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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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The last date of The Friendship Tour was a holy event. Quite literally, Cloud Rat, Moloch, False and Thou played beneath the stained glass of the New Orleans First Unitarian Church. Cloud Rat’s vocalist Madison said she wouldn’t want to tour with anyone else – “except maybe Kate Bush.” Inside jokes

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HELL, the doom/drone/sludge entity, one-man project of M.S.W., appears to be in a state of re-discovery. Having released a number of albums since 2009, including their trilogy in Hell I, II and III, and participating in some exciting collaborations, the one with Mizmor standing out in particular, it now feels

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Part of what drives us here at CVLT Nation is our fascination with death, one that is shared by our readers and by the musicians and artists we feature. Finland’s MORBID EVILS have dedicated their new album, Deceases, to the study of and meditation on death in various forms. Today

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VVVLV is a band from Romania; I felt that they had a great new self-titled album and wanted to learn more. I asked Vlad the singer to introduce us to his band and learn more through their new songs. I was interested to hear from them, since they have anarchist

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