Coming out of Hamburg, Germany, this four-piece manage to incorporate more dark atmospheric elements into its brand of hardcore without diving into the tired tropes that have afflicted the genre as of late.
What do you get when you put the greatest heavy and noise artists from Japan together? You get the greatest such album of the past decade. Period.
In this post Lance Marwood helps us to highlight five Toronto and Montreal, Canada bands that, while still underground, absolutely deserve your attention. So, without further ado… LISTEN UP!
There’s very little that I can say about this release that I hate. With that said, there’s even less that I can say I like.
Ever wanted to hear what Crowbar and Isis’ love child would sound like after eating shrooms and snorting a line? Well then listen to this album, because you are in for a treat.
Watch as Lance Marwood attempts to describe an entire subgenre of heavy music using less than 300 words (or, the equivalent of three breaths). This time around… GRINDCORE!
Kennedy’s debut full-length is precisely the kind of conscientious, chaotic hardcore that one can expect from a five-piece out of Montreal. Its seething attitude, frantic energy, and pointed lyrics are all part of a solid album that is making impressions in hardcore circles.
The infamous Australian quartet’s fourth album by the is easily one of their strongest releases, packing a wallop of nostalgia, good vibes and snotty attitude. Ranging from mid-tempo bangers to quick cuts while always exhibiting the perfect amount of restraint and the addition of a newfound fierceness makes this particular release something not to miss.
Ever wondered what Washed Out would be if it grew up on Dystopia records? It would be Mutilation Wave. Say hello to one of the most inventive records the reviewer has gotten to listen to in years.
The new split by DSGNS and Venomspitter is an amalgamation of 2000’s hardcore and contemporary heaviness. Does it work? You bet your bottom dollar!
Two bands renowned for their unflinching ability to explore the sonic landscapes of intense and debilitating music have joined forces to create an album that is easily one of the year’s most innovative and sonically devastating releases.
Entombed: if you know the name, you know the game. Old school Swedish death metal remains alive on Entombed A.D.’s latest release, from the band that gave death & roll its name and let the world know its brand of heavy!