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Label: Dischord Records Growing up in an era that pre-dated the internet meant that sometimes the closest we could get to seeing bands were washed out xerox photos. Me and all my homies had mad love for the DC scene – it didn’t make a difference that it was 3000 miles

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Three awesome dudes from the Oakland-based grindcore band Infinite Waste (namely madmen Jamison, Kevin, and Matt) were rad enough to have the brilliant idea to put together a compilation of Bay Area-based bands to give out for free at this year’s first edition of California Deathfest this weekend in Oakland, to show visitors and outsiders attending

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Transylvanian Tapes, based in San Francisco, California have done nothing for heavy music but keep spreading the word and pushing out more and more gold for us to grub into our wallets for money to throw at these artists. With their recent release of ‘I & II’ by Devoid nothing

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Check this out: an 80’s hardcore footage battle royal featuring D.C’s VOID vs. Venice’s SUICIDAL TENDENCIES – both of these bands knew how to work the crowd into a frenzy! I’m a little partial, being that SUICIDAL is my home town band and I was actually at this show. While

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Straight up and down, I’m a Venice local for life, and although the early 80’s SoCal hardcore movement nurtured me, part of me has a deep affinity for the 80’s hardcore scene in Washington D.C.. Back in the day, we all loved any band from this city, from S.O.A., Double

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CVLT Nation is stoked to announce that the Sonic Cathedrals Mixtape Series Vol. XVII Curated by DRAINLAND goes live today! I really dig the two sides of this mixtape, because the band paints a vivid portrait of what they are into on each one. Maybe you can tell, but at

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So this is interesting – in the early 80’s, the hardcore punk scene exploded in DC. It was heavily influenced by the SoCal scene of the same era. In 1982, me and all of my young homies were totally a part of the Los Angeles punk scene, but when Discord

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You know how you finally listen to a band that everyones always talked about and think “Well this sounds tame by today’s standards”? Void is not that fucking band. Void still sounds like a plane falling through a mall or even crazier. For the longest time I was sure that

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The other day I got the chance to interview Mike IX Williams of EYEHATEGOD. We had an awesome, real conversation about how growing up in NOLA hardcore scene during the 80’s impacted his life. I guess the words of Keith Morris and the Circle Jerks sum up both of our

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Right on time for the beginning of fall, Swedish monsters of Craft deliver another example of perfect Black Metal: Rawer like a stranded whale, dirtier like the whore of babylon and heavier like a tank Void blasts through your head and leaves you like a bloody wreck after more than

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CVLT Nation is is ultra hyped to announce that the Sonic Cathedrals Mixtape Series Vol. VI curated by ALL PIGS MUST DIE goes live today! When I first heard their new album, God Is War, I said to myself, these dudes are wizards at creating the kind of chaotic audio

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Sweden’s Craft are a pillar of modern black metal, whether you know it or not. Formed in 1994, Craft (formerly Nocta) brought a hateful, misanthropic quality to their sound that shared a kindred spirit with their more extreme pagan brothers to the south, while bringing a slightly more unhinged, punk

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