Photo Gallery/Gig Review: Covenant II, Night Three (John Haughm, Drawn and Quartered, Ascended Dead, Xiphoid Dementia, Blood Incantation, Spectral Voice, Hissing, Auroch, and Temple of Abandonment ) 18 June 2016

The final night of this year’s Covenant Festival was a fitting coup de grace to an already historic weekend for extreme music in Vancouver. Beginning with a hypnotic and utterly heart-crushing set […]

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Photo Gallery / Gig Review: COVENANT FESTIVAL II, Night Two (Weregoat, Funeral Throne, Arizmenda, Sempiternal Dusk, Dire Omen) 17 June 2016

Covenant Festival continues to raise the bar for underground events in Vancouver (and is evidently soon to extend its cadaverous clutches to Montreal as well), and the second night of […]

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Photo Gallery/Gig Review: JOHN WIESE w/ Hick, Rusalka, Mass Marriage, and Fracture at Remington Studio and Gallery, Vancouver (1 September 2016)

Presented by Vancouver’s Media Arts Committee, which has quietly existed to support artists for nearly 20 years, this was a rare opportunity to interact with one of the most recognized contemporary noise artists and several local artists working in the same discipline. By all accounts the evening was well attended and one hopes this reflects a healthy burgeoning of interest for experimental arts in the city.

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Photo Gallery / Gig Review: COVENANT FESTIVAL II, Night One (Bell Witch, Sheol, Shataan, Randall Collier-Ford, Garotting Deep, and Crooked Mouth) 16 June 2016

With this week’s gracious shift towards autumnal weather here on the Pacific Northwest coast, now is the ideal time for us to begin revisiting several noteworthy live events of the summer, […]

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