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via THE BRVTALIST A new release from Fallow Field, Haraam brings us a cassette with incredibly moody and Arabic-inspired experimental sound aesthetics.  Fresh like an assassin’s dream and from the driest desert you could imagine, Let The Swords Tear Me To Piecesgets back to atmospheric ambient-dub elements (Empire of Faith from 2014),

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The Chicago area has brought a number of great bands to the front, from Indian to Lord Mantis and from Locrian to The Atlas Moth. The new addition to this great array of acts is Lake of Violet, a project featuring a few familiar names. It started off with Andre

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From the very first moment I heard JUPITERIAN, I knew I listening to something special. This band is able to transform Doom into a cosmic cloud that becomes many things with each listen! Their last LP, Aphotic, is a classic and if you have not heard it, you should, like right NOW!

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In the early 2000’s on a daily basis I would be blasting the illest GRIME coming out of the UK. To be specific, I’m talking about artists like Roll Deep Crew, Crazy Titch, JME, Kano, Monster, Skepta, Ghetto, Logan Sama and many more. What I loved about the tunes was

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Argento Records is becoming one of those labels that you can count on to bring the heavy music that will destroy your bones! On July 7th, they are releasing the new LP from VERWOED, aka Woudloper, entitled Bodemloos. From what I can hear, the label has struck evil gold again,

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What we have in store for you today is a chance to check out one of the most interesting releases of 2016. This collection of genre-bending songs entitled Devil Is Fine was created by Zeal and Ardor hailing from NYC. To put this project into a box would be doing the

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June 3rd, 2016, is a day that is going to go down in DOOM History, because COUGH’s new LP Still They Pray, produced by Electric Wizard’s Jus Oborn, came out via Relapse Records. Stay tuned for our full review, but right now you can peep this killer footage of Cough performing “Haunter of the Dark”

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Teddie Taylor
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All Photos and Text by Teddie Taylor Now together for twenty-three years, Taake are bringing true Norwegian black metal to North America this summer. Last night, they played at Siberia in New Orleans with Wolvhammer and local NOLA groups Mehenet and Witch Burial. Mehenet, the more obviously Taake-influenced of the

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In June, dark postpunk band Underpass’s sophomore Red Reflection LP will be released on the band’s No Sun Recordings label. Red Reflection is one of the most noteworthy dark postpunk LPs, from the newer crop of bands, of the modern era — for reasons I’ll explain below. Two years ago,

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Martin Crudo
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Carson Cox is getting back to his punk roots. Before Merchandise, he got his start playing in hard-core punk bands Neon Blud and Church Whip. His latest project, Death Index, just dropped its self-titled album via Death Wish. Despite going in a more radio rock friendly direction, Merchandise’s last album, After the

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Real creativity is alive in the blues of this universe, and from nothing we make everything. ASUNDER was a band that knew how to paint majestic, dirgey images with their brand of apocalyptic doom. On December 17th, 2006, at the El Rio in San Francisco, the band gave a superdelic performance that was

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Bobby Cochran
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All Photos and text by Bobby Cochran Los Angeles-based Chelsea Wolfe makes a style of music that’s hard to pin down, ranging from eerie folk, to dark electronic, to dirgy doom metal, and everything in between.  Though it’s diversity, it maintains a thread of continuity that defines it as uniquely

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