Marika Z.
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Marika Z.

Writer of darkness, cello player, addicted to popcorn. Animals are better than humans. Nature is the most powerful thing. Music is my safe place.
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In 2016 LIFESICK released their debut LP 6.0.1 through the prestigious Southern Lord Records, not just making their mark within the heavy music genre but smashing a dent that no one would soon forget. Now, having signed with Isolation Records, comes their follow up second album, Swept In Black. If

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Queer because she doesn’t admit gender identity, Pagan because she’s against all religions, Doom because her music is slow, physical and piercing Avant because her sound is not current Metal because it’s inside her. The Italian musician and experimental performer ?ALOS is this and much more: music, dance, political activism,

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Desertfest Belgium was a blast once again! Between 12-14 October, Antwerp has been the European capital of doom, stoner, heavy metal and black metal music. Three days with the heaviest line-up this festival have ever had. Photos and videos // Marika Zorzi   Day 1 Photos   Videos   View this

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Inspired by witchcraft and horror movies themes, between doom, sludge, black, grind, death and post metal, a new event for metal maniacs called VVITCH FESTIVAL is coming in Italy. A trilogy of events plus a fourth one, the festival. Three different venues in Milan, 17 bands, some of them for the

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REVIEW Love is what makes us human. It guides our decisions, shapes our worldview, and defines our experiences. Its absence spells tragedy, while its presence fills our lives with meaning. This is part of what Sumac’s latest album, Love in Shadow, wants to tell us. In its four tracks, due

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Pallbearer emerged from Little Rock, Arkansas in 2012 with a stunning debut full-length, Sorrow and Extinction. The record, which played like a seamless 49-minute doom movement, melded pitch-perfect vintage sounds with a triumphant modern sensibility that made songs about death and loss feel joyfully ecstatic. Pallbearer possessed what many other

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