True classic death metal is alive and well and one of the labels we can thank for that is Greece’s Repulsive Echo Records. Starting out as a zine in 1999 dedicated to the underground, it progressed into a small distro and ultimately established itself as a label. Releases from classic
Couch Slut I’ve been a fan of Brooklyn’s Couch Slut for a few years but it was only recently have I had the pleasure to see them play live. It was angry, noisy, and confrontational. Exactly what I had anticipated. To call them a “noise rock” band is just lazy.
The end of August this year brought the tragic news that drummer Carlos Denogean, age 30, had died unexpectedly from a sudden brain aneurysm. Carlos was an extremely talented musician whom had played with bands Salvacion and Walpyrgus. Most recently he had been touring with Weedeater and had accompanied them
Soon it will be October, the month of all things horror related. So, what better person to discuss horror movies with than Mortician’s own Will Rahmer. Not only are Mortician New York death metal legends, but they are famously known for having long intros to their songs using samples from
Musician, composer, artist and survivor are just a few words you can use to describe Kristin Hayter. Performing under the name Lingua Ignota, she creates a live show which has been unanimously described as an exorcism. Her mix of choral, black metal, industrial, classical and doom metal makes for an
Toronto native Doug Brown is on his way across the United States this summer and fall to showcase his new Grindcore documentary “Slave to the Grind.” The first official documentary on this subject, the film explores the history and influence that bands like Repulsion, Brutal Truth and Anal Cunt (just