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Todd Manning

GrindcoreHardcoreHardcore PunkMusicPower ViolencePUNKRaw PunkUncategorized

Where do you hide when an unfathomable force of nature threatens to destroy the world? What if that force of nature comes in the form of intense, Punk-ridden Powerviolence? You can’t just plug your ears and hope it goes away, and chances are if your reading Cvlt Nation, you’ll probably

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Avant GardeIndustrialInterviewsMusicNoiseUncategorized

The Earth cries out. The Geotrauma is echoed in human suffering and violence. Our every utterance and effort at progress goes stifled and unheard. Sometimes, mere Heavy Metal feels inadequate to express the true horror of this world. Reality is infinitely complex and requires great deals of abstraction to communicate

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Blackened CrustCrustDeath MetalDis-beatMusicSludgeUncategorized

In their relatively short existence, Baltimore-based Death Metal quintet Neolithic have made utter savagery their one and only mission statement. Their latest self-titled EP is their third release since forming in 2017, following up last year’s Cult of Ignorance EP and split with the mighty Martyrdöd, and displays the same

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Death DoomDeath MetalDoomMusicReviewsSludgeUncategorized

What the hell is wrong with you? What strange and perverse urges causes you to plumb deeper and deeper into the depths of aural depravity? If you haven’t asked yourself these sort of questions before, the new full-length by multinational duo Miscarriage may just cause you to begin to think

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Death DoomDeath MetalDoomNoiseReviewsSludgeUncategorized

     Whatever your personal favorite metallic sub-genre of choice maybe, usually the best bands have a tendency to color outside the lines. This is certainly the case with the French quartet Fange on their latest full-length “Punir”, due out on March 1st on Throatruiner Records.      These bruisers

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CrustFeaturedHardcoreMusicPUNKRaw Punk

In the post-trend everything-all-at-once world we now live in, it certainly seems that Hardcore is finally enjoying a true resurgence. For those who remember the apocalyptic tension of an impending thing Y2K, the underground sounds of the era might seem underrepresented, but Horsewhip is here to remedy the situation. There

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