Tag: Crust

Wolfbrigade – Anti-Tank Dogs Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental The kings of d-beat are back, baby… …albeit for just a quick moment. This three-song EP is the band’s first release since 2019, which wasn’t all that long

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2022 So Far, Vol. 1

Once upon a time in the MetalReview Dot Com Days Ov Yore, this crew of particularly persnickety prickly pears would review everything sent to the email inbox (or PO box). It’s unfathomable to think of

Blast Rites #14: Thieves – Therapy Sessions Review

Some days you want some bloodsoaked goregrind grossness. Some days you want some rifftastic death / grind mash-up. Some days call for simpler measures: Some days you just want to smash things, or people, or

Rigorous Institution – Cainsmarsh Review

Portland’s Rigorous Institution first hit my radar via the ever impressive efforts of Last Rites’ alum Craig Hayes and his dauntless study of all things crust, grind, punk, D-beat, et cetera In Crust We Trust,

Blast Rites #4: Days Of Desolation – Circles Review

Plagues. Wars. Impending climate disaster. Yet another Kid Rock album… Sometimes these days do seem desolate indeed… Thankfully, we’ve always got grindcore to get us through. Belgian three-piece Days Of Desolation returns with their second

Death Toll 80k – The Future Is Yours Review

The Finns are great at death metal, and I’m told they’re great at black metal, also. Turns out they’re also stellar at grindcore. Who knew? Well, besides anyone who’s been paying attention to Death Toll

Pus – Pus Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Pus waste no time getting straight to business, and neither should we. The Lima, Peru quintet deliver five rapid fire tracks on their debut self-titled EP, all bursting

In Crust We Trust: Vol 19

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 19. Apologies for skipping last month’s edition—I was busy enjoying my annual mental health meltdown, which required fistfuls of Seroquel and a nice long lie-down