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Adam Yoe

Baltimore bred and battered. 37. Punk/hardcore/metal/nature/human rights

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To say we’ve distanced ourselves from the term “metalcore” would be an understatement.  Once a harmless descriptor, it’s long been a pejorative for the neon-clad, crass mall-core of the early oughts. In much the same way “screamo” is clawing it’s white belt back into the underground’s collective consciousness, there’s a

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I’ve spent a week listening and subsequently wrestling with superlatives worthy of Secret Cutter‘s new and long-awaited LP Quantum Eraser. Four years in the making, you can feel every minute of hard fought chaos and perfection. Having been early adopters of the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania sludge grinders, Holy Roar Records continues

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Background is everything. Behind all great art lies a beating heart, a fractured rhythm, and a story. Beneath the pummelling powerviolence and grizzled sludge of Regional Justice Center’s World Of Inconvenience sits a 12 minute treatise on the myriad ways the justice system continues to fail and marginalize those crossing it’s

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Culled from such disparate locals as Louisville, Vegas, and D.C., the three-piece force of nature that is Wristmeetrazor has nonetheless sharpened their collective blades, emerging furious and fully formed.  Running coldly through the veins of their music is a frenzied and unmatched desperation, as brutal as it is heartwrenching. Having

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It’s apt that I find myself reviewing Turnstile’s second full length nearly four months after its’ initial release. Despite the quick twitch mentality of today’s music journalism, the defiantly unique freakabilities that run rampant throughout “Time And Space” demand just that… adequate time and space for digestion. The LP demands

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Though each passing day seems to hurtle us closer to devastation, with it comes the pummelling and fiery new LP from Purgatory. Cold Side Of Reality, out on Unbeaten Records on June 1st, is a street level beating of Midwest Street Metal. It’s an unrelenting stone-cold slab of metallic hardcore

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