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Power violence is a genre that just doesn’t get enough credit. To the uncultured and tasteless ears, it is simply “noise” played by people who “can’t play real music like the Grateful Dead can, man.” However, to those of us who’d rather not listen to a bunch of overindulgent acid

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It’s been a while since the last SFTG chapter, so here we go with VOL. XXII, AKA “Descent,” cause you really have to embrace the pits to uncover these underground gems whose obscurity is a crime, so here’s to shining some light on them…. One – FOSA – Demo Chile’s Fosa‘s

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I feel like the walls are closing in on me, I feel like my whole world has slowed down to the pace of slow death, I feel like the monolithic riffs of PRIMITIVE MAN are choking the life out of me! Their soon to be released album Caustic is sonic

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Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran   The final day started with a frantic run-around after misreading the schedule, which inevitably resulted in my missing mainstage openers Windhand, much to my chagrin.  I did manage to catch Zeal & Ardor, however.  A six-piece band who justified their considerable buzz with a

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Space Cadaver‘s name perfectly describes their music: atmospheric, primal, infinite and deadly. The New Orleans-based trio entices listeners with delicate intros that, in an instant, transform into a hurricane of guttural vocals and explosive drums and guitars. Their atmospheric sludge is a fitting soundtrack for the blatant contrasts that exist

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Text & Photos Bobby Cochran Nothing gets one in the spirit of a full day of live heavy music like the death-spiral durges of Richmond VA’s Cough, who opened Saturday’s festivities in the main room at The Joint.  Today’s main room lineup was pretty staggering, with NWOBHM vets Diamond Head, Scandinavian folk/black

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