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Many of you fine slime-slingers out there probably do not know this, but the San Francisco Bay Area has been the home for the past three years now to one of the funnest, most brutal and most compelling underground extreme music festivals seen in California and, in our opinion, in

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Along with Dystopia, Stormcrow, Neurosis, and Noothgrush, SKAVEN (who’s guitarist Geoff Evans later formed the mighty Asunder) where the rostrum of Bay Area crust back in the 90’s. In its short existence, this band released only handful of splits, which – after their quick and silent demise – have slowly but surely become

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In the shadows cast by the shimmer of candlelight and glimpsed from the hollows of livestock skulls, North Carolina’s Young and in the Way have been toiling with the dark arts in a way yet to be seen by any other. Their debut off Deathwish Inc., When Life Comes to

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This will be a short one. No need to go on too long with words to describe something that defies descriptions, labels or any other kind of categorization attempt. LEVIATHAN (not to be confused with the notorious black metal project) are a hardcore punk band from Rome,  Italy, and just like

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I hate best of the year lists, but I was forced to write one for 2013, and I found HOLY‘s The Age of Collapse LP in it, a record that hit me like a rock. It has everything I think hardcore stands for: honesty, aggression, breaks, blasts, melodies, great vocals…plus

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Do you know fury? Do you know rage? Do you know bloodstained sonic rage? I do, because I’m blasting the new WE ARE THE DAMNED album entitled Doomvirate that will hit the streets on May 23rd via Lifeforce Records. These Portuguese speed demons have created the perfect storm of kill-the-weak

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