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With the steady decrease in output from Jesu and the demise of Black Boned Angel, it appears now obvious that the pinnacle of world “doom-gaze” and of industrial drone is now represented by Nadja. The duo of Aidan Baker and Leah Buckareff at this point appears to be releasing at least

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Formed back in 1999, Amenra has been one of the most prolific bands in the European post-metal scene. With their sound influenced heavily by the sludge, doom and hardcore sonic territories, they have released a continuous piece of work in their Mass albums, while their initiation of the Church of

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The enigmatic PH (formerly Mr. Peter Hayden) is the perfect vessel for undergoing space exploration. The band from Finland has released a series of intriguing albums, showcasing a great grasp on the more experimental side of extreme music, space rock and drone extensions. In this interview, we address the mystical

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The paths of Boris and Merzbow have crossed many times in the past. So many in fact, that “Boris with Merzbow” can almost be considered a different project from the four musicians, instead of a collaboration between two different bands/projects. Studio albums and live recordings, it does not matter what,

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It’s fitting that the Cali sun-kissed-gaze duo Hollow Sunshine are named what they are, because their music gives me the eternal bliss of a sunny day! They have just put out a new Youtube-only release which consists of 3 EP’s – Coward, Leader and Omega. Each one is a beautiful

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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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Back in 1996, SubArachnoid Space were releasing their debut album, beginning a great career that would span the next fourteen years, a journey that ended in 2010. However, that was not the end for Melynda Jackson, who channeled her creativity through her next project, Eight Bells, suitably named after the

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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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Jacksonville, Florida locals present the sludgy, oppressive, and abrasive force to be reckoned with that is YASHIRA. Massive and sincerely unrelenting is their new two song release, We Find Ourselves In The Grief Of Others. Being stably guided to fruition, their sound is molded by bassist Luke, drummer Seth, guitarist

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A few months back, I was lucky enough to catch a great gig back in Athens, which was kicked off nonetheless by a band called Mogg. Solidly standing on drone/doom, the band unleashed hell on stage, with a torturous pace, minimalistic rituals and sludge outbreak. Even though Mogg have not yet

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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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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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