Mattia A.
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Mattia A.

Worshiper of all things dark and brutal. Lover of burritos, humor, and owls.
Send all hate mail, rants and other nonsense to mattia[at]cvltnation[dot]com. Twitter: @Xynobys // Instagram: @blackbloodowl - no fuckin' label or band "submissions" please! Only death is real.

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If ever there was a point in history that demanded angry, scathing, blackened music, then this is it. The world of 2018 is more than ready for the blistering arrival of Dutch purveyors of doomed psychosis THE FLESH. The band are formed by members from Herder, Verwoed and Blood Diamond

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Italian dystopian noisecore bruisers Northwoods return with their incinerating debut album Wasteland once again summoning bleak visions of post-industrial collapse, of societal erosion and of environmental downfall, and worshipping straight at the altar of early 00′ s Hydrahead legends like Botch, Cave In, and Converge, as well as of Swedish

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On June 1 2018 Seattle WA-based ethereal black doom collective ISENORDAL will release their new album Spectral Embrace. While the staple meditative and mournful elements of their black/doom sound remain, with this work the band take somewhat of an “unplugged” approach to the craft, using acoustic guitars, violas, cellos and chanted vocals

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Black MetalFeaturesMusicStreaming

On June 2nd 2018 our comrades over at Vendetta Records will release Infernal Decadence, the new album by elusive Canadian black metal entity Spectral Wound. A vinyl release will follow a month later, in early July (pre-order here). Blending hints of Emperor, MGLA, Abigor, Dissection and similar epic and more “frenetic” black

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San Francisco progressive black metal trio ION have self-released their towering sophomore LP A Path Unknown early this year, and it’s a mesmerizing gem of shapeshifting blackened metal like none other. With three monstrous songs clocking in at a staggering 30, 17, and 20 minutes respectively, you know what is awaiting

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Black MetalDeath MetalGrindcoreMusicReviews

Normally, when reviewing or describing any album you can use a simplifying approach to distill the main identifying pointers of the album and break them down and then reorganize them neatly in a summarizing fashion the reader can understand, so that they know a) what the damn thing is, and

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