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After great difficulty, red tape, bureaucracy and a flubbering, shutty-downy U.S. government managed to keep GODFLESH out of the United States for years, they finally made their return to Los Angeles on Tuesday, the 22nd of April, 2014, at the Henry Fonda theatre. A fine hum of anticipation buzzed in

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Photos by Gemma Shaw This year’s Temples Festival in Bristol featured a killer lineup! Our metal festival photographer Gemma Shaw was there on Day One to capture performances from Electric Wizard, Anaal Nathrakh, Blood Ceremony, Jucifer, Moss and Satan’s Satyrs! Check out her awesome photos below, and stay tuned for

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About two years ago, I was staying at Sean Reveron’s house in Venice. As per tradition, I would raid his tape collection while fielding a thunder barrage of questions, when I grabbed a duo-toned cover. How did a long-lost Rough Trade cassette end up in Sean’s metal and punk collection?

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I see colors swirling around prisms of light dancing inside of my brain. I hear unknown spirits guiding my past lives into another realm of forever. All of this change going on inside me is being caused by the astral sounds of ABRE OJOS, whose new album will be out

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CVLT Nation is honored to premiere the new video from HK8 for their song “Jihad” today! This Bladerunner-inspired video is a jihad on the brain – watching the white noise flash subliminal imagery across my retinas is like having someone take steel wool to my eyeballs. The sonic chaos it

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I can’t front – once I pressed play on the new EMPTINESS album Nothing But The Whole that is released on May 27th via Dark Descent Records, I was hooked on their weirdness. This destroys, then rebuilds, music into a form of harsh but beautiful sonic art. This record has

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