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Maybe I’m biased due to my proximity to Philadelphia – and it being the only place nearby where I can consistently see good shows – but I can say with confidence that it has one of the coolest scenes in the country. I’m not talking just about there being some

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Being in a room filled with passionate people is priceless, especially when everyone is focused on hearing kick ass music. This has been happening around the world for decades, and it never gets boring! In Philly in 1997, the band HIS HERO IS GONE performed to one of these kinds

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Released on April 1st, this split by Montreal’s Dark Circles and Oakland, CA’s Abstracter is one terrifying release, with some of the best output by either band. Made up of six songs, the split contains animalistic D-beat courtesy of the former and megaton doom courtesy of Abstracter, each half lovingly flavored with

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Raise your fist into the air and get on your riot gear, it’s time to fucking RAGE. Hailing from Barcelona, Spain, Instinto have released their sophomore album and have once again created timeless, classic as fuck, and incendiary crust punk that is just a fucking adrenaline ride through the torments and flaws of

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LEATHER GLOVE is a brand new death metal project coming from the ever-evolving, ever-changing and ever-spawning San Francisco Bay Area metal underground, and masterminded by renowned Oakland-based sound engineer Greg Wilkinson of the mighty Earhammer Studios. Throughout the years, Greg has become a hero of sorts in the Bay Area

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Steve Von Till and Scott Kelly play the first two shows of the day in the Het Patronaat. Each bringing their own blend of acoustic songs, its a chilled out way to begin the day. Both perform moving sets to a packed house.   With

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills Saturday was the night I was looking forward to the most – I knew I’d get to see He Whose Ox is Gored from Seattle, Usnea from Portland and Power Trip from Austin Texas. He Whose Ox Is Gored is just a great band all around. They

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Unholy fuck, what you are about to hear is one of the raddest crust releases of 2016, hands down! Ireland’s OKUS is back with a new LP entitled Scourge that will touch down to earth on May 14th via Distroy Records and Chainbreaker Records. This band knows how to write the the kind of songs

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My initial exposure to San Francisco’s old school death metal overlords NECROT was, fittingly, the most old school introduction possible. Flicking through the cassette sale bin at the record store near my house, I stumbled across a gruesome looking tape with an impaled, armored skeleton on the cover and some

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With the start of a new year, the underground has awakened from the holiday and turn of the year stasis and has been swarming with new releases from a ton of great unsigned bands. Here are the latest that we strongly feel you should familiarize yourself with: 1. HAUNTER – διαδήλωση Hailing

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LOIA are Andrea, Camilla, and Stefano, and they come from Florence, Italy. LOIA will fuck you up. We’ve already been assaulted by this band’s vicious music in the past, and now these Italian hardcore sociopaths are back with a brand new album of raging, blacked-out hardcore that will fucking destroy your

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With all of the fucking madness that is happening around the world on a daily basis, music is an outlet for me and many others to release the anger we have inside! When you’re feeling like the walls of oppression are closing in all around you, it’s good to listen

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