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Being in a band isn’t an easy endeavor. Even with the right chemistry between members, the sheer number of obstacles a project has to jump over can be daunting. It can strain relationships, or even outright destroy them. Just recording an album is enough stress to cause even the most

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2016 has been one hell of a year for extreme music. We’ve seen a number of freshman acts break through with some stunning debuts. There has been a massive showing of genre-blending releases from both these newer acts and veteran projects, all of which have ultimately help push the boundaries (and

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In a way, it’s the end of an era. Burgerfest has been a fixture of the Vancouver aggressive music scene since its inception 6 years ago. The event having grown almost exponentially with each successive instalment, it was fitting to see a return to the previous year’s venue – The Waldorf –

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There are some amazing heavy bands coming from Italy these days, all soaked with apocalyptic visions and dirge-laden riffs. Bands like Saturnine, Ufomammut, Stasis, Kontatto, Feral Thrust, Warpath, and of course, Cancer Spreading. On this new LP, they are darker, harder, wiser and very powerful, like the sound of an

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Nuclear Devastation hails from the beautiful and mellow city of Amsterdam, but there is nothing beautiful or mellow about the furious blackened crust sounds you are about to hear on their debut LP Inferno! From the opening notes of “Slitted Tongues,” you’ll know that this band is taking no prisoners. From that point

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So how many killer releases has Sentient Ruin put out this year? Too many to fucking count, and they have done it again with the upcoming release of Spain’s CRUZ. This band FUCKING KICKS ASS!!! Their brand of crust-infused death metal is highly addictive, plus the riffs filled with the agony

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