Tag: Grindcore

Blurring – Cloud Burner Review

Release date: April 28, 2017. Label: Self-Released.This latest EP from Rochester-based grinders Blurring came out in April, two years to the day after their full-length debut, and though it runs only half as long as

Expulsion – Nightmare Future Review

Sometimes you just know, y’know? That classic first line of a story that captures you from the first words; that perfect opening scene of a film that reels you in and keeps you hooked for

Phobia – Lifeless God Review

These are good times for pissed-off political grind. And there are few better purveyors of such than SoCal’s erstwhile Phobia. Now in their twenty-seventh year, Phobia still bashes heads with the best of them, their blend

Dephosphorus – Impossible Orbits Review

Greece’s Dephosporus have the kind of name that drives a word processor’s autocorrect absolutely bonkers. Also, their drummer has been in every single band ever formed in Europe. We reviewed their last one (Ravenous Solemnity)

Lock Up – Demonization Review

On paper, Lock Up looks like a killer band. And it should be, in whichever of its four incarnations (so far) that you choose. It should add up to a sum greater than its parts,

Looking For An Answer – Dios Carne Review

If there’s two things I know about Spain, it’s that the rain there falls mainly on the plain, and that Spanish death metal bands have a great way with that thick, oozing, rotten sound, and

Drap – Rotten Till Allt Ont Review

Sweden’s Dråp emerged in 2013 with their first full-length, En Naturlig Död (Swedish for “a natural death”), which was written in tribute to vocalist Joachim Lyngfelt’s mother, who passed away from cancer in 2010. En

The Drip – The Haunting Fear Of Inevitability Review

Way back in 2014, this oddly-named group of grinders caught my attention on the strength of their EP A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics, their third EP overall and their first for Relapse. That one was

Nuclear Holocaust – Overkill Commando Review

Overkill Commando is the debut full-length from this pack of Polish punk-grinders, after a 2014 demo and last year’s four-way split with Hell United, Cemetery Whore, and the wonderfully named Necrosodomistical Slaughter. In both instances,

Asphalt Graves – The New Primitive Review

Something about the word “supergroup” makes me want to run away screaming. It’s just that, for every Bloodbath, there are at least five ones that just come off average at best, or “just a sad