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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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Vancouver’s SPELL are back with a new album entitled For None and All, coming out May 27 via Bad Omen Records. If this band was a van, they would be the raddest, most pimped out airbrushed 70’s van with plush interior and a BOOMING system. SPELL is a perfect name for them, because their songs are

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This year marked Modified Ghost‘s first year as Vancouver’s most prolific metal promoter, and to celebrate the Modified Ghost Fest took over Vancouver over four insane days of brutally awesome shows! The first night took place at The Biltmore and was headlined by Misery Index, with support from Allegaeon, Baptists,

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On Friday, March 18th, CVLT Nation marked its 5th year in existence with a rad showcase of three amazing post punk bands – the OG’s Sad Lovers & Giants headlined on their Vancouver stop of their North American west coast tour, alongside local legends Spectres and Flowers & Fire. It

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So what happens when a bonafide metalhead figures out a way to turn his passion into what he does for a living? The thing is, Jason Puder is not driven by money, but by his love for the music. If you ask many touring and local bands that come to the city

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Vancouver’s SPECTRES are not just one of my favorite bands from this awesome city – they are one of my favorite bands on the planet. Every time I see them live, afterwards I’m left feeling like I just saw something special. We were recently sent their new album and since receiving it I have

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All Photo & Text by Milton Stille New Year’s Eve shows have always been a special kind of beast. Many promoters are apprehensive to compete with every other party in town, and it’s not every band that really wants to deal with that. Furthermore, once you’ve spent as much time behind

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In the land of sea to sky dwells SEER, and their sound is massive enough to fill the Cascadian horizon with its colossal doom-laden sludge. Their debut full length Vol 1 & 2 was released last week via Art of Propaganda, and takes the listener on a journey of massive proportions, an

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills I knew that Black Breath was a thrash band, but I had no idea about Hopeleus, Waingro and Burning Ghats. I usually listen to the opening band/bands a few times before the show, and let the live experience be my first real introduction to the

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Text & Photos: Colton Bills On December 10th, Wolvhammer brought their soul-crushing black metal to a rather small club in the heart of Vancouver for a vet lucky audience. Opening the show was local act Nostrum. They played a crushing set. Afterwards, locals SEER played loud and fast and good.

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Text and Photos: Colton Bills / Marrow Photography I had been waiting for three months for this show. When the day finally came, with it with came Portland doom crew Shrine of The Serpent, local doom troupe Haggatha, along with Portland’s own funeral-doom bringers Usnea, New York’s Unearthly Trance and underground

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A couple of weeks ago Vancouver got treated to another unreal show featuring KYLESA, BLACK WIZARD and BUSHWACKER that was brought to us by MODIFIED GHOST. It was a downpour but I was not going to allow bad weather stop me from seeing one of my favorite bands. I didn’t arrive in time for

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