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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Steve Von Till and Scott Kelly play the first two shows of the day in the Het Patronaat. Each bringing their own blend of acoustic songs, its a chilled out way to begin the day. Both perform moving sets to a packed house.   With

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Unholy fuck, June 3rd can’t come soon enough because this is the day that the new COUGH LP entitled Still They Pray comes out via Relapse Records. All day today, I have been blasting their new tune “Dead Among The Roses” and now here’s your chance to hear it below! You can

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills Saturday was the night I was looking forward to the most – I knew I’d get to see He Whose Ox is Gored from Seattle, Usnea from Portland and Power Trip from Austin Texas. He Whose Ox Is Gored is just a great band all around. They

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WITCHTHROAT SERPENT are a band that knows how lay down extremely addictive groovy doom riffs. Their soon to be released album Sang Dragon is packed with catchy occult-infused jams that will have you pressing repeat! Our comrades over at Deadlight Entertainment will be releasing WITCHTHROAT SERPENT’s CD on April 30th. Right here

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw   It’s finally that time of year again. What seems like an eternity is now upon us. Roadburn is a high point for many worshipers of the riff and its strange relations. A newly expanded 013 venue with more tickets meant more people adding to the unbridled

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Excerpt from the final chapter of HEAVY: A Memoir of Wyoming, BMX, Drugs, and Heavy Fucking Music by JJ Anselmi   Excision   The surgeon draws an ellipse on my forearm with black marker, injecting anesthetic at several different points. When my skin is numb, she delicately traces the marker

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Music is a language unto itself, and is essential for our communication with the universe and our higher selves. Some bands take this idea very seriously when composing, like the Swiss avant-metal group SCHAMMASCH. They have a new record coming out via Prosthetic Records on Friday, April 29th, entitled Triangle. This sonic journey

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The final lineup for SOUTHWEST TERROR FEST V has been announced! We’re a little late on it, but better late than never when it comes to letting you know that this year’s fest is fucking packed with bands you want to see! I’m talking SUMAC, THE BODY with FULL OF

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Corrections House saw Sanford Parker (Buried At Sea,) Scott Kelly (Neurosis,) Bruce Lamont (Yakuza) and Mike IX Williams (EyeHateGod) getting together, merging their sonic tendencies and releasing, so far, two great albums of experimental industrial/doom/sludge. Now, we have reached the point where Corrections House cannot address all of the members’

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I received a message earlier this week about a band called Dakessian, which I had never heard of before. Once I followed the link and pressed play, my whole being was crushed under the weight of the music I heard. Read below what the band had to say to us and also let me know

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“Colorado Springs is known for its evangelical Christian wackos, military, and more.” So starts the description of the upcoming 71 Grind Fest, a massive two-day event featuring a ton of bands that are sure to piss the aforementioned people off! Taking place at DIY space The Flux Capacitor during the day

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All I wanted was some unreal Death Doom, and Victoria’s NOSTRUM new EP Painstaker has just given me my fix!!! Every moment of this project is sweet, decaying sonic agony to my morbid ears! I can’t believe how fucking awesome these three songs are, and I realized I want as many

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