Bulk Bogan's Flex EP is a razorblade cyclone – but it isn’t a ceaseless storm.
Bridge Burner use nihilistic noise to deliver crucial catharsis. Think of it all as sadistic enlightenment.
Here's another batch of bands that have been ruining my hearing of late. Including punk, post-punk, and crossover noise from New Zealand and beyond.
Here's more fantastic ear-drilling noise that's been ruining my hearing of late. Punk, metal, and industrial sounds from New Zealand and beyond.
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.
New Zealand grindcore trio Zone Killer deliver crushing gutter metal with relentless energy.
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.
Vermin Womb’s moniker is the perfect match for the band’s virulent sound. The trio’s music is an incensed breeding ground for pestilence and animus, and the band’s debut full-length,
US trio Seputus features ¾ of the lineup of technical death metal band Pyrrhon. But where Pyrrhon specialise in frenetic sound experiments, Seputus hammers home a musical message that’s dunked in punk, abraded
Trepanation, Hideous Black Abyss. Get on this. [black metal death metal grind core metal punk war metal demo] All the good words, at name your price too.