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We all have events we look forward to. Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays are all temporal cushions that ease the annoyance of our day-by-day tedium. For those fortunate enough to not be tied to Christmas’s hypocritical thrall, Halloween usually is the holiday to enjoy. For the last five years, that weekend

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Here are some 2016 releases that are too unpopular (AKA cool) to have made any year end lists, but which deserve every ounce of attention and love they can get. This is criminally overlooked stuff that everyone should get into right now. Read this as a best of 2016 list for

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Text & Photos: Diana Lungu Friday night, and the week had been a rough one: overtime at work every day since Monday, along with a nasty cold that snuck up on me just the night before this year’s instalment of The Power of The Riff was slated to begin. It

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Raging filth that crushes everything in its path to behead the listener with dirty fucking riffs from the underworld! These are the images that come to my mind as I listen to the new PUTRIFIED 7 inch entitled The Flesh. The Scythe. The Tomb. that comes out on Dec. 19th via Unholy Prophecies. I

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Transcending Obscurity is getting ready to release the new album from FETID ZOMBIE, the pummelling death/doom project from acclaimed illustrator Mark Riddick. Epicedia‘s angry jaws will tear into the world starting Nov. 25th, and to celebrate this orgy of audio destruction, Mark will include some of his original illustrations for the album in a few

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Our Place of Worship Is Silence is one of the break out bands for us this year over here at CVLT Nation, because their new LP The Embodiment of Hate can not be fucked with!!! They just performed at this year’s California Deathfest and part of their vicious set was captured

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