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Text and Photos: Colton Bills On March 24th, Seattle based funeral doom band UN, along with fellow Seattle black metal trio HISSING, came to The Hindenburg for a night of soul-crushing sonic catharsis. Opening were local bands Temple of Abandonment and Nightfucker. Temple of Abandonment was not a show –

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Have you ever been disappointed by a side project of a band you truly loved and respected? I have, and it fucking sucked. Let’s be real for a minute – about 80% of side projects are merely clones of the original band they derived from. Before you all lose your

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After a seven year absence, Erik Wunder has dragged Cobalt from the brink of the abyss and back into the sunlight of extreme metal. The highly anticipated new album, Slow Forever, will be released by the ever consistent purveyors of sonic filth, Profound Lore Records, on March 25th, 2016. This

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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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I can feel death slowly creeping up on me in the form of the new INTO COFFIN LP entitled INTO A PYRAMID OF DOOM that will be released via our comrades over at Caligari Records. This band’s music sounds like a beast chained to the wall trying to break free so

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It’s difficult to talk about doom-drenched, subterranean death metal without mentioning Peaceville Records circa early nineties, when the likes of Paradise Lost, Anathema and My Dying Bride were busy churning out the kind of morbid, pounding ferocity that stands to this day as superlative examples of the subgenre. Add in

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I had the privilege of seeing Worcester, MA’s Fuming Mouth early last year with Arizona’s own Gatecreeper. It was a treat; a wholesome helping of nutritional, sonic hell. I recently had a chance to have a chat with two of the three members of this Massachusetts death metal triad. Enjoy

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Appearing from seemingly nowhere, like the Word itself, Irkallian Oracle immediately drew an audience with 2013’s seismic debut Grave Ekstasis, a mammoth slab of trance-inducing death worship that only got better with additional listens. It was and is that kind of album, and this simply is that kind of band,

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LORD MANTIS is fucking back, and their soon to be released EP entitled NTW is just as sonically diseased as their previous works! They are one band that has a trademark sound that makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand to attention. I really don’t care about

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Iron Bonehead Productions has an ear to the underground, and this time they are distributing Decrepit Soul‘s latest full-length album, The Coming of War, for Sinister Essence Records. Decrepit Soul hails from Australia, which has been a fertile hotbed of underground metal the past number of years. Their black/death attack

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Black Wizard record release, February 27 2016. Rickshaw. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from going to shows in Vancouver, it’s that Black Wizard is where the party’s at. Doubly so if they’ve got a ripping new record to unleash upon the unsuspecting masses. Man The Wolf kicked the night

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I can smell the decaying flesh rising from the riffs! I see the bones breaking under the war drums! I can feel the gut-wrenching bass tones taking my mind! The OSDM band that is causing all of these things to happen to me is the Bay Area’s NECROT! Their new

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