Avant Garde

Swans – “To Be Kind” Review + Stream

“The Taste for Nothingness Dull soul, to whom the battle once was sweet, Hope, who had spurred your ardour and your fame Will no more ride you! Lie down without shame Old horse, who makes his way on stumbling feet.

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Blut Aus Nord / P.H.O.B.O.S. – Triunity Split Review

In recent years, there hasn’t quite been any black metal band as consistently brilliant as France’s Blut Aus Nord, save maybe for their fellow countrymen and sonic brethren in Deathspell Omega. Their ‘90s output was solid, but 2004’s The Work

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
BEIGE EAGLE BOYS
You’re Gonna Get Yours

Fuzzed Out and Bugged Out decided to have a sonic bastard child and name it BEIGE EAGLE BOYS. These noise-addicted audio freak subhumans have a new album entitled You’re Gonna Get Yours that comes out today via Reptilian Records. So

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Gnawstic:
Dissonance in the Heartland
Streaming Now!

Lincoln, Nebraska isn’t the first place one would go looking for avant-garde prog metal, but that’s part what makes this noise-influenced two-piece such a unique outfit. Though Gnawstic still resides in the depths of the metal underground, the duo of Sam

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Fragment King – ‘Angel Position’
Review + Stream

Fragment King is a band I had little to no familiarity with going into this, and I honestly think that was a boon to my overall listening experience. With no preconceived notions of the band, it was much easier to

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Wolves in the Throne Room – Celestite
Review.Stream.Footage

When I heard that Wolves in The Throne Room were going to release a new full-length, I was thrilled. And this excitement only increased when it was mentioned that their new album, Celestite, would act as a companion to their

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Death Blues – “Non-Fiction” Review + Stream

I think attempting to debate what Mueller has written on the newly-released Death Blues record will get me straight back to where I was with Chrome’s “Feel It Like A Scientist”, so I’d prefer not to go in that direction for the

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GOG Track Premiere
The Lies, They Want to Give You Something…

Hit play, and let the sinister audio veils of GOG descend upon your mind…”The Lies, They Want to Give You Something” is the first track off their upcoming s/t record, and it takes your mind to a place where a

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Suck My Death! Artist Spotlight:
K.F.R. Sounds & Visuals

Maxime Taccardi is a human that is creative beyond fucking belief, from creating insane artwork to directing sinister and deranged films. He also knows how to conjure demonic sonic terror in the form of his musical project K.F.R.. His music

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Banana Slugs, Dadaism, and Violins:
A Look Into Sleepytime Gorilla Museum

There have been two times in my life where I wanted to be a banana slug. The first would’ve been on June 22, 1999, when Oakland California’s Sleepytime Gorilla Museum played their first show to an audience of one small,

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