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As one cycle ends, another begins for Wolveserpent. In this interview, Blake Green discusses the evolution of Wolvserpent through the years and sheds light on the band’s most recent release, the excellent Aporia: Kala: Ananta. The themes of Aporia are explored, the production process summarized and a deeper understanding of

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All photos & Text by Alvino Salcedo Being from Denver, the automatic question us lucky natives of this great state receive immediately usually consists of: “is there a giant cloud of weed smoke surrounding the city all the time?” Well, when this line up came to Denver, you bet your ass

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The enigmatic PH (formerly Mr. Peter Hayden) is the perfect vessel for undergoing space exploration. The band from Finland has released a series of intriguing albums, showcasing a great grasp on the more experimental side of extreme music, space rock and drone extensions. In this interview, we address the mystical

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LowFlyingHawks – Kofuku – Debut Record-w/ Dale Crover and Trevor Dunn, produced by Toshi Kasai Interview by TJ Kliebhan Thanks for the interview. It seems like LowFlyingHawks tries to keep somewhat of a low profile when it comes to your personal lives. Not even your real names appear on the

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The best fest in the Southwest has just announced its starting lineup for 2016, and I can already tell that this year’s Southwest Terror Fest is going to slay! With bands like Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Nails, Full Of Hell, Sumac, CHRCH, Behold! The Monolith, Theories, Wake, Sex Prisoner and more

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I’m going to keep the write up short, but I will say it was a pleasure to have a chat with Mike Makela from Bongzilla today, which you can listen to in full below! Check this out: if you don’t know, now you know: they are on a HUGE tour right with

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The depths of the Wastement, the rehearsal/recording space of acts such Oranssi Pazuzu, Dark Buddha Rising and Atomikyla, seem to be boundless. Another act has come to my attention that makes use of the same space, sharing some similarities with the aforementioned bands. They come with the perplexing name PH

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Switzerland does not produce a plethora of metal acts, but the ones coming out of this country are generally very fucking good. Rorcal is such an example, with the band releasing its fourth album, Creon, to mark its ten year anniversary. Rorcal’s sound relies heavily on two pillars: their black metal

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It’s another year, which means another round of amazing festivals dedicated to the love of all things dark and heavy! One of the UK’s greatest and most crushing underground musical events has just been announced, and we’ve got Desertfest tickets for you! DESERTFEST 2016 has a seriously stacked lineup for those who

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Seven Sisters of Sleep have earned and deserved every second of their triumphant ascension to the heavens of prime-cut US sludge metal. Now presenting us with their brand new skull-crushing record Ezekiel’s Hags on nothing less than fucking Relapse Records, the LA-based band has reached this peak after having cut

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Sunnata started off their career under the awesome name Satellite Beaver. Now, I do not know how you walk away from something like that, but for whatever reason, they did, changing their name and putting out their Asteroid single and Climbing The Colossus album under the new moniker. When it

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In his interview with Red Bull Music Academy, Stephen O’Malley had a utilitarian response when asked about arranging music in the context of doom, drone and minimal music: Try playing slow. It’s difficult. You have to be very patient. It’s a different kind of skill with listening. You have to find

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