Music

The Stuff of Dreams: CAUDAL’s “Ascension” Review + Stream

CAUDAL is a “trance punk” band from Berlin, Germany,  formed by Aidan Baker of Nadja on Guitar, Gareth Sweeney of Gout on bass, and Felipe Salazar of Muerte En Pereira on drums. The band plays a very minimalistic, repetitive, solemn, explosive and enveloping

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Review of Lost Tribe’s “Solace” LP

Lost Tribe’s long-awaited Solace LP came out recently on Mass Media Records in the US and Avant! Records in Europe. (And it’s exclusively streamed at CVLT Nation here.) Lost Tribe are now a sextet  (and boy do they put the “sex”

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Raw Uncut Speed!
CVLT Nation’s RAW PUNK Thursday!

1. MEATBAG MEATBAG are sick as a bag full of foot and mouth disease! This band’s kind of punk runs through your bowels while kicking you in your skull at the same time. The MEATBAG demo will be all you

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Necros Christos – Nine Graves Review + Full Stream

Could this be the last we hear of vaunted, revered, nearly sacred institution within metal underground circles, Necros Christos? Nine Graves is another chapter in ritual doom death metal, care of the band from Berlin, a band whose early albums

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Old Man Gloom – The Ape Of God Review + Footage

The titans of drone and sludge metal known as Old Man Gloom have returned to offer up yet another audio sacrifice with their latest release The Ape of God. A fitting follow up to their previous album No, which marked

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CVLT Nation’s
Top 6 New Bands
You Should Hear Today!

 1. Sesso Violento: Mindfucker One of my favorite underground sonic warlords, Sesso Violento, has released a new tape and it’s it the motherfucking kind of smash-in-the-grill punk I LOVE! He has flipped the script with this one for sure –

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A Treatise on Resurrection…
and The Afterlife
Bog Oak Review

Sacramento’s Bog Oak has only been together for about a year and a half, but you’d never guess by listening to their first EP, A Treatise on Resurrection and The Afterlife. Their songs exhibit a mature sense of structure, and

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Lose Your Friends, Lose Your Mind… the Manic Attack of Thin’s Demonstration 2014

T Lenger from the Grand Rapids black metal project Obliti Devoravit, has taken on the name Thin and vomited up this five song ep simply titled Demonstration 2014. On October 5th, Colloquial Sound released an ultra-limited run of 44 tapes

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From Demo to Debut
Drowned: A Retrospective

Following the release of Drowned’s debut album, Idola Specus, it was time to do a retrospective of their career. Since their inception back in 1992, the band has released a plethora of demos and EPs. This band has never stayed

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