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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw   Dyse. What’s better than angular stoner rock? German duo Dyse playing angular stoner rock. The great thing about these guys is that you also get a comedy performance in between the songs, but that doesn’t mean the music is diminished or plays second fiddle

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Decibel Magazine Tour: Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, Tribulation April 02, 2016 Vancouver, BC at the Commodore Ballroom Featuring a decidedly less eclectic lineup than last year’s iteration of the tour, this year’s instalment was by no means stagnant. Furthermore, the fact that the Vancouver stop fell on a Saturday as

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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw Fleshpress are dark, complex and atmospheric. With fingers in many musical pies, their sound touches on doom, psych, black metal and even a touch of hardcore (think more angular noise core).     Conan are like cream, they have risen to the top. The bellowing low

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Today, Norway’s ARABROT start a North American West Coast tour, right here in the Northwest! Seattle, if you’re in the house, then you’d better get out to their show tonight at The Highline alongside Helen Money and Insect Ark! ARABROT’s new album The Gospel, released in February of this year,

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Vancouver’s SPELL are back with a new album entitled For None and All, coming out May 27 via Bad Omen Records. If this band was a van, they would be the raddest, most pimped out airbrushed 70’s van with plush interior and a BOOMING system. SPELL is a perfect name for them, because their songs are

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Bobby Cochran interviews Kristina Esfandiari (King Woman, Miserable) for CVLT Nation Some things are just meant to be. There are some of us fortunate enough to be guided onto an unmistakable path by invisible hands, or encouraged by important people who appear at just the right time to help or offer gifts.

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What band from Montreal gets played in our HQ at least twice a week or more? The answer is the forever smokin’ DOPETHRONE! Why? Because we are fucking addicted to their grimy, resin-coated riffs! The rad news is that they have a new split with FISTER that’s going to push your wig back. What

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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw Desertfest. The fifth since its inception is a growing delight for lovers of stoner, doom, sludge, psych, rock and all their strange cousins. In the heart of weirdo central: Camden, London. It’s busy, filthy and there’s no desert in sight, but it does have

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Dirty, Heavy, Cycodelic, Outergalatic and Wicked are some of the words that come to my mind as i listen to the soon to be released LP by Void Obelisk entitled Elekdrone. These humans have created one of most surprising Doom records of 2016. There is some weird shit going on in the Elekdrone

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So, I could give you rundown of all of the seminal bands that the members of CONCLAVE have been in, but that’s not what this feature is about! Right now I want to talk about their kick ass album Sins Of The Elders that comes out on June 10th. Is the

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Oranssi Pazuzu have been on a journey of sonic exploration since their inception. Through the years, their sound has evolved, breaking the boundaries of black metal and psychedelia, and spiralling into other experimental domains. Ontto (the bassist of the band) discusses the various aspects of the new record, Varahtelija, including the

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This band from the Ukraine, Nonsun, has created a sonic puzzle in this album that makes you ponder, what is doom? For me, doom is less about worshipping Black Sabbath and more about delving into a sense of woeful despondence. This duo, comprised of Goatooth and Alpha, has created a wider

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