Lambs are an Italian post-metal/sludge/hardcore band and this is their debut album.
It’s been a while since I last caught up with Lambs, but it seems that time has been good to them. They now operate in more atmospheric waters than they used to, despite a large portion of their sound still being fuelled by rage and hatred. Continue reading →
Coilguns are a hardcore band from Switzerland and this is their third album.
It doesn’t seem that long ago since 2018’s Millennials burst onto the scene, and I suppose it wasn’t, really. However, already Coilguns, (boasting ex-members of The Ocean) are back with a new 41 minutes of unusual hardcore punk, (as well as some rather striking album art). Continue reading →
Gränslandet are a hardcore/sludge band from Sweden. This is their second album.
I liked 2016’s Solidium, so it’s good to have the band return to the fray with Denationalization. On their new record the band offer up 37 minutes of crusty hardcore mixed with doomy sludge. Continue reading →
Wretched of the Earth are a crust band from the US and this is their latest album.
Collapse//Rebirth contains 28 minutes of visceral material. Combining Dark hardcore, crust, d-beat, and neocrust into seven infectious songs, this is an engaging and very moreish collection of tracks. Continue reading →
Getting Stabbed are a powerviolence band from the US and this is their debut album.
Featuring a member of No Funeral, Getting Stabbed play a vicious mix of grindcore, hardcore, and powerviolence. Fuelled by a punk rage and an outright hostility to everyone and everything, this is nasty stuff. Continue reading →
Glassing are a blackened hardcore band from the US and this is their second album.
I do so like these hybrid styles that are almost impossible to lump into a single genre, or to easily categorise. This particular release mixes hardcore, black metal, and post-metal into something quite personable, and it’s a very effective and enjoyable listen because of this. Continue reading →