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Today CVLT Nation is proud to present a rad new mixtape compiled by HC legends DROPDEAD! Sonic Cathedrals Vol. CXXXIV DROPDEAD will remind you of some of the best HC made to date…so get your steel toe boots on and stomp it out below!! It’s taken some hours to get

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Black metal and mystique often go hand in hand. Little is known of Irish black metal entity Dúnmharú, the duo of Ross O’Connor and Cathal Hughes. Last year’s Curses Come Home record did a good job introducing Dúnmharú to us, but with a new album coming out shortly entitled Frozen

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Death RockFeaturesMixtapesMusic

When I started doing these deathrock mixtapes in early 2012, my point was to illustrate that guitar-driven, dark punk in the deathrock tradition was alive and well, still evolving, despite some folks’ stubborn perception of this genre as being “old school.” (And, actually, as a genre that came into its

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Vista Chino is a new band from Los Angeles that plays hard rock in the same vein as their previous incarnation, thee legendary Kyuss. Kyuss existed from the late 1980’s and released some incredibly influential albums that I highly recommend checking out if you haven’t had the chance yet –

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All Photos by Ted Reckoning It’s been 17 long years since At The Gates played in Vancouver and surely since their reformation in 2007, the people of Van City have been pining for one of Swedish death metal’s finest exports to land into town at The Rickshaw. Finally, the time

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While “legacy” dark bands like Killing Joke and The Damned continue to tour and release new material into 2013, last year saw an upsurge in the number of punk bands reclaiming deathrock’s DIY roots. The newer bands are producing a unique take on the cobwebbed genre that blends elements of

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