Grindcore

Songs Of Descent… YAUTJA
In-Depth Review + Stream

Damn! It will be tough to contain my enthusiasm when talking about this record. I hardly knew anything about Nashville’s Yautja prior to fall last year, but since then they’ve had my attention wholly. Yautja’s debut LP Songs of Descent is

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Sidereal Hostility… DEPHOSPHORUS – RAVENOUS SOLEMNITY In-Depth Review

I don’t know if I’ve made this explicit enough, but I’m infatuated with Dephosphorus. I can trust this disciplined, generous band to not let me down in each astral grind endeavor they explore at this point and Ravenous Solemnity further

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Ultra Lo-Fi.
Ultra Primitive.Ultra Rad!
Dead Peasants: I – Review + Stream

Dead Peasants are a three piece blackened hardcore band from the mean streets of Baltimore. They originally formed in 2011 but didn’t release any recordings until early 2013, when they put out a split with fellow Marylanders, sludge metal band

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CVLT Nation Streaming:
STORM{O} – “D’Istanti”

Hailing from Belluno, an Alpine town embedded in the Dolomites of Northern Italy, come STORM{O}, a young and fucking annihilating hardcore band who’s debut album Sospesi Nel Vuoto Bruceremo In Un Attimo E Il Cerchio Sara’ Chiuso drops on 12″

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CVLT Nation Streaming:
COMMUNION of THIEVES and DENDRITIC ARBOR

We all know the world can be a fucked up place and that it’s run by a small group of corrupt pigs! This is why I like much of the music I blast to have a message I can relate

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GridLink – Longhena Album Review

If you chat to anyone in a band that has a bit of history behind it, and especially when this includes albums that general consensus calls “essential” or even “classic”, chances are those musicians have very strong feelings about what

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Bottom of the Food Chain:
CARNIST “Unlearn”
Review + Stream

What happens when a group of close friends who are bonded by a deep friendship, a highly socially-aware anger and an interwoven web of strong progressive beliefs decide to play loud, angry, abrasive and blown out hardcore punk as a

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I Am the Afterlife!
The Vanishing Act Photo + Interview

Text and Photos: Darryl Reid The Vanishing Act Ottawa’s grind Gods: The Vanishing Act just played their ten year anniversary show. Instead of pretending I’m some expert on grindcore (I’m not) and embarrassing myself I decided ask Isaac The Vanishing

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Bottomless Pits of Tentacled Horror: LARVAE – “Grave Descent” Review + Stream

In a perfect world, LARVAE, from the ever so musically fascinating SF Bay Area, would be ruling the world of blackened death-doom and handing out invaluable lessons to everyone when it comes to things like form, integrity, character, style and

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Sonic Adventurism Hardcore
Umbilical Cord 7″
Review + Stream

Just out on Video Disease Records is this self-titled seven inch from weirdo hardcore band Umbilical Cord. Spastic snarls and high pitched screeches are spat over surprisingly melodic and idiosyncratic guitars with occasional bursts of Greg Ginn-ish atonal shred and

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