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Summer is upon us, and sadly that means that fans of punk, hardcore, metal, and everything inbetween will be forced to see pictures on social media of your cousin wearing some ridiculous outfit in a field somewhere at some shitty festival. It’s an unfortunate reality; more and more people are

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SALEM’S POT is one of those bands we’ve had our eye on ever since Dan over at Riding Easy put them on our radar. For the past few weeks, we’ve been digging into their new album, Pronounce This!, and these psychedelic doom mongers didn’t disappoint us with this weird trip,

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Unholy fuck, check out this brand new VASTATION track, but beware, it will RIP YOU UP. Vastation are despondent and rad as fuck stench-crust overlords from Portland, OR (formerly known as Night Nurse) and their incendiary fusion of crust punk and metal is not to be fucked with. Apocalyptic atmospheres, crushing

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Recitations features members of NWN! Productions alumnus Katechon, a departure for them stylistically, as Recitations features a whole lot of space-age leads and mid-tempo black metal mosh sections. There are also plenty of percussion and ambient segments on their debut release, The First of the Listeners. The theme here seems

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Modified Ghost Festival: April 9th at the Rickshaw Theatre The third night of the inaugural Modified Ghost Festival saw what was arguably the most eclectic lineup of the festival, delivering an assortment of acts that ran pretty much across the spectrum as far as metal is concerned. Upon entering the

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There’s a reason I always refer to the original deathrock phenomenon as a musical movement from the southwestern US, and not just a Southern California thing, which is how it’s treated by many writers. Granted, the movement is primarily associated with, and fundamentally indebted to, foundational bands from the LA

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Written by TJ Kliebhan It’s all about the music, right? Most artists today come with some type of extraneous trait that they use to further their music and how to interact with it, but some artists choose to reject this notion. Across genres such as R&B, Electronic and Pop music, artists

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I remember the first day I got my hands on OZ’s Fire In the Brain on vinyl; I bought it from Wax Traxx in Denver. I would just stare at the cover for hours because I loved the art so much! I get the same sort of feeling when I

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Excuse me as I chain myself to my beautiful dream from which I don’t want to wake up – the new Architeuthis Rex is the soundtrack, and even in my sleep I’m amazed. This band knows how to clothe its drone in drama that enchants the listener with power and magic. Architeuthis Rex’s new record Stilbon is Dead comes

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Good d-beat needs to have a “smash the state” mentality; if it doesn’t, then it misses the point completely. If one of your friends suggests starting an a d-beat band but doesn’t want to be political, tell them to go get fucked. Your decision to become involved with genres of

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Via The Brvtalist The Brvtalist is pleased to present new tape releases from Philadelphia’s End Result Productions. Last year we covered the excellent Death Bed by Bloom Offering, and the cassette and zine imprint just came out with four new releases for Spring 2016. Today we are featuring tapes by SPT and Slow Tongued Beauty,

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Dis Fucking NOISE RULES! From this ashes of Sweden’s Electric Funeral has come PARANOID, and this crew of D-Beat Raw Punk Warriors do not fuck around! Everything they have released is raw to the BONE – 100% KILLER with no FILLER! Their debut LP Satyagraha is an all out noise war on the

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