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The orange demons of Finland do not really need much of an introduction following the release of their 2013 full-length Valonielu. At the time Valonielu saw the band reaching, what was thought at the time, its peak. Taking a psychedelic twist on black metal, and with disregard to boundaries between

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It might be the fear of a new world-order where we might have to call a racist and ignorant shitstick like Donald Trump “Mr. President,” I don’t really know. What I do know is that angry music is as healthy as ever, and just getting angrier. Lots of cool releases keep pouring

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A couple of weeks ago, Oranssi Pazuzu performed in Prague, and our comrade Andrea Petrovicova captured some amazing shots that we are going to share with you today. If you have not heard their new LP entitled Värähtelijä, it’s out now via 20 Buck Spin and it will blow your

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Do you really need us to tell you what this split is all about and why it’s so fucking huge and memorable? What else is there left to say about two of the currently heaviest bands on the planet? At this point, Primitive Man aren’t even just an underground band

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As one cycle ends, another begins for Wolveserpent. In this interview, Blake Green discusses the evolution of Wolvserpent through the years and sheds light on the band’s most recent release, the excellent Aporia: Kala: Ananta. The themes of Aporia are explored, the production process summarized and a deeper understanding of

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LORD MANTIS is fucking back, and their soon to be released EP entitled NTW is just as sonically diseased as their previous works! They are one band that has a trademark sound that makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand to attention. I really don’t care about

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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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