In the late 1980’s, I was fortunate enough to be record trading pen pals with the guitarist (Tomas) of HC band Ultimo Gobierno, who hailed from Burgos, a city in northern Spain. He was a fanatic for NYHC records and in exchange he would send me dozens of righteous platters from
Relapse is getting ready to unleash another beast of an album from Seven Sisters of Sleep – Ezekiel’s Hags, coming out February 5th, 2016. This band has consistently put out the kind of brutal audio torment that we love here at CVLT Nation, and as you’ll hear from our early premiere of
It’s our first sale as the CVLT Nation Bizarre, and it’s a good one! From Friday, Nov. 27th to Monday, Nov 30th, more than 30 of our U.S. vendors will be offering FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on all of their items! This means free shipping on items like patches and pins,
Ok, so here is the deal – yesterday I was online and saw that a friend had posted about this band BIB, and because I trust her taste, I decided to check them out. Hot diggity damn, their demo blew my fucking mind, and I knew I had to share them with
The Belgian hardcore scene has spanned a number of great acts throughout the ’00s, with very diverse sounds and undertaking quite different paths. So when you find out that there is a collaboration going on with members of Rise and Fall and Oathbreaker, it is really intriguing to try and
Malaise is a French word meaning discomfort, uneasiness, the sensation of being physically disturbed from something. That’s the word The Rodeo Idiot Engine chose for their new album, two years after Consequences, a major achievement of the 2010’s chaotic hardcore era. To celebrate this release we have an exclusive stream
Are you ready for absolute audio destruction? Then hit play below on our stream of FUCKING INVINCIBLE‘s track “Cross-Uncross” from their upcoming EP I Hate Myself And Want You To Die. This band spews its hatred hot and fast, and listening to the 7 minute EP is like being power washed with
Are you ready for some VIOLENT OCCULTISM??? Then hit play below on our stream of three tracks off the upcoming Cape of Bats release by that name, coming out Dec. 15th via Broken Limbs Recordings/Unholy Anarchy Records on cassette or vinyl (pre-order here). We’ve got three tracks off this thirteen-track behemoth:
Photos and Text: Colton Bills Being a South Bay Area transplant I was more than happy to hear that Negative Standards were coming to Vancouver. Getting to photograph them was the fun part. There were 10 or 15 people inside. I bought a beer to have something to do. The
For the devoted disciples of CVLT Nation, it often comes as no surprise that some of the best hardcore, punk, power violence and metal all come from areas outside of the US. However, some of us Yanks forget to go into international waters when prowling for new tunes. Not to
All right, OK, check this stellar 1993 full set of BORN AGAINST wrecking shop in DC…Nuff said!
Had the preceding nights of Southwest Terror Fest not been so momentous, one could easily have mistaken the third night for the main event. Housed in the spacious Rialto Theater, the sight of last year’s Neurosis and Sunn O))) sets, day three would be the site of Sleep’s house-stealing performance.