The third iteration of a fest shrouded in shadowy fury is more eclectic than ever. Six years ago in a florescent lit American Legion hall in the rain-soaked, oft-forgot whistle stop of Salem, Oregon, a couple dozen black, doom, death and neo-folk bands converged for two days of unholy sermonic
On January 19th, hardcore history was made in Denver at the CITY HUNTER record release show for their Youth Attack release Deep Blood. There is no shame in our game – we know for a fact that this band is on some next level HATE! Michael Medina captured photographic proof
“By sounding a little like everything you’ve ever heard, the whole sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard”. In 2012, the Guardian wrote this lines to advice us about the talent of then-newcomer Grimes. The rest is history. We could use these same words to introduce you Alberto Panegos’ unique work,
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.
Tørsö “Build and Break 7” Build and Break by TORSO REV 178 Fittingly, the formation of the Bay Area Hardcore troop Tørsö involves the cobbling together of musical appendages from dizzyingly disparate locales. Their Voltron-like conception from scene stalwarts both stateside and abroad began half a decade ago. Bringing together
I fucking love the Bay Area. There is a truly amazing amount of artists that live out here. For the music that I am interested in the most, this area is the best in the world. There is some great scenes scattered around the globe, but within this particular area