Benjamin T. Mainwaring
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Benjamin T. Mainwaring

UK based writer covering underground Punk / Post-Punk / Goth / Industrial / Black Metal.
Lover of all things dark & unholy.
Founder of Pretty Hate Records.

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre arrive in Bristol (England) on a stormy October Sunday (14/10/2018) to the suitably dingy backdrop of the excellent Motion music venue. Over the next two hours, BJM will deliver an awe inspiring performance that drives the electric capacity crowd to moments of pure ecstasy. Tonight’s set

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Private World are a new band based out of Cardiff, Wales. They have just released their stunning debut EP ‘Passage’ via Burning Rose Records. In a short space of time, they have established themselves as one of the most interesting bands in the Cardiff scene – blending gorgeous 80’s inspired,

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Steve Zing was born Steven Paul Grecco in New Jersey in June of 1964. A childhood friend of members of the Misfits – he later became the drummer of the legendary and highly influential Samhain. After leaving the band in July 1985, he went on to play in several key

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For those unfamiliar, Rata Negra (translated as Black Rat) is a three-piece (including members of Juanita y Los Feos and La Urs) Spanish-language melodic punk band from Madrid, Spain. They create high-paced, raw, yet catchy punk with an anthemic quality. Their new record, ‘Justicia Cósmica’ is a masterclass in melody

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For those unfamiliar with Constant Mongrel, they are a punk band based in Melbourne, Australia. This is a band clearly influenced by 1980s darkwave/post-punk but with their own unique, fresh take on the sound that brings it kicking and screaming into the modern age. Constant Mongrel have been around for

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MAGGOT HEART has just released its incredible debut album, “Dusk To Dusk” through Berlin-based imprint Teratology Sound & Vision. CVLT Nation caught up with the mastermind of Maggot Heart, Swedish guitarist/singer Linnéa Olsson (former member of BEASTMILK, GRAVE PLEASURES, SONIC RITUAL and THE OATH) to find out what exactly inspired

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