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ROADBURN FESTIVAL 2016
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Text & Photos by Kris T. Therrian Read about Days 1 & Two here. DAY THREE (Saturday) rolled in with a lamentable mistake owing to… not enough sleep, perhaps? The initial plan was to check Skepticism‘s entire set, but in the meantime, there has been so much praise about Yodok III

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Unholy hell, now this is classic fucking material – check out CONVERGE performing Jane Doe in full at this year’s Roadburn! Nuff respect to our homie Pit Full Of Shit for capturing so much unreal footage at Roadburn 2016. I know I’m not alone when I say this album changed my

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Chile’s Invehertex are getting ready to release an album of staggering length and depth on June 3rd entitled Hacia el Vórtice, and it’s being unleashed upon the world by Signal Rex and Atavism Records on CD. Today we’re happy to present you with one of the rituals off this grim and hideous

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The global festival season is here, and it’s time to enjoy your music outdoors! The Santa Maria Summer Fest is taking place Beja, Portugal, on June 9th through the 11th. Not only will bands like Rotting Christ, Sinister, Crippled Bastards plus many others be performing, but it will only cost

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This band from the Ukraine, Nonsun, has created a sonic puzzle in this album that makes you ponder, what is doom? For me, doom is less about worshipping Black Sabbath and more about delving into a sense of woeful despondence. This duo, comprised of Goatooth and Alpha, has created a wider

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Coming from Finland, Horse Latitudes are well versed in the slow, glacial doom that seems to be oozing from this country. Works with acts such as fellow Finns Hooded Menace and Scotland’s Ommadon, among more, as well as a series of full-lengths, tells us as much. And these guys might be playing

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There is a still small, but unapologetic entity that has slithered out of Virginia’s most recluse and tormented underground in very recent times that you all need to familiarize yourselves with, and that entity is Cerbera Odollam, a DIY underground label dedicated, in their own words, to total aural denial (and

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Text & Photos by Kris T. Therrian Everything about this year’s edition of Roadburn festival was about special shows, sets and collaborations that saw us salivating over the line-up many a month in advance. However, when the revelation of the running order came about, putting the ‘must see’ bands in

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills Night four was the shortest night (by that point I didn’t mind too much). Still nursing a hangover, I prepared for thrash/black/celtic/extreme metal bands Absu, Uada and Graveolence. Graveolence was the perfect opening band, brutal, heavy, fast, loud, disgusting, torturous and tortured. Basically, it made me

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One of the most promising bands to come out of Greece in recent years is Omega Monolith. Having released Black Campaign, and their Vile EP, the band is evolving in the most intriguing of ways. A few weeks before they release their new album, Fungus, we discuss with the band their origin,

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Nuclear War Now! Productions has provided the underground scene with a steady gait of quality releases over the years, none of which ever get much adoration from mainstream fans. Bring Me The Horizon will never release a record through NWN! and that’s why we love this label so much at CVLT Nation.

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Mirrors for Psychic Warfare, made up of the legend Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Sanford Parker (Buried at Sea). Unsuspecting listeners get a brutal assault on their senses. The low end is felt internally and externally. It engulfs the green room like a blanket.   Jakob. Their

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