True to its title, the mighty blackened hardcore and beyond duo Forest of Tygers‘ first offering Bruises hits you like a hard right cross. Guitarist/vocalist Jim Valosik’s screams pierce the first moments of the opener and title track, heralding the arrival of some seriously pummeling riffs. These aural attacks come
Our comrade CRUEL NOISE has just put up Episode 16 of their outstanding Radio show. So do the right thing: get your punk on and check out this way fucking beyond on point show! For over 50 minutes, this is your chance to go into a universe where underground punk
Funeral Chic are among a spring of blackened punk bands, splintering and reshaping black metal’s more caustic sounds into the tangible furor of hardcore and crust punk. Funeral Chic’s brand is monolithic, their five-song EP casting shadows that creep towards the horizon like a malevolent grasp. Opening track, “Good Fucking
Trondheim, Norway, located at the mouth of the Nidelva river, is harboring a dark secret beneath its picturesque streets. A war machine has begun to quietly turn its gears. Preparing to unleash seething blasts of hate, in what could be a perfect soundtrack to mustard gas-filled trenches. Foregoing the musical
1. BONE I’m at a loss in how describe this band’s brilliance, because every moment of their album For Want of Feeling alters my state of mind! On many levels, I think that BONE have created a the perfect album. This band’s songs are huge trees of emotion that cast
If you follow CVLT Nation then you know that we are huge fans of both OATHBREAKER & YAITW. So we could not pass up the chance of sharing with you their feral & mind-numbing performances at The Acheron in Brooklyn. Much respect due to PITFULLOFSHIT for capturing this insane footage!
Direct from Vancouver, the same city as the legendary DOA, comes one of the best new hardcore/crust bands, Baptists. With an “ugly” sound in the best possible way, the group is getting more attention since last year, when they released the amazing Bushcraft, produced by Kurt Ballou. In the same
Many of the older heads from my generation believe that Punk died with them in the 80’s, but they have it all wrong! The movement is so alive with so many different forms of expression, from backyard parties to DIY spaces, run by punks for punks. On a musical tip,
Today CVLT Nation is ultra stoked to bring you a full stream from one of our favorite Vancouver bands, BURNING GHATS! Their EP Continuous Winter will be available digitally and on cassette at their EP release show with Primitive Man on July 30th. These guys know how to decimate their
I could tell you that Pennsylvania’s hardcore/powerviolence outfit Black Mask’s newest release, Lost Below is a good album. I would be lying. Because Lost Below isn’t a good album. It’s a fantastic one. From start to finish, Black Mask bring forth one of the grittiest hardcore albums out this year.
When you think of Arizona, there are a few images that probably come to mind right away; cactus, guns, republicans, shitty weather, Jimmy Eat World (yeah that garbage band is from AZ), multiple beige colored buildings, Filibertos Mexican food, and of course Sheriff Joe Arpaio. If these are the things you
CVLT Nation Presents…Destroy All Vol 2! This DIY hardcore & Raw Punk mix will have you jumping off the walls and smashing the system! Curated by John Villegas of DRUG LUST, you know this mix is all killer no filler… Sun baked leather jackets worn like a second skin, separated