Death Rock

VAURA
The Missing Review + Footage

There must be something in the air of late – darkness and gloom is permeating the world of rock and roll in a more obvious manner these last few months and it’s in bands such as Soror Dolorosa, Beastmilk and

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Dreadlords:
Demo Review + Stream

You better get on your knees, the apocalypse is coming and its four horsemen are Dreadlords. This group of ritualistic racket-makers summon up an unholy concoction of apocalyptic blues, Satanic southern gospel and shamanic sacrilege. This blasphemous demo tape sounds

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COLD CAVE:
Nausea, The Earth And Me
Review + Stream

Over the past few years, one-man synth mastermind Wes Eisold has traversed virtually the entire spectrum of dark electronic music – beginning with bedroom recording experiments under the formative Ye Old Maids moniker, which then evolved into Cold Cave, through

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Wholy Failure:
Abortion Eucharist
Review.Stream.Download

Patrick Hasson is the kind of person that makes you feel like you’re wasting your life. A one-man musical behemoth, Hasson currently operates five (that I know of) different solo projects, and all of them are fucking amazing. Without pigeonholing

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An 80′s Post Punk Lost Treasure:
Trial – Moments Of Collapse LP
Stream + Download

One of the best peace-post-punk records to come out of America in the 80′s was created by San Francisco unsung heroes TRIAL & the name of their classic album is Moments Of Collapse. This band started out as a young

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A Modern Day Post Punk Classic!
Spectres: Nothing To Nowhere Review + Stream

Like a spectre itself, Nothing To Nowhere seeps in on a bed of reverb drenched guitars, ominous bass, echoing drums and distant, ghostly hollers. Spectres‘ music is halfway between the gloomy grace of goth and the vibrant angularity of post

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8 New Deathrock and Postpunk releases you should own
by Oliver Sheppard

…or at least listen to. There have been a lot of new dark postpunk and deathrock releases lately. Sometimes it’s hard to keep track. But here are some of the recent singles, EPs, and LPs that deserve your attention. 1.

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Exclusive CVLT Nation Streaming:
BEASTMILK “Love in a Cold World”

Today CVLT Nation is bringing you an exclusive stream of “Love in a Cold World” from Finland’s BEASTMILK, off their upcoming LP Climax will be out Nov 29th via Svart Records. This song hits home with me, because I often

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Southwest Terror Fest 2013 Lineup Announcement!

Southwest Terror Fest 2013 is in less than a month, and the lineup is all fucking killer and no fucking filler! Four days of epic bands is what is going to whip through the Arizona desert like a massive sandstorm

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DEATHROCK 2013 Mixtape
Part Two by Oliver Sheppard

When I started doing these deathrock mixtapes in early 2012, my point was to illustrate that guitar-driven, dark punk in the deathrock tradition was alive and well, still evolving, despite some folks’ stubborn perception of this genre as being “old

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