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So what would happen if Nick Blinko was Japanese and possessed by pure EVIL? I remember when I first saw the Rudimentary Peni Death Church record cover, I said to myself, what the fuck is this!? The art of Daisuke Ichiba gives me the same twisted feeling as when I saw

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Skulls smashing to the melodic sound of Punk! Knuckles dragging to the sound of angular Riffs! Breaking bones to the sound of a fucked up reality! NAG (/na:g/) is the name of a new band from Norway who’s self titled LP is coming out on Fysisk Format on Sept. 2nd. I

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Sick, Twisted, Fucked up Filth, Unhingned Feral Wretched Ear-Puke – all of these words are flying around my skull as I listen to the new FANGE song “Roy-Vermine” from their upcoming LP PURGE. I must say that this band has fucking outdone themselves, because this record is an audio clinic on how sludge

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Space Bong’s The Death of Utopia written by Lachlan R. Dale Though few know it, Australia is an incubator for some of the darkest and most deranged music the world has to offer. This could be a function of our geographic isolation or lack of historical-cultural roots – but it could

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There is truth in the old saying that there is strength in numbers! Case in point is the brotherhood that has bonded Icelandic black metal bands together in recent history. As many of us know, this country has become a key player in the underground metal scene. Although many of

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Elitism in metal has long been a contentious point in a community that prides itself in the different, esoteric and intentionally offensive. Those able to wedge their way in despite their face value often have found themselves welcome, learning that this seemingly rough scene is quite warm and fluffy on

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A very interesting recent development in the American black metal scene is the establishment of the Black Twilight Circle (BTC). This movement sees a number of black metal bands, based around the Crepusculo Negro record label, putting out limited releases and collaborating on different projects. The movement is led by

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MINSK Interviews BLOODIEST Alright, first question. See how we’re getting ready to tour together for the first time, and knowing that touring is both incredibly fun but also grueling… Do you guys like each other as people? Do you get along on the road, or are we likely to get

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Horns UP you are you ready to ROCK? If the answer is yes then I got what you need! Today CVLT Nation is premiering the new KVLTHAMMER song “Hoof Of the Rift” and it kicks way more than just ass it’s a non stop rip roaring party in my ears!

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I love mind-altering music. I love Heavy Psych that becomes an audio time machine that allows my mind to be beyond free. I love the flow of weirdness that some bands create with their riffs, especially when the music has power! I love the new album by the Heavy Psych

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Initially formed in 2007, it may have taken a while Eleanora to get things going, but their 2014 releases proved that they belong to the great Belgian post-metal/hardcore/sludge scene. It is no coincidence that their first release was a split with fellow Belgian legends Amenra, and that it was in

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At The Drive In @ The Hollywood Palladium
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Fuck, I have chills just writing this… earlier this week I got a chance to see AT THE DRIVE IN perform in Vancouver. To say that this band changed my life would be an understatement! I got into them during a very dark time in my life, when I was pretty much

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