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Terry Steel

Father. Aspiring Vaishnava. The Vegan Straight Edge. XXX. Vocalist. All Glories to Prabhupada!

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Back in 2015, some friends and I loaded into a car and took a road trip to Baltimore to see Integrity and Chokehold at the Baltimore Soundstage.  What a monumental night that was as I regressed back to a manic teenager, singing along and stage diving the night away.  One

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Marcos Morales has generated a truly unique visual accompaniment for the punishing track “Putrid Dwelling” off of the Relapse Records debut album from Outer Heaven entitled “Realms of Eternal Decay”.  The video has been up for slightly over a week and has garnered much attention in the underworld, with over

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Drudging up from the Denver underground comes Lowfaith with their full length release from Sore Ear Collective, “On Loss”.  Nine tracks of down trodden post punk with just enough dreary, dreamscape pop catch. There is a definite moodiness and gloom to these songs that hits right in the heart, carrying

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When I first brought Occultist down to my area and met Jim Reed in person, it was apparent right away that he was not only going to be a lifelong friends but that he was going to have a lifelong impact in music. We could do an entire separate piece

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With their latest offering from Hampton Roads’ darkwave synthpop icons, Pain in the Yeahs have honed in on the mastery of their signature no-wave, shoegaze dirges.  The album “Dopamine Noir” spirals in and out of anxieties and assurances of frontman James Wagner’s sincerity and beckoning.  Channeling pulsations at times from

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Some 20 plus years ago I first caught wind of a group of Chicago kids cranking out not only some of the most pummeling powerviolence/grind, but the spirit of actual confrontation and true activism to boot. RACETRAITOR, a name that immediately conjures up a certain demographic, unleashed onto the mid-90s

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