EOY Punk Demos: 2018. Enjoy the filth and fury.
EOY Punk: 2018. Enjoy the ruckus.
Ear-drilling Fun #7: more magnificently horrible punk and metal that’s been fuelling my nightmares of late.
Here's some more horrible noise that's been warming my rotten little heart. Punk, metal, noise... and a plea from your ol' pal Six Noises.
Bridge Burner use nihilistic noise to deliver crucial catharsis. Think of it all as sadistic enlightenment.
Backyard Burial delivered musical salvos with contempt for unthinking acquiescence at the forefront of their sound. The band's 2002 album, Repeat Offender, exemplifies that assaultive approach.
EOY17: New Zealand punk and metal.
Here's a bunch of great metal that didn't make my final end of year list. But maybe it'll make yours?
Modern Adoxography is an ultra-aggressive onslaught backed by truly accomplished musicianship.
I’m a confirmed atheist. Except when I listen to Vassafor.
New Zealand black/death metal duo Vesicant have only played a handful of shows, and their 2014 Edict demo was originally released in limited numbers too. But that hasn’t stopped powerhouse German
So here it is, Death Ordinance, the long-awaited full-length debut from New Zealand black/death wrecking machine Heresiarch. It’s no exaggeration to say that Death Ordinance is one of the most anticipated
I don’t listen to a lot of contemporary death/doom metal bands. Although, in saying that, Loss’ latest album, Horizonless, is certainly one of this year’s bleakest and best releases. It’
Like many rapidly aging curmudgeons, I’m a complete hypocrite about the Internet. I mean, on the one hand, I’ll tell all and sundry about how much I detest the Internet because…
Below is my list of my favourite New Zealand metal releases from 2016. If you’re wondering why (whoever) isn’t here, it could be that: (a) I thought (whoever’s) release was
I didn’t listen to as much metal this year as I have in the past few years. But that’s no bad thing. I decided to step off the review/deadline/review/
The roster of German record label Iron Bonehead Productions reads like a who’s who of pre-eminent cult metal bands. That’s certainly true when it comes to bands who reside in the
Ritual Abuse: White Smoke Ritual Demo Internationally, it’s been bands from New Zealand’s death and black metal underground that have drawn the most attention in recent times. That’s fair enough,
I’m a neurotic writer at the best of times, and I often end up tinkering with my writing for so long that I lose sight of what I originally wanted to say.
The idea that metal and punk are somehow more authentic than other genres of music is a myth in this day and age. Sure, there are still pockets in metal and punk communities
Welcome to the seventh post of Six Noises’ 2015 end-of-year shenanigans. I’ve been letting fly with lists cataloguing first-rate metal, punk, experimental rock, and now (in this last post) riotous New Zealand
Welcome to the fifth post of Six Noises’ 2015 end-of-year shenanigans, where I’m letting fly with a bunch of lists cataloguing first-rate metal, punk, experimental rock, and a bunch of riotous New
*Welcome to the fourth post of Six Noises’ 2015 end-of-year shenanigans. Over the next few weeks, I’m letting fly with a bunch of lists cataloguing first-rate metal, punk, and riotous New Zealand