Bruce Hardt-Valenzuela
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Bruce Hardt-Valenzuela

desert-dwelling new englander. gay married with three charming but awful cats. we also have a rodent of unusual size that may be some species of dog. avid believer in robert smith beating up morrissey and the healing power of converge. was followed by slowdive on twitter at one point.

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The Body is one of those bands that’s due all the credit they’re given, with even that praise turning up short of what’s deserved. Where bands will continue churning out releases with nary a note unchanged from their signature sound, bands like The Body throw their name into any genre

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I’m going to wax affectionate here for a second; Of Feather and Bone is fucking amazing. Nary a release of theirs has passed my desk that I’ve not beaten to death with repeat listens. Their previous material straddled and blurred the lines between grindcore, crust and death metal, with only

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Hailing from Toronto and Oshawa, ON, queer grinders Holy Grinder are on the verge of releasing their second album, Cult of Extermination on March 2nd. Premiering below is “End Terror,” a vicious blur of pulverizing grindcore that is only the sharpened point of the blade to come. This monstrous hyperspeed

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On the cusp of releasing their second much-anticipated album, Denver’s Of Feather and Bone is a trio whose grind-slashed death metal is not to be fucked with. On the heels of their style-shifting 2016 promo, they’re set to bring those tracks and more into their already expansive and vicious catalog

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Seeping down from the Pacific Northwest, At the Heart of the World are ready to bring the hammer down with their debut album, Rotting Forms. Shifting from industrial crush to distorted expanses to electronic haze, ATHOTW brings together Ruiner guitarist Danny Porter and Joshua Greene of Hands of Thieves, whose

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Churning out blast after blast of vicious hardcore for the better part of the last decade, Woundvac has remained among Arizona’s top tier heavy bands. Today we have the privilege of premiering the video for their newest slice, “Inside the Ash” off their upcoming debut album, Terrorizing the Swarm. Clocking

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