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Making the Perfect Gnaw Album: An Interview with Alan Dubin

October 23, 2017 Vince Bellino

The Gnaw frontman discusses the creative process, the addition of lap steel guitarist Dana Schecter and making “the perfect Gnaw album.”

Track Premiere: YLVA – ‘Metadata’

September 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

YLVA bring the thunder from down under.

Track Premiere: Gnaw – ‘Septic’

September 11, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the first song from disturbed noise metal/experimental outfit Gnaw‘s new record, Cutting Pieces now!

Track Premiere: Squalus – ‘The Orca’

August 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the debut from Squalus (feat. members of Giant Squid) now!

Conflict is Inevitable: An Interview with Moral Void

August 10, 2017 Neill Jameson

Unhinged blackened hardcore trio Moral Void have an explosive debut record with Deprive. Delve further into the madness.

Track Premiere: End Christian – ‘Delivered In Shame’

July 26, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream a new track from End Christian, featuring members of Brutal Truth, Hex Inverter and more.

FULL ALBUM STREAM: HEAVEN IN HER ARMS “WHITE HALO”

June 21, 2017 Shawn Macomber

White Halo — the seven-years-in-the-making third full-length from Tokyo quintet Heaven in Her Arms — is a fierce and lush amalgamation of post-metal atmospherics, classic screamo, black metal, prog rock, and trad metal sure to trigger metalgaze haters even as it subverts and expands the boundaries of that sub-subgenre. 

Track Premiere: Moral Void – ‘Harvest’

June 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

Don’t Deprive yourself of hearing the new Moral Void any longer! 

INTERVIEW: Fight Amp’s Mike McGinnis on concept records and embracing weird New Jersey

December 10, 2012 Jonathan Horsley

Fight Amp’s Birth Control is the sort of super-cool genre non-specific releases that sounds like it was written in a week tops and thrashed out and tracked in a day. It sounds 100 per cent jam room live, heaping catchy riffs on top of awkward and dissonant hardcore punk and noise-rock. If it sounds unruly,…

Decibrity Playlist: Fight Amp

October 4, 2012 Zach Smith

Odds are that pretty much anything we cover would be the last thing anybody waking up from a long night of debauchery would want to hear. Just because your head feels like it might explode, however, doesn’t mean that comfort cannot be found via some quality tuneage. Just ask bassist/vocalist Jon DeHart of West Deptford,…

Scott Shellhamer & Adamn Norden (American Heritage) interviewed

March 25, 2011 Chris Dick

What’s the difference between American Heritage (MySpace link) and American “Fucking” Heritage?Scott Shellhamer: One has more fucking than the other. Adamn Norden: Regular American Heritage will act like it wants to get to know you first. Your primary influences—if we’re using food ingredient methodology to determine most to least—are “masturbatory fantasies of middle-aged bureaucrats”. Can…