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For the last several years, Imperial Triumphant has been on a slower climb to widespread recognition in the underground metal world. Abyssal Gods, their second full length, was a bit of a breakthrough album last year. For those who have been paying attention all along, you know that Imperial Triumphant

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A lot of underground releases are slated to infest the world with macabre sounds on Friday, May 13th, and one of them is NOMINON’s Chaos In The Flesh…Live! coming out on CD via MORBID SKULL RECORDS and DEATHGASM RECORDS. For the trvly kvlt among us, there’s also a cassette version available here from Hexed Cemetery

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Alas! Modern masters of churning, Incantation-inspired OSDM Grave Miasma have returned after nearly three years of silence since their magnificent debut opus Odori Sepulcrorum blew the minds of death worshipers across the world with its immersive, archaic visions. That feeling of ancient ritual and ceremonial praise of death remains steadfast on

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All I wanted was some unreal Death Doom, and Victoria’s NOSTRUM new EP Painstaker has just given me my fix!!! Every moment of this project is sweet, decaying sonic agony to my morbid ears! I can’t believe how fucking awesome these three songs are, and I realized I want as many

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This morning my homie and CVLT Nation writer Mattia turned me on to Artifact of Skulls, and within a diseased instant I was hooked! This band turns out some of the most vile/primitive/disgusting/raw death metal I have heard so far in 2016. I’m not surprised that Defiled Light is the label putting out

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Vast shifts aren’t something we notice immediately, or ever, honestly. The earth spins and continents move, but we’re only aware because we’re told. In culture, rarely are these great changes felt or witnessed, only whispered with reverence by those who took care to witness it or mourned by the blind

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My initial exposure to San Francisco’s old school death metal overlords NECROT was, fittingly, the most old school introduction possible. Flicking through the cassette sale bin at the record store near my house, I stumbled across a gruesome looking tape with an impaled, armored skeleton on the cover and some

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Back in 2014, we posted this article to our site about QRIXKUOR’s demo (which has since sold out of all four pressings!). Now they are back with one of the raddest death metal releases of 2016, entitled Three Devils Dance, via Invictus Productions on April 30th. QRIXKUOR creates the kind of death metal that swirls

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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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