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Greek d-beaters Sarabante were one of the lucky few chosen by Southern Lord around this time last year to have their album re-released by the label when they were scooping up some quality hardcore and crust acts like Alpinist, Planks and Drainland for limited run CD releases. Some of the

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Blackened CrustCrustFeaturesGrindcoreSludgeTour Dates

Remember that bad ass Sonic Cathedrals Vol. LIX Curated by Hordes and our review of the Hordes- Abarognosis EP? Well this crushing band from Southern California’s Inland Empire will be starting their west coast tour this weekend. Their kickoff date will start on June 23rd at Gnarmageddon Fest with NEGATIVE

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Grinding Halt and Suffering Quota. 2 Bands from the same country. 2 Bands from the same town. 2 Bands that like playing fast music. 2 Bands that share members. And still they’re not quite alike. Grinding Halt will be the most familiar band for most people. The band has been

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Interview by Wes Cueto [graveyarns] Maryland bands never fall short on extremity. STRONG INTENTION have been punishing the underground with their own blend of New York influenced hardcore and Southern fried sludgy grind since the mid-ninties. They have an extensive and solid catalog of releases behind them and their range

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“Things that anger me make me happy, ‘no hope, no future’ kinda shit” – Yeap, frontman of KROMOSOM. Noisier, nastier and rawer. This is the doctrine that Australian punks KROMOSOM live by. Borne from the ashes of Pisschrist, the dirty crust roots of this longstanding outfit paved the way for

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Crawling out of southern California is d-beat mob A New Dawn with their five track demo release, kindly released for free online but also with a limited physical run coming soon. The demo is 15 minutes of slick, modern d-beat a la Protestant and Swedish crust. With a pristine production

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Larry Wolfley, a well known Bay Area photographer of underground culture and punk music, has been an Embers fan and friend for several years now. He’s 72 years old, and jumped on the road with us on the first day of our tour. He met us at the venue in

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Review source FOREVER CURSED “Vardøgr” marks the return of Manchester’s prodigal sons Hammers. It’s been quite some time since these guys released something and i’m glad they did because i really missed them. I’ve been following the band since the “Year One” Demo, and the minute i saw that Hammers

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6/2/12: Gothenburg, Sweden. Fucking Epic!!! Back in ’08 I think it was, a group of travelers showed up at my house that were friends of an old roommate I lived with in Berkeley, CA. They were from the Gothenburg/Malmo/Stockholm areas in Sweden. I was immediately charmed by their genuine good

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(Note: This interview first appeared at the No Doves Fly Here site a few months ago.) The Bay Area’s Alaric have received positive attention on CVLT Nation before; their recent split with Atriarch, reviewed here, was amazing. Members have played in such great bands as Noothgrush, Dead and Gone, and

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Perhaps to this day very few Killing Joke listeners have understood the definitive instruction hidden within an album of overall conceptual destruction. –Jaz Coleman, An Irrational Domain, 1987 Killing Joke’s MMXII (“2012”) LP came out a couple of months ago, featuring the band’s original late 1970s lineup. As one might

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Photos & Text by Adam Murray The Black Castle in Inglewood, California is huge. It’s sized and shaped much like an airplane hangar with its massive vaulted ceiling, the main differences being the restrooms (not exactly restful) and the merch tables. Oh yeah, and the beer trailer out back, and

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