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Text and Photos: Darryl Reid The Vanishing Act Ottawa’s grind Gods: The Vanishing Act just played their ten year anniversary show. Instead of pretending I’m some expert on grindcore (I’m not) and embarrassing myself I decided ask Isaac The Vanishing act’s singer/songwriter a few questions. Darryl: How long have you

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In a perfect world, LARVAE, from the ever so musically fascinating SF Bay Area, would be ruling the world of blackened death-doom and handing out invaluable lessons to everyone when it comes to things like form, integrity, character, style and execution. But as we know the world is far from

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Just out on Video Disease Records is this self-titled seven inch from weirdo hardcore band Umbilical Cord. Spastic snarls and high pitched screeches are spat over surprisingly melodic and idiosyncratic guitars with occasional bursts of Greg Ginn-ish atonal shred and psychedelic riffs that are as much feedback as playing. ‘Two

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CVLT Nation is stoked to be hitting you with a double whammy of WTCHDR today – an exclusive video and track premiere of “Our Filthy Hearts,” the 2nd track off their upcoming full length album Triumph and Despair. This band effectively tears your chest open and eats your beating heart

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Just when you think you have them figured out, STUNTMAN‘s brutal angular grindcore turns your skull a different direction! These Frenchmen have a new album entitled Incorporate The Excess coming out on January 18th via Solar Flare Records, and it will have your eyes rolling into back of your head

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The time is now to start checking out the insane releases that are in the pipeline for 2014. CVLT Nation has one for you: DIE CHOKING, who have a raging EP coming out in January. Over 5 tracks, this band scrambles your brain cells with their brand of high-octane grindcore

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By Corey & Gene of Pledge Allegiance to Grindcore Corey’s Top 3 of 2013: Iron Lung – White Glove Test This, hands down, is the PV/Grind album of the year. This duo out of Seattle, Washington, manage to craft some truly memorable, violent jams for 2013. The Brutal Supremacy trilogy

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It’s been an incredible year for music and choosing only six releases for any kind of list is a tough event. The UK has a wide-ranging amount of bands – from doom to sludge, black metal to grind and everything in between – and there’s been a lot to take

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ONE: Dopo L’Apnea by BUIOINGOLA We’ve talked about this release abundantly here, and it would be superfluous and redundant to keep bragging on about how insanely awesome this release by the young trio from Pisa is. A debut album that represents the crowning achievement in Italian underground metal in 2013, by far, without

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Fuck the Facts / Godstopper – Bovine Sex Club – Toronto Anthony Abbatangelo, Toronto For the first time in years, Toronto was treated to a performance by the legendary Fuck the Facts. Hailing from Ottawa, these guys are practically Canadian metal veterans, having spent more than 12 years terrorizing audiences

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Band: Carcass Date: 2013 12 01 Venue: Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway Author: @metaloath Carcass is undisputably one of the cornerstones in the evolution of grindcore and extreme metal, and their first albums ripped new a-holes to a whole generation of unknowing metalheads that newer knew what hit them. Of course, honour

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Just scramble your brains and die…or better yet plug your self into the new split from Wolfe & Sete Star Sept then die. For just over 8 minutes, both bands will cave in your skull with the weight of their terrorizing audio assault that takes place while listening to this

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