Bastard Noise & Sickness: Death’s Door

Harsh noise is a hard sell. It’s deliberately challenging, demanding and punishing, and most people don’t even consider it to be music at all. That includes people who’ll happily listen to warp-speed grindcore, gruelling sewage sludge, or the rawest black metal. But it often seems like noise is just a step too far. If you’re in that camp, then you’re going to hate what sonic executioners Bastard Noise and Sickness have cooked up on their strident two track collaborative release, Death’s Door. However, if you’re noise fan, with a penchant for abrasive pandemonium and mind-melting sonic trauma, Death’s Door is a pretty much a perfectly hellish stockpile of provocative power electronics….

[Click here to read the rest of my Bastard Noise and Sickness review at Metal Bandcamp.]