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Nick

I like electronic music, Vietnamese food, and being nice.

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Full Of Hell is one of the most innovative and ever-changing artists in the heavy music scene, going from harsh noise to blistering hardcore to grind to nothing but walls of sound and into various other territories that many are afraid to go to. I was happy to talk to

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada’s WAKE has been a widely revered band from the get-go, receiving love from members of many popular hardcore, grindcore, and powerviolence acts and has become a duly noted grinding force of abnormal nature since their inception in 2009. With a consistent touring schedule having them trek through

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Literature has always been a figurehead in music, most notable the Bible, inspiring hundreds of thousands of musicians all over the world to produce whatever they see fit. From Christian metalcore bands like Wolves At The Gate and Silent Planet to deathcore like Chelsea Grin and Searching Serenity to acoustic

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2015 bore a lot of fruit for The Body: releasing three collaborative efforts (my personal favorite being ‘xoroAHbin’ with Vampillia), touring and recording with Full Of Hell, and recording a new solo album on top of it. How? How do you guys find all the creative energy and time to

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Okay CVLT Nation fans, friends and family, time to take a seat for what is surely going to be a highlight in your music/audio consumption of early 2016. Relentless, primal, furious, and yes, bestial (as stated in our premiere of the first track “No Beyond” a few weeks back) are

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Let me start off by saying I feel that most death metal bands have fallen into a rut. They’ve followed the same formulaic path for a while because it’s successful, good, but most of all, because it’s safe. I had yet to find a true death metal band (one that doesn’t

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Jacksonville, Florida locals present the sludgy, oppressive, and abrasive force to be reckoned with that is YASHIRA. Massive and sincerely unrelenting is their new two song release, We Find Ourselves In The Grief Of Others. Being stably guided to fruition, their sound is molded by bassist Luke, drummer Seth, guitarist

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Have you ever thought about Finland? I mean like, the land of incredible folklore and insane black metal? Yes? No? Either way I think I have something that will keep you thinking about it/make you start thinking about it. Enter melodic, death-infused black metal band Loputon Suo. They’re a four

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada hasn’t quite been a significant marker on my map of places to recognize for strong musical releases, but after living through the barbarous, carnal mass that is Language of the Night by Shibboleth, it may as well be one of the areas I’m most focused on

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Hailing from the United Kingdom’s Yamabushi Collective come some strapping young lads known for their work in Nembutal and sonic torturers Cease To Exist under their new band name, Gevurah. They reach a new form after combining audial dismal fire, thrash and black metal. As previously stated in articles I’ve

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Next up in the slew of reviews CVLT Nation always has in order to satiate the hunger of your ears is a split EP from two of the sickest up-and-coming bands from this universe. We gave you a little time to digest the bile spewed into your head with the

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Arizona is home to many a great band, and when acts like Funerary, Gatecreeper, Take Over And Destroy, and Languish are being praised, posted about, and gaining popularity, it can be intimidating trying to open up a diverse home for music, and while some may find it difficult, the boys

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