Blast Worship

Blast Worship: Expression of Pain

January 18, 2022

Hear Canadian grinders Expression of Pain blast on in memory of fallen drummer Graham Green on their self-titled release.

Video Premiere: Test Big Band – “Teste do Error, As Vozes dos Tolos”

January 11, 2022

Watch Brazil’s premiere grindcore unit Test expand to Test Big Band for an 11-minute grind opera.

Blast Worship’s 21 Favorite Grindcore Songs of 2021

January 4, 2022

Now that 2021 has ground to a halt, blast back with the 21 best grindcore and powerviolence songs of the past year.

Blast Worship – Neon Hiss

December 21, 2021

Catch the buzz on the Canadian mostly-solo avant grind project Neon Hiss.

Blast Worship: Will Cope

December 7, 2021

Hear Lithuanian grind duo Will Cope, bring an east coast hardcore vibe to eastern Europe on An Attempt.

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: 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.

For Those About Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Portrait, Beyond Grace and Doctor Smoke

August 9, 2021

Our birdbrain couldn’t land the new Iron Maiden album so it’s some slim peckins this week!

Blast Worship: Eastwood

August 3, 2021

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

Blast Worship: Shitbrains

July 20, 2021

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

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.

Blast Worship: Sugar Wounds

April 13, 2021

Are Myrtle Beach’s Sugar Wounds the world’s first “shoegrind” band? Probably not, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t listen to their Calico Dreams release right now.