When I look back at the Punk scene during the 80’s, I think of MRR – I have to give them respect for letting us see the scene from a global perspective. Without their scene reports, I would have never heard of bands like Tampere SS, Kaaos, Appendix, Riistetyt and
Here are some 2016 releases that are too unpopular (AKA cool) to have made any year end lists, but which deserve every ounce of attention and love they can get. This is criminally overlooked stuff that everyone should get into right now. Read this as a best of 2016 list for
NINE – SUNSHINE WARD Order 12″ EP I will always and forever be a fan of SICK, RAGING, OFF THE CHAIN D-BEAT, and the new SUNSHINE WARD soon to released 12 inch Order will do the trick. This band kicks the teeth out of all authority and kicks oppression in the
SIX – PHOBONOID S/t No newbie to CVLT Nation, you may already know about the one man space-worshiping industrial blackened doom metal project PHOBONOID – a project birthed and masterminded solely within the mind and imagination of Lord Phobos, a lone soul hailing from the Italian Alps, who creates cosmos-obsessed glacial and tormented industrial black
Boston’s SADIST are the fucking shit! I love the way they blend D-Beat, Noise and Post-Punk to come up with a sound that is unique to say the least! Check out this insane full set that unARTigNYC captured at this year’s Hassle Fest.
Insanity might not always be a disadvantage… If there is one lesson to be learned from the new Deafkids EP, Configuracao de Lamento, then it might as well be that. Hailing from Brazil, Deafkids is a hybrid experimental/raw punk band extraordinaire with a d-beat methodology. They have a number of