THROBBING GRISTLE and allow them to pound your braincells into submission…and

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Avant Anomalies Of The Month:
July 2014

From now on, each month will see a feature in the series entitled Avant Anomalies Of The Month, introducing you to about five to eight records. The usual focus will be on the extreme, avant-garde music that most metallers are

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CVLT Nation’s Top Six
New Bands You Must HEAR Today!

1. BLOTTER BLOTTER’s 5 song EP Under Armour ’77 is a perfect blast of hardcore! On the mark, get set, go: all of their songs are the motherfucking jam! This band knows how write those punk songs that make you

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The Self-inflicted Demise of…
DEATH GRIPS!

‘Sorry everyone…why would I have ever thought those dudes could keep it together?’ This is what Nine Inch Nails frontman, Trent Reznor, tweeted the day Death Grips announced their split. The mercurial hip-hop crew were set to open for NIN

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I Lead You Towards Glorious Times
Merzbow’s ‘Venereology’ turns 20

Early note, obviously not everyone will agree with my opinion that this album is the ‘greatest of all time’ in this genre. That is a very polarizing statement, I realize. Regardless, this album is amazing. Noise is an odd beast.

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SISSY SPACEK Killing Shit!
You Better Tune In!

You are about to experience visual and audio insanity!!! Check out this way fucking beyond raging video of SISSY SPACEK killing shit at the Handbag Factory. It should be noted that they have an unreal new vocalist, Sara from Youth

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GOG – “GOG” Review + Stream

Drone doom has a history of pioneering bands drastically changing the concepts and pre-supposed definitions of it, and that includes both well-known acts such as Earth and more obscure ones like They Yearn For What They Fear. There is a

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Stellar Experimental Black Metal
ATRABILLIS – Uno Review & Stream

With just two songs, each yawning well past the ten-minute mark, Spanish experimental black metal outfit Atrabillis‘ newest outing Uno is a profound exploration of the murky depths other lunatics such as Utarm and Gnaw Their Tongues plumbed on their

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Rare! CULT OF FIRE
Brooklyn Full Set Now Showing!

This is super rare and super awesome: check out CULT OF FIRE’s performance at this year’s Martyrdoom Festival. Much respect due to PITFULLOFSHIT for capturing this on point live ritual!

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