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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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void omnia feat

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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The asylum industry of the 18th through 20th century is a subject I’m fascinated by. It shows the best and worst of humanity, our drive to help one another inextricably intertwined with our disgust with one another. When I came across these photos of asylum equipment from the mid 1800s to the mid

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Avi Dhillon

On July 10th, Sound and Salt put on a kick ass show at the Astoria in Vancouver featuring Washington’s POWER alongside locals WOOLWORM, WTCHDR and WORLD VIEW. World View’s charging hardcore opened up the show and got the crowd ready for WTCHDR, who amped the energy up in the room

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Nathaniel Shannon

Photos: Nathaniel Shannon On August 4th, the legends of death metal CARCASS stormed the Gramercy Theatre in NYC alongside sludge warriors CROWBAR for a night of audio decimation! Our comrade Nathaniel Shannon was on hand to capture this onslaught, and his pictures definitely do this show justice. Check out a

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