Blackened Crust

Basement Tape…LOCKSTEP Review

The war is on & those corrupt capitalistic warmongers better watch out because we have had enough. Lockstep from Oaktown is down for the get down, these metallic crust warriors’ 2010 Basement Tape release is so fucking epic. Every tune

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Consentir a L’absurde…
MALVEILLANCE Review

Fuck the world, all I is want is pain…what’s that on the floor? My brain. My ears are bleeding because of Malveillance. This French-Canadian band have created pure demon magic with their latest release, Consentir a L’absurde. When you hear

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Reaper’s Night…ABIGAIL Review

What the fuck do we have here? The Japanese demon hordes are crashing the party & I’m all for it! 600% BlackenedMurder, Japan’s ABIGAIL are super dynamic. They are the kind of audio fix I want inside my veins. This

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MASAKARI…Live in D.C.
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Wow MASAKARI has me in a rad mood today. Right now, I’m listening to a super brutal live recording from their latest performance in D.C., recorded by Charred Resistors. It’s ultra clear, and all CVLT Nation readers can download it.

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BLACKENED EVERYTHING…
CVLT Nation Mixtape Vol.3

Today CVLT Nation releases Vol. III of our Blackened Everything mixtape series. This volume is a sonic killing machine on a blackened warpath of audio terror! From the time you press play, the onslaught on your eardrums is on! CVLT

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Fatum – Skverna Review

I once read a review of Killing Joke where their music was described as “the sound of the earth vomiting”. Well Fatum is like the earth’s crust being spewed up. Hailing from Moscow, Russia, their ‘musick’ is bleak dirty bass-heavy

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A New Split Is In Town…
BATILLUS & MULTILATION RITES
Review + More

What happens when two sick bands from the rotten apple decide to do split 7 inch? You get a piece of vinyl that is sicker than the black plague. The two bands are Batillus and Mutilation Rites, and they have

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Tissue in the Bloodstream…
RASBERRY BULBS Review

Who really wants their black metal to sound clean & shiny? Not me, I want my black metal to be distorted to the max & lo-fi as Hell itself. That’s why one of my favorite bands is New York’s Raspberry

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Black Thrash Ritual…
NACHZEHRER Review

The hell spawn have shapeshifted into the form of man & have taken the name Nachzehrer. This Boston band plays ultra raw blackened maggot thrash that causes brain rot and gives you bang over at the same time! Their four

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For Winter Fire…SEIDR Review

Seidr is a collaborative doom project between Austin Lunn (Panopticon) and Crow from Wheels Within Wheels. Seidr have made this album of no frills ambient doom-metal and it is a record that takes chances within the their chosen genre and

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