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Typically when Norway is being discussed among fans of aggressive music, it isn’t for the sake of planning a vacation. Thanks to the actions of people like the infamous Varg Vikernes, fans of metal, punk, and hardcore seem to only equate Norway with burning churches and terrible black metal recordings.

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Hot DAMN, check out this off the chain performance from TURNSTILE, and watch the crowd go ape shit for this band! Unholy fuck, Turnstile knows how to whip their fans into a frenzy and turn their stage into a stage dive free for all! Nuff respect due to hate5six for doing what

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Nervosa is a thrash metal band from Brazil, and the band’s second full-length album, Agony, is being released this year by Napalm Records. Brazil has a storied thrash tradition, starting with death/thrash progenitors Sarcofago and Vulcano, as well as with 90’s powerhouse Sepultura. Nervosa are a confident-sounding threepiece that play

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Experimental electronic/cryptic industrial label Summer Isle sure knows how to find them. The label scans through the underground, finding interesting projects and releasing limited runs of records in cassette format. Their latest find is Code 0066, regarding the identity of which I cannot give much information. The project has been

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The next chapter of infamous Portland Discharge enthusiasts, Dödläge, just dropped a smouldering pile of nihilistic, fast-as-fuck hardcore. Sixteen pissed and political songs clocking in at just under twenty-five minutes give you satisfaction the way hardcore was meant to be: short and to the point. While some tracks hastily cling to the

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Behold, another document of extreme metal splendor coming once again from within the gut of the ever so magnificent East Bay Area’s extreme metal/punk underground – further evidence that something truly special is always happening here and that things almost seem to be shrouded in a constant spell of musical and creative

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This month, II by Crowhurst, which is sure to be one of the best albums you will hear all year, was released. In addition to penning my thoughts on the album in a separate feature, I had the opportunity to interview Jay about the new release: First, how did the

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Slightly over a year ago, I wrote that Crowhurst was an underground band on the verge of exploding to the forefront of extreme metal. Sitting here today after having had a few weeks time to digest the band’s newest project and mastermind Jay Gambit’s latest foray into the world of

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If I had to pick one skate brand that represented the true spirit of skateboarding, it would have to be ANTI HERO. I know for a fact that Julien Stranger started this company with a passion for skating that almost can’t be matched. I feel like Stranger has always followed

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Get ready to fucking SUCCUMB! What we have for your ears today is a fuckin death metal/crust RIPPER from the bowels of HELL! Behold the unholy power of Barcelona’s CRUZ – this Spanish band crafts mammoth sounding, bone-shattering, old school death metal with crust punk influences that is just a fucking war zone in

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Recently I have been going back to my hardcore roots. Maybe it’s because Vancouver has hosted some of the sickest hardcore shows I have seen in a long time. I do know that there are so many bands worldwide that get me excited about this genre. Hardcore kids never died –

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I’m super privileged to be given this opportunity to share my work with you. These poems / writing / stories are from somewhere deep and unknown within me. I’ve been putting my short work online (Instagram – @white_svlfvr) for a while and I have been overwhelmed by the response. So

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