Black MetalBlackened Crust

In the shadows cast by the shimmer of candlelight and glimpsed from the hollows of livestock skulls, North Carolina’s Young and in the Way have been toiling with the dark arts in a way yet to be seen by any other. Their debut off Deathwish Inc., When Life Comes to

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Movies

Next-generation horror auteurs and “twisted twins” Jen and Sylvia Soska carved out a name for themselves on the thick hide of the film industry with the release of their first film, Dead Hooker in a Trunk. Inspired by Robert Rodriguez (From Dusk Til Dawn, El Mariachi) and his DIY guide to

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Photography

Roman Sakovich‘s collection of portraits, Half, is a striking portrayal of how drug addiction ravages your body. Each of his subjects is our culture’s dichotomy of social “success” and “failure”. Of course, especially with the rise of pharmaceutical addiction, people can continue to portray themselves as successful or responsible while

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GrindcoreHardcore

Not long ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Panos Agoros, the fierce voice of the stellar astro-grind entity Dephosphorus and curator of Blastbeat Mailmurder/Productions, as well as Thanos Mantas, who rends dimensions with his riffs passionately alongside Panos. Because I’m a particularly big fan of their work, it was

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DoomFeaturesReviewsStreaming

Anderson Cook has been busy. Having been introduced to the various projects he’s involved in, I consistently find myself enjoying the fruit of all of it, no matter how bitter it may seem to others. Last we heard from his outlet for antipathy Pornography was through an assembly of his

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Death MetalGrindcoreHardcoreReviewsSludge

Damn! It will be tough to contain my enthusiasm when talking about this record. I hardly knew anything about Nashville’s Yautja prior to fall last year, but since then they’ve had my attention wholly. Yautja’s debut LP Songs of Descent is remarkable. It is unexpected, indeed unforgettable and inventive. Even contending

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