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Atriarch are a pretty great band that, it’s hard to believe, began eight years ago. Starting in Portland, the band has made a reputation for producing a unique take on doom metal that introduces elements of the creepier side of deathrock into their meditatively bleak metallic mix. The years 2012

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Like a serpent slithering across desolate rock and sand, Amnutseba’s screeched whispers have the rasp of a Rattlesnake’s vibrating tail, fitting for a predator that writhes in the most challenging places to survive the forces of nature. The band doesn’t just stay on the blastbeat section that opens up the

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2017 was the year Germany’s MORAST devoured me alive. Yes indeed. Having risen from the ashes of German sludge-doom aberrants Nightslug, Morast is like the darkening and sublimation of that band’s legacy in slow-crawling destruction – moving into more classic metal realm and with way more ambitious intents and purposes. Released on March

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Death Fortress is back with another superb full-length album entitled Triumph of the Undying.  Whatever undead species they refer to is not the only entity worthy of such triumph.  You, dear listener, should feel the same way after getting a copy of this album. We at CVLT Nation have always

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The band Possession is well-known to fans of underground metal.  They started out playing blackened thrash for label Iron Bonehead Productions, and since then, they’ve evolved their approach into what sounds most similar to black/death metal.  Their songwriting chops on newest release, Exorkizein, have retained the band’s penchant for catchy

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Substantial results can come from the most vague philosophical questions. Marcos Garcia, of Afrobeat/Jazz/Funk band Antibalas, had such a question: “What if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat?” This is how Here Lies Man was formed, to become this transcendental entity investigating the question posed by Garcia. All jokes aside, this is

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