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SeanFitz

I am an Irish artist and illustrator. I've designed stuff for Extreme Noise Terror, Steve Ignorant, Phobia, Coldwar, Raw Noise, Abaddon Incarnate, Riistetyt, Coitus, Rattus and many more.
I started writing for zines in the late eighties and also used to run a radio show called Scairt Radio for Profane Existence and 98FM Pirate Radio in Greece for two years. Currently I'm writing and illustrating a book on Celtic mythology.
http://sfitzgerald-art.tumblr.com/

This release is a retrospective and present compilation all of Unearthly Trance‘s unreleased seven inch splits and ten inch vinyl EP’s since their first release on Southern Lord in 2001, beginning with the most current and working it’s way back. It is so good to hear the progression of their

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After playing now for nearly ten years, what do you think keeps you stimulated? Is it still the music, the ideas or the social aspect of hanging out with like-minded people? Or should I ask – is punk still a threat to society? Kris: Learning from and sharing with other

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These bands deliver the most perfect record of pure reverb madness – Gaze from Dublin, Ireland and KORP from Malmö, Sweden. Both bands will be playing simultaneously in their own cities of Dublin and Malmo on Saturday night, and then will be touring Ireland together July 16th – 18th. Released

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The Howling Wind band/project is made up of Ryan Lipynsky and Tim Call, both whom are very seasoned musicians, Ryan with Unearthly Trance, Serpentine Path and Humanless and Tim with Aldebaran and Mournful Congregation. ‘Vortex‘ is their fourth album and the first away from Profound Lore Records. Here they are

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Absolutist are a Scotland-based band who play very much a thought-provoking type of dark hardcore. We’re streaming a new song entitled “Lux” from their upcoming 7″ EP. I asked the band to tell CVLT a bit about the new release before they go to Greece for 6 days of touring.

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For those not familiar with Putrefaction, words like crusty metal, Motörhead, Hellshock and Mad Max are normally mentioned, which is quite apt. To be honest, I’ve been really looking forward to hearing what they were going to do next. And low and behold, here they are with a new ep

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Noothgrush deal with the naive and superficial aspects of mankind, and the dreary everyday shit that we have come to accept in the world, musically accompanied with harsh, disconcerting sounds. To get their early split records with Corrupted, Suppression, Carol Ann, Wellington and Gasp would be a tough, expensive task

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DOOM headlines TEMPLES Fest May 2nd to 4th, 2014 A bit of a Rolling Stones type of question, but why do you think Doom has had such staying power? Where does inspiration come from these days? SCOOT – Doom inspired me in 1988 before I ever knew I would be

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We all have nostalgia for old albums and bands that have disappeared over the years. Of course for some people, the music genre you like is much like a religion. So it can either be a real hatred, or a way to bond with a complete stranger. So if you

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What a nice surprise just before the new year, a new Doom album. It has been a while since their last full length album “World Of Shit“. From the very opening song ‘Stripped, Whipped & Crucified‘ the anger and power still remain. This song leads us with a slow heavy

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There have been some great new releases in 2013, as well as loads of great reissues in all genres of noisy music, but this is about the new, more crustier side of things. It has been a tough choice once again choosing a top six. As this year saw Profane

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of the cult horror film The Wicker Man. The original print was butchered by its doomed UK distributor to fit on double bills. There is a whole under story of how things went wrong for this movie but it has been written about many

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