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I find metal propelled a passion in me, going beyond the run of the mill cathartic lyrics to be more compelling than regurgitated sixteen-year-old anger. So I am going to take a look at some of the occult schools of thought that inspire various factions of metal. Though I have

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Anyone familiar with Italy’s punk and hardcore scene should know that back in the 70’s and 80’s the country had some of the most incredible, visionary and forward-thinking punk and hardcore bands to ever stride the earth. The fierce war and constant, extremely tense, triangulation between fascists, communists and christians all seeking

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If you haven’t heard of Void Ritual by now…shit, you’ve lived a mindless existence! Void Ritual hit us with Holodomor in 2014 and released a split with Barshasketh early this year through Broken Limbs Records. If you’re a second wave style fanatic and don’t like Void Ritual, to hell with

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Abandon all hope, ye who enter here! From the clandestine mind of Blake Green (Wolvserpent, Aelter) comes a solo project that is equal parts blisteringly cold and darkly ambient, enshrouded within dense atmospherics and unrelenting black metal bombardment. Having been recorded during the winter of 2012-2013, the dual howling tracks

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Last month, I had the opportunity to listen to Crowhurst‘s new self-titled full length, and was subsequently blown away. After sharing my opinions on the effort in a review, I had another opportunity to communicate with the band and was able to conduct the following interview. The interview touches on

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If there’s one European release we’ve been waiting on with baited breath, it’s the debut album from Belgium’s Wiegedood, De Doden Hebben Het Goed. Coming to us via Consouling Sounds on May 8th, 2015, De Doden Hebben Het Goed is a perilous sonic journey through a cold and desolate landscape,

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