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Text and Photos by Bobby Cochran The anticipation built for day two, knowing a face-punching lineup was set to blast off at 5 PM sharp. Once again, I missed the day’s openers Mortiferum (sorry guys, sorry Sean) but I certainly didn’t sleep through the rest of the evening’s bands. The Barboza
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Work takes us all to a dark place. We wake up before our bodies are ready, force-feed, put on a uniform and then commute. This gets mistaken for an average responsible adult’s daily routine when in reality it’s coercion of capital. Confined to a space for 40+ hours a week
Known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in hardcore and modern metal history, apocalyptic heavy music icons INTEGRITY formed in Cleveland in 1988 primarily as an outlet for the philosophical and spiritual musings of vocalist Dwid Hellion. With an intense sound that melds together high-velocity hardcore punk, heavy
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