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Japan’s powerviolence sadists FRIENDSHIP have a new album set to be unleashed on the world tomorrow via the always spot-on Sentient Ruin Laboratories. I&II is an underworldly audio punishment – this band has no mercy in its campaign of sonic terror. Listen to our full stream of I&II below and make

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We all have events we look forward to. Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays are all temporal cushions that ease the annoyance of our day-by-day tedium. For those fortunate enough to not be tied to Christmas’s hypocritical thrall, Halloween usually is the holiday to enjoy. For the last five years, that weekend

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Here are some 2016 releases that are too unpopular (AKA cool) to have made any year end lists, but which deserve every ounce of attention and love they can get. This is criminally overlooked stuff that everyone should get into right now. Read this as a best of 2016 list for

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Text & Photos: Diana Lungu Friday night, and the week had been a rough one: overtime at work every day since Monday, along with a nasty cold that snuck up on me just the night before this year’s instalment of The Power of The Riff was slated to begin. It

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SEVEN – INFERNAL COIL Burning Prayer of Infinite Hatred Infernal Coil is the most diabolical and fucked in the head band you will hear today!!! They hail from Boise, Idaho and have created another ULTRA strong debut with four-song tape Burning Prayer of Infinite Hatred. What you’ll hear when you

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From the ever-impressive Iron Lung Records comes the highly anticipated LP from Latishia’s Skull Drawing, Romanticized. For those who aren’t aware, this is an extremely noisey, all-over-the-place hardcore punk band featuring members of The Ukiah Drag (darkwave/postpunk), Cottaging (noisey postpunk), Cult Ritual (hardcore), and Salvation (hardcore). I discovered this band through Joey

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