Portraits of…British Punk Culture From The ’80s

What punk scene captured my imagination the most during 80’s? It had to be the UK scene, especially once I started getting into Peace Punk real heavy. Today CVLT Nation wants to share with you portraits of 80’s UK Punk culture!

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Sacred Leather – Hunger In The Night EP Review

Holy cow! Am I listening to Midnight, one of Hell’s Headbangers’ unholiest bands? This is spirited, blackened heavy metal like few bands can make. The band’s name is Sacred Leather, and their Hunger In The Night two track album is as whiplash-inducing as getting rear-ended over and over by some six year old kid in a Camaro.

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Exclusive! CVLT Nation Streaming: TIMEKILLER “Sick of Myself”

Our comrades in sonic heavy weirdness, EOLIAN EMPIRE Records from PDX, have a new comp coming out on Feb. 3rd entitled (We’ve Got) Fiends In Low Places: Heavy Vibes Internationale. Over the course of 15 tracks, you will be slapped in the face by off the wall bands and their take on sound waves!

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Pummeling D-Beat! SKEMÄTA Review + Stream

From the opening track, “What Lies Ahead,” you know you are in for a destructive force, and by the second song you realize you might be hearing some of the best riffs since IMPALERS Psychedelic Snutskallar LP.

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Napalm Death “Apex Predator – Easy Meat” Review + Stream

To a young metal head reared on a steady diet of Mercyful Fate and Iron Maiden, Napalm Death seemed to be the only metal band punk rock kids listened to, and were thus deemed inferior. After all, where were the haunted houses and devils on their album covers? After junior year, a girl said to me, “There’s this band you might like called Christian Death…” and my life was changed, and many such oversights have since been rectified.

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Welcome To Trippy Side Of Skating…FANCY LAD “FL3″ Now Showing

Trippy, lo-fi, passionate, weird and bugged out are some of the words to describe this new skate video by FANCY LAD “FL3.” I love where these dudes are coming from – skating made fun again, on a low budget tip!A lo-fi Skating Video that is an LSD TRIP’s worth of fun!

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Exclusive! CVLT Nation Streaming: HEXIS & THIS GIFT IS A CURSE 7″

A sonic typhoon of audio destruction that will leave you wanting more! The long overdue record by HEXIS & THIS GIFT IS A CURSE is streaming below and I’m fucking impressed by both bands’ tunes.

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The Age Of The CRO-MAGS! 1986 Full Set Now Showing

What punk band conquered the crossover market the most during the 80’s? The CRO-MAGS – they did it like no other. Now peep this classic footage of them wrecking shop in Maryland…the year was 1986!

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Medieval Torture and Execution Come to Life… The Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum

There are many fascinating museums in this world, but one that is near the top of my list to visit is the Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum (Medieval Crime Museum) in Rothenburg, Germany. The Kriminalmuseum is dedicated to the history of European law over the past ten centuries or so, with a special emphasis on medieval punishments.

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Take a Journey Into… The Internet K-HOLE!

My favorite site is actually more of a portal back in time – the INTERNET K-HOLE. It’s now time for you to take a journey into a place where kids raised themselves and PC was not a term yet!

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Dancing On Your Grave… Wolf Blood Stream

For those who have grown tired of jamming out to Electric Wizard, Sleep, Neurosis or any popular doom or sludge band while they inhale greens in their basement, look no further for your next fix of tunes.

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Here Cum Germs…
Alien Sex Fiend 1987 Full Set Now Showing

The Batcave movement did not last that long, but it did make a huge impact on underground music and fashion! At the forefront of this scene was the band Alien Sex Fiend.

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