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.

DemosHardcoreThrash

Thrash Metal is far from its peak of popularity these days. It looks like it’s fallen out fashion in favor of various other forms of hardcore, black metal, speed metal, punk and death metal. But after all, think about it, who is making quality old school thrash these days aside

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Avant GardePhotography

Photos: Sarah R. Brady Six months after being denied visas to tour the US (read the full story in our interview here), Justin Broadrick and Ben Green finally made it overseas to come and pillage some American cities with a reunited and healthier than ever Godflesh. They have finally crossed

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MusicPost RockReviewsshoegazeSludge

NADJA are fresh from releasing their brand new masterpiece full-length album Queller earlier last month, but that doesn’t seem to be enough for the prolific Canadian shoegaze-doom duo, and now the band brings us another unbearable barrage of shimmering destruction in the form of Tangled, or what they call “our

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Black MetalBlackened CrustMusicMusic Videos

Worms are eating through my marrow. Maggots are pushing their way through my flesh, infesting my skull and tunneling out of my eye sockets. Ash is falling like snow, everything around me lies in ruin, everything is fucking dead and gone. This is how AKATHARSIA‘s music makes me feel. This

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Dis-beatGrindcoreMusicReviews

Holy shit, does this 7″ EP smash your face up! REIVERS are fucking back and we couldn’t be happier about this, cause this new release from these awesome Oakland hardcore bruisers just simply fucking rips! Press play on this EP and opener Bounden immediately proceeds to kick you around like a helpless

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Avant GardeBlack MetalDoomMusicNeo FolkReviews

The world hates you and you hate the world. For whatever reason. What do you do? You pack a bag with razor blades, cyanide, rope, a firearm with one bullet and no food or water, and hike out into the wilderness to meet your maker, leave the world behind, never

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