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When I hit play on the new EP from MORATORIUM, the steady groove of the drums and the heavy warmth of the riffs had me drifting into a state of head nodding bliss…until track 2 hit. Then the full fury of this Ottawa hardcore band smashed into me, and drove

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Do you have a few minutes to sit and watch a video that will haunt your nightmares for months to come? Then hit play on the new visual from LA TORTURE DES TÉNÈBRES that we are premiering below.  It’s the horrifying and beautiful sounds this dark-hearted horde create that make this

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Text & Photos: Imogen Reid Bleak Life is an annual punk fest here in the frozen hellhole that is Ottawa, Canada: it is three days of beer, speed, weed and noise-induced hearing loss. It was started three years ago by a group of friends who saw a need in this city

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Marking its 20th anniversary since being released, this legendary split from Ottawa and Jihad has been set in stone as a classic of the 90s DIY Hardcore movement. Ottawa managed to mesh blast beats and infusions of hardcore to form a sound akin to the famed Tolkien “Uruk-Hai” Orcs battle

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Dissonant buzzsaw guitar that manages to be hypnotically soothing and psychotically unnerving at the same time is the first thing you hear on ‘Exil’, the first track on Ottawa post-punkers Aube‘s new demo, and it’s a perfect indicator for the mess of contradictions that is the record to follow. Screeching,

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