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Elitism in metal has long been a contentious point in a community that prides itself in the different, esoteric and intentionally offensive. Those able to wedge their way in despite their face value often have found themselves welcome, learning that this seemingly rough scene is quite warm and fluffy on

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Remember when French death metal/raw sludge aberration KARCAVUL released the Rawctaver demo back in 2012? It was a mind-blowing and crippling release that left deep and permanent wounds within our perception with its absolutely abhorrent and spiteful overload of seething hatred and omnipotent disgust. You can read our thoughts on it

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NAILS is a powerviolence, hardcore, grindcore, sludge, heavy music powerhouse from California. I had the pleasure of doing a phone interview with Todd, their vocalist and guitarist, that lasted longer than their newest album You Will Never Be One Of Us. You can read it below.       Let’s start

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Today I read some pretty insane news that a bacterium resistant to the strongest antibiotics has been found in a woman from Pennsylvania, making this the first ever case on US soil after reports of such a “nightmare-bacterium” having been found in China. Since antibiotics are the only known way

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If you follow CVLT Nation on the regular, then you know I’m a huge Mitochondrion fan and I don’t see that changing anytime soon! Today is the kind of day when I need to hear this band in my decaying ears and feel them crushing my filthy soul. Check out this

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Modified Ghost Festival: April 9th at the Rickshaw Theatre The third night of the inaugural Modified Ghost Festival saw what was arguably the most eclectic lineup of the festival, delivering an assortment of acts that ran pretty much across the spectrum as far as metal is concerned. Upon entering the

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Written by TJ Kliebhan It’s all about the music, right? Most artists today come with some type of extraneous trait that they use to further their music and how to interact with it, but some artists choose to reject this notion. Across genres such as R&B, Electronic and Pop music, artists

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The time has come to bring you the full-fledged barrage of old school death/sludge metal chaos that is the debut release of LEATHER GLOVE: the Skin On Glass demo! Masterminded by renowned Oakland-based sound engineer Greg Wilkinson of the mighty Earhammer Studios (who over the years has engineered albums by Iron Lung, Noothgrush, Pallbearer,

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Infernal Curse is no stranger to fans of underground barbaric black/death metal. Hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina, the trio has released two full-length albums and many EPs throughout its career. The band’s second full-length album, Apocalipsis, was released earlier this year by vaunted label Iron Bonehead Productions. Infernal Curse is comprised

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On June 16th – 18th of 2016, The COVENANT Festival takes place in Vancouver B.C. for it’s second year straight. I thought that the first year was off of the chain, but this year’s line up makes this one of the strongest fests to take place on the West Coast.

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I have been waiting close to two years for this split to come out. While I wish it had come out earlier, it was so worth the wait. Holy fucking shit. I’d heard the demo version of Column Of Heaven’s material on the Precipice tape, and of course it was

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Impurity, from Brazil, have a long decorated history in underground black metal bestiality. They have released many full-length albums distro-lovers clamor for and enjoy. This split, entitled Vomiting Blasphemies All Over The World, with Japan’s black/thrash purveyors Sex Messiah comes to us via Nuclear War Now! Productions, whom we all

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