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Strong Intention: Razorblade Express
4 out of 5 skulls

Strong Intention
Razorblade Express

Strong Intention certainly deliver their brand of grinding hardcore with the strongest of intentions — like flat-out malevolent intentions. Razorblade Express is a six track […]

Dying Fetus: Reign Supreme
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Dying Fetus
Reign Supreme

Often credited with the birth (or unholy spawning depending on your view) of the deathcore sub-genre of extreme metal, Maryland’s Dying Fetus have just released […]

Antigama: Stop the Chaos
4 out of 5 skulls

Antigama
Stop the Chaos

Hmmm… It would appear that I’ve been on a run of EPs as of late. When discs like this 15 minute blast of full-throttled grind-core […]

Dephosphorus/Wake: split
4 out of 5 skulls

Dephosphorus/Wake
split

What better way to get introduced to two bands I’ve never encountered before than on a split EP release? None, right. And what a fucking […]

Cattle Decapitation: Monolith of Inhumanity
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Cattle Decapitation
Monolith of Inhumanity

Holy fuck! By the time you hit the two minute mark on the first track of Cattle Decapitation’s latest helping of grinding death metal, you […]

Phobia: Remnants of Filth
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Phobia
Remnants of Filth

For the first time in Phobia’s existence (22 years and counting), sole founding member and lead growler, Shane “The Pain” Mclachlan isn’t playing any of […]

Catheter: Southwest Doom Violence
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Catheter
Southwest Doom Violence

In the genre of grind-core time is of the essence. So when you think a minute long blast of carnage overstays its welcome, imagine how […]

Cripple Bastards: Senza Impronte
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Cripple Bastards
Senza Impronte

It’s hard to believe these Italian grinders have been going strong since the late ‘80s. While Cripple Bastards’ overall sound hasn’t lost any of it’s […]

Beaten to Death: Xes and Strokes
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Beaten to Death
Xes and Strokes

Norway’s Beaten to Death actually unleashed their debut effort, Xes and Strokes last year, but that’s no reason for me to fully explore it in […]

Liberteer: Better to Die on Your Feet than Live on Your Knees
4 out of 5 skulls

Liberteer
Better to Die on Your Feet than Live on...

It’s not often that you hear horns and a little folk on a grind-core album, especially an anarcho-punk fueled one. Yet, that’s exactly what Matthew […]