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(Note: This interview first appeared at the No Doves Fly Here site a few months ago.) The Bay Area’s Alaric have received positive attention on CVLT Nation before; their recent split with Atriarch, reviewed here, was amazing. Members have played in such great bands as Noothgrush, Dead and Gone, and

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What would it sound like if Killing Joke and Motorhead had collaborated in 1982? You know, when Killing Joke were working on their apocalyptic, postpunk Revelations LP and when Motorhead were coming off the ungodly high of having finished their Ace of Spades masterpiece? You could argue that Montreal’s The

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Vancouver, British Columbia’s Spectres released one of the finest LPs of 2010, Last Days. “[T]he dark side of 80’s anarcho punk and the coldness of early 4AD and Factory records releases,” Interpunk says of the album, not inaccurately. Likewise, the Spectres’ 2007 “Cold War” EP opened a lot of eyes

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Last year, the late Kenn Kroosaficks reviewed Deathcharge’s debut LP, Love Was Born to an Early Death, here at CVLT Nation. “Deathcharge unleashes a new, but familiar brand of gloom-and-doom deathrocking gothic punk to the masses,” Kenn wrote. The following interview with Deathcharge founder and singer Adam Nauseam is a

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Deathrock never died, but it would be willfully ignorant to claim there isn’t new blood currently reinvigorating the genre. The recent uptick in the number of bands owes a lot to the DIY hardcore punk scene. Some of the new bands, like Blue Cross, began as side projects of hardcore

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Simultaneously occupying the spaces of hardcore punk and deathrock while dishing out a consistent barrage of their own schizoid take on punk, Long Beach, California’s Ciril have been around since 1995. They have four LPs, at least one split record, and many 7 inch EPs out. The singer, songwriter, and

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