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Maybe everything started in NY, or England, or before that with Los Saicos in Peru. I’m not really sure of the beginnings of punk rock, and since I’m no academic I don’t really give a flying monkey’s ass. What I do know is that, these days, the best punk-rock is

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I am always craving to discover something dark that affects me emotionally. I am always looking for a sound that has a vibe that makes me eerily intrigued with discomfort, because that is where I find comfort. I can spend hours, days in and days out, looking and looking and

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Blink and you’ll miss it, but Hassan Amin recently appeared in a cover story on the mighty Converge.  In the pages of the print scene stalwart Decibel, he spoke eloquently of the band’s legacy and impact. What caught me, however, was how he spoke of alienation, of chaos, of suffocating

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Hailing from the always intriguing and ever-changing pool of dark sonic exploration that one can always find thriving and growing in Portland, OR, LOWERED are a dismally dark and bleak death-doom/blackened crust band who’s about to release their harrowingly dense and shapeshifting self-titled debut album through Spain’s Throne Records. With lyrics dealing

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Sometimes you feel like most of the hardcore releases in the last few years sound like cover albums, a period piece or just straight-up regurgitation of old motifs. Luckily, The Convictions are here to cleanse your palate and serve you up a fresh dose of hopelessness as the meat grinder

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The world is fucking upside down, as we all know, and the one thing that helps to keep me grounded is music. Especially tunes with a message, which is why I love bands like NAUSEA. Check out this blistering full set of them killing shit in Germany. It’s sort of

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