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Hailing from the always intriguing and ever-changing pool of dark sonic exploration that one can always find thriving and growing in Portland, OR, LOWERED are a dismally dark and bleak death-doom/blackened crust band who’s about to release their harrowingly dense and shapeshifting self-titled debut album through Spain’s Throne Records. With lyrics dealing

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Sometimes you feel like most of the hardcore releases in the last few years sound like cover albums, a period piece or just straight-up regurgitation of old motifs. Luckily, The Convictions are here to cleanse your palate and serve you up a fresh dose of hopelessness as the meat grinder

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Funeral Chic is a band out for blood. The blackened crust/hardcore/grindcore amalgam that the North Carolina-based quintet creates is a crazed lightning storm of riffs, pummeling drums and guttural vocals; as raw as they sound on recordings, Funeral Chic are exponentially more feral during live shows. With two releases under

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1. SANGUE NERO – Viscere First things first. This debut Sangue Nero album is the shit. The band hails from Tuscany and this is their first harrowingly dense breath into this world, and I strongly suggest anyone into the craziest and most “artsy” strains of black metal (Krallice, Deathspell Omega,

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When I was in college, I did a lot of things I’m not proud of. I’ll spare you the details because, quite frankly, they aren’t that interesting, but I will say that during every second of this debauchery you can bet your fucking ass that All Pigs Must Die was

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On Friday, October 13, Sentient Ruin will release Civilizing, the debut demo tape by raw black metal/raw punk/harsh noise deviants CALQUES. This reclusive and mysterious duo of audio terrorists hails from Alabama and create some of the most fucked and tortured audial torment we’ve heard all year. These five tracks

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