I love me some unruly, pissed-off grindcore, and this certainly hits the mark. Continue reading
This is old-school, classic-styled grindcore, the likes of which uses ugly clubs to bash, beat, and smash everyone and everything within hitting distance. 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
Consisting of members of bands such as Exhumed and Repulsion, (presumably where the name Expulsion came from?), as well as Gruesome, Intronaut, Phobia, and Lightning Swords of Death, it’s safe to say that there’s a wealth of experience that’s gone into this release.
I haven’t encountered Ape Unit before, but the four minutes or so of irreverent grind that they showcase on this split seem to be as good an introduction as any. 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
Clocking in at just under 17 minutes, this is slightly deceptive as almost a third of the time is devoted to a surprisingly faithful cover of Pantera’s Mouth for War. Continue reading
Featuring Ginger from The Wildhearts, this is a very different proposition to the kind of material he usually produces. Continue reading
I love it when you find a band that don’t limit themselves to what they play, exploring multiple genres and bringing everything together with a love of extremity and savage delivery. Continue reading
We haven’t heard much from Scalpel since 2013’s Sorrow and Skin. This was one of the earliest reviews I ever did, (as you can probably gather by reading it), so the band have always stuck in my mind. It’s great to catch up with them almost four years later. My, where does the time go? Continue reading