Tag: Hardcore

Trappist – Ancient Brewing Tactics Review

If there are three things I enjoy, it’s good beer, good metal, and bad puns. Ancient Brewing Tactics touches on all three. So let’s crack open a cold imperial IPA and see what we have

Pig Destroyer – Head Cage Review

It’s been six years since Pig Destroyer released Book Burner. Add the additional five years between that one and 2007’s Phantom Limb, and we’re now 11 years removed from what remains as the band’s creative

Descent – Towers Of Grandiosity Review

If you were to assemble a couple teams of metal fans for a game of Family Feud, and the reanimated corpse of the late, great Richard Dawson asked the contestants to name an adjective that

The Late 80s, Hardcore, Crossover, And A Premiere From Ruin It! – Locked Up Dead

If you’re at all familiar with Last Rites, you know we spend an undue amount of time reviving Ye Olde Fires of yon 80s heavy metal. What we generally neglect, however, is putting much effort

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

Power Trip – Opening Fire: 2008-2014 Review

What matters more to you between innovation and enthusiasm? I know what my choice would be. And I know at least a few among you who would very likely disagree… The week after this digital

Systemik Viølence – Anarquia – Violencia Review (And More!)

“I am positively, absolutely sure that a lot of you are going to HATE this,” says the disembodied voice that opens Systemik Viølence’s new EP… Oh, but I disagree… Anarquia – Violencia is the latest

Kawakami Forever! Japanese Raw Punk 101, Part 4

Here’s the breakdown of the bands that have been covered so far: Part 1: Disclose, Warhead, System Fucker, Isterismo, Crow. Part 2: Confuse, Framtid, Disturd, Reality Crisis, Kriegshög, G.A.T.E.S., D-Clone, Gauze, Gloom. Part 3: Zyanose,