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Modified Ghost Festival II May 25-28, Vancouver, BC Hosted by the Red Room Ultra Bar and The Rickshaw Theatre It’s beyond satisfying to admit that this was – without a doubt – a triumph. To see an event as ambitious as this succeed against the odds is a testament to what can

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2017 was the year Germany’s MORAST devoured me alive. Yes indeed. Having risen from the ashes of German sludge-doom aberrants Nightslug, Morast is like the darkening and sublimation of that band’s legacy in slow-crawling destruction – moving into more classic metal realm and with way more ambitious intents and purposes. Released on March

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Heavy music comes in many forms, and can be shaped into many different emotions. ROW OF ASHES is a band that should be heard by many because of the chances they take with their sound. On their soon to be released LP Let the Long Night Fade, they take the listener on

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Last week, we premiered the first two instalments of our ‘An Exclusive Conversation w/ Steve Austin’ series, where he talks about the making of the seminal Today is the Day album Temple of the Morning Star. This year marks the 20th anniversary of this classic record being released, and so today

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So what do we have here? The very HEAVY new split from LIVID // NO FUNERAL – both bands bring the monolithic pain on this release in different ways! NO FUNERAL is one of the most slept on Sludge//Doom bands doing it right now. I’m going to make it my mission

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There’s no doubt that the Pacific Northwest inspires some dark and heavy music – just listen to Vancouver’s SEER and you’ll hear what nine months of rainy gloom does to your worldview. These guys create music that is expansive and sometimes cerebral, but they also serve up riffs to bang

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