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To Hell And Back

Riding the New Wave of Anti-Fascist Black Metal

Anti-fascist black metal is everywhere all of a sudden, so we put together a heap of recommendations for Nazi-smashing metalheads, including Redbait, Underdark, Yovel, and more.
Kim Kelly
8.23.18
Premieres

Taking Care of Black Tusk After 13 Years, a Death, and a Rebirth

Stream the Georgia sludge 'n' roll outfit's new album and check out some sick tunes from Terrorizer, Downtrodder, Burial Invocation, and more.
Kim Kelly
8.16.18
Premieres

Svalbard's Political Hardcore Is the Soundtrack to the End of the Old World

The British outfit's epic new album, 'It’s Hard To Have Hope​,' is a fiery indictment of wage theft, sexual violence, and the repression of women's rights.
Kim Kelly
5.23.18
Recipe

Apple Pie

Pick a combination of apple varieties for a balance of acid, sugar, and tannin in your pie. But remember that apples must be ripe for full flavor. If the seeds are darkening, the apple is mature.
Tom Burford
12.1.17
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Trenchgrinder's 'Peace Is Forefeit' Is a Triumph of Death Crust

Indulge your Bolt Thrower nostalgia with this NYC death squad's brutalizing new album, out 10/17 and streaming here.
Kim Kelly
10.10.17
ancient earth

Canada Might Be the Best Place to Learn About Ancient Earth

Parts of the Earth's original crust are still traceable there, a new study finds.
Farnia Fekri
3.16.17
Premieres

Call of the Void's 'Are You Fucking Kidding Me' Fucking Rules

Stream the brutally pissed new album from these sludgy, grinding hardcore maniacs (out December 16 on Translation Loss).
Kim Kelly
12.14.16
Premieres

Downfall of Gaia Reach Their Peak on 'Atrophy'

Stream the urgent, cathartic new album from this German/American black metal hybrid.
Ben Handelman
11.10.16
Make this

It's Not Too Soon to Make This Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie

The Elsen sisters of Four & Twenty Blackbirds shared their pumpkin pie secrets with us and it involves canned pumpkin.
Nick Rose
11.8.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Death Vacation's 'Bones Grow Cold' Is a White-Hot Hardcore Punk Rager

The NJ/NY quartet's snarling, vitriolic take on hardcore is firmly rooted in grindcore and crust—punk to the bone, but far beyond basic.
Kim Kelly
8.23.16
Interviews

Dead to a Dying World’s Sean Mehl and Overcoming Depression

The epic crust guitarist opens up about his ongoing struggle with mental health, the joys of fatherhood, and the magic of collaboration.
Ben Handelman
7.18.16
Holy Shit

Dawn Ray'd's Anarchist Black Metal Keeps It Grim up North on 'A Thorn, A Blight'

Dawn Ray'd latest album is a Molotov cocktail of black metal, crust, ambient, neoclassical, screamo, and radical politics; stream it in full here.
Kim Kelly
6.15.16
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