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The Red Chord: Fed Through the Teeth Machine
4 out of 5 skulls

The Red Chord
Fed Through the Teeth Machine

I played the fuck out of The Red Chord‘s spaz grind debut Fused Together in Revolving Doors when it first came out. I loved it’s […]

The Company Band: s/t
4 out of 5 skulls

The Company Band
The Company Band

There are times in life when you’ve got to stop and smell the roses: step away from that bludgeoning breakdown, those guttural gurgles and manic […]

The Accused: The Curse of Martha Splatterhead
3.5 out of 5 skulls

The Accused
The Curse of Martha Splatterhead

Heralded as a driving force amongst the early 80’s crossover movement, punk thrashers The Accused are back with their latest helping of caustic metal, The […]

Your Demise: Ignorance Never Dies
3 out of 5 skulls

Your Demise
Ignorance Never Dies

From what I’ve been able to read about this St. Alban metallic hardcore crew, adversity is a constant in their lives — from car accidents […]

Merauder: God Is I
4 out of 5 skulls

God Is I

Merauder, one of the originators of what has spawned into modern day metalcore, are back with an unbridled vengeance and their best offering since 1996’s […]

Goes Cube: Another Day Has Passed
4 out of 5 skulls

Goes Cube
Another Day Has Passed

From what I’ve read about this New York City trio, they sound like my kind of guys. They have no formal training on their instruments. […]

Seneca: Reflections
3 out of 5 skulls


To tell you the truth, I was close to not even giving this one a chance. I’m not particularly a fan of the emocore-esque clean […]

Hemoptysis: Who Needs A Shepherd?
4 out of 5 skulls

Who Needs A Shepherd?

I suppose one way to avoid joining the glut of new wave thrash that’s been spawning uncontrollably over the past few years is to bake […]

Red Fang: s/t
4 out of 5 skulls

Red Fang
Red Fang

Ragged riffs, fuzzed textures, beefy rhythms and a straight forward sensibility form the DNA of Portland’s Red Fang. Sort of like the bastard off-spring of […]

Flatline: Pave the Way
3.5 out of 5 skulls

Pave the Way

I’d never heard of Flatline prior to receiving their latest album Pave the Way. I can tell you, however, that I’ve been playing the fuck […]