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We all have events we look forward to. Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays are all temporal cushions that ease the annoyance of our day-by-day tedium. For those fortunate enough to not be tied to Christmas’s hypocritical thrall, Halloween usually is the holiday to enjoy. For the last five years, that weekend

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A period longer than ten moons has passed since I last served up one of my juicy feasts of these forgotten treats. 2016 was a year spent in the deepest recesses of darkness (one could call me a pathetic fool, trapped inside my skull), and although 2017 is shaping up

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Is there any stopping CALIGARI? The answer is HELL FUCKING NO!!! One of their first releases of 2017 is CIORAN’s Bestiale Battito Divino and it’s a fucking RAGER!!! This tape is a non-stop party that is full of awesome chaos from the beginning to the end! Fuck writing a whole bunch of

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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles Sometimes Sundays start with the best of intentions (or, at least, the most sensible given your track record) and sometimes those same Sundays end at 2am in the basement of a metal bar, drinking beer with a Swedish death metal band trying to gracefully disengage from

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Here are some 2016 releases that are too unpopular (AKA cool) to have made any year end lists, but which deserve every ounce of attention and love they can get. This is criminally overlooked stuff that everyone should get into right now. Read this as a best of 2016 list for

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Text & Photos: Diana Lungu Friday night, and the week had been a rough one: overtime at work every day since Monday, along with a nasty cold that snuck up on me just the night before this year’s instalment of The Power of The Riff was slated to begin. It

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