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Post-Punk

Well today is your lucky day for new music, because both Chelsea Wolfe and Youth Code are sharing music leading up to their new releases! Wolfe is dropping a B-Side 7 inch on April 1st via Sargent House, featuring the songs “Hypnos”/”Flame.” Right now,  Chelsea’s sweet voice is floating all my around skull

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It’s no secret that at CVLT Nation we love JOY DIVISION! So today check out their 1979 performance at the Apollo Theatre in Manchester …what I would give to have been there!   CVLT Nation’s Disorder pin is in the CVLT Nation Bizarre!  

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The more you ignore him the closer he gets. The Smiths’ influence on the indie rock of today is undeniable, yet when it comes to their controversial front man Morrissey he is either vilified or canonized. There are few casual fans of Morrissey’s solo career. Morrissey fans are possessed by

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Portland peace punk/deathrock hybrid Arctic Flowers have amassed an impressive roster of underground and punk musicians to compile their Remix LP, out now on Deranged Records. The 12″ vinyl contains the band’s first 3-song EP followed by four remixes. The digital download of the album supplies an extra five remix tracks

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Vancouver’s SPECTRES are not just one of my favorite bands from this awesome city – they are one of my favorite bands on the planet. Every time I see them live, afterwards I’m left feeling like I just saw something special. We were recently sent their new album and since receiving it I have

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The Cramps were on the next level of radness. This band was a part of my teenage years for sure…they were one of the few non-hardcore bands that hardcore kids listened to in 1982. The Cramps were totally punk because they just did not give a fuck. They didn’t follow trends

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March 8th marks the 5th anniversary of CVLT Nation. This has been the most rewarding project I have ever been a part of, and I love that I have been able to do this with my best friend and wife, Meghan. This site is way bigger than just us two

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The year was 1983, and the kids were bored with political bullshit and non-starter revolutions. Who said punk’s dead? It was not, they revived as a new ‘positive’ form. As journalist Richard North stated in a February 1983 article in NME: So here it is: the new positive punk, with no empty promises

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AZTEC DEATH from Dallas, Texas play a type of dark postpunk that might sound familiar to fans of Warsaw or the earlier days of Joy Division and the postpunk phases of classic bands like UK’s The Blitz (Second Empire Justice) or the USA’s The Proletariat (in their Indifference LP era).

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For now and forever, Siouxsie and the Banshees will have a special place in my musical universe. Not only has this band made some of my favorite music, but they have also written words that have painted my imagination with vivid colors. As a front person, Siouxsie Sioux has always

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How awesome is MOGWAI? I would say that they are very fucking AWESOME! How stoked was when I saw them live at the Bowery Ballroom in 1999? Honestly, they blew my fucking mind, and I could not get enough of them. Check out this majestic full set of MOGWAI doing

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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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