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San Diego has a long history of influential bands and style in the underground music world. A thick family tree of players have splintered into projects that have stomped a plaster cast footprint into vinyl rarities and obscurities. A figurehead in the realm is Mr Bobby Bray, guitar tone manipulator

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How can you not love a label called Drunken Sailor? It reeks, fortunately, of bar fights, fortuitous sex, lousy wine and people who laugh in the face of danger. That pretty much sums up what rock’n’roll, and punk by association, should be and a lot of times aren’t. Partly because

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From the moment I first heard Dennis Sanders’ captivating industrial-rock project Spirit in the Room, I’ve been hooked on the dark passion of their at times contradictory, always hard to define sound. And you should be too. Leaden with sad crooning and cutting, scathing lyrics, if you get a chance

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Last month LA was blessed by a very special show. On April 7th, Mortiis played a set of Era 1 music at the Lodge Room. As a side note, Mortiis is one of the pioneers of dungeon synth, a genre that combines medieval music with black metal aesthetics and, just

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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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Now, I’ll start off by saying that I’m not Denver born and raised, nor do I have memories of how it used to be or how it was better back then. But I do know enough people, who I spoke to for this article, that have lived here their whole

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