Repulsion

Levan TK Gallery Show to Feature Guest DJ Sets From Repulsion, Fear Factory Members

December 4, 2017

Metal concert photography and guest DJ sets from your favorite headbangers? Sounds like a good time to us!

10 Great Songs About Eating

November 17, 2017

Every holiday season has its own hallmarks, the things that you identify with the time to make it complete and recognizable. Valentine’s Day has its ill-advised first dates, Saint Patrick’s day has its ill-advised consumption of Irish Carbombs, Christmas has its ill-advised decision to ever voluntarily listen to Christmas music. Others, like Halloween, are just…

Track Premiere: Expulsion – ‘Total Human Genocide’

June 7, 2017

Hear the second song from Expulsion, featuring members of Repulsion, Exhumed, Gruesome, Phobia and more.

Gearified: Jackson’s DK2M Pro Series Dinky

November 7, 2015

There’s nothing rinky-dink about Jackson’s DK2M Pro Series Dinky.

Gearified: Ron Thal’s DoubleBfoot

October 31, 2015

Because one guitar neck just isn’t enough for proper shredding, noodling, crunching, and general rocking out.  

Gearified: Jackson’s Pro Series King V still reigns, bloodily

October 3, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as our #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we brought his print column to the Deciblog. In October 2013 Matt plugged into Jackson’s Pro Series King V, which “still reigns, bloodily.” 

Gearified: Peavey’s Vypyr VIP 2

September 12, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as our #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we brought his print column to the Deciblog. In issue #110 Matt plugged into Peavey’s Vypyr VIP 2, which “is coiled up and ready to pounce.” 

Gearified: Dave Ellefson’s Kelly Bird bass

May 16, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as Decibel’s #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we brought his print column to the Deciblog. In issue #113, Matt gave his feedback on Dave Ellefson’s Kelly Bird bass, which “gave 2014 a rude awakening.” 

Gearified: NAMM 2014

March 21, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as Decibel’s #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we brought his print column to the Deciblog. In issue #114 Matt took a trip to NAMM 2014, where “metal gear is indeed solid.”

The National Association of Music Merchants, or NAMM, or “The NAMM” (careful—only if you’re a vet) is a massive four-day convention held annually in Anaheim, CA. It exists so that music gear companies from every rank, tier and division can present their latest designs in hopes of making deals to distribute them for financial gain. Fortunately for us, the smell of new music gear is practically a clarion call for tattooed longhairs and hessian beardfolk. They crawl out from under manhole covers in all directions and make their way to the venue. Once inside, they sprinkle metal, lice and everything vice into the crowd, thus making it much more festive atmosphere.

Gearified: Hammer Claws Signature Pickup Set

February 28, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as Decibel’s #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we brought his print column to the Deciblog. In issue #116 Matt spent some time “hammering on Brent Hinds’ bloody, thunderous new pickups”…

Gearified: Seymour Duncan’s Dirty Deed Distortion Pedal

January 31, 2015

Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as Decibel’s #1 grindcore album of all time.

Gearified by Matt Olivo: ESP Eclipse LTD EC-1000T

January 24, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as Decibel’s #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we brought his print column to the Deciblog. In issue #120 Matt gave his feedback on ESP’s Eclipse LTD EC-1000T guitar, which “offers…

Gearified by Matt Olivo: Intronaut mainman drops customized axes via Dunable Guitars

January 16, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as Decibel’s #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we are bringing his print column to the Deciblog. In issue #121 Matt gave his feedback on Dunable custom guitars made by Sacha…

Gearified by Matt Olivo: Peavey ReValver 4

January 7, 2015

**Matt Olivo is the founding guitarist of extreme metal trailblazers Repulsion, whose Horrified LP ranks as Decibel’s #1 grindcore album of all time. Because we know that every reader ever plays guitar, we are bringing his print column to the Deciblog. In issue #124 Matt gave his feedback on the Peavey ReVavlver 4, which “promises…

Repulsion: Live Tonight!

March 26, 2014

In case the lineup of Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder and Gorguts isn’t enough to convince you to attend the San Francisco stop of the Decibel Tour tonight (in which case you’re crazy) there’s another treat on hand: an exclusive appearance by Hall Of Fame verified legends Repulsion. Repulsion is near and dear to both…

Repulsion cover Bathory’s “The Reaper” with Pelle Åhman

May 23, 2013

Things always come full circle. And when they do it’s either super-rad or pretty depressing. For Repulsion’s first visit to Stockholm, Sweden, it’s super-rad. Why? Let’s just say, the extremely extremes of Sweden’s early metal scene influenced Flint, Michigan’s grindcore/death metal revolutionaries Repulsion and, in turn, the dudes from the city whose motto is “Strong,…