The next chapter of infamous Portland Discharge enthusiasts, Dödläge, just dropped a smouldering pile of nihilistic, fast-as-fuck hardcore. Sixteen pissed and political songs clocking in at just under twenty-five minutes give you satisfaction the way hardcore was meant to be: short and to the point. While some tracks hastily cling to the
Recently we premiered a track from the debut release by Minnesota’s FERAL LIGHT…. “Baptized in Shellfire” showed us with unmistakeable intensity that Feral Light’s vile and lurid amalgamation of black metal and punk is currently among the best in the genre and one of the finest expressions of this heinous hybrid that you will hear
ODIO (Italian for “hatred”) are a Japanese-styled noisy hardcore/punk/d-beat/crust band hailing from Oakland (duh) CA, and featuring members of such bands as Holy, Korrosive, Tørsö, etc., and Un Mondo Libero Dall’Uomo (again Italian for “a world free from man”) is their debut EP released on 7″ vinyl by Nightrider Records.
LEECHMILK has teamed up with Divine Mother Recordings to re-release their acclaimed 2001 record Starvation of Locusts on vinyl, and you can pre-order it here. This band is one of my favorite sludge bands of all time, and to know that their debut is getting the vinyl treatment makes me
Fans of Unkind, Tragedy, From Ashes Rise, Link, Morne, Fall of Efrafa, Madame Germaine etc. – REJOICE! Your new heroes might have just materialized. MYTERI from Gothenburg, Sweden, play epic, soaring and heavy as fuck crust punk that will make you wanna raise your fist to the sky, get into your riot gear and start a
HEADS UP people, Boston-based sludge-doom heathens FÓRN have just released a new track on their Bandcamp page, the misery-bringing doom behemoth that is “Ambitions Toward Nothingness,“ and it is now available to stream below in all it’s pachydermic magnificence, and download for $1. There wouldn’t normally be much to debate about such an initiative if
Portland-by-way-of-Austin US hardcore punk juggernauts Severed Head of State recently put up three 14-song studio releases on their website to be streamed for free. This is big news coming from one of the more relentlessly heavy-hitting American hardcore acts of the last 20 years. Altogether, 42 remastered songs have been
From putrid shadow spawn Feral Light, a new and disgusting black metal/punk abomination hailing from Minnesota, and formed by ex-members of Wolvhammer, Empires, Manetheren and Finger of Scorn. Spit out of Hades to infect this dumb world with all their unraveling filth, Feral Light create ominous and rabid black metal fused
Negative Standards are fucking back. Oakland’s finest, most brutal, and most fucking insanely punishing neo-crust gem has returned with what is surely to become one the most savage, visionary, and uncompromising crust albums of the year. Anyone reading this site since the early days surely knows how much we’ve followed this
Six years ago Russia’s Fatum first blasted our ears with their album Skverna. Six years is quite a long time in anything. But even longer in underground music. The band since have released records nearly every year, including split ep’s with Cancer Spreading and Distress. With this, their new album
There is going to be a COVENANT III next year, and all I can say is make sure you do whatever you need to do to make it there! The reason why I stress it so much is because this was one of the best fests I have ever attended.
Our German comrades Vendetta Records are among the strongest and fiercest European labels right now when it comes to stuff like black metal, doom, crust and beyond. In a neverending spawn of qualitative musical greatness, the label has recently hit a new peak in its output, releasing three of the best black