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Iron Bonehead Productions has an ear to the underground, and this time they are distributing Decrepit Soul‘s latest full-length album, The Coming of War, for Sinister Essence Records. Decrepit Soul hails from Australia, which has been a fertile hotbed of underground metal the past number of years. Their black/death attack

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Unholy fuck! YOUNG AND IN THE WAY are on some next level shit! It’s beyond awesome to see how this band has grown and has become a force to reckon with, all on their own terms! Check out this blustering full set of their most recent NYC show that was

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For some time now, this CVLT has monitored a black metal presence residing in Bielefeld, Germany, that operates under the name of UNRU. Their maiden utterance earned a spot among our Top 6 Demos of 2013, and we reviewed one of the two stellar split releases that followed here. The

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This year’s Decibel Tour is looking mighty fucking good, with a lineup that features ABBATH, HIGH ON FIRE, SKELETONWITCH and TRIBULATION, and on Saturday, April 2nd it will be crushing the streets of Vancouver at The Commodore! We are psyched for this show and we hope you are too, because

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Beautiful, Moving, Passionate, Melodic, Honest, Soulful, Fragile and Introspective are the words that fly through my brain as I listen to the new Woman Is The Earth song “Broken Hands” from their soon to be released LP Torch Of Our Final Night. This band is more than one-dimensional, and is willing to

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Skáphe’s demo in 2014 proved to be a tantalizing sneak peek into what this band has morphed into – a monster. Consequently, their debut full-length album, Skáphe², is every bit of a monster record we all anticipated it would end up being. Put this on the short-list of best metal

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This is no joke – on April 1st, shit is about to get grim with the release of the new self titled HAXEN that is being released via our comrades over at Eternal Death Records. FYI this collection of songs slay! These humans have come together to manifest sounds that

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Our anniversary week wouldn’t be complete without another installment of our scathing, raging, masochistic Blackened Everything mixtape, so here’s Vol. XI. We’ve put together the most vile sounds of brutality that we are listening to right now, so if you need an outlet for your malcontent, look no further than

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Photos & Text by Colton Bills This past week on Friday, March 4th, 2016, I celebrated an early 19th birthday by attending the mighty Neurosis’ diamond anniversary; 30 years of unflinching sound, fury, strength and vision. To top off this birthday present to myself, I was also able to, for

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I  feel like I’m peeling my skin off with shards of black glass dipped in feral wolf’s blood! I feel a sense of morbid immortality and that all of humanity is my prey. To say that the new Alkerdeel song “Regardez ses yeux III” is powerful would be way beyond a

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While Amplifest 2016 is ramping up preparations for their August 19th to 22nd fest, with Neurosis confirmed to headline, they are busy putting on some of the best heavy shows Portugal has to offer. Recently they brought DEAFHEAVEN and MYRKUR to Lisbon and Porto for two spellbinding shows, and our

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Awesome Unholy FUCK! Like Rats are the SHIT! This band’s new LP II is a hybrid of different sorts of rage and angst and is a twisted sonic beast that will eat through your eardrums with each listen! Under all of the audio fury that Like Rats spit out, you can feel their creepy groove, causing your neck

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