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Diploid is a band that blends genre seamlessly to the point where it is hard for me to exactly define what it is they are doing between records. Their music is dynamic; switching from screeching black metal to hardcore/power-violence styled songs and even some soundscape, noise driven work. Their music is

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Photos by Charles Nickles The third installment of Shadow Woods Metal Fest, aka sleepaway camp for metal heads, is in the books. You know what it is. Unfortunately for you, me, planet earth et al., what I didn’t realize when I wrote that outstanding preview piece was that this year’s installment

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To be filed under ‘slightly below bestial’. Whereas the bestial bands seem to exist in a world of exaggeration, that where all resemblance of form is lost behind blur, distortion and the right to push cacophony, Witchcraft Sadomizer turn it down a notch by letting our sense of appreciation get

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The Bay Area’s BOTANIST are a Black Metal band that has never been afraid to take chances. They have always created music that was challenging and true to themselves. Check out this awesome footage of them performing in London, captured by our comrades Riff Underground.      

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Photos by Charles Nickles The third installment of Shadow Woods Metal Fest, aka sleepaway camp for metal heads, is in the books. You know what it is. Unfortunately for you, me, planet earth et al., what I didn’t realize when I wrote that outstanding preview piece was that this year’s installment

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On Oct. 27th, a game-changing LP is going to be released by CURSED MOON via Hells Headbangers, entitled Rites of Darkness. This record is a perfect balance between Deathrock and Metal. Just imagine if Fields of the Nephilim decided to start a band with Bathory – well, the outcome just might be CURSED MOON.

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