Tag: Grindcore

Blast Rites: Chadhel – Failure // Downfall Review

“If we go down the current status quo for, let’s say, about twenty years, we probably destroy our civilization… Probably don’t survive.” A soundbite from Jaron Lanier’s The Social Dilemma opens Failure // Downfall, nestled

Best Of 2022 – Chris C.: Special Tunes From Metal Goons

We live in strange times—said everyone, ever, right now. Like literally everyone. No one has not said this. Even the strange people contributing to said strangeness recognize these are strange times in their own strange

Houkago Grind Time – Houkago Grind Time 2: The Second Raid Review

I’m now on my third Houkago Grind Time review, and in each of the previous two, I declared that I would brush up on anime so that I would better understand the inside jokes and

Blast Rites: Septic Vomet – Infected Cadaveric Slaves Review

The film sample is a tradition in goregrind, but very rarely has any been used as awesomely as on the opening to Septic Vomet’s Infected Cadaveric Slaves. Taken from the 2013 Evil Dead remake –

Sickrecy – Salvation Through Tyranny Review

Familiarity breeds contempt, I’ve heard, and I certainly understand the meaning of that aphorism, but it’s not always true. Sometimes familiarity is a warm blanket, a well-worn pair of boots that fit just perfectly, a

Blast Rites: Trucido – A Collection Of Self-Destruction Review

If you’re reading a grindcore column, then you should already know (or at least be aware of) Texas tech-grinders Cognizant – if you aren’t, then take some time after you finish this to get right

Exhumed – To The Dead Review

Exhumed is one thing, and in that one thing, Exhumed is many things. Exhumed is gore metal, of course, the self-determined appellation that adorns their classic debut album, and in being “gore metal,” they are

Escuela Grind – Memory Theater Review

As my compatriot Mr. Hotz mentioned in his recent write-up of Cloud Rat’s latest, 2022 has been a hell of a year for grindcore. In addition to that Cloud Rat, we’ve been blessed with new