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We have already discussed the immensity and vastness of Gloam‘s hopeless craft. Through two previous releases – a demo and an EP – the Santa Cruz-based gloom-sorcerers had already showed us what depths of misery and despair black metal and doom can reach when the two genres are interwoven with such refined

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As label Sentient Ruin puts it: LEUCROTA‘s debut Demo is “a smoldering twenty minutes of completely wretched, botched, cruel and self-mutilating hardcore punk with, crust, d-beat, sludge, noise rock and black metal striations”. The label also states that “Leucrota are the sound of teeth grinding, bones rattling and skin rippling in

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Santa Cruz’s FOLIVORE have been a fixture in Northern California’s extreme underground for the last five years at least. The band has been a focal point of Santa Cruz’s local metal scene, and the band has wreaked havoc all over the North West, having hit the road with the likes of

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ONE: BLACK MONOLITH – Passenger What Gary Bettencourt has accomplished on his first full-length (essentially a solo album, since he is the only member of this one man band), is the shit that leaves you in total awe and wonder. Black Monolith is the best blackened crust band in the

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Let me pick my heart up from off the floor. It is scattered all over the room, because I just finished listening to GLOAM‘s new EP Vanquished, and the damn thing plunged me into a misery so grand that my heart literally atrophied, crumbled and poured out of my ribcage

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