Photos by Taylor Ferguson It’s always a bit of a bummer when the headliner has to drop off a bill. When the promoter is taking the approach of incorporating local acts to round out a show, it’s inspiring when a certain balance is achieved. Doubly so when the show is
It’s been five long years since Black Fucking Cancer humiliated the world with their butchering music. The first and only release of theirs for five long years had been their stellar 2011 debut demo Summoning Aural Hell – a release that clearly showcased the band’s unmistakeable prowess, vision, and artistry straight from inception. But
Legendary experimental noise/electronic duo Orphx has been one of the pioneers of the European “rhythmic noise” scene, and a collaboration with techno/industrial fiend Ancient Methods seems only natural. The name of the project that was born through this collaboration is Eschaton and the first instalment in this apocalyptic ride came in
Right now I’m gliding on the wings of the new All Your Sisters LP entitled Uncomfortable Skin, and I feel good to be alive. This band has manifested a collection of dirgey Post Punk tunes that still have the power to uplift you even if the sun does not want to come
There is going to be a COVENANT III next year, and all I can say is make sure you do whatever you need to do to make it there! The reason why I stress it so much is because this was one of the best fests I have ever attended.
MASSES are heading out on a North American tour starting here in Vancouver on the 9th, so we asked them to share their favorite record picks with us. We’re excited to see them at the tour kick off, and if they’re heading to your city make sure you are there to
Our German comrades Vendetta Records are among the strongest and fiercest European labels right now when it comes to stuff like black metal, doom, crust and beyond. In a neverending spawn of qualitative musical greatness, the label has recently hit a new peak in its output, releasing three of the best black
Deranged Records is one of those labels that you can always count on to release Dark-Punk, Post-Punk or Hardcore that is just freaking spot on! Well, they have struck underground gold again with the release of the new CULT VALUES record! Every moment of this project is an anthem that
What time is it? It’s time to vomit in the face of everything corrupt and then behead those who oppress us! The world is fucked up place right now, and out of this ocean of fuckery, true art is born. Case in point is the soon to be released EP
I can’t believe I survived this past month, because June was unreal for underground music in Vancouver! From June 15th-18th, The COVENANT II Fest took place and it was INSANE! Again these awesome humans came together to put on one of the best fests I have been to in a long time.
via Fact written by David Katz Fronted by an intense singer with an oblique songbook and a mysterious past, Glorious Din were unlike any other group to emerge from San Francisco’s ‘80s underground. David Katz tells the story of Eric Cope, the chosen persona of a Joy Division-obsessed Sri Lankan
Funeral Moth are, in their own words, an “extreme doom” band from the Kanazawa Prefecture of Japan, and Transience is their second album, released earlier this year on Weird Truth Productions on CD and coming soon on Throne Records on LP (pre-order here). Like most things coming from Japan, especially in the