Joseph Collins
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Joseph Collins

Brooklyn, NY. A firm believer that the owls are not what they seem.

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The always thoughtfully well spoken and talented Carl Auge – who you might recall as the bass player in the legendary His Hero Is Gone – will be in Detroit, Michigan this July. While Carl has been around the Hardcore and Punk scene for years, what’s really setting him apart these days

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Black MetalDoomMusicReviews

The Germanic terrors known as Mantar have returned for another round of sonic pillaging. With the release of their venomous sophomore release entitled Ode To The Flame on Nuclear Blast, Mantar are poised to salt the earth and burn everything within their sight. With a lethal combination of Profane Existence-era

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ArtInterviewsSculpture

Every artist – be they a painter, musician, writer or sculptor – has a moment where the creative spark is ignited. A place in time that will always be marked as a turning point for them in regards to delving into their passion. For you, at what point in time did

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FilmFull SetsMusicPost RockSludge

It seems that the stars have aligned this summer as the titans of sonic devastation known as Sumac have returned. Their sophomore effort, entitled What One Becomes, saw its release on Thrill Jockey Records on June 10th. This latest chapter finds the trio of Aaron Turner, Nick Yacyshyn and Brian Cook further exploring

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ArtCvltureFeaturesInterviewsPhotographySocial Justice

I’ve always been intrigued by prisons. Not so much the brick and mortar foundations that composed these institutions, but the lives that are carried out – and sometimes extinguished – within the confines of these state and corporate-sponsored buildings. From the daily operations, to the social hierarchy built as a necessary means of control, prison

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Death MetalFeaturedStreamingTour Dates

Lock up your drugs – Brooklyn-based psychotrope-enthusiasts Skullshitter are going to be pillaging their way across the States alongside the ever-pustulent Death Metal trio that is California’s Necrot. Expect this tour to be one of flowing beer and a questionable amount of aluminium foil being used for illicit activities, which will

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