Tag: Hardcore

In Crust We Trust: Vol 17

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 17. Before you dive into this month’s collection of raucous releases, I wanted to highlight a few punk rock-focused features that have recently caught my

Xibalba – Años En Infierno Review

Californian heavyweights Xibalba have spent the past thirteen years constructing a gigantic edifice (much like the one depicted by on their latest album cover) out of sledgehammering hardcore and equally concussive death metal. The band’s

ACxDC – Satan Is King Review

Well, now, what have we here… When I was a teenager, about a million years ago, and just beginning my 30-year (and counting) exploration of this crazy world of heavy metal, the Satanic Panic was

In Crust We Trust: Vol 16

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 16. You might have noticed that every new day seems to bring another new catastrophe. (Or yet another increasingly deranged soundbite.) Who knows what the

Destroyed In Seconds – Divide And Devour Review

From Destroyed In Second’s Facebook “about” info: Band interests: Disrocking your fucking face in. D-beats. Personal interests: Stomping out ignorance, fascism, racism, greed, organized religion, proud boys, patriots, and MAGA culture. Well, then… Sign me

In Crust We Trust: Vol 15

Hello all you cool cats and kittens, welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 15. So, how’s your apocalypse going? I’ve been livin’ la vida lockdown for a number of weeks, and like plenty of

10s Essentials: In Crust We Trust – Part 2

Welcome to the second installment of this two-part In Crust We Trust: 2010s Essentials special. The first part of this ear-splitting fiesta included a lengthy introduction followed by a raft of releases from the likes

10s Essentials: In Crust We Trust – Part 1

Last Rites is currently running a 10-part series highlighting 100 essential metal albums from the past decade. I decided to wedge myself into the conversation by volunteering to write this two-part feature, which explores a