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Void Ritual have a new album, Heretical Wisdom, coming out this summer via Tridroid Records on tape and Throats Productions on CD.  The album is a satisfying document of pure black metal. I predict it will end up on more than a few year-end lists. Honestly, it’s a refreshing testament

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Vacant Stares are a fairly new gem here in Portland, but they’ve been difficult to miss lately. At this point I’ve seen them everywhere from the Out From The Shadows Festival Pre-Event Party to Doctor Who themed bar/restaurant The Tardis Room. They’re the perfect amount of gloomy, rainy post-punk and

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Text: Ali En / Photos: Ali En & Milton Stille It’s Saturday the 13th of May, and the Astoria is about to get torn a new one. Local quartet Heron cast the audience into a swampy miasma with a crushing start to a night of post, doom and sludge by

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Praised Seattle WA stenchy death-crust horde WILT are about to unleash their long awaited self-titled 2nd LP on June 30th in the US on the legendary crust punk label Profane Existence  (pre-order) and in the EU through equally respected crust label Neanderthal Stench (who’s doing a European press version with a

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Scene veterans of countless revered acts including Aldebaran, Nightfell, Vassafor, Ritual Necromancy, Ascended Dead amongst others, in Weregoat guise, these musicians are brutal bar none.  Bestial black/death metal with big hooks will always be premium for underground fans, and I am also likely to concur with initial feedback from other

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An article about the asteroid “16 Psyche,” after which Chelsea Wolfe’s new single is named, includes the following information: “16 Psyche is located in the large asteroid belt between the planets Mars and Jupiter. Scientists believe that Psyche may have started as a planet before it was partially destroyed during

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