Label: Rust and Machine Records Jittery, up-tempo post punk is the name of the game on this new release from Melbourne, Australia band Masses. Horde Mentality is packed full of skittering rhythms, propulsive basslines and subtly melodic guitar-work, with a slight trashy garage rock vibe and a melancholic dark wave
If you are an avid reader of CVLT Nation, then you know we are crazed SIOUXSIE and THE BANSHEES fans. It has been said that their greatest period as a band was when they had John McGeoch on guitar, and I agree for the most part. Many people don’t know,
El Paso D.I.Y. Borderland Massacre Fest ‘14 Punk culture is known to be very independent from what any other “big band” is trying to get: fame, money, contracts, awards. Cities like New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Boston, Philadelphia, etc., are known for their big festivals, most of them full of
First off: Buy this comp. If you care at all about the history of postpunk or gothy guitar music since the late 1970s punk explosion, you should own this. Sacred Bones’ new “Killed by Deathrock, Volume 1” anthology collects, Nuggets-style, some of the less well-known dark postpunk, gothic rock, and
by Oliver Sheppard Portland’s Arctic Flowers will have a digital release of their long-awaited second LP soon, with a proper vinyl release following some time in the Spring. In the meantime, the new “Weaver” LP is available here at CVLT Nation for streaming. After last year’s excellent “Procession” EP, an
Since the 80’s, I have been a fan of Death Rock and I have never stopped digging the dark, rolling baselines of this genre! I’m also a huge fan of all of the young bands that have embraced the Bat Cave vibe and turned it into something all their own.