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When it comes to Rangda’s third album, The Heretic’s Bargain, Sir Richard Bishop, Ben Chasny, and Chris Corsano speak a business-as-usual musicianship. Rangda’s press release says different, “They planted a False Flag in the blood-soaked turf of the contemporary rock-politik. They were Formerly Extinct before you ever even THOUGHT about

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The depths of the Wastement, the rehearsal/recording space of acts such Oranssi Pazuzu, Dark Buddha Rising and Atomikyla, seem to be boundless. Another act has come to my attention that makes use of the same space, sharing some similarities with the aforementioned bands. They come with the perplexing name PH

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In his interview with Red Bull Music Academy, Stephen O’Malley had a utilitarian response when asked about arranging music in the context of doom, drone and minimal music: Try playing slow. It’s difficult. You have to be very patient. It’s a different kind of skill with listening. You have to find

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Ahh, this is the kind of shit that should end up on a split 7″: two almost completely different bands – not more of the same, the space is limited, no one wants to hear more of the same. This is why this Palace of Worms / Thoabath split is so

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Racism is never a joke…Phil Anselmo, you straight fucking played yourself in the eyes of so many, and CVLT Nation will never support you in any way or form. I have been an active part of the underground music community since the early 80s, and I have never made the

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Mazurka Editions caters to tasteful stagnation. The Australian tape label has released Pleasure Island, V. Sinclair and Purity of Essence that all connote its “Post Industrial Malaise.” Jarrod Skene, the artist behind Mazurka Editions, can’t quite articulate what all this is after. I really couldn’t say that there’s intent to produce

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In 2013, Paramnesia released their first ever outing – the mesmerizing and shape-shifting music contained in Ce que dit la bouche d’ombre, a super-limited edition CD-R containing two massive tracks of twisting and magmatic cascadian-styled black metal, that the band quietly self-released with little awareness or attention coming from the public at the time. What happened

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada hasn’t quite been a significant marker on my map of places to recognize for strong musical releases, but after living through the barbarous, carnal mass that is Language of the Night by Shibboleth, it may as well be one of the areas I’m most focused on

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Banner image: Eel by Em Demarco Almost every waking moment of my life, I’m consumed by music. I’m either listening to music, making it or searching out new things I’ve never heard. I go to bed around 2am and wake up at 5:30am because I thought of a record I wanted to

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SIX – RAGANA Wash Away 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

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Six – UFOMAMMUT – Eecate 1999 seems like millennia ago. That was the year the “space mammoth” was conceived in the quiet hill town of Tortona, Piedmont, Northern Italy. Little did anyone know that from such a small, placid and unsuspecting place could rise one of the heaviest, loudest, most crushing and

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At this point, I won’t even try to guess who The Body will collaborate with next – their network of influences, friends and inspirations just draws from beyond what we can comprehend and understand. They are just too prolific and unpredictable. Too fucking crazy and with not enough fucks to

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