Tag: Grindcore

Human Cull – Revenant Review

Eighteen songs in eighteen minutes. There’s a balance in that, a certain perfect economy. No time for funny business, so give none; no time for prisoners, so take none. Get in; kick ass; get out.

Knelt Rote – Alterity Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Knelt Rote isn’t much for subtlety. Or variation. This Portland-based trio began as a grinding noisecore outfit, but by the time of 2012’s Trespass, they’d left that behind

Nequient – Wolves At The Door Review

Nequient (adj.) — incapable. I had to look that up. So we all learned something here today… Moving forward: I’m not telling anyone anything they don’t already know, of course, but the past few decades

Napalm Death – Coded Smears And More Uncommon Slurs Review

If there are two things I am, unequivocally—aside from awesome and infallible—it’s these: I am a Napalm Death fan. And I am a completist. So this two-disc collection was custom made for the likes of

Wake – Misery Rites Review

One of the most fascinating and fun facets of fandom is watching a band develop over time. I don’t have any children – much to everyone’s relief – but I do have nephews and a

Endorphins Lost / OSK – Split Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Ah, the split 7”, that wonderful little beast that keeps the grind and punk flowing… Short and sweet and frantic and furious, just like the good lord intended

Bind Torture Kill – Visceres Review

From only a quick glance at the band name, it would be too easy to brush this one off as the bloodsoaked spawn of some burp ‘n’ chug gore band, but doing so would be

Last Rites Presents: DeathgraVe – A ThirTy MinuTe PrimEr

One of the more amusing grievances metal fans toss into the ring these days relates to our genre’s prevailing fondness for keeping most every branch cemented in the past. Truth: It would be tragic beyond