Grindcore

Column of Heaven – Precipice

The opening salvo of “Nothing” announces Column of Heaven’s album Precipice with a bulldozer crunch, furious drums and the only decipherable lyrics cutting through, saying “nothing” over and over again. The offset, the surprise, the negative energy and the ferocity are

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Temples Fest 2014
Day One Huge Photo Essay!

Photos by Gemma Shaw This year’s Temples Festival in Bristol featured a killer lineup! Our metal festival photographer Gemma Shaw was there on Day One to capture performances from Electric Wizard, Anaal Nathrakh, Blood Ceremony, Jucifer, Moss and Satan’s Satyrs!

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CVLT Nation Interviews:
FUCK the FACTS

Canadian grindcore hurricane Fuck the Facts is just about halfway through its North American tour; the band has one U.S. show left in Washington State before they head north along the coast for a few stops in B.C. this weekend. We

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Stapled to the Wall: REIVERS “State Effects​/​/​Trait Effects” 7″ Review + Stream

Holy shit, does this 7″ EP smash your face up! REIVERS are fucking back and we couldn’t be happier about this, cause this new release from these awesome Oakland hardcore bruisers just simply fucking rips! Press play on this EP

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CVLT Nation Interviews: Dialogue with Dephosphorus

Not long ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Panos Agoros, the fierce voice of the stellar astro-grind entity Dephosphorus and curator of Blastbeat Mailmurder/Productions, as well as Thanos Mantas, who rends dimensions with his riffs passionately alongside Panos. Because

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Rise And Grind…
MOTHER BRAIN Review + Stream

The New York two piece Mother Brain return with a macerating cut of mince as just one of Mannequin Rein Recordings’ latest set releases for this year. Despite some familiarity with the label, I wasn’t aware of these guys prior

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NAPALM DEATH
The Scum Story Documentary

There are certain albums that changed the way heavy music is created. NAPALM DEATH’s Scum is one of those records that marks a shift in the sound of extreme music. Now check out this in-depth documentary that takes a look

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Songs Of Descent… YAUTJA
In-Depth Review + Stream

Damn! It will be tough to contain my enthusiasm when talking about this record. I hardly knew anything about Nashville’s Yautja prior to fall last year, but since then they’ve had my attention wholly. Yautja’s debut LP Songs of Descent is

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Sidereal Hostility… DEPHOSPHORUS – RAVENOUS SOLEMNITY In-Depth Review

I don’t know if I’ve made this explicit enough, but I’m infatuated with Dephosphorus. I can trust this disciplined, generous band to not let me down in each astral grind endeavor they explore at this point and Ravenous Solemnity further

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Ultra Lo-Fi.
Ultra Primitive.Ultra Rad!
Dead Peasants: I – Review + Stream

Dead Peasants are a three piece blackened hardcore band from the mean streets of Baltimore. They originally formed in 2011 but didn’t release any recordings until early 2013, when they put out a split with fellow Marylanders, sludge metal band

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