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Text Luke Bolton // Photos Gemma Shaw Fleshpress are dark, complex and atmospheric. With fingers in many musical pies, their sound touches on doom, psych, black metal and even a touch of hardcore (think more angular noise core).     Conan are like cream, they have risen to the top. The bellowing low

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills When the mighty CONAN comes to lay waste to your town, you gotta check them out! I was really lucky that they played a venue 20 minutes from my house with two other awesome bands at the last stop on their recent North American tour,

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At this year’s Ritual Festival, there will be death by heavy sounds! The line up is fucking bonkers, and stacked with bands who will do everything to assassinate your eardrums! If you don’t believe me, just look who is on the bill: Grave and BLACK TONGUE, along with support from

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Are you ready for some Caveman Battle Doom? The UK’s CONAN are on a US tour right now with SERIAL HAWK, and from what I can see they are both killing shit! Not only that, but they will be playing their last date of the tour in Vancouver, B.C. on March 27th,

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MANTAR Interviews CONAN guitarist/vocalist Jon Davis. All photos: Josh Ford What made you discover the magic of playing slooow instead of playing any other kind of metal? Do you consider CONAN a metal band at all? I do actually consider Conan to be a metal band – not like in the same vein

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Not a lot of things make me really miss my old Southern California home, but when Psycho California went down a couple of weeks ago, man, were we ever bummed that we moved all the way up to the Northwest! This fest had a lineup to rival all of the

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Hot damn, things got real HEAVY at this year’s PSYCHO California, which featured one of the best line-ups I have seen anywhere. I know why I could not make it, and it was a pretty legit reason, but I will be there for sure next year! It’s now time to check

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These were my favorite recordings that were released in 2014. Listed in reverse alphabetical order covering a variety of different artists creating Death Metal, Hardcore Punk, Trip Hop, Underground Rap & Indie Rock. Wreck and Reference – “Want”, (((Experimental Duo from Davis/Los Angeles))) Witchrist – “Vritra”, (((Primitive Death Metal Ooze

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Text: José Carlos Santos // Photos: Luana Magalhães Read Day 1 coverage here!  B-SON Swans aside, Black Shape Of Nexus truly deserve the heaviest band of the weekend award. As one of the bands the local audience seemed less familiar with, they came in and wrecked everything – the pure negativity flowing from the

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The comic 2000 AD in August of 1983 gave us Sláine Mac Roth, the feral warrior who fought ancient demons and demigods. The stories are all loosely based around Celtic mythology, so are full of primeval gore, guts and bloody axes. With of course strong elements of Robert E. Howard’s

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Interview with Jon Davis of Conan by Metaloath Conan (UK) has decisively built their fortress of doom metal. In just 2 years, they have laid out foundations of their stronghold: Horseback Battle Hammer (2010, Aurora Boralis), Conan vs Slomatics (2011, split w/Slomatics, Burning World Records) and the latest Monnos (2012,

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Text and Photos by Astrid Tonella Here it is, the favorite time of the year for doom, stoner, psychedelic and avant-garde music amateurs coming from every part of the globe. The Roadburn line-up gets more and more amazing each year, and constantly draws newcomers to the fest. Last year’s edition

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