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Whenever an emerging doom band comes out with 30-minute single song albums, I run for my pillow and pajamas and take note in my “most pretentious and pompous emerging bands in the world” list. Damn, only people like Corrupted, Moss, Sunn O))) and few others can pull that shit off decently,

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Southwest Terror Fest continued with a double whammy of shows that consumed a sizable portion of Tucson’s downtown. The first show, headlined by vegan powerviolence legends Dropdead, continued at 191 Toole. The night’s second show took place a block away at the infamous Club Congress, which featured a headlining set

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Arizona is home to many a great band, and when acts like Funerary, Gatecreeper, Take Over And Destroy, and Languish are being praised, posted about, and gaining popularity, it can be intimidating trying to open up a diverse home for music, and while some may find it difficult, the boys

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You can’t deny the rush of adrenaline you get when you hear a great crust album. The soaring melodies, the punishing palm-muted riffs, the aural filth, the desperation, the apocalyptic visions, the unstoppable anger and the seamless and constant blending of metal and punk is what makes crust so fucking

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Of Feather and Bone have come to the table with teeth bared and claws flashing. Pardon the hyperbole, but Embrace the Wretched Flesh is, so far, one of 2015’s strongest releases. Following their EPs, False Healer and Adorned in Decay, along with a split with Reproacher, this debut LP demonstrates

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Now this is the FUCKING BOMB!!! Relapse is releasing for the first time ever the fully authorized reissue of SACRILEGE’s  Behind The Realms of Madness. Brad Boatwright remastered the record, which includes seven previously unreleased bonus tracks. I can tell that I will soon be blasting this collection of tunes non-stop. We are freaking stoked

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Attention SoCal and Arizona peeps, listen up: Bay Area-based blackened sludge/crust heathens Abstracter are embarking on their first ever tour (you can RSVP to the tour here), a small five-day incursion that will involve mostly selected shows in Southern California, but that will also culminate at this year’s Southwest Terror Fest (you can RSVP

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Oakland’s most celebrated crust/sludge/noise/black metal killing machine – NEGATIVE STANDARDS – are preparing the ground for the release of their brand new LP Fetters, coming later this year self-released by the band in the US and on Vendetta Records in Europe. To celebrate the imminent unleashing of their punishing new album,

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Three awesome dudes from the Oakland-based grindcore band Infinite Waste (namely madmen Jamison, Kevin, and Matt) were rad enough to have the brilliant idea to put together a compilation of Bay Area-based bands to give out for free at this year’s first edition of California Deathfest this weekend in Oakland, to show visitors and outsiders attending

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Here’s the latest aural wreckage from my homeland. Enjoy – these are all bands that are currently at the forefront of the Italian underground.   1. SATURNINE – Mors Vocat Saturnine should be no mystery by now. This incredible all-female band from Bologna has released an incredible debut demo in 2012

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Fresno is located in the heart of California. It is the fifth largest city in the best state in America. I spent over a decade living in the area. I dedicated a lot of time and energy focusing on building unity within the underground music community in the hopes of

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An enormous and crushing production, huge riffs and an absolutely barbaric delivery have ensured e second triumphant coming of Grime, Italy’s masters of total aural filth. With Circle of Molesters, the Italian sludge bruisers have ensured your inescapable demise by crafting a record that is so heavy, hateful, bleak and bile-drenched that even

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