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Nails / Skin Like Iron: split
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Nails / Skin Like Iron

Nails‘ 2010 release, Unsilent Death was everything the opposite of silent and calm. The blasting grindcore those dudes spewed forth through crusty amps was fucking […]

Heartless: Hell is Other People
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Hell is Other People

Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Heartless have plenty to be pissed off about. Hell, the city hasn’t won a Super Bowl since 2009. That’s more then […]

Fuck the Facts: Die Miserable
4 out of 5 skulls

Fuck The Facts
Die Miserable

Can we really call Canada’s Fuck the Facts a pure grind-core band any more? I mean, they certainly sound like death/grind, but pigeonholing the band […]

Brutal Truth: End Time
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Brutal Truth
End Time

It has never been easy — for me at least — to easily digest the cacophony of grind that Brutal Truth are known for producing. […]

Desalmado: Hereditas
4 out of 5 skulls


Hereditas was originally recorded four years ago and is now just seeing a U.S. release in anticipation for the band’s first full-length effort (to be […]

Ed Gein: Bad Luck
4 out of 5 skulls

Ed Gein
Bad Luck

To say that Syracuse, NY’s Ed Gein has had a string of hard breaks sing the 2005 release of their last album, Judas Goats & […]

Looking For An Answer: Eterno Treblinka
4 out of 5 skulls

Looking For An Answer
Eterno Treblinka

When I first received Looking for an Answer’s latest full-length (their first for Relapse Records), I was expecting some tough-guy hardcore — I can’t remember […]

Weekend Nachos: Worthless
4 out of 5 skulls

Weekend Nachos

In the mood for a solid ass kicking? No? Well, tough shit. Weekend Nachos unleash a whole pile of ass whoopin’ powerviolence and grind in […]

Wormrot: Dirge
4 out of 5 skulls


2010 was a hell of a year for Singapore’s Wormrot. Their debut album, Abuse, leveled grind-core fans worldwide with a throw-back, snarling ferocity and unrelenting […]

Phobia / Abaddon Incarnate: split
4 out of 5 skulls

Phobia / Abaddon Incarnate

We’ll keep this one short and sweet, just like this split 7” between grind stalwarts Phobia and a band that I’m not all that familiar […]