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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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Text and Photos: Gemma Shaw   It’s finally that time of year again. What seems like an eternity is now upon us. Roadburn is a high point for many worshipers of the riff and its strange relations. A newly expanded 013 venue with more tickets meant more people adding to the unbridled

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Text and Photos: Abi Coulson I was once told that the words “awesome” and amazing” are vastly overused in today’s society, and I too am guilty of contributing to this overuse. However, I can truly say that this show at Vancouver’s Rickshaw on the infamous East Hastings St was, in

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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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The newly minted Vancouver promotions company Modified Ghost has just announced a huge showcase in celebration of its launch coming to Vancouver this September 5th: CULT OF LUNA supported by MINSK and SUBROSA, with locals Anciients, Astrakhan, Bushwhacker and If We Are Machines! Tickets are on sale now and are

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A great live band is a band who completely makes you forgot that you’ve heard them before, a band that is so good in real life that it makes you see them from a whole new perspective. I’ve experienced this with quite a few bands before, but in this paper

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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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Belarus’ Anton Yeroma is the man behind Difleger, a post metal project that is self-described as drawing influence “from many different sources of inspiration”. This is vivid upon first listen of Black Whales; there is a lot going on here and while its attempts at crafting out an eclectic piece

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Let’s chat about France some more. Talk about a country that’s become a hotbed of heavy music in recent years. Whether it’s chaotic and brutal or beautiful and sublime… or a mix of all of those things, our Gallic friends really have been on it and France has definitely become

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Cult of Luna (SE) + Altaar (NO) 2013-02-27 @ Parkteateret, Oslo, Norway Text and Photos by Metaloath We’re talking mid-tempo to slow, here. Altaar (NO) is an apocalyptic doom act that operates in the atmospheric end of metal with tension and funeral eerieness as their foremost characteristics. Cult of Luna

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The debut video “Passing Through” from CULT OF LUNA‘s new album Vertikal will have you staring at your screen for sure. This heavy, cold visual was directed by Markus Lundvist and is super creepy but stunning at the same time! Check out the new CULT OF LUNA video after the

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Today CVLT Nation brings you the last in the series of Cult of Luna’s Vertikal Sessions, The Time. In this episode, Magnus Lindberg and Johannes Persson discuss the timing of Vertikal, and namely the question many fans have wondered about – why did it take so long for a prolific

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