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
A bare slipknot on a black background. Essential, explicit, uncompromising. The artwork of Peste’s brand new EP displays exactly what you can expect from their music: a bunch of nihilistic rides launched on a razorblade at breakneck speed. Hardcore in its darkest form meets crust punk and even seminal black
DreamLongDead is a fantastic extreme metal band from the Greek underground scene. Taking their name from Godflesh’s epic track, these guys set out with a doom/death vision combined with a Lovecraftian influence, which was perfectly materialized in MadnessDeadGrave. However, as time passed DreamLongDead did not remain static, their sound mutated
Listening to UN is not really the best idea if you’re preparing for a big night of revelry with friends. By the time you’ve listened to all four tracks you’re far more likely to want to crawl back into bed and pull the covers up over your head than go
We all have a cross to bear, as the saying goes. For some, the burden takes the shape of physical pain. For others, it manifests in less tangible ways: mental, emotional, or spiritual distress. In the case of Marc Dwyer, the cross represents a harrowing encounter with mortality. During his
I’m unsure what others seek when choosing their favorite annual album, for those taken with such trivialities, that is. As far my tastes go, as one who savors hardcore punk confections, I tend to repetitiously consume what I find heaviest in caloric breakdowns and sweet earnestness. Basic genre tenets, really.