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Dyodyo Asema Review + Stream

A nineteen-minute long behemoth of decaying madness, Dyodyo Asema, is the bastard creation of Belgium raw sludge/black metal miscreants Alkerdeel and Dutch black metal/noise/industrial experimentalist Gnaw Their Tongues (a one-man well of madness project spearheaded by the infamous and mysterious Mories),

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A Flesh Eating Release…
WOLVEFROST “Barbarian Hellstorm”
Streaming Now

Right now my brain is caught in a tornado of barbaric riffs and filthy vocals! I’m listening to the the new WOLVEFROST demo and it way fucking more than just kicks ass, it’s a death blow to all of the

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A Million Reasons to Hate: XENOTAPH – “Vitae Iactura” Review.Stream.Footage

Welcome to Bay Area, where the sun shines and destruction crawls, endlessly. Lurking somewhere in the East Bay, the mysterious black metal horde known as XENOTAPH have managed to craft a demo so grand and timeless that it’s almost impossible

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Arnaut Pavle: Demo Tape 2013 Review + Stream

Arnaut Pavle come crawling out of the frozen northern wastes of Finland to encapsulate everything great about raw old school black metal. Named for a legendary eighteenth century Serbian ‘vampire’ supposedly responsible for a plague of mysterious deaths that decimated

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A Lethal Dose of Italian Hatred: TUTTI I COLORI DEL BUIO – “Demo 2013″ Review + Stream

A “punk” band…. Suuuuuuuuuure. TUTTI I COLORI DEL BUIO (literally “all shades of darkness”) from Torino (Turin, in north-western Italy) simply call them selves a “punk band”, but then you play their debut demo – Demo 2013 – and this ferocious

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An Empire of Shadows: BUIOINGOLA – “Dopo L’Apnea” Review + Stream

I don’t recall feeling so lost and alone and surrounded by sorrow and desolation as much as I do when listening to Dopo L’Apnea, the debut self-released album of Italian apocalyptic crust band BUIOINGOLA. This album is massive and grand in so

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Crippled Voodoo: ORHORHO – Debut Demo Review + Stream

Meet ORHORHO the new frightening brainchild of Michele Ferretti, the singer and guitarist of Italian atmospheric black metal trio GOTTESMORDER. Why do you need to familiarize with the music of ORHORHO? Well first off because this necrotic and plague-infested slab of

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Hoarders
Basement Chain Review + Stream

Label: Melters Hoarders Basement Chain Tape Out Now! Hoarders came and went and left pretty much no record of their existence outside of some promising word of mouth and a few scattered releases, including Basement Chain, their last will and

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CVLT Nation Tape of The Month
Whip Hand “Carnal Sect”
Review + Free Download

The raging dirge of Los Angeles wrecking crew Whip Hand’s Carnal Sect release rings as true as any punk rock released in the last decade possibly can. No pop pretensions, no fancy haircuts (look, these are things I can just

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