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Teddie Taylor interviews Sex Prisoner Tucson, Arizona’s Sex Prisoner take the abrasiveness of the Sonoran and convert it into a sweltering sound as short-lived as the sunset on the desert horizon. In 2016, their brilliantly cacophonous Tannhäuser Gate became an immediate staple in any powerviolence/hardcore collector’s vinyl library; the quartet

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Text and Photos: Charles Nickles Shortly after I moved to NYC, I saw Anthrax and White Zombie play a sold-out show at Roseland. Quicksand was supposed to play too but they were sick or broke up or Walter was embroiled in a particularly electric game of GO and couldn’t be

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IMPLORE have a new visual for their devastating track “Disgrace” filmed at Summer Breeze in Germany, and we’re stoked to be bringing it to you today! Off their 2016 EP Thanatos, “Disgrace” takes all your rage at humanity’s seemingly impenetrable ignorance and sets it free. Thanatos is available now via their Bandcamp, and word

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Thoughts ram into your eardrums like crazed splinters. Dismay at a society filled with hatred and malaise follows, and hot on its heels, the need to find an escape, some way to survive. This is what it feels like to listen to the masterful Deadbeat / Boak split. It is

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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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