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Here are the latest and best Italian hardcore punk bands these days, enjoy. 1. LVTHN – Split Leviathan​/​Kratzer​/​Rha​.​/​Paan LVTHN (Or Leviathan) are a d-beat crust/screamo/hardcore band from Rome and we have talked about their amazing music before on this site. This time the band has returned with two songs that

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As 2015 winds down to its final moments, we present you with a handful of releases from 2015 which you won’t see on any “best of” list or on any “year end” lists, because that stuff that ends up on those lists you’ve probably heard again and again and again,

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Tempest. FUCKING TEMPEST. Holy fuck. How the fuck do you even describe a band like this one? It’s been five years since the Vancouver-based grinding post-hardcore war machine known as Tempest has released an album. Their last opus was the self-released skin-peeling, earth-shaking, dream-shattering aural cataclysm known as Passages. Today

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Had the preceding nights of Southwest Terror Fest not been so momentous, one could easily have mistaken the third night for the main event. Housed in the spacious Rialto Theater, the sight of last year’s Neurosis and Sunn O))) sets, day three would be the site of Sleep’s house-stealing performance.

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It is with great pleasure that we bring you today a full stream of the new pulverizing album by German hardcore punk war machine SVFFER. Titled Empathist, this album is not to be taken lightly. Underestimate its power, approach it with inadeguate preparation, and you will be fucking destroyed by

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Whenever an emerging doom band comes out with 30-minute single song albums, I run for my pillow and pajamas and take note in my “most pretentious and pompous emerging bands in the world” list. Damn, only people like Corrupted, Moss, Sunn O))) and few others can pull that shit off decently,

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Southwest Terror Fest continued with a double whammy of shows that consumed a sizable portion of Tucson’s downtown. The first show, headlined by vegan powerviolence legends Dropdead, continued at 191 Toole. The night’s second show took place a block away at the infamous Club Congress, which featured a headlining set

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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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You can’t deny the rush of adrenaline you get when you hear a great crust album. The soaring melodies, the punishing palm-muted riffs, the aural filth, the desperation, the apocalyptic visions, the unstoppable anger and the seamless and constant blending of metal and punk is what makes crust so fucking

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Of Feather and Bone have come to the table with teeth bared and claws flashing. Pardon the hyperbole, but Embrace the Wretched Flesh is, so far, one of 2015’s strongest releases. Following their EPs, False Healer and Adorned in Decay, along with a split with Reproacher, this debut LP demonstrates

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Now this is the FUCKING BOMB!!! Relapse is releasing for the first time ever the fully authorized reissue of SACRILEGE’s  Behind The Realms of Madness. Brad Boatwright remastered the record, which includes seven previously unreleased bonus tracks. I can tell that I will soon be blasting this collection of tunes non-stop. We are freaking stoked

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Attention SoCal and Arizona peeps, listen up: Bay Area-based blackened sludge/crust heathens Abstracter are embarking on their first ever tour (you can RSVP to the tour here), a small five-day incursion that will involve mostly selected shows in Southern California, but that will also culminate at this year’s Southwest Terror Fest (you can RSVP

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