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Modified Ghost Festival: April 9th at the Rickshaw Theatre The third night of the inaugural Modified Ghost Festival saw what was arguably the most eclectic lineup of the festival, delivering an assortment of acts that ran pretty much across the spectrum as far as metal is concerned. Upon entering the

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I remember the first day I got my hands on OZ’s Fire In the Brain on vinyl; I bought it from Wax Traxx in Denver. I would just stare at the cover for hours because I loved the art so much! I get the same sort of feeling when I

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Maybe I’m biased due to my proximity to Philadelphia – and it being the only place nearby where I can consistently see good shows – but I can say with confidence that it has one of the coolest scenes in the country. I’m not talking just about there being some

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Impurity, from Brazil, have a long decorated history in underground black metal bestiality. They have released many full-length albums distro-lovers clamor for and enjoy. This split, entitled Vomiting Blasphemies All Over The World, with Japan’s black/thrash purveyors Sex Messiah comes to us via Nuclear War Now! Productions, whom we all

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Full Of Hell is one of the most innovative and ever-changing artists in the heavy music scene, going from harsh noise to blistering hardcore to grind to nothing but walls of sound and into various other territories that many are afraid to go to. I was happy to talk to

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Raw to the motherfucking bone, straight up non-stop head banging is at the foundation of the new OCCULT BURIAL LP entitled Hideous Obscure that came out yesterday via Invictus. This album takes me back to the 80’s when speed metal took no fucking prisoners. Do not get it twisted, OCCULT BURIAL is

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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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A lot of underground releases are slated to infest the world with macabre sounds on Friday, May 13th, and one of them is NOMINON’s Chaos In The Flesh…Live! coming out on CD via MORBID SKULL RECORDS and DEATHGASM RECORDS. For the trvly kvlt among us, there’s also a cassette version available here from Hexed Cemetery

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From the deepest levels of hell and feral rage comes the new Desaster LP The Oath of an Iron Ritual on April 8th via Metal Blade Records, and it’a fucking non-stop killing machine! These warriors of blackened thrash kick out 10 vicious jams on this record that will even have the dead

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I can feel the earth shaking beneath my feet as Nature’s hordes stampede out of the mountains to wage war with mankind! BEASTWARS is set to release their new album The Death Of All Things via Destroy Records on April 22nd, and we have an exclusive stream of their track

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Okay CVLT Nation fans, friends and family, time to take a seat for what is surely going to be a highlight in your music/audio consumption of early 2016. Relentless, primal, furious, and yes, bestial (as stated in our premiere of the first track “No Beyond” a few weeks back) are

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I recently watched the must-see documentary DEAD HANDS DIG DEEP (written by  Spencer Heath and Jai Love, and directed by Jai Love) that was about one of America’s most fucked in the head bands that goes by the name of KETTLE CADAVER. Their frontman, Edwin Borsheim, inflicted harm on himself that made GG Allin seem like a wimp

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