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Earlier last year, a statement of real friendship and of harrowing aggression was sealed. Abaton and Viscera/// are two sludge/doom bands from Italy that have been laying venues to waste all over Europe and spreading the seeds of their internal torment all over their homeland and beyond for years now,

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Some people like blackened death metal dirge just fine. Al Necro, on the other hand, loves it. Tall task in order here – describing just what Abjvration does so distinctly well to put it in plain view for all to see. Abjvration’s The Unquenchable Pyre is hypnotic, doomy, heavy, and

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Photos by Tobias Roberts Bands that come onto the scene and completely change the game are few and far between. The ones that continue to do so throughout their career, seemingly throwing elitist metal fetishism a different curveball with every release, are almost unheard of. No matter what one may

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Tpday we’re stoked to bring you an exclusive premiere of the new video from Mutilation Rites for their track “Contaminate,” taken from their latest release Harbinger on Prosthetic Records. Just like their music, this visual is a gruesome smorgasbord of death, destruction and dissection, and isn’t something for the weak

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It really seems like Finland is the place today where some really interesting alchemical operations take place. The extreme metal scene of this country has a strong psychedelic influence in its core, resulting in a plethora of bands that tend towards the experimental side of the extreme metal spectrum. Oranssi

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Katechon, boys and ghouls, is not for the virgin metal fan. Like gasoline funneling into a combustion chamber, their latest Nuclear War Now Productions release, Coronation, is a raging inferno of a record. Like black metal with hoarse rasps, guttural growls, mosh-worthy blastfests, melodic mid-tempo chord transitions, lead guitar, and

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“Life is full of bullshit and unfortunate events that happen every second of every day all over the world, but the real aim of these types of reflections is to relay the idea that things can always be better. “

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“This means war.” I’ve always found that line to be classy as hell and a great catchphrase, though I never had the occasion to use it properly until now. Let me take you back to a few days prior: I’m sitting in a chair, trying to wrap my mind around

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Photos by Alan Hunter Those of you who frequent this site know that we’re all big fans of Black Breath, and in the seven years since they released debut EP Razor to Oblivion they’ve rightfully become a household name. In brief, if you’re looking for heavy, infectious anthems to please

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I had quite the unexpected reaction to Dead River Runs Dry and their Hierophants of the Storm full-length, as the taglines profess to the album’s mix of thrash, black metal, death metal and old-school heavy metal. Not that I’d expected a particular sound from the band, as it’s the first time

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Jdi a Dívej Se (“Idi i Smotri”, or “Come and See”) is a breath-taking Russian movie from 1985, and now also a compilation presenting seven Czech black metal bands deeply rooted in their local hardcore/punk scene, and released digitally by Coffee Breath Records. Each band provided previously unreleased material recorded exclusively

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Have you ever wondered what it feels like when all of existence is sucked into a black hole? Or when nature decides that the human plague has wreaked enough havoc, and it’s time for our species to go extinct? Today we’re stoked to bring you an exclusive stream of Hope

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