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At long last, the illustrious lineup for this year’s edition of Vancouver’s own feel-good hit-of-the-summer-party, Burger Fest, is announced. Undisputably the heaviest bill in the annual event’s history, in its sixth year Burger Fest takes its mantra of “Burgers, Bands, Beers” to a whole new level of crushing, with more

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Pentagram is on tour now with the amazing King Woman and Wax Dolls, and we are stoked to have a pair of tickets to giveaway for their Santa Ana show on May 26th at the Constellation Room! If you want to be one of the lucky ones at this show,

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via THE BRVTALIST The Brvtalist is proud to present a new mix by Berlin-based artist Positive Centre. One of our favorite producers of the last few years, Positive Centre is a complex mix of experimental hybrid-techno that finds itself submerged in a dark, driving atmosphere of industrial and ambient influences. We

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Infernal Curse is no stranger to fans of underground barbaric black/death metal. Hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina, the trio has released two full-length albums and many EPs throughout its career. The band’s second full-length album, Apocalipsis, was released earlier this year by vaunted label Iron Bonehead Productions. Infernal Curse is comprised

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Chicago’s Rectal Hygienics is the shit (no pun intended) and I fucking dig their damaged, filthy, art rock take on sludge! Check out what I said after hearing their 2012 record! My ears are being violated and I just downed a big bowl of my own vomit…at least, this is how

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On June 16th – 18th of 2016, The COVENANT Festival takes place in Vancouver B.C. for it’s second year straight. I thought that the first year was off of the chain, but this year’s line up makes this one of the strongest fests to take place on the West Coast.

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I have been waiting close to two years for this split to come out. While I wish it had come out earlier, it was so worth the wait. Holy fucking shit. I’d heard the demo version of Column Of Heaven’s material on the Precipice tape, and of course it was

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The names Stuart Dahlquist and Edgy59 should ring a bell if you hold the more adventurous realms of doom and drone metal in high regard. Previously, Stuart played bass in the cvlt-approved Burning Witch, and then shifted focused to his (highly underrated) Asva project. Ex and current band mate, Edgy59, is

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Maybe I’m biased due to my proximity to Philadelphia – and it being the only place nearby where I can consistently see good shows – but I can say with confidence that it has one of the coolest scenes in the country. I’m not talking just about there being some

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It’s time to all hail the mighty riffs of BONGRIPPER because this band brings the HEAVY NON STOP! All you have to do is peep their discography to understand how important they are to modern DOOM, and they have done it all on their own terms! BONGRIPPER will be performing at

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On April 1st, Tartarus Records made the following statement: Hello, I’ve released a mystery tape today. There are only 100 made. You cannot listen to any of it online, but a download card is included. Available now until April 24th. After that, they will disappear from the shop. This is

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Impurity, from Brazil, have a long decorated history in underground black metal bestiality. They have released many full-length albums distro-lovers clamor for and enjoy. This split, entitled Vomiting Blasphemies All Over The World, with Japan’s black/thrash purveyors Sex Messiah comes to us via Nuclear War Now! Productions, whom we all

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