Holy crap, what the Hell is this? I looove it when you stumble blindly upon something as unexpectedly individual as this, especially when it’s done so well. Done poorly, this would be unlistenable nonsense, (and I’m sure there are some that would regard this as such), but Endon have a talent, it seems, for producing unusual, non-easy Continue reading
Mastiff play the kind of pitch-black ugliness that I really like. Mixing styles and genres into an extreme metal mass of festering hatred and misery, Plague contains elements of doom, sludge, hardcore, and grindcore, all hatefully mixed together and vomited onto the listener with scorn and bile. Continue reading
At the heart of Pig Destroyer lies a visceral, hateful rage that’s hard to deny. Although I’m sure that will never change, how this rage is expressed can, and on the band’s latest album, has. Continue reading
I have been looking forward to hearing some more material from this band ever since 2014’s self-titled EP was unleashed. It seems like it’s been a long wait, and it has, I suppose.
Has it been worth it? Simply stated; yes it has. At least, if you’re a glutton for aural punishment. Continue reading
With only a total duration of 8 minutes, Forced to Suffer utterly demolishes everything in this brief playing time. Continue reading
This is album is a collaboration between The Body, an experimental sludge band from the US, and Full of Hell, a grindcore band, also from the US. It’s the second time these two malignant entities have teamed up to create an album together.
Reeking of corrupted dark hardcore, blackened brutality, scathing powerviolence, and virulent grind, this is an album that’s perfectly titled. Continue reading
Now this is the stuff for those days when you just can’t seem to get going and you need a huge kick up the arse to get you moving. Seeker are the steel-toe capped boot. Continue reading
Full of Hell play grindcore that’s both primitive and innovative. Combing death metal, powerviolence, punk, crust, harsh electronics, and noise into a gruesomely violent and nasty grindcore package, Full of Hell are Continue reading
Featuring a member of Keeper, (who play slow, crushingly heavy doom) – at just under 14 minutes in length, this entire release is shorter than some Keeper songs.
The, (very capable), singer is also in Cabin Fire, so this is a duo that isn’t without experience, and it shows. Continue reading