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CVLT Nation is proud to introduce new atmospheric black metal band, Arete, and their exclusive stream, courtesy of the band. Arete is a new project courtesy of Paul Ravenwood from Twilight Fauna, with Ravenwood handling vocals, banjo and wind instruments; Chase Ambler of Deafest on guitars; Dylan Rupe of Evergreen Refuge also

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For the last several years, Imperial Triumphant has been on a slower climb to widespread recognition in the underground metal world. Abyssal Gods, their second full length, was a bit of a breakthrough album last year. For those who have been paying attention all along, you know that Imperial Triumphant

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A lot of underground releases are slated to infest the world with macabre sounds on Friday, May 13th, and one of them is NOMINON’s Chaos In The Flesh…Live! coming out on CD via MORBID SKULL RECORDS and DEATHGASM RECORDS. For the trvly kvlt among us, there’s also a cassette version available here from Hexed Cemetery

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“Colorado Springs is known for its evangelical Christian wackos, military, and more.” So starts the description of the upcoming 71 Grind Fest, a massive two-day event featuring a ton of bands that are sure to piss the aforementioned people off! Taking place at DIY space The Flux Capacitor during the day

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Zero hype, one hundred percent great music…it’s all that we strive to discover in today’s metal scene, and so few albums pack as much punch with as little attention these days as Ordo MCM’s brilliant Goetic Equivalent release. This self-titled album brings back Mayhem’s mystique before the hype. There was

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It’s 2016, and atmospheric black metal bands are a dime a dozen. Any willing individual has the means to recycle a Cascadian riff, edit an eerie nature photo for a cover, and release their compositions to the world. This is not to say that the scene is bogged down –

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Surachai is one of the most interesting and prolific producers in extreme/experimental music. Through the years he has released albums taking on different forms, ranging from black metal to dark ambient, and his latest release, Instinct and Memory, unveils the further evolution of his sound. In this interview we discuss

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Check this out – 1988 MAYHEM footage with DEAD on the vocals! I must say, it’s pretty grim/lo-fi, but in a good way!    

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It Only Gets Worse is a band that has flown under the radar for most, despite a handful of spectacular releases, until the recent release of their full length album Christian Country Home (which CVLT Nation had the honor of debuting the music video for the track ‘Still’ from). The

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It’s another year, which means another round of amazing festivals dedicated to the love of all things dark and heavy! One of the UK’s greatest and most crushing underground musical events has just been announced, and we’ve got Desertfest tickets for you! DESERTFEST 2016 has a seriously stacked lineup for

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After a seven year absence, Erik Wunder has dragged Cobalt from the brink of the abyss and back into the sunlight of extreme metal. The highly anticipated new album, Slow Forever, will be released by the ever consistent purveyors of sonic filth, Profound Lore Records, on March 25th, 2016. This

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With the start of a new year, the underground has awakened from the holiday and turn of the year stasis and has been swarming with new releases from a ton of great unsigned bands. Here are the latest that we strongly feel you should familiarize yourself with: 1. HAUNTER – διαδήλωση Hailing

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