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It’s April in Cardiff and the spring has yet to reveal itself in the Welsh Capitol.  Luckily, tonight’s show fits perfectly with the grim, dreary weather outside.     London’s Scrap Brain are first on tonight’s bill and attack the audience with their dissonant brand of noise-punk.  Since releasing their

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Amenra & Boris – Thekla, Bristol, UK February 14th 2018 The pairing of Belgian post-metal masters Amenra and experimental Japanese noise-makers Boris on this co-headlong European tour of which the setting of the Thekla in Bristol was the first date was always going to be a dream match for music

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Kyle Thomas, like many of us, has had his share of dramatic and life altering events. Surviving hurricane Katrina and witnessing firsthand the devastation on New Orleans, a city that had helped define him as an artist. There were a few other bumps in the road as well, but like

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This is a band that we’re very excited to hear more from this year – Lexington, KY’s NEST is getting ready to release their new full length Metempsychosis on March 2nd via Sludgelord Records. Nest create a cacophony of terrifying and psychedelic sounds that will pull you into their bleak universe. It’s a

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Blink and you’ll miss it, but Hassan Amin recently appeared in a cover story on the mighty Converge.  In the pages of the print scene stalwart Decibel, he spoke eloquently of the band’s legacy and impact. What caught me, however, was how he spoke of alienation, of chaos, of suffocating

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Devil’s Witches is a one man band who is trying to remain anonymous. What we know so far is that his first name is James. He has created an album that has been critically acclaimed (in our small world of underground critics). His vinyl is selling out, and he has

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