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Xibalba ‘Tierra Y Libertad’ CD/LP/DD 2015

22nd February 2015 at 1:35 pm

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Xibalba are a death metal/hardcore band from Pomona, California and Tierra Y Libertad is their third album. Signed to Southern Lord, and employed legendary cover artist Dan Seagrave to do their album art shows that they’re serious about being a contender in this world….
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XIBALBA Reveal First Single ‘Invierno’ From New Album ‘Tierra Y Libertad’; Due Jan 2015 Via Southern Lord

19th December 2014 at 2:43 pm

Xibalba - Photo by Anthony Ryan Tripoli

Pomona, California’s XIBALBA have released the first single from their approaching Tierra Y Libertad LP with a stream of the album’s third track, Invierno now playing at Noisey. Bearing an impressive arsenal of recordings amassed since 2010, including notable splits, EPs, demos and two…
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XIBALBA Complete Their Third LP For Early 2015 Release Through Southern Lord

16th October 2014 at 1:37 pm

Xibalba - Photo by Morgan Newton

Pomona California’s unstoppable force, XIBALBA have completed tracking their third LP, and are wrapping up the final elements in order to release their monstrous new recordings in early 2015, once again through Southern Lord. The unforgiving rage of XIBALBA’s death-metal influenced hardcore has never…
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XIBALBA Releases Brutalizing Tour-Filmed Video; US Tour With Comeback Kid Confirmed

14th December 2013 at 11:01 am

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Southern Cali’s lethal XIBALBA has just unleashed a new video for “Soledad,” one of the most punishing tracks on their Hasta La Muerte LP, released in 2012 by Southern Lord. Filmed by Mike EYK and edited by Whobangin’, “Soledad” was culled from footage from…
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Xibalba / Hierophant / Frontline / Pay The Price @ Classic Grand, Glasgow 02/10/2013

18th October 2013 at 9:24 am

Xibalba / Hierophant @ Classic Grand, Glasgow 02/10/2013

Those who follow British wrestling in recent years may well be familiar with The Classic Grand as, until recently, it was one of the regular venues for ICW events and thus stage to a plethora of dropkicks, chair shots and, frequently, slams onto the…
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Xibalba / Hierophant / Below / Scorned / Sentenced @ Wagon & Horses, Birmingham 30/09/2013

7th October 2013 at 9:12 am

Xibalba / Hierophant / Below / Scorned / Sentenced @ Wagon & Horses, Birmingham 30/09/2013

Approaching Birmingham’s Wagon & Horses on a dark and desolate, yet muggy Monday night is no pleasant task. Meandering around Digbeth’s deserted back streets is scary enough without my chosen soundtrack – the vast majority of Southern Lord’s gruesome roster – thundering at full…
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XIBALBA To Embark On October European Tour With HEIROPHANT

30th July 2013 at 9:21 am

Xibalba / Heirophant - Euro Tour 2013 Poster

Southern California’s hardcore bruisers XIBALBA have warned in advance of a tour with Italians HEIROPHANT, due to descend upon the UK/Europe in October and leave in its wake a continent reeling with tinnitus, broken bones and severe riff withdrawal. Having brought their brawn-over-brawn, deathly…
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Todd Robinson’s Top 15 Albums Of 2012

27th December 2012 at 1:40 pm

Blut Aus Nord 'Cosmosophy' Artwork

So here we are at the end of another year, the time of year in which an onslaught of ‘best of’ lists are flung around the interweb with great abandon, so, not being one to disappoint, presented here in all its glory is my…
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Soggy Bog 89 Featuring New Tracks From Vinum Sabbatum, Demonaut, Ehnahre + More

29th August 2012 at 8:51 am

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The Soggy Bog Podcast, number 89, is once again upon on us and this week features, new, although not exclusive tracks from Vinum Sabbatum, Demonaut & Ehnahre as well as an unhealthy dark and doomy mix of old and newish tracks from Shrooms and…
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Xibalba ‘Hasta La Muerte’ CD/LP 2012

29th August 2012 at 8:44 am

Xibalba ‘Hasta La Muerte’ CD/LP 2012

The adjective ‘brutal’, like many others (such as ‘monolithic’ and ‘crushing’), has been bandied around far too much for its own good. When a writer uses it to describe the sound of a band we are oft numb to its implications through overexposure. I’m…
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