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In June, dark postpunk band Underpass’s sophomore Red Reflection LP will be released on the band’s No Sun Recordings label. Red Reflection is one of the most noteworthy dark postpunk LPs, from the newer crop of bands, of the modern era — for reasons I’ll explain below. Two years ago,

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On April 1st, Tartarus Records made the following statement: Hello, I’ve released a mystery tape today. There are only 100 made. You cannot listen to any of it online, but a download card is included. Available now until April 24th. After that, they will disappear from the shop. This is

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Vomiting Blasphemies All Over The World

Impurity, from Brazil, have a long decorated history in underground black metal bestiality. They have released many full-length albums distro-lovers clamor for and enjoy. This split, entitled Vomiting Blasphemies All Over The World, with Japan’s black/thrash purveyors Sex Messiah comes to us via Nuclear War Now! Productions, whom we all

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Being in a room filled with passionate people is priceless, especially when everyone is focused on hearing kick ass music. This has been happening around the world for decades, and it never gets boring! In Philly in 1997, the band HIS HERO IS GONE performed to one of these kinds

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Vancouver has a huge park right off of the city centre, Stanley Park. As a kid, I saw it as the home of the seawall where we would ride our bikes, beaches where we’d swim and the forest tunnel we drove through to get downtown.  As I got older, I

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How much UNITY does the Vancouver Punk scene have? Loads – this is why from June 9th-12th, the HAVE A GOOD LAUGH FEST will be taking place in this awesome city! CVLT Nation would like to salute everyone who is making this a reality…the line up is beyond UNREAL – peep the interview

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There is no doubt that Cult of Luna is one of the most important bands in the post-metal scene of the early ’00s. Throughout the years, they have crafted new worlds and unexplored soundscapes, from the release of their debut self-titled album, to Vertikal in 2012. In their previous full-length,

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Slow moving DEATH, Slow moving PAIN, Slow moving Riffs, Slow moving Drones…Suffocating DOOM that has taken the human form known as Hipoxia. This Spanish band is back with their new LP entitled SI DEVS ESSET, OCCIDENDVS ERIT and it’s fucking stellar! Hipoxia’s music is the kind of tortured dirge that CVLT Nation

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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw   Dyse. What’s better than angular stoner rock? German duo Dyse playing angular stoner rock. The great thing about these guys is that you also get a comedy performance in between the songs, but that doesn’t mean the music is diminished or plays second fiddle

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Dunwich… Dunwich… I’ve been back on an Electric Wizard trip of late. I’ve been a fan of the band since high school when Dopethrone was released, an album that continues to freak me out with its absolutely unrelenting weight. I’ve endeavoured to check out everything they’ve released since (and before),

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We all know America is going to SHIT politically, and in other parts of the world the SHIT is also hitting the fan. I need a break from reality, so I decided to step back into the world of IMPOSE TON ANONYMAT, where reality is turned on its HEAD! Pictures like the ones

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Decibel Magazine Tour: Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch, Tribulation April 02, 2016 Vancouver, BC at the Commodore Ballroom Featuring a decidedly less eclectic lineup than last year’s iteration of the tour, this year’s instalment was by no means stagnant. Furthermore, the fact that the Vancouver stop fell on a Saturday as

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