Tag: Hardcore

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,

Kawakami Forever! Japanese Raw Punk 101, Part 3

The first two parts of our Japanese raw punk primer from yesterday explored fourteen bands: Disclose, Warhead, System Fucker, Isterismo, Crow, Confuse, Framtid, Disturd, Reality Crisis, Kriegshög, G.A.T.E.S., D-Clone, Gauze and Gloom. Part 3 continues

Kawakami Forever! Japanese Raw Punk 101, Part 2

We kicked things off earlier today with an intro to the rawer side of Japanese punk that focused on works from Disclose, Warhead, System Fucker, Isterismo and Crow. In part 2, nine additional bands will

Kawakami Forever! Japanese Raw Punk 101, Part 1

Konnichiwa, friends. Death and taxes aside, there are really only two things you can be certain of in this life: If your foot hanging off the bed at night has a sock on it, then

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

False Flag – False Flag EP Review

I’ve seen quite a bit of effusive praise for this three-song introduction to False Flag, and with very good reason: This EP is a brilliantly powerful debut. Formed in 2015 after seeing in concert the

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