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2016

Death RockFeaturedPost-PunkReviews

If Finnish deathrock band Masquerade isn’t already on your radar, don’t worry! There’s still time! You might recall their Blood Is The New Black EP from 2014, or perhaps Suzi and Jacques’ other band Virgin In Veil. Their first LP, Ritual, is my newest obsession. The LP was originally released on

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October 2016 has birthed myriad darkly inclined releases, but nothing comparable to Bloated Subhuman’s Commemoration LP, a harsh noise release divided into four parts representing Emile Durkheim’s four forms of suicide. Nihilistic and dread-inducing, it has been described as “what Hell sounds like.” I first got hooked on this band through

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Virgin In Veil are a Finnish deathrock band featuring Jacques and Suzi Sabotage of Masquerade. Their Deviances album was released in October 2016, and they subsequently toured Europe to promote it (check out my interview with them about the tour). Now I’m reviewing the album itself, which I recently received on

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It’s been over two years since London hardcore band The Lowest Form hit us with their last LP, Negative Ecstasy. Now from the same record label that brings us Dreamdecay, Private Room, and Latishia’s Skull Drawing releases comes the Personal Space LP! This dropped about a month ago on November 4th. With

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Night Profound is a Vancouver, B.C. neofolk duo who have played with the likes of King Dude and Death In June. This began as S.P. Hache’s (Mitochondrion, Auroch, ex-Havoc) solo project in 2010, but R. Scythe Bearer (ex-Pestkreuz, ex-Havoc) joined him in 2012. They actually played a legendary show with King

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Portland is home to several different postpunk/darkwave bands of varying styles, many of which end up getting overshadowed by one another. Murderbait is an underrated yet highly established and deliciously dark outfit featuring Casey and Jason of Shadowlands (who you may remember from this year’s Out From The Shadows II). Their

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