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Typically when Norway is being discussed among fans of aggressive music, it isn’t for the sake of planning a vacation. Thanks to the actions of people like the infamous Varg Vikernes, fans of metal, punk, and hardcore seem to only equate Norway with burning churches and terrible black metal recordings.

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Behold, another document of extreme metal splendor coming once again from within the gut of the ever so magnificent East Bay Area’s extreme metal/punk underground – further evidence that something truly special is always happening here and that things almost seem to be shrouded in a constant spell of musical and creative

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Fans should be thankful for bands like Chilean black metal artisans Invehertex for albums like Hacia el Vortice, a black metal monument from a black metal force that is just awakening. Hacia el Vortice is clearly one of the best debut black metal albums in recent history, along with the

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Slightly over a year ago, I wrote that Crowhurst was an underground band on the verge of exploding to the forefront of extreme metal. Sitting here today after having had a few weeks time to digest the band’s newest project and mastermind Jay Gambit’s latest foray into the world of

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It seems that the Dutch have done it again. One man mastermind VERWOED seems to have struck gold with Bodemloos – 3 tracks of blistering, atmospheric black metal straight from the heart of the Netherlands. Recently released through Argento Records, Bodemloos seamlessly blends traditional black metal with more modern elements, weaving

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It’s that time of year again – when you wished you lived in Portugal. Starting Saturday, Amplifest 2016 will take place in the city of Porto. I agree with the the founders when they say that this is not a festival, but an experience. To say that this event is well

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Recently we premiered a track from the debut release by Minnesota’s FERAL LIGHT…. “Baptized in Shellfire” showed us with unmistakeable intensity that Feral Light’s vile and lurid amalgamation of black metal and punk is currently among the best in the genre and one of the finest expressions of this heinous hybrid that you will hear

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Paul Ravenwood of Twilight Fauna has sought out to convey the stories of the people who live in the Appalachians through his music. A noble attempt, and a difficult endeavor at the very least. He does marvels with Twilight Fauna’s latest conceptual work, Fire of the Spirit, detailing the history

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Melting Across America Tour was an offering of two of the best Underground Death Metal bands in the world presented by Signature Riff and Dark Descent Records, pairing Undergang from Copenhagen(((Denmark))) alongside Spectral Voice from Denver(((Colorado))). This month long hellride through America wrapped up in the Bay Area, strategically planned so that the

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Pagan black metal purveyors Modraniht have just released their debut demo entitled To The Dark Mothers, care of Transylvanian Tapes. The band hails from Northern California, which sounds like an odd place to find a Pagan black metal band, as most Pagan black metal music originated from Eastern Europe, but

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When hearing the name True Love, one might not immediately arrive at thoughts of misery, isolation, torture or despair. However, upon hearing the visceral audio savagery that is Ryan Young’s solo black metal project, that is exactly where you will arrive. I first came across this project when Ryan mailed

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If you have been down with CVLT Nation for a while, then you know we are, and forever will be, extreme fans of The Secret!!! Check out this raging footage of them performing live from 2013! All HAIL The Secret!!!        

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