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Label: Neurot Recordings After listening to Constantinople, the debut album from Ides of Gemini, I was intrigued by the band. Their style of play is quite interesting and can be described as “dream doom” or something of that kind. It has the weight of the doom metal scene but there

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Polish heavy music has received a lot of media attention during the the past fifteen years or so, but mostly because of the wrong bands (yeah I said it, wut). As with any music scene, the age old truth is still rings: the best bands are hidden amid the ones

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 Right here and now, you are about to hear a track from one of the most moving records I have heard all year! It was created by Chico, California’s COLD BLUE MOUNTAIN and it’s called “Retreat” from their soon to released album Old Blood. All nine minutes of this tune

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 1. HOME IS GONE Unholy fuck this band is just so, so, so fucking good! The vocals eat away at your existence while the music beats you all over your body! HOME IS GONE has created one of my favorite black releases of the year. Every song reeks of tortured

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CVLT Nation is proud to present the fifth covers compilation in our series The CVLT Nation Sessions: BLACK SABBATH’s Paranoid. This killer comp features an amazing array of Sabbath worship from IRN, Highgate, Bog Oak, Act of Impalement, Aseethe, Keeper, Monolord and Mourning Cloak. Crushing riffs and earth-moving melodies are

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It has been about four years since the release of Black Masses, and I have been really interested in seeing what Electric Wizard would come up with next. Their previous album and Witchcult Today saw the band being much more direct and straightforward than their earlier releases. So, if you

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DoomFeaturedNoiseReviews

It’s quite hard to place a finger on what exactly Wreck and Reference is. The duo has embarked on a dark journey that has led them through two EPs, Black Cassette and Content and 2012’s bleak Youth, each release blurring the boundaries between electronic music, metal and noise. Ever tempering

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Deuil hails from Liege, Belgium, and they are no stranger to CVLT Nation. Technically, I deserve a late pass because this track was posted by the band in mid-August and I am now just getting to it. The first I heard this band was back with their Acceptance/Rebuild release of

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I can go on about the dreaded second album slump like many writers have done before me, however, let me be direct by assuaging any worry one may have regarding Pallbearer’s second full-length, Foundations of Burden, by saying that Pallbearer have proved once more that they are the read deal,

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Sometimes you run into albums that are heavy and crushing, which is awesome, but not uncommon when it comes to doom. And sometimes – very rarely – you run into albums that are heavy and gnarly as fuck, but also weird you out for good, leaving you unsettled and confused.

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Ides of Gemini have been favorites here at CVLT Nation since their 2012 release of Constantinople, so when we got word of their new album Old World New Wave, we jumped at the chance to share it with you! The new record comes out via Neurot (CD/digital) and SIGE Records

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In what could be called an unholy melding of two different worlds, Churchburn have stepped out of the blackness to deliver a rather bold preview for what is to come from this project. Created by former Vital Remains guitarist and lynch pin Dave Suzuki, tempered by the earth-sundering drums of

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