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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Are Brazilian sludge-doom heathens JUPITERIAN the Primitive Man of the southern hemisphere? May as well be – can’t really think of a band from down under that crushes your head more than this one (now that Meth Drinker is no more that is, RIP). After a staggering debut cassette on Caligari

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On November 15th, San Francisco’s Doom Stew Records will release the sophomore offering from Bay Area-based post-doom entity Catapult The Dead – an elusive combo based in and around Oakland who’s 2015 debut album All Is Sorrow made head turns (including ours) with its inconsolable and layered alloy of introspective post-metal

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HAARM were a fucking beast to behold. This deviated punk band from the LA underground was a fucking threat. Their abrasive, hateful, primitive and fucking vile hardcore punk was hard to forget for anyone who stumbled upon it, as it left wounds and unshakeable trauma deep within. I saw them

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1. SANGUE NERO – Viscere First things first. This debut Sangue Nero album is the shit. The band hails from Tuscany and this is their first harrowingly dense breath into this world, and I strongly suggest anyone into the craziest and most “artsy” strains of black metal (Krallice, Deathspell Omega,

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At this point, I really don’t think anyone needs Spectral Voice introduced. This band has decimated stages for some years now, they are one of the best and fucking heaviest death-doom units around these days, and their twin/sister band with which they share a staggering three members (and often the

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The comrades Vendetta never cease to amaze. This glorious german label is fearless in its output both in quantity (an amazing amount of releases this year), both in quality – and you will be again able to verify this second fact by checking out this new Burial Oath album they

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