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The Mexican underground metal scene is really huge – you can find amazing bands from north to south, from hardcore to power violence, black metal, crust, etc… Although, the Mexican doom scene is, in comparison to other genres, not that well known. It’s not about genres, but I think it’s

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With their latest offering from Hampton Roads’ darkwave synthpop icons, Pain in the Yeahs have honed in on the mastery of their signature no-wave, shoegaze dirges.  The album “Dopamine Noir” spirals in and out of anxieties and assurances of frontman James Wagner’s sincerity and beckoning.  Channeling pulsations at times from

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Some 20 plus years ago I first caught wind of a group of Chicago kids cranking out not only some of the most pummeling powerviolence/grind, but the spirit of actual confrontation and true activism to boot. RACETRAITOR, a name that immediately conjures up a certain demographic, unleashed onto the mid-90s

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Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Azar Swan is the industrial project of Zohra Atash and Joshua Strawn. While their electronic madness was once classified as industrial pop, Azar Swan has since taken a much darker turn. Their performance at Out From The Shadows IV this year in Portland was absolutely phenomenal,

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One of the keys of my conversation with Johnny P. from SECT MARK lies in his slight Roman inflection, which unfortunately I cannot render by typing on my computer – and even less by typing in English. Yet the very essential thing you need to better enjoy this chat is

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While you may associate enchantment with the occult and a preference for social isolation with extreme metal, alternative hip-hop’s Wicca Phase Springs Eternal suggests that darkness can be translated through the beat of a different drum. Branching off from indie rock’s more conventionally alternative route (a truthful oxymoron), the man

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