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CvltureFeaturedHistory

1817, the American South. Forty miles north of Nashville, Tennessee lay a small farming community on the banks of the Red River. A family is besieged by an invisible force with the power to speak, move objects, and even harm the living. A mere amusement to many, a supernatural curiosity

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Sentient Ruin Laboratories stands as one of the most eclectic independent metal/extreme music labels as well as one of the most consistent roster of releases. Glancing at their discography is basically a culling of the last few years’ standout releases: Vastum’s Hole Below, Altarage’s Nihl, Necrot’s Blood Offerings, and Hell’s

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Black MetalMusicTop Lists

THIRTEEN – DAWN RAY’D The Unlawful Assembly This is not your standard black metal album, and while the band does play homage to the traditional style there are some nice variations. Dawn Ray’d move into the melodic and atmospheric side of black metal, and they are not one of these

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In 2014, american were releasing their debut album, Coping with Loss, through Sentient Ruin Laboratories, combining black metal and sludge with a noise and industrial perspective. This has not been a new trend in extreme metal, with acts like Full of Hell and The Body performing similar alchemical experiments. In

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CrustCVLT Nation SessionsFeaturedFeaturesMusic

We are so excited to release our seventh comp today, a re-envisioning of a genre-defining classic album, AMEBIX’s Arise!. Plagues, Abstracter, Druglust, Coltsblood, American, Agrimonia, Okus and Larvae have all done their crushing takes on songs that live in the punk and metal hall of fame! We couldn’t be happier

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SIX: RM – Crown Vetch The new tape by RM is perfect on so many levels, but putting their music into a box would be hard, which is a very good thing. One thing that strikes me about the first track, “Poison Ivory,” is the way they have wrapped brittle

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