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Remember Tutti I Colori Del Buio? The Italian blackened hardcore bruisers released a pulverizing debut demo in 2013 which blew our minds. Fast forward to the present, and that omen has become a frightening reality, as the band prepares to drop their dream-shattering debut full length album titled Initiation Into

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Nooa Katajala

Now here’s some seriously heavy Scandinavian doom to round out your week! Svart Records is getting ready to release a split mini-album from two Finnish bands, Morbid Evils and Albino Rhino, and we’re streaming the full thing for you below! These two will share the stage at the upcoming Blowup Vol. 2 fest in Helsinki

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Among smokey-voiced, guitar-weilding, lone wolf frontmen, KING DUDE rules them all. Throughout the years of us doing CVLT Nation, we’ve watched him ascend his throne, and with his upcoming release SEX due to hit the streets on Oct. 28th via Not Just Religious Music (pre-order) and Ván Records (pre-order), he is

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Insanity might not always be a disadvantage… If there is one lesson to be learned from the new Deafkids EP, Configuracao de Lamento, then it might as well be that. Hailing from Brazil, Deafkids is a hybrid experimental/raw punk band extraordinaire with a d-beat methodology. They have a number of

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Photo by Jose Ramon Caamaño Photography

What the fuck do we have here? A mind-melting performance by Ghold performing at The Crypt in Camberwell for Cosmic Carnage, where they were joined by James Alec Hardy on visuals. The whole thing was shot and edited by RIFF.Underground.  This is more than just a full set – this is a visual

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Photo by Josh Klassman

The children of the 70’s that roamed Venice beach became the teenagers of the 80’s that found Hardcore Punk, Hip Hop, Break Dancing  and Gang Culture. Two things that we never let go of were skateboarding and surfing, because they were in our blood. It’s hard to separate the Z-boys from the Dogtown

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Photo by Fer Youz

I could go on for days about what it was like to be a punk in the 80’s, but would be boring! Check out this rad documentary that explains it much better than I ever could (the interview with Chuck Dukowski makes this extra rad because he is so articulate). Just

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The current political climate is a polarizing one, to put it simply. All over the internet, self-proclaimed “punks” are spouting off rhetoric that mirrors that of a conservative, white dad. Conversely, the other side of the political spectrum is suffering from a nasty wave of uncritical progressivism that is ready

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