Six of the best releases from Irish hardcore and crust label Distro-y Records.
Satanic Panic is just pure, unadulterated metal fun.
Drone fans… set the controls for the heart the sun.
Most of the music we listen to is comprised of variations on familiar themes. It’s much rarer to encounter genuinely innovative music like The All Seeing Hand create.
Here are five more recent New Zealand punk releases that you don’t want to miss out on.
No other band in New Zealand is making music like HFD, and their storming new album, Tetris, shifts the goalposts even further in that regard.
If the blown-out, vitriolic works of bands like Infernöh, Krömosom or Kriegshög appeal, then Life is Hate’s whirlwind tracks will likely tick the boxes for you too.
Here are my favourite homegrown alternative and experimental releases from 2016.
Six Noises EOY ’16: New Zealand Punk
Six Noises EOY ’16: New Zealand Metal
When I’m not writing about music, I co-write a column about being a parent called Full Metal Parenting. The latest column is up today.
Six Noises EOY ’16: Outliers, Experimentalists, and Psychedelic Voyagers
Six Noises EOY ’16: Punk
Six Noises EOY ’16: Metal
Six Noises End Of Year Introduction 2016.
Did I mention I write a semi-regular punk rock column over on Canadian noisy music website Hellbound?