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Crawling out of the seemingly endless river of moods that is the Portland post-punk scene comes Steel Chains. The refreshingly melodic and melancholy quintet brings back driving ’77 vibes to an audience still desperate for female representation. Everyone perfectly serves their role as the veterans keep the newbies in line

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Florida has always had a bad reputation here stateside, from Bath Salts-induced cannibalism, meth smoking craziness and even rumors of a man having sex with a captive alligator – which turned out to be false, but still somewhat believable, ’cause I mean, it’s goddamn Florida after all. What we tend

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Every year, AMPLIFEST keeps getting better. Last year, our correspondent José Carlos Santos left us with his sense of yearning for this year’s edition, and when we look at the lineup – featuring AMENRA, ALTAR OF PLAGUES, CONVERGE, FULL OF HELL and WIEGEDOOD amongst many others – we can see

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Deathrock has become a buzzword – I doubt this is news to anyone with an internet connection. Go on Bandcamp’s “deathrock” tag and you’ll see a strange assortment of Sisters Of Mercy wannabes, horrendous goth metal, industrial/dance goth, and even bad college town twee bands who also tag themselves as

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Like Barney Greenway said in our interview with him last week, it’s not the individuals we need to take down – it’s the system. SENIOR FELLOWS seem to have taken this idea and run with it, creating a full album of angry, angular sounds that tackle the systemic problems in

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How hooked am I on the soon to be released Prison Suicide album? Very FUCKING HOOKED, because this motherfucker JAMS nonstop! Once you press play, you will become hooked as well, because this band bring grooves that will have you waiting to slam dance any and everywhere. I’m not always

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If you’re not one of the current roughly 3,200 likes on Facebook that Swedish chaotic, crushing black metal band THIS GIFT IS A CURSE have – fix that right now. Open a new tab with that hyperlink right up there and follow it into what is undoubtedly one of the best bands

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CALLING ALL PUNX!!!! Once again the UK has proven that its current state of punk is full of pleasant surprises that are both musically vicious as well as intriguing. No Form, like many other punk/hardcore acts from the United Kingdom, is an absolute onslaught of sound that will make for

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Day two of King of the Monsters Fest featured a robust lineup that included a pair of headlining reunions by 90s’ hardcore pioneers Groundwork and Chokehold – with the former reuniting for the first time in 21 years – in addition to a rare appearance by Creation is Crucifixion. As with the

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Cursed Graves’ debut LP, California Noise, is damn near perfect. Hailing from San Diego, the trio has only been around for a few years. But, listening to California Noise, you’d never guess. The album wastes no time, beginning with the nihilistic beach punk of “Opus Dei.” Guitarist Blake Cox plays

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I hold my head high as I look up to the sky, thinking about the days when my life was total shit! All I could see was the negativity that was all around me. Even the flowers were devoid of smell and color. I needed something to pick me up, and that

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Check out these full sets from two bands we are think are bad to the bone! Pitfullofshit captured TRAP THEM & FULL OF HELL killing shit in Brooklyn last week – now it’s time for you to see it!  

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