Grindcore

Bottom of the Food Chain:
CARNIST “Unlearn”
Review + Stream

What happens when a group of close friends who are bonded by a deep friendship, a highly socially-aware anger and an interwoven web of strong progressive beliefs decide to play loud, angry, abrasive and blown out hardcore punk as a

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I Am the Afterlife!
The Vanishing Act Photo + Interview

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

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Bottomless Pits of Tentacled Horror: LARVAE – “Grave Descent” Review + Stream

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

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Sonic Adventurism Hardcore
Umbilical Cord 7″
Review + Stream

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

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CVLT Nation Exclusive Video Premiere
WTCHDR – Our Filthy Hearts

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

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming
STUNTMAN:
The Patriot, The Elite, The Icon

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

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
DIE CHOKING s/t 7 inch

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

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CVLT Nation’s Top 6
Grindcore // Powerviolence
Releases of 2013

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

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CVLT Nation’s Top 6
UK Releases of 2013

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

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