Quick Hits: Trip Machine Laboratories—War Babies, Dissolve, Herjaza
Another trio of quality goods courtesy of "The Lab."
Random Roundup: November, 2020
Shit you should hear from Cruelist, End You, In Cold Blood, Six Billion Light-Years, Sprain, and Vegas.
Song of the Day: Moral Mazes, “Gold Beach Fortress,” from Moral Mazes (Little Rocket/Rad Girlfriend, 2020)
Possibly the most overlooked "supergroup" in the history of all living things!?
The history—and future!?—of one of Ohio's most underrated dark metallic hardcore acts of the '90s...
Bas Rotten is About to Release the Grindcore Album of the Year
Stream a new track—"Self"—from the Portuguese outfit's debut LP, Surge.
The 1984 Draft Explores—and Copes With—Pandemic Unease on New EP, Destination Breakdown
Dayton, OH emo/indie/alt.-rock unit preps limited edition lathe-cut 7" release.
Song of the Day: Gridiron, “What Can You Do?,” from Loyalty at All Costs (Streets of Hate, 2020)
Hardass metalcore grooves featuring members of Year of the Knife and Never Ending Game.
Song of the Day: Repetitionist, “Check Please,” from Process and Intention (Self-Released, 2020)
Downcast post-hardcore meets emo-esque sludge-noise.
Song of the Day: Blood From the Soul, “Debris of Dreams,” from DSM-5 (Deathwish Inc., 2020)
27 years later, Shane Embury resurrects one of the finest industrial metal side projects of all time!
Song of the Day: Kind, “Broken Tweaker,” from Mental Nudge (Ripple Music, 2020)
Doom-soaked stonery excellence out of Boston that should appeal to fans of Goatsnake, etc.
Random Roundup: September, 2020
Shit you should hear from Alarum, Bitter Branches, Brave the Cold, Memory Screen, The Patients, and Rid of Me.
Song of the Day: Abrasion, “Intro/Coward's Display,” from Demonstration (2020)
Southern California metalcore that owes equal inspiration to Merauder, All Out War, and H8000...
Random Roundup: August, 2020
Shit you should hear from Black Bra, Entropy, Epitaph, Reserving Dirtnaps, Shades Apart, and Sulaco.
Song of the Day: Black Harvest, “Abandon,” from Sun Across the Fields (Self-Released, 2020)
Supreme technical, progressive, and visceral extreme metal from one of the genre's more unsung greats.
Track Premiere + Interview: Statues, “Ending the Holocene”
Umeå, Sweden trio returns with more (post-)punked-up indie rock heat from soon-to-be-issued album #2.
Interview: Unreal City on Long-Awaited New Full-Length, Cruelty of Heaven
Undoubtedly one of the year's finest in metallic hardcore, within which the reverence for Cleveland runs strong...
Quick Hits: Trip Machine Laboratories—Piece of Mind, Life’s Question, Soul Blind
The latest assortment of tunes from a label that never disappoints.