Tag: Grindcore

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

Antigama – Depressant Review

Man, that cover is golden… The red pill there… with the hook… for all the fools who fall for that… But that’s outside the scope of my review, and possibly outside the meaning of the

Wojczech / Krupskaya Split Review

I’ve had my ear on Germany’s Wojczech since their 2005 full-length Sedimente. That one hit the right spot for me back then, with its crust-fueled riffing, grindcore dissonance, balance of punk drive and outright blasting,

Friendship – Hatred Review

Don’t believe them – they’re not your friends. Unless your friends come over and break your belongings, beat you half senseless, scream into the night with all the rage of a thousand suns, and generally

Haemorrhage – We Are The Gore Review

I know it may appear to all you average Joe reader types that the life of a heavy metal blogger is one nonstop exercise in pure playboy luxury… …and that’s absolutely correct. I’m writing this