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via Flashbak Did you ever visit London’s Batcave club? Opened in Soho in July 1982, the Batcave featured the likes of Bauhaus, The Meteors, Sex Gang Children, Virgin Prunes, Patti Palladin, Meat of Youth, Southern Death Cult, and Alien Sex Fiend. As one journalist puts it, Batcave was about individualism. It “defined

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The lineup at this year’s Psycho Las Vegas is absolutely incredible…we’re so stoked to be able to witness live rituals from artists ranging from King Diamond to Neurosis to Murder City Devils to Cough to Chelsea Wolfe to…I think you get the point. It’s gonna be insane. If you haven’t

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So what do we have here? We have soon to be released LP by the experimental duo called G.O.D.. These humans have created a very interesting project called Es Deus that comes out June 16th via Satan Records. Have you ever thought, what if New York’s SUICIDE hooked up with

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On Friday, May 26th, Los Angeles quartet The Wraith played a live show heralding their new 4-song 7″ EP, Shadow Flag, which is streaming below. The new EP also topped the “post-punk” sales chart at Bandcamp on June 1st, despite the fact that the band are a bit harsher than your

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Forged from the remains of a great Athenian death/grind/hardcore act Straighthate, Dephosphorus have been on a rampage since the release of the Axiom EP in 2011. Choosing the label “astrogrind” to better describe their music, freeing themselves from the constraints of existing tags they have released some excellent works, especially

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Dave Cantrell puts together a huge, several-day lineup of darkwave/postpunk/deathrock/darkpunk/shoegaze/synthpop/etc and related bands from as near and far as possible, ranging from heavy hitters to the obscure. Fittingly, it’s known as the Out From The Shadows Festival, and this was the third year running! I was absolutely devastated when I missed

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