Thrash

CVLT Nation’s Top 6
Australian Releases 2013

Portal – Vexovoid It took me a fair few listens of this album to get even the slightest understanding of anything that was going on, but now it probably rates as one of the best albums I’ve ever heard. Inaccessible

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Decaying Youth: TORTURE CHAMBER Band Spotlight & Demo Stream

So here’s the deal: bored as fuck sitting at home, a few weeks ago I decided to get off my ass to go to a gritty bar in deep West Oakland to check out a young and very talented local

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Thoughts For A Dimebag

 For “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004) Steve Collins was my primary school’s resident expert on all things parentally unapproved: punk rock, horror movies, Stephen King and Sid Vicious. The introductions he made for me in

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming:
RAWHIDE “Cut You Down”

I’m down to ride the riffs of RAWHIDE all the way to hell! These Swedish death punk hellions know how to put audio rage into your coffin and bury you in groovy breakdowns that will bring you back to life!

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New TOXIC HOLOCAUST
Video Acid Fuzz Now Showing!

TOXIC HOLOCAUST has just released a brand new video for “Acid Fuzz” and must say it’s pretty fucking sick! Also, the PDX thrash masters just put out their latest record Chemistry of Consciousness on Relapse Records! TOUR DATES: Oct 31

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Possession
His Best Deceit
Review + Stream

Introspectively, the demo tape has always been the first glimpse we see into any up and coming musicians’ futures, and for better or worse this first impression determines the potential success of that future. In a market where music is

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RAZORHEADS:
Black Leather Hounds Review + Stream

New Jersey hellraisers Razorheads sail in on a burst of feedback and get straight to work doling out some rough-as-guts corrosive hardcore that is also insanely catchy. Classic rock riffs and eighties metal swagger are not so much heard as

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Sonic Cathedrals Vol. CXXIV ACxDC

The Southwest Terror Fest is almost upon us, and today we’re getting you ready for it with a killer mixtape from Los Angeles’ infamous ACxDC. Sonic Cathedrals Vol. CXXIV ACxDC was curated by Sergio Amalfitano and it’s an A to

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Sick Fucking Band!
Hexer – s/t Review + Stream

There is no doubt that black metal and thrash go together splendidly, bands like Aura Noir have proved that already. So it is always nice when you suddenly come across an act such as Hexer. Hailing from Philadelphia and including

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The IMPALERS
Review & Full Album Stream

Out Now on Chaos In Tejas Records/Todo Destruido Chris Ulsh is a pretty busy guy. Playing in Hatred Surge, Power Trip, and Mammoth Grinder tends to keep one busy. This Chris Ulsh project, however, is a bit different than the

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