Blackened Crust

Heavyweight Contender: Forest of Tygers’ “Bruises” EP Packs a Wallop

True to its title, the mighty blackened hardcore and beyond duo Forest of Tygers‘ first offering Bruises hits you like a hard right cross. Guitarist/vocalist Jim Valosik’s screams pierce the first moments of the opener and title track, heralding the

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Funeral Chic s/t
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Funeral Chic are among a spring of blackened punk bands, splintering and reshaping black metal’s more caustic sounds into the tangible furor of hardcore and crust punk. Funeral Chic’s brand is monolithic, their five-song EP casting shadows that creep towards

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ALRAUNE
The Process of Self Immolation
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Alraune already had a good head of steam when they released their highly acclaimed self-titled demo, which fairly quickly secured them a coveted Profound Lore full length album deal.  The Process of Self Immolation is their first full length.  Alraune

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Most Savage!
Split You Will Hear Today…
WÖLVEFROST & WOES Streaming Now

You are about to hear a split that will make you want to spit in the face of all authority and gauge out the eyes of corrupt politicians! WOES, from Bradford, England, have joined forces with Seattle’s WÖLVEFROST for a

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JUVENTUD PODRIDA
La Naturaleza De La Bestia 7″​/​CS
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I don’t speak Spanish. This band is from Panama. The primary language in Panama is Spanish, a language I do not speak; therefore, I don’t know what the hell is happening with this band’s lyrics, but I just don’t care. This

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Inhuman Heaviness: FÓRN
The Departure of Consciousness
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I can totally see why a band like Fórn have made such a name for themselves and seem to be on a vertical climb in the last year or so. This shit isn’t just heavy, it’s downright fucking LETHAL. Fórn

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666% Pure Black Metal-Punk!
SLAVE HOUSE & BLACK APPARITION
Streaming Now

What has been on repeat in CVLT Nation HQ lately? Some maggot-filled, rotting Black Metal with Punk Rock vultures feeding off it. I can not get enough of Black Apparition, a combination of members of Black Beasts & House of

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All Out Sonic Savagery!
CVLT Nation Streaming:
SANGUS “Live To Kill”

Unholy pure death…excuse me as I inject the black flames of the underworld into my ears! Actually, all I have to do is blast the new SANGUS song “Live To Kill” through my speakers and I will get the same

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Filth and Rawness for Days: AKATHARSIA’s Debut Demo – Review + Stream

Welcome to the emaciated, corroded, rancid and consumed sonic hell of AKATHARSIA, a new but extremely obscure raw black metal/decaying punk band from the Bay Area, made up of former members of Lycus and current members of Negative Standards and Fell Voices.

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Pain and Suffering Headed Your Way: PLAGUE WIDOW Tour Announcement!

Sacramento death/grind pillagers PLAGUE WIDOW have a new album coming out soon on Willowtip Records, and this gnarly thing promises to be off-the-chain brutal, so you may wanna get a taste of things to come by checking out the band

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