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Dirty, Heavy, Cycodelic, Outergalatic and Wicked are some of the words that come to my mind as i listen to the soon to be released LP by Void Obelisk entitled Elekdrone. These humans have created one of most surprising Doom records of 2016. There is some weird shit going on in the Elekdrone

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LEATHER GLOVE is a brand new death metal project coming from the ever-evolving, ever-changing and ever-spawning San Francisco Bay Area metal underground, and masterminded by renowned Oakland-based sound engineer Greg Wilkinson of the mighty Earhammer Studios. Throughout the years, Greg has become a hero of sorts in the Bay Area

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This is all out awesomeness: MELT BANANA, the MELVINS and NAPALM DEATH are all on tour right now wrecking shop wherever they land! Check out stellar photos taken by our comrade Nathaniel Shannon of their most NYC show…From what I have heard, all three of the bands are bringing their

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Coming from Finland, Horse Latitudes are well versed in the slow, glacial doom that seems to be oozing from this country. Works with acts such as fellow Finns Hooded Menace and Scotland’s Ommadon, among more, as well as a series of full-lengths, tells us as much. And these guys might be playing

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One of the most promising bands to come out of Greece in recent years is Omega Monolith. Having released Black Campaign, and their Vile EP, the band is evolving in the most intriguing of ways. A few weeks before they release their new album, Fungus, we discuss with the band their origin,

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw Brothers of the Sonic Cloth opened the day up on the main stage. Tad Doyle of grunge band Tad lays down heavy slabs of riff, not dissimilar to Yob. It’s a big opening to the day, even with a guitar string breakage Tad entertains the

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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw   It’s finally that time of year again. What seems like an eternity is now upon us. Roadburn is a high point for many worshipers of the riff and its strange relations. A newly expanded 013 venue with more tickets meant more people adding to the unbridled

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Excerpt from the final chapter of HEAVY: A Memoir of Wyoming, BMX, Drugs, and Heavy Fucking Music by JJ Anselmi   Excision   The surgeon draws an ellipse on my forearm with black marker, injecting anesthetic at several different points. When my skin is numb, she delicately traces the marker

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Corrections House saw Sanford Parker (Buried At Sea,) Scott Kelly (Neurosis,) Bruce Lamont (Yakuza) and Mike IX Williams (EyeHateGod) getting together, merging their sonic tendencies and releasing, so far, two great albums of experimental industrial/doom/sludge. Now, we have reached the point where Corrections House cannot address all of the members’

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I received a message earlier this week about a band called Dakessian, which I had never heard of before. Once I followed the link and pressed play, my whole being was crushed under the weight of the music I heard. Read below what the band had to say to us and also let me know

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“Colorado Springs is known for its evangelical Christian wackos, military, and more.” So starts the description of the upcoming 71 Grind Fest, a massive two-day event featuring a ton of bands that are sure to piss the aforementioned people off! Taking place at DIY space The Flux Capacitor during the day

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The name David Paul Seymour is no stranger to us, as we’ve been admirers of his artwork for a long time now. He creates scenes of psychedelic journeys through heavy metal wastelands, so it makes perfect sense that he is creating a feature-length animated fantasy/science-fiction/doom-fueled movie called The Planet of Doom.

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