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It’s Fucking On! Relapse Records is re-releasing the underground classic by OPPROBRIUM (formerly known as Incubus) entitled Serpent Temptation. When I hear music this raging, it takes me back in time to when denim vest and hi tops were king. Every tune on this album is a straight banger – there is no filler

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“I never thought I’d die in Texas.” This was the last thing that went through my mind before my friend Brett assured me that he was “fine” to drive after taking eight klonopins. Let me back up; recently, my roommate (his name is Chris, in case you care) and I

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Well, it’s official – I have been sent the most crucial demo of 2015. Rampaging all the way from the UK, The Lightning Dudes have graced humanity with the kind of tunes that only shitty pornos and cheap gin coincide with. You’ve heard the phrase “these guys don’t give a fuck!” probably

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Growing up in the 80’s SoCal hardcore scene meant that you hated metal heads, and until the mid 80’s, that is exactly what we did! L.A. metal heads were lame for the most part, because they were all into cheesy fucking hair metal which lacked any power. Our views on

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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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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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It always puts a smile on my face to know that BIG BUSINESS is now one half of the MELVINS! Check out this cool photo essay of both bands performing together in Brighton. This show was captured by our comrade in photography Gemma Shaw – respect due!  

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Behold, Black Breath have returned and are poised to unleash their third full length, entitled Slaves Beyond Death, which will exhumed from the grave for all you abhorrent animals on September 25th. Released by the ever consistent Southern Lord, Black Breath’s newest declaration of disgust for humanity finds them continuing down the

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If you’re not one of the current roughly 3,200 likes on Facebook that Swedish chaotic, crushing black metal band THIS GIFT IS A CURSE have – fix that right now. Open a new tab with that hyperlink right up there and follow it into what is undoubtedly one of the best bands

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SANGUS is a band that never fails to decimate our ear drums with their blistering riffs, so we are stoked that they have a new release that hits the streets in just a couple short weeks! Today we bring you a full stream of their new EP Pedicabo Mundi – four

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I could spend hours or even days looking at photos of underground subcultures from around the world…as a youngster, I would spend my afternoons in my local bookstore gazing at photography books about Punk and Metal. If Sanna Charles’ book called God Listens to Slayer was around, it would have been at

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There isn’t much to say about Dowrr on a personal level. Dowrr is a Los Angeles hardcore punk band with very little social media presence. I’ve yet to see them post about shows or anything other than the two posts on their Facebook timeline about this release. But that’s alright,

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