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Agnes Vein - Soulship
Black MetalDoomHardcoreMusicReviews

Judging from the cover (thou shalt never do!) and the first few reverb’ish notes that one gets to hear on Soulship, I immediately put AGNES VEIN into the Post-Metal/Doom pigeon-hole. And although this attribution isn’t completely wrong – the band is surely influenced by bands like Neurosis or Isis –

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Hey world, come over here so I can put your eardrums against my speakers while blasting the new GOLDUST album Thirst! For over 45 minutes, this band deconstructs hardcore into an abstract painting that becomes a portal for our dreams and nightmares. GOLDUST is a band that is not afraid

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Written by Daniel Vandenberg They definitely got “volatile” right. This latest offering from Oakland, CA newcomers Volatile Substance – their second since June – barely makes it past the five minute mark and yet manages more caustic energy, aggression and balls-out fury than the average hardcore band can muster up

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Without Solace
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I feel like I’m knee-deep in radioactive wet cement, wallowing through the wasteland created by ANION with their pummeling vocals and destructive riffs! I’m listening to their first full length LP, Without Solace, which is due to release September 17th on No List Records. This Vancouver band will no doubt

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Avant GardeBlack MetalHardcoreMusicReviewsSludgeThrash

Armed with only a demo, Virginia act American released three songs on their Bandcamp from their upcoming split with another Virginia act, Crone. While short, American absolutely demolishes through three tracks, putting together a sound that can only be described as “wholly unique”. “Tomb Legions” starts with a fuzzy introduction,

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This is just beyond fucking awesome – CVLT Nation’s favorite creative collective, Belgium’s Church of Ra featuring AMENRA, OATHBREAKER, TBHR, SYNDROME and HESSIAN just traveled to Russia. Looking at all of the videos and pictures from this journey, I so wish I could have been there. Everyone should watch these

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This is just fucking amazing – check out the high quality full set of OATHBREAKER destroying it in Moscow! This band blows me away and I can’t wait to see them live!

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110 minutes of the master of filth – GG Allin: Raw, Brutal, Rough & Bloody – The Best of 1991 Live…All I can say is that there will only ever be one GG Allin! Peep the insanity of rock & roll NOW!

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All Photos & Video by Kevin Hobbs If i had to pick my favorite place in the world for going to shows it would be the Bay Area. Something about that area makes it the perfect place for underground music. On Sept. 3rd history was made again as apart of

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Avant GardeBlack MetalHardcoreMusicReviews

A few weeks ago I witnessed the live performance of a fairly new Bay Area band called LAMENT CITYSCAPE. I had never heard of them and ran into their live performance by total chance here in Oakland. It’s not common to witness a drone-doom band in a live environment these

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GrindcoreHardcoreMusicPower Violence

In just a little over a week, it is about to go the fuck OFF in Pomona, with a show featuring DESPISE YOU, IN DISGUST, SEX PRISONER, MAGNUM FORCE (their last show) and DISAPPROVAL happening at Aladdin Jr. on Saturday Sept. 7th! Today we put together a live video essay

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On 11/08/13, the WEEKEND NACHOS put out their new album entitled Still on Relapse Records, and from what I hear it’s going to be the SHIZZZ! Right here and now, you can stream and download tWo songs that the band released to the public…Thank you WEEKEND NACHOS – these songs

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