Jagged Vision’s second album Death Is This World contains 10 tracks of tightly compressed rage and aggression. This is the type of violent metallic hardcore that can strip paint at 100 paces. Heady stuff. It’s also, however, not without its atypical moments; added stoner rock and sludge groove? Yes please. It’s all subsumed into an essentially heavy and nasty piece of work; Jagged Vision have created something quite special on their second album.
Epi-Demic are a Canadian thrash metal band and this is their second album.
Having very much enjoyed their split with Solanum, I was looking forward to this. They’ve improved on what they accomplished with that split, and the Epi-Demic of 2017 is lean, hungry, and full of relentlessly nasty fun. Continue reading →
Buckshot Facelift are a grindcore band from the US and this is their fourth album.
Here we have over 40 minutes of well-written deathgrind. The band take the brief, energetic bursts of punk and grindcore, and entwine them with the staying power of death metal, making for an album that exists on both worlds. Continue reading →
This is the debut album from Sloth Herder, a blackened grindcore band from the US.
Sloth Herder are a murky underground monster that’s slowly been rising up through the underworld over the last few years to claim its victims. With No Pity, No Sunrise, they’re finally ready to make their big assault. Continue reading →