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Black MetalBlackened CrustCrustDemosDis-beatDoomFeaturesGrindcoreHardcoreMusicNoise RockPost-PunkRaw PunkReviewsSludgeStreaming

Recently we premiered a track from the debut release by Minnesota’s FERAL LIGHT…. “Baptized in Shellfire” showed us with unmistakeable intensity that Feral Light’s vile and lurid amalgamation of black metal and punk is currently among the best in the genre and one of the finest expressions of this heinous hybrid that you will hear

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One of the sickest Death Rock/Post punk bands doing it right now is Chicago’s CEMETERY. I have been a fan since I heard their first demo, and with each release I grow to love them more and more. What really makes this band so special is their musical ambition, which might be

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Text and photos: Bobby Cochran There are some bands who play shows with stages full of gear, lights and smoke, multiple band members, and music that still doesn’t say very much.  Wreck and Reference’s performance in SF was the antithesis of that.  Two people, a sampler and a drum kit,

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How about some hardcore? I will always and forever be a fan of this genre because of the energy factor alone. Plus there are so many good bands worldwide it’s almost hard to keep up with. Today I want to share with you two awesome full sets from GAG & GLUE…Once

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Hailing from Sweden, Salem’s Pot truly surfaced with their debut album, …Lunar Ut Dig Pa Prarien. The record seemed to open the road for the band, which went on to release a split with fellow doom overlords Windhand, and is now coming back with their sophomore record, Pronounce This!, the

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Pinched from Dazed & Confused Although New York and London remain at the epicentre of the original punk movement, the emigration of the genre’s anti-establishment spirit to Japan gave Tokyo youth an outlet to rage against the severe economic challenges of the mid-1970s. And while the memory of this short-lived punk scene

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Text & Photos: Charles Nickles The whole damn city feels like a crotch freshly ripened from a country-wide hog mission. Thick, dank and miserable. And I know that talking about the weather is about as titillating as talking about politics or anxiety dreams, but this heat wave’s been so relentlessly goddamn

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Paul Ravenwood of Twilight Fauna has sought out to convey the stories of the people who live in the Appalachians through his music. A noble attempt, and a difficult endeavor at the very least. He does marvels with Twilight Fauna’s latest conceptual work, Fire of the Spirit, detailing the history

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ODIO (Italian for “hatred”) are a Japanese-styled noisy hardcore/punk/d-beat/crust band hailing from Oakland (duh) CA, and featuring members of such bands as Holy, Korrosive, Tørsö, etc., and Un Mondo Libero Dall’Uomo (again Italian for “a world free from man”) is their debut EP released on 7″ vinyl by Nightrider Records.

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When I was surrounded by the massive city of New York, I felt a loneliness that I have never felt in smaller places. There was one band that helped me make sense out of my internal dispair. Sunny Day Real Estate‘s music was the musical light I need to get

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Punk and Metal – that is, the collective scenes – operate and are fueled by a number of intricate parts. Each one serves their own function. When pulled back and examined as a whole, it almost resembles a vast array of cogs in a machine. From the bands, to the labels that

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RITUAL HOWLS is: Paul Bancell – vocalist, guitarist Chris Samuels – synths, samples, drum machines Ben Saginaw – bass One thing that is really striking about this album is the wonderful guitar tones. From a production standpoint, how was this blended with the electronic beats so well and how did

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