Tag: Phobia

Best Of 2019 – Andrew Edmunds: One Bird Cannot Make A Bad Pun, But Toucan

And so another year passes, the inexorable march of time… In the grand scheme of things, 2019 was a pretty good year for me, and I hope the same for you. I drank many good

Phobia – Generation Coward Review

How do you put a band like Phobia in context? Nearly three decades old, with a single/split catalog that makes it almost impossible to really dig in deep to their whole career–at least if you

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 2nd – June 8th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Phobia – Lifeless God Review

These are good times for pissed-off political grind. And there are few better purveyors of such than SoCal’s erstwhile Phobia. Now in their twenty-seventh year, Phobia still bashes heads with the best of them, their blend

Phobia – Remnants Of Filth Review

Phobia’s back with another blast of crusty grindcore – it’s what you expect; it’s what you want; it’s what you need. Okay, so maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but still, it’s not too terribly far

Phobia – Unrelenting Review

Seventeen songs… Fourteen minutes… If you didn’t already know what you’re getting from a Phobia record, that alone should tell you: this is grindcore, pure and simple; it’s d-beat-fueled, blast-filled and violent. This SoCal four-piece

Phobia – 22 Random Acts Of Violence Review

Originally written by Kris Yancey The use of “random” feels a little out of place, having just heard Phobia’s newest, 22 Random Acts of Violence for the umpteenth time. Maybe each of the tracks chronicle

Phobia – Serenity Through Pain Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Through 10 years of perseverance, Phobia arrives with their latest effort, entitled Serenity Through Pain. Taking influence from hardcore punk and early grind, they create their own blend of crust-fueled