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Filthpact ‘Resurrected Under Condemnation’ CD/DD 2014

4th July 2014 at 8:36 am

Filthpact

Filthpact are, or should I say were, a Scottish crust punk band full of grindcore and socio-political influences. They split up this year, but have released Resurrected Under Condemnation, a collection of all their tracks released between 2010 and 2014. We’re looking at 20…
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Enabler ‘La Fin Absolue Du Monde’ CD/LP/DD 2014

1st July 2014 at 8:39 am

Enabler

It’s been two years since Enabler‘s All Hail The Void descended onto the scene beating its chest and thrusting its gargantuan metal-core knackers in our faces. All Hail The Void was an impetuous first album, enthusiastically weaving its way through hardcore, crust, death, grind,…
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Corrosion Of Conformity ‘IX’ CD/LP/DD 2014

30th June 2014 at 8:47 am

Corrosion Of Conformity

It’s been 4 years since Corrosion Of Conformity reformed the Animosity era line-up of Woody Weatherman on guitar, Reed Mullin on drums and vocals and Mike Dean on bass and vocals. Four years in which they’ve played countless gigs, released and album and an…
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Nightfell ‘The Living Ever Mourn’ CD/LP/DD 2014

24th June 2014 at 10:46 am

Nightfell

As soon as ‘The Last Disease‘s’ first growling chord is played, its powerful enough to tear through the fabric of space itself, you know that this one is a winner. If brutal, crushing heaviness is your thing, then you can’t go wrong with Nightfell‘s…
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Anti Ritual – S/T – LP/DD 2014

18th June 2014 at 8:27 am

Anti Ritual - S/T

From Copenhagen, Denmark a brutal force beyond description is being projected onto the world and Anti Ritual are to blame for it. With their mix of… Well just about everything heavy, aggressive, energetic and mind crushing you can think of. From hardcore through to…
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Nadir – S/T – CS/DD 2014

14th June 2014 at 10:07 am

Nadir - S/T

From out of the charred remains of Nottingham sludgecore barbarians Dead In The Woods springs forth the significantly more cosmically aligned beat combo Nadir. Sharing three out of five members with that band – vocalist Jeremie Cauchois, guitarist Andrew Morgan and drummer Henry Davies…
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EyeHateGod – S/T – CD/LP/DD 2014

19th May 2014 at 9:48 am

EyeHateGod - S/T

It is impossible to talk about New Orleans’ darkest sons without taking a moment out to consider their often chequered history. Formed in 1988 by the ‘Godfather of the NOLA sound’ Jimmy Bower the band would mark their debut for Century Media four years…
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Sky:Lark! / Meadows – Split 7”/DD 2014

23rd April 2014 at 10:56 am

Sky:Lark! / Meadows - Split

Two young and hungry bands, and when I say young I mean nowhere near my age, so that can be up to the early thirties. When I say hungry I mean that they’re both eager and willing to play gigs in smelly little dives…
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Bl’ast! ‘The Expression Of Power’ CD/LP/DD 2014

19th April 2014 at 10:09 am

Bl’ast!

Way back in the mid 80’s, American hardcore was having something of a golden period. Black Flag and The Dead Kennedys were the daddies of the scene, Minor Threat had been and gone but left a lasting legacy and bands such as Corrosion Of…
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Victorian Whore Dogs ‘Hobo Chic’ CD/DD 2014

15th April 2014 at 2:12 pm

Victorian Whore Dogs

It’s hard to know what to expect from a band with a name like Victorian Whore Dogs. Hardcore punk? Antiquarian English black metal? At just thirteen minutes, ‘Hobo Chic‘ is impossible to categorise. Deftly weaving amongst post-hardcore, sludge, and doom, the band pick and…
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