Sam H.S.
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Sam H.S.

Sam resides in Seattle, Washington. He is the founder and editor of the Pacific Northwest metal zine The Sentinel.

CrustDis-beatFeaturedMusicRaw Punk

D – beat punk is one of those genres, like grindcore or depressive black metal, that takes a lot of flak for being overly formulaic. Usually, the accusations come from kids outside the scene, since those of us who actually listen to this stuff do so because we enjoy the

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Death MetalFeatured

SEIGE COLUMN is a seemingly brand new entity out of New Brunswick, New Jersey, that expelled its first utterance early last month. Fifty hand-dubbed copies of NOCTURNAL ATTACK FORMATION have been made, and we’d better get busy on ‘em, because once the metal underground catches wind of this band they

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EventsFeaturedFeaturesGrindcore

Seattle’s Endorphins Lost have been manning the frontlines of the Pacific Northwest grindcore scene for years now, and Cvlt Nation is proud to be giving away a pair of tickets to their next live assault: Tuesday, August 11 at The Vera Project! Support will be provided by Spokane hardcore mainstays

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Black MetalCrustDeath MetalDemosDoomFeaturesMusicSludge

Sacral Regicide, the debut offering from black metal titans Eigenlicht, was released early this May and praised by CVLT Nation shortly after. According to their Encyclopaedia Metallum page, they’ve only been a band since last year, but have lent their presence to some pretty notable live bills since and are

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Black MetalDeath MetalDoomFeaturedFeaturesMusicSludge

Funeste’s debut EP was released less than two months ago, and in that time the band has received an unheard-of amount of press, via Robex Lundgren, Tape Wyrm, Forever Slain Zine, and Invisible Oranges. In fact, you may have caught wind of the Montreal duo on CVLT Nation earlier this

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ArtAvant GardeBlack MetalDoomFeaturesMusicNeo FolkNoisePhotographyUncategorized

Photos by Tobias Roberts Bands that come onto the scene and completely change the game are few and far between. The ones that continue to do so throughout their career, seemingly throwing elitist metal fetishism a different curveball with every release, are almost unheard of. No matter what one may

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