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CrustDis-beatFeaturedNoise

When the subject of Crust and d-beat music is brought up, many things come to mind. Images of old, battered Aus-Rotten patches, house shows, cheap beer, kick-ass guitar tone, and of course, lots of black clothing. Not surprisingly, South Korea probably is the furthest thing from your mind when Crust

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Avant GardeBlack MetalFeaturedMusicNoisePost RockReviews

The marriage of black metal and atmospheric noise is nothing new. The two have been constant companions for quite some time, the volume of the bands employing the combination of genres increasing exponentially as the years move forward. With such a dizzying variety of bands practicing this form of art,

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DemosFeaturedHardcoreMusicNoiseNoise RockReviews

As label Sentient Ruin puts it: LEUCROTA‘s debut Demo is “a smoldering twenty minutes of completely wretched, botched, cruel and self-mutilating hardcore punk with, crust, d-beat, sludge, noise rock and black metal striations”. The label also states that “Leucrota are the sound of teeth grinding, bones rattling and skin rippling in

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ArtAvant GardeBlack MetalDoomFeaturesMusicNeo FolkNoisePhotographyUncategorized

Photos by Tobias Roberts Bands that come onto the scene and completely change the game are few and far between. The ones that continue to do so throughout their career, seemingly throwing elitist metal fetishism a different curveball with every release, are almost unheard of. No matter what one may

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Black MetalDoomFeaturedFilmFull SetsMusicNoisePost Rock

Pit Full of Shit and unARTigNYC did humanity a huge (dis)favor and attended APEX FEST VI in NYC last week to catch the live performance – among others – of Oakland-based blackened terror sorcerers SUTEKH HEXEN. Watch these magicians of complete aural carnage open a portal to another dimension with their staple blend of skin-peeling

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Avant GardeFeaturedHip-HopMusicNoisePsychReviewsshoegaze

  ONLY NOW is a new musical project by East Bay-born and now San Francisco-based dub producer Kush Arora. A fixture of SF’s underground club scene, Kush has been featured in The Wire, Spin Magazine, XLR8R, Fact Magazine, SF Guardian and countless outlets for his notable work in the tropical

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