Reviews

“The Wild Hunt” WATAIN
In-Depth Review + More

It seems as if in every bigger Metal band’s career comes a point to yearn for something new, to redefine yourself, to step out of common boundaries. Stagnation is death – and therefore things must change, or must they? This

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Bitches, leave.
– An interview with Boddicker… kind of…

Being that I was a male child of the 80s that grew up in relative solitude in a house that had cable (sometimes even premium channels!), when I was handed the assignment to review an EP from a band named

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Doomed in Space:
Before the Eyewall
Self Titled Album Review + Stream

A few months ago I witnessed a band swing by the Bay Area for a couple shows and their set almost forced me to my knees. I’m talking about Before The Eyewall, a spychedelic progressive doom metal band from Columbus,

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Indricothere – II Review

Before Colin Marston went on to found Behold The Arctopus, he wrote and recorded a few tracks for his solo project entitled Indricothere. Some time passed and in 2007 the debut self titled full-length of Indricothere came to be. Anyone

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
LOSS OF SELF – Twelve Minutes

In Twelve Minutes, Loss Of Self has added itself to the canon of an emerging genre: Optimistic Black Metal.  Smearing gauzy, psychedelic guitars over hyperactive drums and reverbed snarls, the album stands as a near antithesis of most prevailing black

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Shaman’s Owl //
Seven Sisters of Sleep Split
Review.Stream.Footage!

Feast of Tentacles has a knack for putting out amazing albums. This one right here, a split ten inch between Shaman’s Owl and the mighty Seven Sisters of Sleep is no different. If you like your metal doom laden with

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False Philanthropy…Transient
LP Review.Footage.Stream

Billed from Portland, Oregon, grindcore quartet Transient unleash a devastating barrage of blast beats and shredding guitars. Their debut LP is nothing short of intense; fusing together the edginess of crust with grind that makes for a sound containing the

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Nations to Flames…
A Storm of Light
Review + Stream

When Josh Graham officially left the line-up of Neurosis, as their live visual artist, late last year, it hardly came as a surprise that his own band A Storm of Light would become his sole focus, something that he’s been

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CVLT Nation Tape of The Month
Whip Hand “Carnal Sect”
Review + Free Download

The raging dirge of Los Angeles wrecking crew Whip Hand’s Carnal Sect release rings as true as any punk rock released in the last decade possibly can. No pop pretensions, no fancy haircuts (look, these are things I can just

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