Hardcore

Opium Lord:
The Calendrical Cycle -
Prologue: The Healer REVIEW

The UK is the home of a bunch of awesome, and very promising, bands. If you pay enough attention, then bands like SONANCE, Light Bearer, Strangle Wank, The Nepalese Temple Ball and Iron Witch, just to name a few, are

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CVLT Nation
2nd Anniversary
Tickets Pre-sale Up Now!

The pre-sale tickets are up now on the UNIT B facebook for the CVLT Nation 2nd Anniversary on April 26th! Save yourself a coupla bucks by picking your ticket up now for what is definitely going to be one of

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Perfume River “Concrete Winter” Review

PERFUME RIVER – CONCRETE WINTER CS by curtainfire Perfumer River returns yet again with a tape release through Curtain Fire titled Concrete Winter. This five minute long hail of noise disorientation is the band’s second release of lofi hardcore d-beat

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KEN mode
“Entrench” Review

Winnipeg’s KEN mode mean serious business and that business is mean. This band needs little introduction, but to the uninitiated I will oblige. The end of last year played to the paranoia of a hot air apocalypse. Had this portentous

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Abandon All Life…NAILS
Album Review + More

It’s been nearly three years since Nails released their first record Unsilent Death and ringed us all by the neck and kicked us in the mouth while we were down on the ground. Time flies when you’re having fun, eh?

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RUINED FAMILIES
“Blank Language”

When we first started CVLT Nation, one young band we got into was RUINED FAMILIES from Greece. It’s pretty cool to be able to hear how they have matured and taken their sound in new directions. This year they are

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Gay Kiss – Fault LP
Review + Full Set
Now Showing!

I’ve been a fan of Gay Kiss for a while, and their first full length entitled Fault only reinforces how good this band is. Gay Kiss is from Phoenix, Arizona and they jam out 9 tracks of badass noisy hardcore

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Low Life “Empire of Shit” Review

Back in October I reviewed Low Life’s grimy “Flag Burner” and have since anticipated their next release. Last month yielded “Empire of Shit,” Low Life’s best work so far by a wide margin. Low Life’s brand of unapologetic, coarse hardcore

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More than…
meets the (electric) Eye.
Polaroid > Instagram, a foto essay. By Ralph Division

More than meets the Photos by Sarah Kastrau Polaroid > Instagram, a foto essay. By Ralph Division (Planks) When I think about annoying trends I always find myself left with fake retro – Be it music or visual aesthetics. Ever

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Disgrace – Conquered
Harness – Bloodthirst

Southern California’s DISGRACE & HARNESS have teamed up for a brutal 7″ that is coming out via Closed Casket Activities (pre-order HERE!). Each band is bringing the ruckus on this release and holding nothing back. CVLT Nation is stoked to

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