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Despite their releases being few and sparse, Loss should be considered extreme doom/death royalty. This is also depicted in the collaborations they have done, releasing split records with Necros Christos and Worship, at a time when both those acts were still getting their footing in the extreme metal scene. It

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For me, few can say they’ve done cooler things. In the seventies, Marky Ramone seems to have drunkenly happened upon arguably three of the most crucial bands of the era. Dust, Richard Hell and the Voidoids and the colossus, The Ramones.  Whenever someone asks him, he’s nonchalant, humble even. He’s

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Les Acteurs de L’Ombre Productions is an experimental black metal label based in France, which has a very keen and attuned sense for black metal acts that offer a more adventurous ride. What they are probably most known for is the releases of The Great Old Ones, who also put

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Spoiler alert: Backwater is greatest doom release of 2017. Fuoco Fatuo (meaning “will-o’-the-wisp” in Italian) have truly come a long way, from their humble beginnings as a “provincial” Italian sludge band (in the vein of Eyehategod/Grief) to becoming the visionary funeral (death)-doom colossus they are today. We may never truly know what can

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Classic second wave black metal comes a dime a dozen, but the band Naudiz exemplifies the more intense, brutal style. Tremolo-riffs rip for long segments, slowing down to let downpicks pace slower sections, but the band is notable primarily for the frequent use of mid-tempo punk groove. Iron Bonehead Productions wants

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Remember Pharaoh? Back in 2014, the genius New Jersey-based “depressive hardcore” band released their masterpiece debut full-length Negative Everything on the A389 label to critical acclaim, gifting the world with something unique, harrowing, and unseen which no one in hardcore had attempted before: bending punk rock to the plight of depressive rock to

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