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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As in the case of bands like Howls of Ebb, Morbus Chron, Virus, and so on, sometimes the concept of being “weird” is taken to incredible new heights, and that’s when a band like Moss Upon the Skull gloriously also comes into the picture. “Prog” doesn’t even begin to describe

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It’s been a while since the last SFTG chapter, so here we go with VOL. XXII, AKA “Descent,” cause you really have to embrace the pits to uncover these underground gems whose obscurity is a crime, so here’s to shining some light on them…. One – FOSA – Demo Chile’s Fosa‘s

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Faith Colaccia and Aaron Turner’s SIGE RECORDS is an underground force constantly releasing great obscure and experimental ambient, drone and beyond. While their output is constant and hard to keep up with, it is always of staggering quality, so here is a much needed “rundown” of what the label’s been

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Oakland’s ISOTOPE (who feature current and past members of Crimson Scarlet, Hazzard’s Cure, Femacoffin, and other great East Bay underground bands), are one of the most raging, reckless and fist-pumping live bands I’ve ever had the fortune to see live. Their live shows are just insane, and the band on

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Hey hey punx worldwide, listen up, Oakland’s finest hardcore punk ear-hole abusers ODIO (Italian for “hatred”) have returned with a raging new EP! Odio play Japanese-styled noisy hardcore/punk/crust and feature members of such Bay Area stalwarts as Holy, Korrosive, Tørsö, etc.. Scorching and abrasive noise-drenched hardcore, built with the sole purpose

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Remember kraut/psych/space rock-metal marvels US Christmas? What happened to them? I don’t think anyone knows…. But what you all should know is that USX mastermind Nate Hall has now returned with UKTENA, a brand new, and just as staggering, psych rock project that brilliantly carries forth the USX torch! Just press

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