On July 10th, Sound and Salt put on a kick ass show at the Astoria in Vancouver featuring Washington’s POWER alongside locals WOOLWORM, WTCHDR and WORLD VIEW. World View’s charging hardcore opened up the show and got the crowd ready for WTCHDR, who amped the energy up in the room
Recently we premiered a track from the debut release by Minnesota’s FERAL LIGHT…. “Baptized in Shellfire” showed us with unmistakeable intensity that Feral Light’s vile and lurid amalgamation of black metal and punk is currently among the best in the genre and one of the finest expressions of this heinous hybrid that you will hear
I’m not even going to speculate about what’s going on in the NAILS camp, but I will say that they released a blistering LP in You Will Never Be One Of Us! I also want to say that Todd Jones has shown us nothing but respect – we met him when CVLT
There’s an alarming trend among bands involved with heavy music that needs to be addressed. Far too often, bands consisting of mainly hardcore kids discover grindcore, Swedish death metal, and Magrudergrind all in the same week. The end result is usually some kind of Entombed featuring blast beats clusterfuck that
Text & Photos: Teddie Taylor MAKE, Primitive Man and Dragged Into Sunlight affirmed a thought I always have: you don’t need a pentagram or Baphomet to invoke fear. In the corner of a packed Siberia, my head was barraged with layer after layer of heavy, dense sound. Just like humidity can
FALSE LIGHT is back motherfuckers, to open a brand new can of you can not fuck with us! Damn, no disrespect to any bands out there, but this band is beyond DOPE and should have way more shine! This is where CVLT Nation comes in – get off your ass and do
As I write this, I’m in fucked up mood and I feel like smashing SHIT! So to avoid doing that to my own home, I am about to tune into some music that will do the smashing for me! Check out these two insane live sets from NAILS and FULL OF HELL.
Here we go again with your favorite load of heavy shit coming out of Italy. It’s been a while since the last “Italy is Burning” chapter dropped, and in the meantime, the beloved homeland hasn’t ceased vomiting out some real quality fucking underground grime to torture your ears with, so
Elitism in metal has long been a contentious point in a community that prides itself in the different, esoteric and intentionally offensive. Those able to wedge their way in despite their face value often have found themselves welcome, learning that this seemingly rough scene is quite warm and fluffy on
I survived my first Have a Good Laugh fest that just took place in Vancouver, BC from June 9th – 12th. To say that it was a success would be an understatement, because to me it was a triumph on all levels! The amount of positive energy that surrounded this fest was un-freaking-real.
NAILS is a powerviolence, hardcore, grindcore, sludge, heavy music powerhouse from California. I had the pleasure of doing a phone interview with Todd, their vocalist and guitarist, that lasted longer than their newest album You Will Never Be One Of Us. You can read it below. Let’s start
Today I read some pretty insane news that a bacterium resistant to the strongest antibiotics has been found in a woman from Pennsylvania, making this the first ever case on US soil after reports of such a “nightmare-bacterium” having been found in China. Since antibiotics are the only known way