Interview: Cris McCarthy (Silent Scream, Dark Angel)
Revisiting the guitarist's days with Silent Scream, Dark Angel, and more...
7 Underrated Albums Recorded at Legendary Death Metal Studio Morrisound Recording in the ‘90s
Lesser-known gems from the death metal mecca's heyday.
Annihilust, "Victor of Contempt," from Cleanse & Purify (Yamabushi, 2016)
Unhinged, chaotic rage from ex-members of Watchmaker.
The God Machine, "Painless," from One Last Laugh in a Place of Dying... (Fiction, 1994)
"And you said life could be painless. I'm sorry, but... that's not what I've found."
Human Animal, "Down We Go Again," from The First Four Winters (Panda Claw/Bound by Modern Age, 2016)
A previously unreleased punk-tinged metallic hardcore anthem...
Grey Heaven Fall, Black Wisdom (Aesthetics of Devastation, 2015)
A gnashing, dissonant form of blackened death metal à la Deathspell Omega meets Ulcerate.
Track Premiere: 156, “Kokoro”
Frequent No Echo contributor Adel Souto on his forthcoming EP, recorded with human bones...
Mystery Grab Bag: Episode 8
Blind reactions to Outhouse, Eisenvater, Lash Out, Jersey Dogs, Brutal Juice, Boilermaker, and more!
Collaring, "Black Shadow of a Figure Looming" (2016)
Another mysterious, top-shelf noise act deserving of more attention...
Vegas, "A Herd That Will Not Thin," from A Herd That Will Not Thin (Sin-Eater, 2016)
The latest hand-numbered limited edition release, gone in a flash...
Ten Times Worse, "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. You Better Hide," from Demo (2000 - 2006)
Who knew there was a post-Neglect band that still kinda sounded like Neglect!?
The Osedax, "The Fire Thief," from Titans Lament (Replenish Records, 2015)
High-level droning, ambient doom metal—with a twist.
Interview: Troy Dixler (Sindrome)
Getting the scoop behind the legendary Chicago thrashers' long overdue complete discography collection.
夢遊病者, "Black Ribbon," from 5772 (Self-Released, 2016)
A genre-free, improvisational-sounding mindfuck...
Abuse of Power, "Plead," from Demo 2016 (Self-Released, 2016)
This would've been right at home as a 7" on New Age Records circa 1994, right?
Interview: Steven “Skogger” Meketa (Apartment 213, Lockweld)
The former practitioner of powerviolence (and power tools) on "skogging" away from a near-death experience...
The Blow Monkeys, "It Doesn't Have to be This Way," from She Was Only a Grocer's Daughter (RCA, 1987)
"You've only got yourselves to blame, for playing the game..."
UVB-76, "...a floating globe of brittle bone," from .corpse's hands melted onto table surface... (Self-Released, 2016)
Simple yet very effective experimental noise from the UK.