Powerviolence

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

October 11, 2017 Sean Frasier

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 Adem Tepedelen

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 Vince Bellino

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

Full Stream: Nails/Full of Hell Split 7″

November 8, 2016 Vince Bellino

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

Top 5 Most Anticipated Sets: Southwest Terror Fest

October 12, 2016 Vince Bellino

Be sure to check these sets out when Southwest Terror Fest goes down next weekend.

Deny The Cross

September 12, 2016 Anthony Bartkewicz

Alpha Ghoul
Lactose tolerant
dB rating: 8/10

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

July 1, 2016 J. Andrew Zalucky

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 Shane Mehling

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

Magrudergrind

February 1, 2016 Justin Norton

II
Still a bad machine
dB Rating: 8/10

Vincibility is for Suckers: Exclusive Fucking Invincible Premiere!

May 20, 2014 Shawn Macomber

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 Justin Norton

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 Jonathan Horsley

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 Jonathan Horsley

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…