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Photos and Text: Colton Bills Being a South Bay Area transplant I was more than happy to hear that Negative Standards were coming to Vancouver. Getting to photograph them was the fun part. There were 10 or 15 people inside. I bought a beer to have something to do. The

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Three awesome dudes from the Oakland-based grindcore band Infinite Waste (namely madmen Jamison, Kevin, and Matt) were rad enough to have the brilliant idea to put together a compilation of Bay Area-based bands to give out for free at this year’s first edition of California Deathfest this weekend in Oakland, to show visitors and outsiders attending

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Here’s the latest aural wreckage from my homeland. Enjoy – these are all bands that are currently at the forefront of the Italian underground.   1. SATURNINE – Mors Vocat Saturnine should be no mystery by now. This incredible all-female band from Bologna has released an incredible debut demo in 2012

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Fresno is located in the heart of California. It is the fifth largest city in the best state in America. I spent over a decade living in the area. I dedicated a lot of time and energy focusing on building unity within the underground music community in the hopes of

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Welcome to where the stars fall out of the night sky, and to where cold winds forever blow. Welcome to a place of solitude and retreat, where the silence and vastness of the world immerses you into a strange state of peace, loss and fear all at the same time. Ragana

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Unholy HELL, there is a sonic beast war going on in my eardrums, and it’s being caused by THIS GIFT IS A CURSE’s new album All Hail the Swine Lord. These filthy Swedish dealers of HATE are kicking assess and taking names later on their Season of the Mist debut.

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There is a new BESTIAL blackened d-beat monster in the Bay Area that goes by the name of ATRAMENT. You can see for yourself that their first show was sick, and watching it only makes you wonder how their recordings are going to sound! I have a couple of their songs and can

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Raw and chaotic black metal never escapes my notice. Svarta are relatively new, having released only a demo in the past, while keeping their identities secret. They’re from Sweden, but play black metal closer to that of French revisionists Peste Noire. Svarta really go nuts on the vocals, and the

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Litany is the second full-length from Dallas’ Dead to a Dying World, who continue to blend together their diverse influences into a unique hybrid sound. Blackened crust walks side by side with post rock, and topping it all is the towering doom/sludge-induced weight that they awaken. Their self-titled album was a great

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The UK’s HELLBASTARD are here to decimate your unsuspecting eardrums with their full-length Feral coming this month via Patac Records, and we have a taste of it for you today! “Outsider of the Year” will have you bouncing off the walls and smashing shit, so maybe don’t listen to this

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Earlier last year, a statement of real friendship and of harrowing aggression was sealed. Abaton and Viscera/// are two sludge/doom bands from Italy that have been laying venues to waste all over Europe and spreading the seeds of their internal torment all over their homeland and beyond for years now,

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“Life is full of bullshit and unfortunate events that happen every second of every day all over the world, but the real aim of these types of reflections is to relay the idea that things can always be better. “

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