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Photos & Text by Robert Hanna A Place to Bury Strangers, Nightmare Fortress, Grave Babies – Live at Crocodile, Seattle 03.18.2015   Touring in support of their 2015 release Transfixiation, Brooklyn’s psych-noise-gaze rockers A Place to Bury Strangers descended upon the Crocodile Café encased in fog, strobe lights, and the

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You might have noticed my job at CVLT Nation to make sense of what happens when post-punk or goth collides with other genres. I would not have it any other way, as the one qualifying factor all music must have for me to like is is darkness. It doesn’t matter

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This is no joke – on April 1st, RULE OF THIRDS will embark on their 1st North American tour! Their soon to be released album is the bomb from beginning to end! Right here and now, we have been given the honor to premiere their new tune “The River” below…Will

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Mass Media Records is fast becoming home to the best Post-Punk/Deathrock/Dark Punk bands from around the world. They are about to release a group I have loved since I first heard them, and they go by the name of CEMETERY. Their new album entitled Wind and Shadows, which comes out

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Welp, it’s that time of the year again; that time in which we announce to you that the raddest DIY, no bullshit, 100% independent metal and punk fest of the year is happening again. And of course, once again, DEAFEST is packed to the fucking roof with a TON of

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There must be something in the mountain sky or seawater, because the Northwest produces unreal post punk bands. Especially the city I now call home, Vancouver, which is also home to FLOWERS & FIRE. I saw one of their very first shows, and I knew this band had promise! Once

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