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Photos: Eduardo Cruz (except where noted) One of the things I get to do in my job is go to fests. I go to a lot of fests. Usually at least 8 to 10 in a year. Punk fests, death fests, doom fests you name it. This August, I found

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Another year of desert debauchery is upon us! Heshers, rave dorks, art school dropouts and punx will make their pilgrimage to Tucson, Arizona for another instalment of HOCO Fest. Like any fest with mixed bill mania, it can be hard to narrow down what bands you want to see in

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I am so excited to brave the sweltering Arizona heat at the end of this month for HOCO Fest 2019! This is a beautifully curated fest put on by the oldest hotel in Tucson, Hotel Congress, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. CVLT Nation is very honored to

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On Feb. 15th, a very special record entitled The Code came out from a band called XIXA. This Tucson band creates ghostly and enchanting gothic tales. When I listen to this band they put my mind in an open space where my mind is free to wander. XIXA is a

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The clout gods smiled down on AZ recently as they delivered the social event of the year to the distraught and depraved residents of  Tucson and Phoenix. Let’s face it, Instagram culture has forced promoters to incorporate more diversity into their lineups and obviously the shows featured in this photo

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Photos & Text by Eduardo Cruz/IG: specialeddie_98 Texas punk-influenced death metal trio Mammoth Grinder live in Tucson, AZ, and are on their latest tour in support of their new album Cosmic Crypt. Also performing alongside them is Arizona’s own Sonoran Desert death metallers Gatecreeper. The two bands without a doubt set the place on

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