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Austin doom outfit Monte Luna takes their dazed and heavy doom on the road

In 2016, Austin doom unit Monte Luna dropped their debut demo—a self-titled release with just one self-titled track more than 20 minutes long—and just a few months later followed it with their powerful first EP, The Hound. These served as appetizers for their self-titled 2017 full-length debut, which exuded confidence and showcased a trippy heaviness […]

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Thirty years on, Doom are still untouchable at miserable, nihilistic crust punk

English hardcore band Doom came together in 1987 in Birmingham, channeling much of the same grimy, industrial misery as their hometown allies Black Sabbath, Napalm Death, and Godflesh. Spending their initial three-year run pioneering the genre of extreme crust punk, Doom produced an explosive, flawless 1988 debut LP, War Crimes: Inhuman Beings, which set the […]