Metal Eater – Dirty Dishes (Review)

Metal EaterMetal Eater are a grindcore band from the US and this is their latest EP.

I enjoyed Metal Eater’s split with Rope and Knife, so I’m glad that I now get a chance to catch up with them once more. Continue reading

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Closet Witch – Closet Witch (Review)

Closet WitchCloset Witch are a grindcore band from the US and this is their debut album.

Now here’s a band that don’t mess around. The music on this album is savage and vicious, as well as being pretty damn relentless too. Continue reading

Deathgrave – So Real, It’s Now (Review)

DeathgraveThis is the debut album from US grindcore band Deathgrave.

Here we have a violent 27 minutes of brutal grindcore. Mixing deathgrind, powerviolence, and punk into its abrasive attack, So Real, It’s Now is impressively rabid. However, and very interestingly, there’s more here than just aggressive tendencies. Continue reading

The Human Race Is Filth – Liberate (Review)

The Human Race Is FilthThe Human Race Is Filth are a US grindcore band and this is their second EP.

Here we have 15 minutes of vicious grindcore mixed with sludge, punk, and crust.

Although for the average person this release is likely to be heard as a relentlessly impenetrable wall of noise, for those that are connoisseurs of all things extreme metal, there’s a surprising amount of variety on this short, violent Continue reading

Rotten Sound – Suffer to Abuse (Review)

Rotten SoundRotten Sound are a Finnish grindcore band and this is their latest EP.

Rotten Sound have always managed to marry up brutally aggressive music with decent songwriting and ferocious delivery. With this in mind, this latest EP offers 12 minutes of exactly this. It’s punishingly harsh, but not without a level of songcraft that’s absent from many grind bands who just tear loose and be done with it. Continue reading