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I had the privilege of seeing Worcester, MA’s Fuming Mouth early last year with Arizona’s own Gatecreeper. It was a treat; a wholesome helping of nutritional, sonic hell. I recently had a chance to have a chat with two of the three members of this Massachusetts death metal triad. Enjoy

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Appearing from seemingly nowhere, like the Word itself, Irkallian Oracle immediately drew an audience with 2013’s seismic debut Grave Ekstasis, a mammoth slab of trance-inducing death worship that only got better with additional listens. It was and is that kind of album, and this simply is that kind of band,

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LORD MANTIS is fucking back, and their soon to be released EP entitled NTW is just as sonically diseased as their previous works! They are one band that has a trademark sound that makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand to attention. I really don’t care about

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Iron Bonehead Productions has an ear to the underground, and this time they are distributing Decrepit Soul‘s latest full-length album, The Coming of War, for Sinister Essence Records. Decrepit Soul hails from Australia, which has been a fertile hotbed of underground metal the past number of years. Their black/death attack

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Black Wizard record release, February 27 2016. Rickshaw. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from going to shows in Vancouver, it’s that Black Wizard is where the party’s at. Doubly so if they’ve got a ripping new record to unleash upon the unsuspecting masses. Man The Wolf kicked the night

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I can smell the decaying flesh rising from the riffs! I see the bones breaking under the war drums! I can feel the gut-wrenching bass tones taking my mind! The OSDM band that is causing all of these things to happen to me is the Bay Area’s NECROT! Their new

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OLDBLACK is a part of the Unearthed Vein collective from PDX, and every band that is in this crew is the shit! Today I want to share OLDBLACK with you, they play the sort of Death Metal Power Violence Hardcore that is mutated into something that is all of their

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Our anniversary week wouldn’t be complete without another installment of our scathing, raging, masochistic Blackened Everything mixtape, so here’s Vol. XI. We’ve put together the most vile sounds of brutality that we are listening to right now, so if you need an outlet for your malcontent, look no further than

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The best fest in the Southwest has just announced its starting lineup for 2016, and I can already tell that this year’s Southwest Terror Fest is going to slay! With bands like Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Nails, Full Of Hell, Sumac, CHRCH, Behold! The Monolith, Theories, Wake, Sex Prisoner and more

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HOWLS OF EBB’s sound has no father or mother, meaning that it was born out of them only, with no influence from others. Just as much as this band’s music is morbid and grim, there is something so free in what they create. In order to manifest the kind of audio experimentation, they must

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If you involve yourself with the underground metal community in or around Seattle, Washington, chances are that by now you’ve heard rumors of a band called HISSING. As far as their Facebook page lets on, they’ve been together since last year and have played with some seriously incredible local and

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I FUCKING LOVE HEARING SICK NEW BANDS THAT TOTALLY CRUSH EVERYTHING INSIDE OF ME!!!!!! So the other day, I got a message from this band Ceremented and felt like I needed an intense shower after the first listen. Then I said to myself – I need to let our CVLT Nation

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