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Unholy triple fuck awesomeness… the new AKATHARSIA tape No Generation Without Corruption is fucking John Blaze. This collection of songs rocks harder than Thor’s Hammer! This band knows how to blend Punk and Black Metal like the elite of this genre. I love the way AKATHARSIA buries decaying melodic fury under

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After exhausting Ötzi’s self titled demo and Gong Show EP to death over the last year, I’m pleased to announce this badass Oakland deathrock band is finally releasing their first LP, Ghosts! I get chills (pun intended) when I listen to “Winter.” It has that early 80s spooky/shoegaze/postpunk Cure sound

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Deathhammer’s Cato Stormoen is also the mastermind behind MIRAGE, and for those used to the utterly evil and destructive sounds of this Norwegian thrash metal horde, the post-punk sounds of Mirage might be a surprise. It’s a fucking great surprise, since I love post-punk and this is a solid piece

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Who was the biggest punk promoter on the West Coast during the 80’s? Hands down it was GOLDENVOICE, because they brought in the biggest bands to huge venues with prices that kids could afford.  They had some of their raddest shows at the Olympic Auditorium in Downtown L.A., plus they

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On Friday, May 26th, Los Angeles quartet The Wraith played a live show heralding their new 4-song 7″ EP, Shadow Flag, which is streaming below. The new EP also topped the “post-punk” sales chart at Bandcamp on June 1st, despite the fact that the band are a bit harsher than your

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Dave Cantrell puts together a huge, several-day lineup of darkwave/postpunk/deathrock/darkpunk/shoegaze/synthpop/etc and related bands from as near and far as possible, ranging from heavy hitters to the obscure. Fittingly, it’s known as the Out From The Shadows Festival, and this was the third year running! I was absolutely devastated when I missed

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