What do you get when two of the minds behind Bay Area doom monoliths Bog Oak and Swamp Witch get together to create a doom/death/black metal monster? You get GraveCoven, a record-only project from James Rauh (Swamp Witch) and Phillip Gallagher (Bog Oak), and a masterful piece of audio torment!
Three awesome dudes from the Oakland-based grindcore band Infinite Waste (namely madmen Jamison, Kevin, and Matt) were rad enough to have the brilliant idea to put together a compilation of Bay Area-based bands to give out for free at this year’s first edition of California Deathfest this weekend in Oakland, to show visitors and outsiders attending
Noothgrush is the best Sludge Band in America. They have been crushing eardrums for over 2 decades. The story of the formation and the progression of Noothgrush is miserably wonderful after all. Tom Choi was one of the first members to be involved in the band, at the same time
CVLT Nation is proud to present our last DOOM NATION Mixtape of the year, Vol V: MMXIV Edition. This mixtape sums up some of our favorite doom releases of 2014, and includes eight unsigned bands that really deserve shine! This collection of tunes shows what an amazing year it’s been
Sacramento’s Bog Oak has only been together for about a year and a half, but you’d never guess by listening to their first EP, A Treatise on Resurrection and The Afterlife. Their songs exhibit a mature sense of structure, and each track directly feeds into the next, which are both