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Die Choking: s/t
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Die Choking
Die Choking

Any time I can get my hands on a grind album or, in this case an EP, I’m going to have a good day. Philly-based […]

Ringworm: Hammer of the Witch
4.25 out of 5 skulls

Ringworm
Hammer of the Witch

Ohio’s Ringworm has never been a band to let off the accelerator. If past material has taught us anything, this band is all about stomping […]

Godhunter: City of Dust
4.25 out of 5 skulls

Godhunter
City of Dust

Don’t let the stoner, doom sludge of City of Dust fool you. The socio-political subject matter presented by Tuscon’s Godhunter is ugly, depressing and raging. […]

Yautja: Songs of Descent
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Yautja
Songs of Descent

I’m not afraid to admit that when I first played Yautja’s debut full-length, Songs of Descent I was left confused. Perhaps the album cover threw […]

Cannabis Corpse / Ghoul: Splatterhash Split
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Cannabis Corpse / Ghoul
Splatterhash Split

Hot on the trails of another Tankcrimes split EP, we’ve got this four track helping of West Coast meets East Coast death/thrash/hardcore mayhem. Featuring Richmond’s […]

Exhumed / Iron Reagan: split
4 out of 5 skulls

Exhumed / Iron Reagan
split

I was never really any good at advanced maths like Algebra, Calculus and such, but it stands to reason that if 1 + 1 = […]

Bones: Sons of Sleaze
3.25 out of 5 skulls

Bones
Sons of Sleaze

Their self-titled debut album floored me to a degree. It fit right in with the then fresh wave of New Old School Death Metal that […]

Coke Bust: Confined
4 out of 5 skulls

Coke Bust
Confined

I’ve heard my share of angry, pissed-off hardcore in my time, but, goddam, Washington D.C.’s Coke Bust put a large majority of them to shame. […]

Weekend Nachos: Still
4 out of 5 skulls

Weekend Nachos
Still

Call it grindcore. Call it powerviolence. I call it angry-as-fuck. Weekend Nachos may have one of the more unique names in metal, but their reputation […]

Cop Problem: Buried Beneath White Noise
3.75 out of 5 skulls

Cop Problem
Buried Beneath White Noise

If you like your music clean, unhurried and polished, then you may want to stop reading now. Cop Problem’s Buried Beneath White Noise is the […]