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I’m pretty sure the year was 1984 and something strange was in the air in the California punk scene, especially in the Bay Area. Before this year, Hardcore Punx in SoCal and NorCal had no love at all for Hair Metal because we considered them straight poser scum. Then the

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Iceland has been turning out some of the most insane bands recently, and they don’t seem like they will be stopping anytime soon! Check out these two amazing full sets from Svartidauði and Misþyrming that were captured by Nordic Underground. CVLT Nation has something special in the works with our Icelandic Brethren, so

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It’s no secret that at CVLT Nation we love JOY DIVISION! So today check out their 1979 performance at the Apollo Theatre in Manchester …what I would give to have been there!   CVLT Nation’s Disorder pin is in the CVLT Nation Bizarre!  

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One of the most moving tours to come through Vancouver in recent times was BELL WITCH and WREKMEISTER HARMONIES, because both bands showed and proved on a whole other level! They have joined forces again for the east coast leg of their tour, and if they are coming to your town make sure to check

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I’m a firm believer in the magical powers of sound and its ability to heal. One band that has proved this is the Bay Area band OM. They rose from the ashes of Sleep, but they made their own sonic footprint. I remember the first time I ever smoked a

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The Cramps were on the next level of radness. This band was a part of my teenage years for sure…they were one of the few non-hardcore bands that hardcore kids listened to in 1982. The Cramps were totally punk because they just did not give a fuck. They didn’t follow trends

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The last time I was in Florida, some friends and I bought fireworks, lit them off, hit some crazy person’s house with a bottle rocket and almost got arrested for it. Long story short, I haven’t been to Florida since, nor have I even entertained the idea that Florida had

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Why do I feel like my brain is sliding down into a river of rotting emotions and putrid sounds? Maybe it’s because Leechmilk is swimming in and out of my ears! This now defunct Atlanta band released a superdelic dose of blackened sludge called Starvation of Locusts in 2000. Leechmilk played grinding, filthy,

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Are you ready to feel the THC-induced sounds of the Almighty BONGZILLA to come to your town? On Feb. 26th, they kick off a HUGE U.S.A and Canadian tour, and CVLT Nation is one of the sponsors (toked & stoked!). They will be joined by their brothers in heavy BLACK COBRA, King Destroy,

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Sumac is a band that has gotten a ton of attention since their inception in 2014, and for good reason. Their debut, The Deal, was released on Profound Lore, and they have toured extensively since its release. They are embarking on a west coast tour that opens on Thursday this

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My favorite videographer from Boston has to be AT THE BOILER ROOM, because his footage always has so much energy, plus he captures the raddest local and touring bands! Case in point: peep these two insane sets from SYMPTOM and EXIT ORDER below. You can also head over to our comrade Angela Owens for

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Sometimes you put yourself into stupid situations where you are working too much, or spreading yourself too thin helping out your family and friends, and all you want to do is quit life and lose your mind. QUEUE: America’s Greatest Hits. GAG could have released Pilot/Havana Spliff as a one

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