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France’s Music Fear Satan label is getting ready to release an epic MONARCH / BIRUSHANAH split this June, and we’re very happy to be sharing it with you today! This split is not only gorgeous to behold, it is a thick slab of heaviness ready to decimate your very being.

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World End Man‘s music video for their new song “Feed the Negative”! Real, bone-crushing death metal straight from Japan! More to come soon, including an interview with singer Kiyo Nishihara, with the release of their new EP, Nobody Wins, later this month! Too pumped to wait? Find WEM on Bandcamp here!    

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Japan’s powerviolence sadists FRIENDSHIP have a new album set to be unleashed on the world tomorrow via the always spot-on Sentient Ruin Laboratories. I&II is an underworldly audio punishment – this band has no mercy in its campaign of sonic terror. Listen to our full stream of I&II below and make

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The Beatles’ performance at Budokan Hall in 1966 caused a Japanese teen sensation. Nearly overnight, teens would change the way bands were formed, how popular music was played, and how these bands were idolized. This new sound would come to be known as Group Sounds (GS) and would lead to the creation

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Beware – you simply won’t believe your fucking ears when this monster is unleashed. Sentient Ruin has teamed up with mysterious and elusive Japanese powerviolence/sludge/noisegrind aberration Friendship (aka The Friendship Collective) to release their insane debut album – the monstrously crushing I&II. CVLT Nation today is proud to bring you a small glimpse into the absolute

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Looking at Kansuke Yamamoto’s photographs, it’s easy to overlook the fact that in creating these surreal images, he was risking imprisonment. In the mid-1950s, Japan was not a place that fostered creative expression – rather it cracked down on any artist who attempted to subvert the establishment and the government-sanctioned way

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