Powerviolence

Blast Worship: Kluvim

November 13, 2018

Kluvim come flying out of Israel with their caustic blend of grindcore, powerviolence and sludge.

Blast Worship: Durian

October 23, 2018

New Jersey grinders Durian play fast, ask questions later.

Magic Bullet Reissues Apartment 213’s “Cleveland Power Violence”

November 10, 2017

Sure, you probably know about Infest, Charles Bronson, Spazz and Despise You, but not everyone is well versed enough to know about Apartment 213 (or wasn’t old enough to be into them when they were putting out material).

Track Premieres: Get Split into Quarters by Toxicology, Skuz, Triple Cripple, and Ground

October 11, 2017

Horror Pain Gore Death strike again during Halloween season with a four-band split from Toxicology , Skuz , Triple Cripple , and Ground.

Metal & Beer: Trappist’s Chris Dodge Goes Full Barbarian

October 4, 2017

Chris Dodge and his Trappist bandmates get primal in their new metal-and-beer podcast series, “Hour of the Barbarian.”

Full Album Stream: Spazz – ‘Sweatin’ 2: Deported Live Gorilla

December 5, 2016

Spazz is rereleasing a collection of live and studio recordings from 1995-96. 

Full Stream: Nails/Full of Hell Split 7″

November 8, 2016

This three song tour de force is what happens when Full of Hell and Nails join forces for a split 7-inch.

Deny The Cross

September 12, 2016

Alpha Ghoul
Lactose tolerant
dB rating: 8/10

Track Premiere: Deny the Cross- “Teens in the Graveyard”

July 1, 2016

A loud, powerful blast of driving aggression that deals with themes of death and alienation.

Bass/Drum Gore-Punks Mouth Demand You Open up and “Suck the Worm”

June 1, 2016

The Oakland duo gets up in your guts with a slithering track off their new album Deathroll.

Vincibility is for Suckers: Exclusive Fucking Invincible Premiere!

May 20, 2014

Providence, Rhode Island-based FUCKING INVINCIBLE — featuring faces that will be familiar to fans of Daughters, Dropdead, Soul Control, Sweet Jesus, etcetera — gave themselves a lot to live up to with their chosen moniker, but, as the exclusive stream of “Ape As Man/Man As Ape” below ably demonstrates, these dudes have good reason to…

Garage Days Eternal: Zac Ohler’s Life In Hardcore

July 18, 2012

If this sounds like the rambling of an old fart, so be it: kids have it too easy these days when it comes to underground music. If you have a laptop and spare time you have unfettered access to pretty much every rare treasure recorded during the past four decades of metal and punk. That…

VOICES FROM THE UK UNDERGROUND pt 2: HUMAN CULL on picking the crust off 30 second grind

June 25, 2012

Human Cull are a gnarly grindcore trio from the United Kingdom who deal largely in 30-second riff-salvos. Guitarist and vocalist Edd Robinson admits as much that the band’s entire canon will be fast and crusty, but dammit he’s a humanitarian, it’ll be memorable too. Brevity in grindcore song structures was hardwired at the genre’s birth…

UK extremists The Atrocity Exhibit on fierce riffs and one-take grind

January 9, 2012

You’ve got to love and admire the optimism of people in the UK. While limited releases are a staple practice in underground music, adding both that exclusivity/collector appeal and some fiscal security, British grind champs The Atrocity Exhibit took it to, uh, extremes and limited the supply of 2011 faceripper Grind Over Matter to a…