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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Mirrors for Psychic Warfare, made up of the legend Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Sanford Parker (Buried at Sea). Unsuspecting listeners get a brutal assault on their senses. The low end is felt internally and externally. It engulfs the green room like a blanket.   Jakob. Their

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This majestic footage of CHRCH at this year’s Roadburn gives me chills! If you are an avid reader of CVLT Nation, then you know that we have been HUGE fans of this band since we first heard them. I’m almost at a loss for words to express how fucking happy we

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So what happens when one of your favorite Doom/Drone bands decides to improvise a 27:27 minute song off top of the dome? The end result is called “Silent Transmissions,” and it was created by our comrades in heavy SEA OF BONES. For $1, the digital version of this sonic wall

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Brothers of the Sonic Cloth opened the day up on the main stage. Tad Doyle of grunge band Tad lays down heavy slabs of riff, not dissimilar to Yob. It’s a big opening to the day, even with a guitar string breakage Tad entertains the

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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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