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Unless you are a stranger to CVLT Nation, you are not a stranger to the bestial death metal war machine that is London, England’s QRIXKUOR! Since the release of their infamous Consecration of the Temple demo in 2014, the band has bolstered a well-deserved and loyal following… and if you’ve

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Chile’s Invehertex are getting ready to release an album of staggering length and depth on June 3rd entitled Hacia el Vórtice, and it’s being unleashed upon the world by Signal Rex and Atavism Records on CD. Today we’re happy to present you with one of the rituals off this grim and hideous

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The global festival season is here, and it’s time to enjoy your music outdoors! The Santa Maria Summer Fest is taking place Beja, Portugal, on June 9th through the 11th. Not only will bands like Rotting Christ, Sinister, Crippled Bastards plus many others be performing, but it will only cost

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There is a still small, but unapologetic entity that has slithered out of Virginia’s most recluse and tormented underground in very recent times that you all need to familiarize yourselves with, and that entity is Cerbera Odollam, a DIY underground label dedicated, in their own words, to total aural denial (and

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Text & Photos by Kris T. Therrian Everything about this year’s edition of Roadburn festival was about special shows, sets and collaborations that saw us salivating over the line-up many a month in advance. However, when the revelation of the running order came about, putting the ‘must see’ bands in

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills Night four was the shortest night (by that point I didn’t mind too much). Still nursing a hangover, I prepared for thrash/black/celtic/extreme metal bands Absu, Uada and Graveolence. Graveolence was the perfect opening band, brutal, heavy, fast, loud, disgusting, torturous and tortured. Basically, it made me

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One of the most promising bands to come out of Greece in recent years is Omega Monolith. Having released Black Campaign, and their Vile EP, the band is evolving in the most intriguing of ways. A few weeks before they release their new album, Fungus, we discuss with the band their origin,

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Nuclear War Now! Productions has provided the underground scene with a steady gait of quality releases over the years, none of which ever get much adoration from mainstream fans. Bring Me The Horizon will never release a record through NWN! and that’s why we love this label so much at CVLT Nation.

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Mirrors for Psychic Warfare, made up of the legend Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Sanford Parker (Buried at Sea). Unsuspecting listeners get a brutal assault on their senses. The low end is felt internally and externally. It engulfs the green room like a blanket.   Jakob. Their

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Has someone ever told you that your band isn’t “KVLT” enough? The next time some shitstick tells you that, send them the video shown below. What you see in this awesome footage is none other than the legendary Finnish black metal band BEHERIT, barely in their teens, playing a battle of bands event in

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Steve Von Till and Scott Kelly play the first two shows of the day in the Het Patronaat. Each bringing their own blend of acoustic songs, its a chilled out way to begin the day. Both perform moving sets to a packed house.   With

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw   It’s finally that time of year again. What seems like an eternity is now upon us. Roadburn is a high point for many worshipers of the riff and its strange relations. A newly expanded 013 venue with more tickets meant more people adding to the unbridled

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