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There’s a bit of a back story if one is to understand my emotional and musical relationship – and review – with Brooklyn’s reigning champions of chaos, Tombs newest EP All Empires Fall. Up until their recent tour alongside Full of Hell and Nordic peddlers of cosmic-doom 1349, Tombs and

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Due to their 1983 MTV hit “I Melt With You,” Modern English are usually thought of as a new wave dance band along the lines of Soft Cell (“Tainted Love”) and Human League (“Don’t You Want Me”). In reality, the band’s early career on 4AD alongside labelmates Bauhaus, The Birthday

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It might be the fear of a new world-order where we might have to call a racist and ignorant shitstick like Donald Trump “Mr. President,” I don’t really know. What I do know is that angry music is as healthy as ever, and just getting angrier. Lots of cool releases keep pouring

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Happy Monday! Are you ready for a dose of catchy Post Punk from the band GLOOM SLEEPER, whose new record is straight ear candy? The musicianship will have you bouncing off the walls with happiness! Not only are their songs driving and passionate,  they are danceable as fuck, which is

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Screaming Dead are one of the original gothic punk/horror punk/deathrock bands. Like The Damned, the band’s oeuvre includes purist three chord punk alongside more nuanced gothic rock pieces. And similar to kindred souls in bands like The Dark and Siekiera, Screaming Dead’s early aggressive approach gave way, later in their

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We are CVLT Nation have mad respect for The Church of Ra and AMENRA. So when I saw this new video that Stefaan Temmerman created featuring the last moments of AMENRA shows from 2009-2015, I knew it was my duty to share with you! It’s hard to put into words how

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There’s been a buzz on the internet in the past couple of days after Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren’s son Joe Corré announced that as an act of protest against the events planned for the 40th anniversary of the birth of punk in the UK, he will be burning his

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Out from the Shadows is a monster three day postpunk, deathrock, and darkwave fest that was first held in Portland, Oregon last year. It returns on March 31st of this year and has quite a few big names on the bill: The Prids, Arctic Flowers, Underpass, Shadow Age, Lunch, Soft

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We all know that Johnny Lydon is full of jokes, some of them more funny than others. He also has always poked fun at the media, and P.I.L.’s 1980 appearance on American Bandstand is Johnny at his best. So now tune in and see how a band can destroy the

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Tacoma, Washington’s Criminal Code are set to release a new, 2-song EP Solitude on Forward Records in May, just in time for their upcoming tour with the Nervosas. Below is the b-side, “Days End,” given exclusively to CVLT Nation to stream. Criminal Code’s 2014 LP No Device was a masterful

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Rejoice now, the wait is over! It was not my intent for there to be such a vast lapse of time in between these segments, but so it goes. I pray none of you has wasted away, decaying at your desk, waiting impatiently over the past six months for this to

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Vancouver, British Columbia’s Spectres are set to release their long awaited third full length LP, Utopia, this Spring (2016). The North American release will be on Deranged, while the European release will happen thanks to Sabotage Records on March 18 (On that date the Spectres will also be playing live

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