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This Saturday in Vancouver one of the best shows of the year is about to take place, featuring Cult of Luna, Subrosa, Minsk, Bushwhacker ,If We Are Machines and Astrakhan at the Rickshaw…For those people reading this that can’t make it, or are going and want to get psyched up,

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Every year, AMPLIFEST keeps getting better. Last year, our correspondent José Carlos Santos left us with his sense of yearning for this year’s edition, and when we look at the lineup – featuring AMENRA, ALTAR OF PLAGUES, CONVERGE, FULL OF HELL and WIEGEDOOD amongst many others – we can see

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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 the same time. Ragana

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I need tunes to uplift my heavy soul. I need music to transport me to an unknown part of my reality. I need a riff that is as massive as my dark imagination. I know what I need: to hear the new HE WHOSE OX IS GORED song “Omega” 11 more times

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Photos by Nathaniel Shannon For lack of a better statement – I pity the rest of you living in North America right now. Not out of spite or looking down my nose and thinking, “Well, I live in New York City, where the fuck do you live?” In fact, I’m

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Created in Japan at the end of the 90s, Mono have already turned into an institution of post-rock/instrumental music during their more than 15 year long career. Although their music has an ambitious vibe – they have played with orchestras around the world – the band never left noise aside; guitar player Takaakira “Taka” Goto and his bandmates intercalate and

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To put the band DUMBSAINT into a box would be dumb, because at any moment their music can change shape sonically! What I love about this band is how open-minded they are and how they create from an honest place of passion. Their new album Panorama, in ten pieces comes out

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Are you ready to expand your mind? Are you ready to find solace in in grey clouds? Are you ready to watch the epic new video from LAMENT CITYSCAPE for their song “Pale Hands”? This Oakland duo will be releasing their new album entitled The Torn via Battleground Records on

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Formed in 2005, Locrian have been operating according to their own unique sonic agenda for a decade. While doom music has been trending and bands have been slowing the tempo down, Locrian have been going about their business differently but no less loudly. Their unique mash-up of genre – a

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The marriage of black metal and atmospheric noise is nothing new. The two have been constant companions for quite some time, the volume of the bands employing the combination of genres increasing exponentially as the years move forward. With such a dizzying variety of bands practicing this form of art,

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Sangre de Muerdago puts together the four winds to create a world of fairy-like reality. Calling up our oldest memories and melodies and giving the more delicate, quiet and melancholic Galician Folk from the late 70s and early 80s a new dimension, where nature, folk tales, old wisdom, mysteries and

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Earlier last year, a statement of real friendship and of harrowing aggression was sealed. Abaton and Viscera/// are two sludge/doom bands from Italy that have been laying venues to waste all over Europe and spreading the seeds of their internal torment all over their homeland and beyond for years now,

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