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Last year sucked in a ton of ways, but it had it’s bright spots. One of the brightest for us was NORTHWEST TERROR FEST! Not only was it expertly curated and seamlessly run, but the passion of all in attendance was palpable. The crowd was made up of people who

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Usually, dark songs come from dark places. That’s why when you think of goth, you think of England. Yes, England is dark, not only because it’s mostly cold and damp but also because they were, and sort of still are, one of biggest colonialist countries, and that’s some dark shit

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April 30th marks the debut release from Dagger Lust, a power electronics trio with blackened death and grindcore overtones from Portland, Oregon. This is 24 minutes of pure, primal filth. Wash hands before and after listening.  The band is somewhat elusive. The members going only by the short stage names

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DEVOUT RCRDS in Portland, OR is a business that’s very dear to our hearts at CVLT Nation. Not only because the people who run it are humans we consider friends and kindred spirits, but also because what they do is aligned with our values of supporting the creative output of

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The legendary Japanese multi-instrumentalist Keiji Haino has always been a prime figure in the experimental, free-rock, improvisation realm. His collaborations with other prominent artists have always been enticing and forward thinking, be it with krautrock masters Faust, fellow Japanese heavy experimentalists Boris, drone overlord Stephen O’Malley or jazz aficionados like

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Chaos Echoes formed from the ashes of technical death metal act Bloody Sign, and arrived in the scene with their debut EP Tone of Things To Come. Their work, self-released until their debut record, grabbed the attention of Nuclear War Now!, who released the band’s first album, Transient. In their first

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