Luiz Mazetto
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Luiz Mazetto

Directly from Sao Paulo, in Brazil, Luiz is a music journalist since 2010 and writes about everything related to heavy music, from the slowest sludge to the most chaotic grind, including some brazilian bands you've never heard of.

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BRIAN WALSBY You’re a visual artist and also a musician. What came first in your life? And do you see these two as complementary ways of expressing your passion for music? They are flipsides of the same coin, which I guess is just being creative and expressing oneself. I need

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Literature

Five years after releasing the great book of metal Sound of The Beast (2004), Ian Christe decided that was time to be his own boss and created Bazillion Points, a truly DIY press that was introduced to the world with the masterpiece Swedish Death Metal (Daniel Ekeroth). Since then, the New York

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CrustGrindcoreNoiseSludge

US Tour FOH Starts Today!!! Details HERE!!! With a sound that mixes grind, sludge, hardcore and noise, Full of Hell is one of the best (and heaviest) new bands of the underground scene in the US. This quartet from Maryland has an experimental vibe which translates itself into more noise

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Hardcore

Direct from Vancouver, the same city as the legendary DOA, comes one of the best new hardcore/crust bands, Baptists. With an “ugly” sound in the best possible way, the group is getting more attention since last year, when they released the amazing Bushcraft, produced by Kurt Ballou. In the same

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Illustration

Besides having some incredible concerts – like Slint, Jesu and Godspeed You! Black Emperor – the 2014 Primavera Festival in Barcelona also gave me the chance to get to know a bunch of amazing visual artists. I was so impressed by their works that I ended up doing interviews with

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CrustHardcore

With more than 30 years on the road, Ratos de Porão is a true institution of heavy music and one of the most important bands in Brazil, mixing hardcore with metal, grind, crust, punk, among other styles. Despite this long career, the band is more active than ever. In 2014,

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