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Oakland, CA, will hurt once again, as the raging wrath of 30+ punk and hardcore bands from around the world come to town to pillage the Bay for this year’s Manic Relapse Fest. Not only will there be tons of stages, venues, and sick bands, but get ready to also

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TEN – CONTAMINATED Final Man From the moment you press play on Final Man, this band will drag your eardrums down into a HUGE pit of filth and choke you with riffs covered in uncut sickness!!! Something about the way they play their brand of Death Metal, you can almost hear

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This is about as stacked as a death metal show can get: four killer bands, each with new material either just out or in the works, each playing sets just long enough to show off the variety of their respective material without overstaying their welcome. Originally slated for North Portland’s

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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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TEN – TEMPLE NIGHTSIDE The Hecatomb The Hecatomb sounds a bit like early Encoffination with occasional tremolo riffs scattered about. Dark, eerie, and obscure, The Hecatomb is clearly Temple Nightside’s magnum opus, and mainstream fans will expectedly scratch their heads at a listen to this record, because clearly, obscure ritual blackened

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I think I say this every year, but it really can’t be overstated: Southern Lord’s The Power of the Riff was one of the main catalysts for us when it came to starting CVLT Nation. The rad fucking lineup and the community feel inspired us to start this blog to cover

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