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Summer is upon us, and sadly that means that fans of punk, hardcore, metal, and everything inbetween will be forced to see pictures on social media of your cousin wearing some ridiculous outfit in a field somewhere at some shitty festival. It’s an unfortunate reality; more and more people are

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Recitations features members of NWN! Productions alumnus Katechon, a departure for them stylistically, as Recitations features a whole lot of space-age leads and mid-tempo black metal mosh sections. There are also plenty of percussion and ambient segments on their debut release, The First of the Listeners. The theme here seems

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Written by TJ Kliebhan It’s all about the music, right? Most artists today come with some type of extraneous trait that they use to further their music and how to interact with it, but some artists choose to reject this notion. Across genres such as R&B, Electronic and Pop music, artists

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TERRA TENEBROSA’s new The Reverses is a modern day classic that soars above any genre and can not be put in a box. Which is why I just be blasting at least once a day for the next year…I’m not surprised that Debemur Morti Productions is the label home of this

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On June 16th – 18th of 2016, The COVENANT Festival takes place in Vancouver B.C. for it’s second year straight. I thought that the first year was off of the chain, but this year’s line up makes this one of the strongest fests to take place on the West Coast.

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I have been waiting close to two years for this split to come out. While I wish it had come out earlier, it was so worth the wait. Holy fucking shit. I’d heard the demo version of Column Of Heaven’s material on the Precipice tape, and of course it was

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Impurity, from Brazil, have a long decorated history in underground black metal bestiality. They have released many full-length albums distro-lovers clamor for and enjoy. This split, entitled Vomiting Blasphemies All Over The World, with Japan’s black/thrash purveyors Sex Messiah comes to us via Nuclear War Now! Productions, whom we all

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Released on April 1st, this split by Montreal’s Dark Circles and Oakland, CA’s Abstracter is one terrifying release, with some of the best output by either band. Made up of six songs, the split contains animalistic D-beat courtesy of the former and megaton doom courtesy of Abstracter, each half lovingly flavored with

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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw   Dyse. What’s better than angular stoner rock? German duo Dyse playing angular stoner rock. The great thing about these guys is that you also get a comedy performance in between the songs, but that doesn’t mean the music is diminished or plays second fiddle

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Decibel Magazine Tour: Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, Tribulation April 02, 2016 Vancouver, BC at the Commodore Ballroom Featuring a decidedly less eclectic lineup than last year’s iteration of the tour, this year’s instalment was by no means stagnant. Furthermore, the fact that the Vancouver stop fell on a Saturday as

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Hellthrasher Productions has unleashed dark death metal underground collective Paroxsizhem’s latest release, Abyss of Excruciating Vexes, and this means little-to-nothing for fans of mainstream metal, but underground minions will welcome this news with jubilation. Underground dark death metal fans will love the dissonance and sheer weight of this record. A

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The other day an ULTRA PUTRID band came into to my life, and they go by the name of BLOOD CHALICE! Triple Unholy Beastial Fuck! These humans create some sick, inhumane sounds that I find morbid beauty in! Every song on their demo will destroy every happy thought you had in

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