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80s HardcoreCrustCvltureDeath RockDis-beatHardcoreHistoryMusicNoisePost-PunkPower ViolencePUNKRaw PunkReviews

There’s plenty of stuff going on in the punk-rock world right now, but La Vida Es Un Mus (LVEUM) is definitely one of the labels you have to periodically check for releases if you want to listen to the real stuff. That’s why it’s so frustrating to write about them

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MusicPUNKReviews

When a band has the word “leather” in their name, usually you either think of something like Judas Priest or you go the Velvet Underground route. Well, Cold Leather sound like neither. In fact, they probably sound as if no punk band had existed from ’74 on. They play those

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Black MetalDeath MetalFeaturedNoiseReviewsStreaming

Little is known about Serum Dreg, a two-piece, signed to Portland, Oregon’s Vrasubatlat label.  Serum Dreg offer up a particularly nasty brand of black metal that is raw and dangerous.  ‘Conjure of Plague’ takes care of the drums and some vocals, and ‘Ad Infinitum‘ provides the rest.  Only guitars, bass and some occasional

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FeaturedRaw PunkReviews

Time and again we hear the same old script about how hardcore/punk/metal is supposed to be an inclusive community that shuns racism, sexism, homophobia, and sympathies towards coercive institutions. At this point, hearing vocalists in bands spout this off online or on stage has become just a trite as ignoring

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Black MetalDeath MetalGrindcoreMusicReviews

Normally, when reviewing or describing any album you can use a simplifying approach to distill the main identifying pointers of the album and break them down and then reorganize them neatly in a summarizing fashion the reader can understand, so that they know a) what the damn thing is, and

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DoomFeaturedMusicReviews

If there’s room in your life for another ethereal exponent of monolithic doom music, then Drug Cult will be happy to provide you with the necessary top-up injection. This Ritual Productions self-titled debut release introduces the Australian quartet to an audience beyond the southern hemisphere, and anyone happy to digest

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