Label: Dischord Records Growing up in an era that pre-dated the internet meant that sometimes the closest we could get to seeing bands were washed out xerox photos. Me and all my homies had mad love for the DC scene – it didn’t make a difference that it was 3000 miles
The Netherlands’ THE FIFTH ALLIANCE just released their new album Death Poems, and it is a true post rock gem. Today we’re lucky to be premiering their new video for “Your Abyss,” and it’s a gorgeous, bleak visual paired with a melancholy, passionate track. Directed by Teis Albers, the heavy
New York in the 80’s was a weird and fucked up place, full of weirdos who gave the city its color! I was a little kid living on the west coast, but I would read the Village Voice weekly trying to see what was happening in the NYC art and punk
Way before there was ever the term “street punk,” there was G.B.H., and they fucking rocked!!! I get chills thinking about the first time I saw them at the Santa Monica Civic with SS Decontrol in 1983. I went to the show early, hung out with both bands and had
A look into the film Beyond the Black Rainbow (dir. Panos Cosmatos) and linking it to 80s retro infatuation, citing sci-fi, futurism and surrealist perspectives on the cut up fabric of today’s pop culture. Retrospective vision is a powerful drug. How easy is it to slip into the memory, reminiscence
Why is a documentary about PIMP C on CVLT Nation? Because he is an underground Legend that has influenced so many people. To me, he came in the game on some independent, diy shit that I have respect for! RIP PIMP C!
CVLT Nation has HUGE love for everything Siouxsie and the Banshees! So take a trip with us and watch over 2 hours of the Banshees all captured by the BBC!
From the ashes of Ian Curtis arose a new band that the world would know as New Order. Although they were from the grey skies of Manchester, their music transcended time and space for my generation, and their tunes reached out to us in the Bay Area and to others
This 1978 mini documentary about East L.A. is pretty sad in the sense that you see how the life is being passed down from generation to generation. It makes me wonder if the young kids in this film made it out of gang life. One important fact that is left out
Angel Heart Tee – 1st Press Now in Stock! CVLT Nation is always looking for new ways to create, and now we’re pleased to announce the birth of DEATH CVLT, a series of hand-screened, limited edition tees made in our own HQ. These tees will be limited to 13 individually
To many, Fields of the Nephilim were looked at as being the little brothers of Sisters Of Mercy, but in all honesty this band created some kick ass songs. Check this rad full set of them performing in London 11/21/1987 – from this performance you can see that this band
So what makes DIME–The Dimestore Video so killer is that our two year old daughter Jasper is a fan! To quote her, she said “this video cooool daddy…my want to skateboard like that guy!” (sounds better when she says it because her voice is so cute) – plus she really