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Tom Coles

Tom Coles lives in Southern England and plays drums for Sail. He likes cats, gin and black metal. He suffers, but why?

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Amigo The Devil’s curious goth-folk is making waves in heavy and acoustic circles alike. Ahead of touring, Danny Kiranos sat down to discuss the themes and philosophy behind the new record:     Thanks for taking the time to chat Danny – how’s everything going?   Yeah it’s going great!

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Mantar’s reign began only a few short years ago, but has propelled them to dizzying heights. Ahead of their European tour, guitarist and vocalist Hanno Klänhardt sat down with Cvlt Nation to discuss DIY spirit, volume and being wary of false prophets…     So you’ve got the new record

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Bristol is currently basking in the sun, but that hasn’t deterred its studious goth population from working their dour magic. Downer-doom outfit Age Decay are preparing their as-yet untitled debut full-length for release; they’ve released the first tantalising offering exclusively through Cvlt Nation, the 10+ minute “The Worm/The Wretch.”  

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Neurosis‘ focus on music as a cathartic experience makes them more than a little difficult to process, not only by virtue of their power and volume but as a result of their fondness for taking extended hypnotic sections and twisting them to become endurance feats. Their use of space and

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Sunn O))) are towering figures of dread. Their live shows are the stuff of frightening legend, a ritual to pure volume, pushing the concept of metal – and the human body’s capacity for aural punishment – to its absolute limit. White1 is a curious record in a curious discography, marking

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On the cusp of releasing Ordinary Corrupt Human Love, 2018 finds Deafheaven continuing to advance and develop their aesthetic. In doing so, they’ve strayed from the template laid out on their landmark 2013 record Sunbather, though they’ve managed to re-visit some of their summery shimmer on latest single “Honeycomb” –

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