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Death MetalFeaturedMusicThrash

Cartilage released a demo titled ‘It’s Necrotic’ on June 14th that was recorded somewhere in the depths of their San Francisco locale. Just looking at the artwork, you can tell that this aural experience is either going to be one of the worst or one of the best things to

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Black MetalEventsFeaturedFeaturesMusic

In a week’s time, Berserktown 2015 is going to be wreaking havoc on Santa Ana, CA for three massive days of music that will make your ears bleed! There are way too many bands to name, but let’s just say the huge lineup includes black metal, punk and everything in between,

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BizarreCvltureFeaturesHistoryTour Dates

Text and photos: Castle In honor of our ‘California Cult Tour,’ we decided to pay homage to our favorite state with a tour diary of a different sort. As we travel along, we’ll be probing the underbelly of California ‘cult’ure to see if there’s something in the air, water or

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GrindcoreHardcorePower Violence

The shape of power violence has changed drastically since its earliest incarnations; however, some things still remain the same. For example: short songs, shows in small venues, distorted bass tones, the drummer being the best member of the band, and of course, blast beats and heavy breakdowns.

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BizarreCvltureFeaturedFeaturesTour Dates

Text & Photos: Castle

In honor of our ‘California Cult Tour,’ we decided to pay homage to our favorite state with a tour diary of a different sort. As we travel along, we’ll be probing the underbelly of California ‘cult’ure to see if there’s something in the air, water or, the in case of our first entry, intersections of geomagnetic forces, that gives the golden state the advantage on weird.

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FeaturedHardcoreMusicReviews

Torso is a d-beat hardcore band from California that rips and thrashes as they play their brand of in-your-face hardcore at a speed that breaks necks and knocks some sense into your skull. The fast pace of the music does not belie the simplicity of music – in fact, quick

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