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Los Angeles’ Egrets on Ergot are a hard-to-categorize act that have been compared to everyone from the Birthday Party to the Virgin Prunes. Self-described as a postpunk and experimental band, their cacophonous four-piece approach gives attention to the influences of a particularly underground 80s LA art-rock scene that included the

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SIX – PHOBONOID S/t No newbie to CVLT Nation, you may already know about the one man space-worshiping industrial blackened doom metal project PHOBONOID – a project birthed and masterminded solely within the mind and imagination of Lord Phobos, a lone soul hailing from the Italian Alps, who creates cosmos-obsessed glacial and tormented industrial black

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TEN – HORSE LATITUDES Primal Gnosis Primal Gnosis starts with quite an ambient touch, as the drums and vocals appear through the dark depths of Horse Latitudes. Their placement in the stereo field, far away from the listener, gives that obscure tone, which in turn awakens a ritualistic sense. This

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The deathrock revival that gripped the underground/DIY punk scene for the past 8 years or so seems to be waning. To some that’s good news; now a new trend can replace it that punk purists can gripe and complain about equally as much for not being raw d-beat/thrash. On the

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SEVEN – INFERNAL COIL Burning Prayer of Infinite Hatred Infernal Coil is the most diabolical and fucked in the head band you will hear today!!! They hail from Boise, Idaho and have created another ULTRA strong debut with four-song tape Burning Prayer of Infinite Hatred. What you’ll hear when you

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Heads up Pacific Northwest, and West Coast/Rest of the country/world in general – Famine Fest is returning to Portland OR in February 2017 for its highly anticipated fourth edition after this year’s 2016 edition decimated a packed event. And holy fuck, the 2017 edition’s lineup has just been revealed and it’s just fucking bonkers! Check out

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SIX – HOWLS OF EBB Cursus Impasse: The Pendlomic Vows This recluse but extremely prolific San Francisco progressive black/death duo has returned once again with what is their third full-length album in three years: a mind-fucking downward spiral into the most surreal pits of musical madness. Blending the thechnicality and brutal artistry of

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The corpse of old-school death metal still looms large over the metal scene, a number of years after the new wave of old-school death metal trend washed back into the underground like the raw, putrid sewage it was meant to be. Suitably underground, intense, and Scandinavian-influenced, another set of landmark

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