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Oakland’s most celebrated crust/sludge/noise/black metal killing machine – NEGATIVE STANDARDS – are preparing the ground for the release of their brand new LP Fetters, coming later this year self-released by the band in the US and on Vendetta Records in Europe. To celebrate the imminent unleashing of their punishing new album,

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Three awesome dudes from the Oakland-based grindcore band Infinite Waste (namely madmen Jamison, Kevin, and Matt) were rad enough to have the brilliant idea to put together a compilation of Bay Area-based bands to give out for free at this year’s first edition of California Deathfest this weekend in Oakland, to show visitors and outsiders attending

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Here’s the latest aural wreckage from my homeland. Enjoy – these are all bands that are currently at the forefront of the Italian underground.   1. SATURNINE – Mors Vocat Saturnine should be no mystery by now. This incredible all-female band from Bologna has released an incredible debut demo in 2012

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Fresno is located in the heart of California. It is the fifth largest city in the best state in America. I spent over a decade living in the area. I dedicated a lot of time and energy focusing on building unity within the underground music community in the hopes of

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An enormous and crushing production, huge riffs and an absolutely barbaric delivery have ensured e second triumphant coming of Grime, Italy’s masters of total aural filth. With Circle of Molesters, the Italian sludge bruisers have ensured your inescapable demise by crafting a record that is so heavy, hateful, bleak and bile-drenched that even

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Photos: Em Demarco Day 4 – SUNDAY My lack of proper rest and over-ingestion of alcohol should make for a much more painful morning than I have. Sunday afternoon’s most proud moment is an open air punk market set in the middle of the woods at an abandoned recreation facility. I

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Transylvanian Tapes, based in San Francisco, California have done nothing for heavy music but keep spreading the word and pushing out more and more gold for us to grub into our wallets for money to throw at these artists. With their recent release of ‘I & II’ by Devoid nothing

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How awesome does rage sound? How beautiful does anger sound? How intense does passion sound? All of these questions can be answered by pressing play below! We are streaming the soon to be released LP by IMPLORE entitled Depopulation that will be released via PELAGIC RECORDS. Over the course of

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Welcome to where the stars fall out of the night sky, and to where cold winds forever blow. Welcome to a place of solitude and retreat, where the silence and vastness of the world immerses you into a strange state of peace, loss and fear all at the same time. Ragana

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Like Barney Greenway said in our interview with him last week, it’s not the individuals we need to take down – it’s the system. SENIOR FELLOWS seem to have taken this idea and run with it, creating a full album of angry, angular sounds that tackle the systemic problems in

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Since the inception of CVLT Nation, there are a few people we’ve opened our hearts and home to, and one of those is Ralph from PLANKS – but even before we met this rad dude, PLANKS held a special place in our hearts. This band has continually astounded us with

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If you’re not one of the current roughly 3,200 likes on Facebook that Swedish chaotic, crushing black metal band THIS GIFT IS A CURSE have – fix that right now. Open a new tab with that hyperlink right up there and follow it into what is undoubtedly one of the best bands

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