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Hissing hail from Seattle Washington and create a frenzied concoction of noise, death, and black metal. Permanent Destitution is the bands first full length, debuting on Profound Lore records. I have to admit that coming into this review I was quite intimidated. Hissing have an extremely complex sound, one of

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Alright, I’m still recovering from Bloodshed festival over the weekend of 14 and 15 September in Eindhoven’s Effenaar. Calling the festival’s line-up rich is an understatement which doesn’t only apply to the main festival days of Friday the 14th and Saturday the 15th, but Thursday’s pre-party and Sunday’s Afterbleeder bands

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As you well know, this has been the Summer of Thou.  Three EPs, a full-length and a split still on the way, their already prolific catalog has expanded with, arguably, their best work to date. In lieu of a long introduction, since this interview is lengthy and was difficult to

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After a long week and longer Friday, it wasn’t a bad idea to end the day by attending these the BRUME and GURT gig at a Amsterdam’s Butcher’s Tears brewery. The weekend of August 17 this year was Butcher’s Tears’ 5th birthday anniversary, and after a DJ session throughout the

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Bristol is currently basking in the sun, but that hasn’t deterred its studious goth population from working their dour magic. Downer-doom outfit Age Decay are preparing their as-yet untitled debut full-length for release; they’ve released the first tantalising offering exclusively through Cvlt Nation, the 10+ minute “The Worm/The Wretch.”  

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As is a well-known fact by now, Lousiana is a hot-spot for metal. Somehow, the stars aligned and the state has habitually produced some of the greatest slow, scathing music for years and years. If you venture just over 100 miles west of New Orleans, you’ll find yourself in Lafayette;

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