Lacing Propels Shoegaze Into Fast-Paced and Energetic New Territory With “Regret”
Stream a new track from one of the most diverse and exciting shoegaze albums that's ever crossed my path.
Miltown Placed Most of Their Discography on Bandcamp and THIS IS A BIG FUCKIN’ DEAL!
Very seriously some of the finest songs I've ever laid ears on. Plus, the band had lineup ties to Only Living Witness, Ashes, Battery, etc.
Full Album Stream: Misericorde, ‘Beyond Lost and Betrayed’
Turku, Finland vets kick off their new project with an eight-song debut of powerful, Clevo-tinged metallic hardcore.
Stream + Interview: Cement Mind, ‘Demo’
Members of Chain Gang Grave return in an equally dissonant new duo.
6th Circle, “Seed of Despair,” from The Third Estate (Sentient Ruin Laboratories, 2019)
Described by the label as electro-industrial/EBM for fans of Front 242, Skinny Puppy, etc.—and I actually agree!
Quick Hits: Trip Machine Laboratories—Raw Breed, Miracle Drug, Piece of Mind, Ryan Patrick White, and Love & Trust
Running through the latest batch of varied goodies...
Eyebawl Further Evolves Toward Grungy Punk-Pop Excellence With Sophomore EP, ‘Never Again’
Wilmington, DE trio presents impressive new EP through the Crafted Sounds label.
Forced Neglect, “Bloodspiller,” from Need to Feed (Self-Released, 2019)
Crisp 'n' crunchy crossover thrash that should make Power Trip fans go apeshit.
Track Premiere + Interview: Casual Burn, “Baggage”
Intriguingly distinct and anxiously energetic punk rock out of New Orleans, LA.
Track Premiere: Extra Arms, “Up From Here”
One of my favorites from last year returns with one of my favorites from this year!
Streetlights, “Dirt/Diamonds,” from Postcards From Knoxfield (Self-Released, 2019)
Superb emo that brings to mind portions of the early- to mid-2000s Equal Vision or Victory Records rosters.
YouTube Rabbit Hole: Disharmonic Orchestra Edition
Death metal, death metal, death metal, then things start to get interesting, then everything falls apart...
Óværa, “Guts,” from Perdido en Islandia (Self-Released, 2019)
Ultra-brutal Botch-meets-Hellchild-sounding (death) metalcore out of Iceland.
Upstate Records to Release Long-Lost 1994 EP From NY Thrashers Attica
Founding guitarist Mike Valente on how these absolutely badass 25-year-old recordings resurfaced...
Subway Mirror, “Clouds,” from Subway Mirror (1994)
Did you know that Dan Swanö was once in an awesomely poppy alt.-rock band?
The Dead Cvlt Offers a Vicious Fusion of Industrialized Hardcore/Punk With Debut EP, The Cataclyst
For once, a TRULY industrial-electronic take on RIPPING metal-infused hardcore/punk.
Ore Miner, “Zygote,” from Onism (Self-Released, 2019)
Chaotic, rhythmically crushing metalcore out of New Haven, CT.