Gene Meyer

Blast Worship – Gummo

November 30, 2021

The French grind scene contributes to the growing — am I reading this correctly — mirco genre of grindcore bands inspired by the 1997 film Gummo?

Blast Worship: Razoreater

November 23, 2021

Hear the U.K.’s Razoreater serve up a brutal helping of HM-2-propelled old-school Euro grind.

Blast Worship: Civilian Thrower

November 16, 2021

Do not toss aside the heaving black metal-influenced grindcore of France’s Civilian Thrower.

Blast Worship: Mellow Harsher

November 9, 2021

Wisconsin grindcore trio Mellow Harsher is, um, immunized against lousy extreme music on a new split EP.

Full EP Premiere: Bone Tower – ‘We All Will Die One Day’

November 2, 2021

Hear Canadian crushers Bone Tower raise a monument to the pain and chaos of the past year and a half with We All Will Die One Day.

Blast Worship: Jisei

October 26, 2021

Vancouver duo Jisei healthy dose of deathcore doesn’t spoil their grindcore recipe on Bad Representation.

Blast Worship: Dog Food

October 19, 2021

Long Island, New York’s Dog Food are on the menu if you have a hankering for stompy riffs mixed with rapid-fire grindcore precision.

Blast Worship: Impulsealer

October 12, 2021

Czech out the latest release from European grind duo Impulsealer!

Blast Worship: Stall

October 5, 2021

Cincinnati’s Stall don’t have time to slow down via powerviolence blasts delivered in a minute or less.

Full Album Premiere: Vixen Maw – ‘4 Way Spilt’

September 28, 2021

Hear Brooklyn based experimental grind unit Vixen Maw‘s portion of a new four-way split, imaginatively titled 4 Way Split, on Sludgelord records.

Blast Worship: Death Toll 80k

September 21, 2021

The numbers add up. Death Toll 80k are one of grindcore’s best bands at the moment.

Blast Worship: Ranker

September 7, 2021

West Coast powerviolence crew Ranker don’t care about your fantasy football draft.

Blast Worship: Deterioration

August 31, 2021

Minnesota’s premiere basement unit make their second appearance in Decibel‘s #1 grindcore column.

Blast Worship: Melting Rot

August 17, 2021

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll hurl when you hear Aurora grinders Melting Rot.

Full Album Stream: Imperial Slaughter – ‘…Vile Slobs’

August 10, 2021

Clean up your act and hear all of Texas death dealers Imperial Slaughter‘s new LP, …Vile Slobs, before its release this Friday.

Blast Worship: Eastwood

August 3, 2021

International blasters Eastwood will make any grindcore fan’s day.

Full Album Stream: Covered In Sores – ‘Civilian Casualties’

July 27, 2021

Hear the full length debut from Philly death dealers Covered in Sores and grab a copy from HPGD Production before that shit gets infected.

Blast Worship: Shitbrains

July 20, 2021

Don’t overthink the caustic grind of Los Angeles blast duo Shitbrains.

Video Premiere: Ingrown – “Waste”

July 6, 2021

Watch Idaho’s killer hardcore power trio Ingrown in their natural habitat in the new video “Waste.”

Blast Worship: Gastropod

June 29, 2021

Midwest grindcore crew Gastropod marry a caveman aesthetic with a progressive approach to performance.

Yuckmouf and Brook Pridemore Release Split EP “Trve Grind”

June 22, 2021

In which a psychedelic doom metal band releases a split album with a folk singer from Brooklyn

Blast Worship: Ptomatopsiaa

June 15, 2021

Are Ptomatopsiaa your new favorite hypergoreblast band? Of course they are!

Blast Worship: Choke

June 8, 2021

Choke‘s It’s Hard To Talk Shit, With No Fucking Teeth is the antifacist grindcore antidote to a lifetime of bullshit.

Blast Worship: Bleachdrinker

June 1, 2021

A hearty bottoms up to Bleachdrinker‘s voracious whirlwind of blast beats and D-beats.

Blast Worship: Kuvotus

May 25, 2021

Hear Finnish groove grinders Kuvotus make the genre somewhat accessible in their split with fellow blasters Tunkio.

Blast Worship: Cognizant

May 18, 2021

Dallas blasters’ split release with Cryptic Void is a definite grind album of the year candidate.

Sunrot and Ides Release Politically Charged (and Black Flag Influenced) Split

May 11, 2021

Hear the Jersey punks in Ides and Sunrot team up for a heavily Black Flag-inspired split.

Full Album Premiere: Waternoose – “All Pain, No Feeling”

May 4, 2021

If you are a fan of any era of Daughters, the Locust or Saetia, it’s time to tune into the powerviolence/screamo/shoegaze hybrid of Waternoose.

Blast Worship: Chadhel

April 27, 2021

Get to know Quebec crushers Chadhel as they team up with Assidious Assault on a crucial new split