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Photos: Ali En Saturday, June 10th at The Rickshaw Theatre (& Black Lab) Day three fell on me like a bag of bricks. Again, the early start caused me to miss Brulvahnatu and Xiphoid Dementia, but I was fortunate enough to catch the twisted and chaotic black death of Triumvir

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The underground death metal world is fixated on the bestial and the classic Swedish sound. One provides the assurance that you need not know how to write a song, play an instrument, nor properly invest in a professional recording, and the other one assures you that the audience is fixated

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Henry Kane is the solo vessel of Jonny Peterson, mainly known from Wombbath, along with a myriad of other projects. Peterson’s goal with Henry Kane appears to be a reinterpretation of Swedish, old-school death metal, with a few interesting twists and turns. To that end his debut album, Den Forstorda

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Modified Ghost Festival II May 25-28, Vancouver, BC Hosted by the Red Room Ultra Bar and The Rickshaw Theatre It’s beyond satisfying to admit that this was – without a doubt – a triumph. To see an event as ambitious as this succeed against the odds is a testament to what can

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Photos: Ali En Friday, June 9 at The Rickshaw Theatre Day two kicked off once again very early on Friday, June 9 at the much bigger Rickshaw Theatre in downtown Vancouver. Unfortunately, sets by Harvest Gulgaltha, Shroud Of The Heretic, Amphisbaena, and Kanashibari were missed, but Qrixkuor, coming all the way

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2017 was the year Germany’s MORAST devoured me alive. Yes indeed. Having risen from the ashes of German sludge-doom aberrants Nightslug, Morast is like the darkening and sublimation of that band’s legacy in slow-crawling destruction – moving into more classic metal realm and with way more ambitious intents and purposes. Released on March

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