Tag: Noise

Tetragrammacide – Primal Incinerators of Moral Matrix Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. On one hand, debut full length Primal Incinerators of Moral Matrix sees India’s Tetragrammacide falling right in line with the kind of wall-of-sound black/death metal that is often

Unsane – Sterilize Review

It can be said that the casual Unsane fan needs no more than three Unsane albums. Those would be, without question, Scattered, Smothered & Covered, Total Destruction and Occupational Hazard. The first shows the band

Couch Slut – Contempt Review

In 2014, Brooklyn’s Couch Slut dropped one of the most harrowing listening experiences of the year in My Life As A Woman, a bleak examination of emotional depravity set to a noise/sludge hybrid. Part of

Succumb – Succumb Review

Many moons ago, a friend of mine convinced me to give a strange blend of juice from an eclectic little grocery store in a weird little neighborhood near my work a month-long try for supposed

The Mass – Ghost Fleet Review

Those unfamiliar with how a gig like this typically works might benefit from discovering that most of us make it to around the first of December before pulling the plug on basically everything in order

Yautja – Songs of Lament Review

Yautja’s Songs of Descent was one of 2014’s most pleasant surprises, a blistering combination of grind, sludge, death metal, hardcore, and even noise that never felt as if it was overreaching to any one of

Kowloon Walled City – Grievances Review

Back in 1998, I found myself in a hoity-toity bar in Park City, Utah on a night when a band called Whiskeytown was due to play a show in support of an album called Strangers

KEN Mode – Success

If you’re going with that atrocious mustard-and-pastels eyesore of an album cover, you damn well better back it up with some kick-ass sounds… Recorded with notorious noise-rock curmudgeon Steve Albini, Success is the sixth full-length