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This is just too fucking classic: NAPALM DEATH straight killing shit in Sweden. The year was 1988, and this band could not be fucked with!!!

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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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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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Total, unchallenged, unadulterated, fucking sonic BEDLAM. Ten minutes. Only ten miserable minutes of almost senseless torment. Ten fucking minutes in which your life is ripped to pieces; in which you sink to hell, and touch the bottom of a trench of fathomless affliction. There is no other way to describe the ferocity

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Photos: Em Demarco DAY 3 – SATURDAY I miss the record/vhs sale/bloody mary bar/breakfast burrito show featuring PREPPERS, UNSTITCHED & HUMANMANIA for the sake of slumber and sanity. Back at the Shop, I miss The Mud City Manglers & Axe Ripper and instead indulge in an Indian food buffet. If

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Photos: Em Demarco Humans flow like garbage out into the boulevards and avenues destroying nearly everything in their path. Every third weekend of August in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the town comes alive with miscreants, criminals, street urchins and other such fodder. In addition to “Little Italy Days,” a 4-day punk festival named,

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Ritual Killer are brutal as fuck. Punk, death, grind – whatever it is, Al Necro doesn’t mind. Ritual Killer brings us a vision of murder, chaos, violence and insanity with their latest eight-track album, Exterminance. Exterminance starts things off with a hideous intro rife with demented murmurrings, before all hell breaks

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Florida has always had a bad reputation here stateside, from Bath Salts-induced cannibalism, meth smoking craziness and even rumors of a man having sex with a captive alligator – which turned out to be false, but still somewhat believable, ’cause I mean, it’s goddamn Florida after all. What we tend

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Grind baby Grind…check out this intense full set of DISCORDANCE AXIS…No more words needed!  

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One band that blew my in 2011 when we first started CVLT Nation was Florida’s GOD HARVEST. Flash forward to 2015, thousands of reviews later, and this fucking band blows my mind more than 100,000 corpses stumbling over the horizon! Their new album Insulated is fucking classic to me –

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