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Noise

HardcoreMusicNoisePower ViolenceReviews

With a name like Gas Chamber and a record label like Iron Lung Records, it’s easy to make the assumption that the band plays some variation of hardcore, punk, noise or powerviolence. In most cases, this assumption would be correct, but Buffalo, New York’s Gas Chamber challenges everything it means to

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Avant GardeHistoryNoiseReviews

Early note, obviously not everyone will agree with my opinion that this album is the ‘greatest of all time’ in this genre. That is a very polarizing statement, I realize. Regardless, this album is amazing. Noise is an odd beast. Many people don’t even know it exists as a musical

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Avant GardeDoomMusicNoiseReviews

Drone doom has a history of pioneering bands drastically changing the concepts and pre-supposed definitions of it, and that includes both well-known acts such as Earth and more obscure ones like They Yearn For What They Fear. There is a refreshing element in almost all bands in that cycle that

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Apocalyptic BluesAvant GardeDoomNoiseReviews

To rifle through the newly published music for a slab of psychedelic rock today is to ‘most likely’ run across some either terrible indie rock bands or some generic, radio-friendly stoner rock. Why ‘most likely’? Because if you happen to know Mike Vest, the case is gonna be different. Way

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Avant GardeBlack MetalFeaturesLive RitualsMusicNoise

A T.O.M.B. (Total Occultic Mechanical Blasphemy) set is more of a ritual act than a musical performance, so it’s more than fitting that these black noise magicians were chosen to open for Watain recently at the latter’s only North American performance of the summer, at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar on

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Noise

Waves Crashing Piano Chords, the, gasp, Juggalo power-electronics oddity, is a bit of a polarizing figure. Either people love him and his feedback driven, sex-crazed loco noise, or they decry him as a basic, artless, show-crasher. Both camps make fun of him for being a Juggalo. I for one, couldn’t care less

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