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Text and Photos: Abi Coulson I was once told that the words “awesome” and amazing” are vastly overused in today’s society, and I too am guilty of contributing to this overuse. However, I can truly say that this show at Vancouver’s Rickshaw on the infamous East Hastings St was, in

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The UK’s Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats have just released a new album, The Night Creeper, and they’re touring all over North America and Europe this fall (dates below). Their Vancouver show is Friday, September 25th at the Commodore Ballroom, and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away! Just

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Known as the era of free love, peace and awakening the mind, the 60s and early 70s were also known as the counterculture that revived occult mysticism. Breaking free from the suburban post-war monotony, the decade started a spiritual movement throughout the world. Before the 60s, there had always existed

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There are certain things that will never go out of style in the realm of stoner metal — good riffs, guitar and bass tones that find the perfect balance between presence and attack, and fat-as-fuck drumming — and Spelljammer is keenly aware of this. Ancient Of Days, the Swedish trio’s

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In the eight years of their existence, Dark Buddha Rising has produced six albums. Now, if that’s not productive, I don’t know what you can call it. The ambient drone/doom band has been able to conjure great albums of dark psychedelia, filled with mysticism and a twisted vision of reality,

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It is quite difficult to pinpoint Chelsea Wolfe’s music. Throughout her career, the sonic palette that she uses has been extraordinarily extensive. Examples of her unique perspective on music are evident in her numerous other works and collaborations, which span from destructive traditional black metal, with the sickening cover of “Spell of Destruction,”

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