According to a recent update from their official blog, Seattle, WA’s infamous powerviolence duo, Iron Lung, are apparently going to be hosting a TED Talk. For those unaware, TED is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “Ideas Worth Spreading” and draw in speakers from the realms of “Technology, Entertainment and Design”. TED Talks have ranged from presentations featuring Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs speaking on the value and current stigmatization of work to the well-known interviewer Nardwuar speaking on the do-it-yourself aspects of journalism. Listed below are some of the issues the abstract powerviolence duo will be speaking on: Continue reading »
Chicago, IL caustic powerviolence outfit Sea Of Shit have announced plans for an upcoming Summer tour with Dekalb, IL grindcore allies, Sick/Tired. Check out the full tour circuit details as well as streams of Sick/Tired’s recently Cowabunga Records released LP, King Of Dirt(order here), and Sea Of Shit’s devastating 2011 self-titled EP, all below. Follow Sea Of Shit’s blog here for tour updates. Continue reading »
One of my favorite bands to emerge in the last few years: Heartless have exploded forth a new 7” entitled Certain Death and, as with the rest of Heartless’ material, it is a force to be reckoned with. This band cannot, and will never, do any wrong as far as I’m concerned. Their aggressive—nay, pissed off—approach to bludgeoning hardcore is a sound for sore ears. It’s pleasantly brutal and exquisitely destructive. Continue reading »
On May 28th Antigama will drop the largest of all Meteors upon the earth. The Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer) mastered eleven track grinding machine will shred listeners’ bodies around the world into a bloody mess, if this new track is any indication. Antigama have release the third track entitled “Prophecy” and boy does it hurt so good. In these short two and a half minutes, the Polish grinders melt faces and rape senses with these jarring high octane riffs straight from another world. If your body is ready, stream the track below.
Austin, TX city levellers Mammoth Grinder have released the official details regarding their upcoming follow up to Extinction of Humanity. Mammoth Grinder have parterned with 20 Buck Spin for the release of their new ten track album entitled Underworlds. 20 Buck Spin will release the new effort on July 31st worldwide in CD, LP and digital formats. View the official artwork, which was created by Joe Petago (Pink Floyd, Motorhead, Marduk), and the track listing below.
I loves me some Blind To Faith, man. This band is incredible and I have pretty much followed them since their inception. The band has released a new music video for their song “Under The Heptagram” which comes off of their new EP. The EP will be released by A389 Recordings at some point this year. Oh, and this video… Continue reading »
On January 19th, Decibel Magazine gave away a special Pig Destroyer flexi-disc at their 100th issue show. The flexi-disc featured live renditions of the songs “Trojan Whore”, “Sheet-Metal Girl” and “The Bug”. The item is unfortunately unavailable for purchase but Decibel have uploaded the songs to their Soundcloud for free streaming. So feel free to have your face melted by super raw recordings right now!
A few days ago Lane told you a little about the new album from Swiss grinders Mumakil. Today, I return to give you even more incentive to snag this record. Mumakil have unleashed a new lyric video for their song “Wrong Turn” and if you don’t like it, you obviously don’t enjoy awesome. Continue reading »
The Swiss grinders Mumakil have released the dirty details on their upcoming record, Flies Will Starve. The upcoming effort will boast twenty-four short bursts of mutilating grindcore and will be released through Relapse Records on June 21st in Germany, Benelux, and Finland. The UK and abroad will see a release while the US will receive the record on June 25th. Pre-orders for the album are currently being offered at this location. Below you will find the official track listing as well as the album’s official trailer.
Captain Three Leg, DIY Noise, Dysmorfic, Fossil Fuel, Hurts To Hear, Incident At Ape Canyon, Iron Butter, Luchacore Records, Mortville Noise, Pantalones Abajo Marinero, Pure Fucking Hate Productions, Rupture, VIolent Headache, wadge, Whoretorn
When you throw eighty-three tracks from nine different bands on a single CD, you immediately have my attention. I am a huge fan of grindcore, as you all should know by now, and my good friend Andy, of Captain Three Leg, has sent me a spectacular nine-band split titled Incident At Ape Canyon and never before have I sat down with something this huge to review. I figured it would take me a while, so I sat down with at my computer with a juice and my electric cigarette, determined to push through this wall of vicious grindcore. I know a few of the bands on this album, but there are a lot that I don’t know. I look forward to getting schooled on this one. Continue reading »
Full Of Hell’s long awaited sophomore LP has finally arrived. Presenting itself as a much more cohesive record, Rudiments Of Mutilation documents the continued organic evolution of the group as displayed in the vast experimental approaches of the various splits and noise projects since 2011′s Roots Of Earth Are Consuming My Home. The resulting effort preserves the integrity of the group’s signature base sound while mutating into its own demented avenues, cementing Full Of Hell as one of the most challenging and unique hardcore acts of today. Continue reading »
Tomorrow at 11 a.m. EST, Full Of Hell’s long-awaited sophomore LP, Rudiments Of Mutilation, will be streaming in full exclusively over at Terrorizer. In addition, pre-orders for the record will be up at A389 Recordings’s webstore. Numb your mind at the multiple tour outings Full Of Hell have to offer with allies Gehenna, Integrity, Code Orange Kids and more, full details here.
I’m a huuuuge fan of Heartless and I have worshiped at the feet of every single one of their releases. So, obviously, when word got out about a new 7″, I jumped all over it like the fat chick at a party. If you’ve slept on Heartless in the past, you’re not only dead to me, but you are seriously missing out. Be sure to pick up the bands previously released album Hell Is Other People, which I jizzed all over and then proceed to your Certain Death… Continue reading »
The recently revived Hamilton, Ontario hardcore outfit Left For Dead have recently debuted a new track entitled “1946″. The Evelyn Dick themed track is part of an upcoming limited run set of 4 7″ EPs of which the full details, stream and more can be heard/read straight from the horse’s mouth below. Follow Left For Dead’s shenanigans via their official blogspot, here. Photo credits to joshsisk.com. Continue reading »