Worldwide Obscenity and Extremity: An Interview with Obscene Extreme's Curby

Worldwide Obscenity and Extremity: An Interview with Obscene Extreme's Curby

Since 1999, Miroslav “Curby” Urbanec has been putting on the Obscene Extreme Festival in Czech. Billed as a “freak friendly extreme music festival,” OE has faithfully and respectfully catered to the grind, crust, punk, hardcore and death metal hordes. We caught up with Curby to ask about trying to book obscenity and extremity for one part of the world from the other.

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Hardcore Superstar Jonathan Dennison Exhumes Pulp Horror Illustration Legend Lee Brown Coye In Groundbreaking New Series

Hardcore Superstar Jonathan Dennison Exhumes Pulp Horror Illustration Legend Lee Brown Coye In Groundbreaking New Series

Though Jonathan Dennison is best known for churning out righteous riffs and leveling breakdowns with a series of highly influential hardcore bands -- The Promise, Another Victim, Path of Resistance, Unholy -- the songwriter has taken a sharp turn into the macabre with Cadabra Records, the idiosyncratic label he founded to "exhume the works of influential horror genre icons in a spoken word style." 

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Q&A: Pete Jay (blackQueen) and song premiere

Q&A: Pete Jay (blackQueen) and song premiere

On August 1, blackQueen will release their new Billy Anderson-produced album The Directress, which features guest appearances by musicians including Uta Plotkin, Joy Von Spain of Eye Of Nix, and Wrest of Leviathan. Pete Jay talked to us about his love of horror soundtracks and the comeback of his passion project. 

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