All killer, no filler this week (which is a nice way of saying I’m too fucking tired to write the 100 somethingth intro for this thing).
With the dog days approaching at a full sprint, releases have slowed up a bit. As always in metal, however, just because you haven’t heard of a band (or can’t pronounce their name) doesn’t mean they’re not killing it, so make sure to dig a little as August sets in. Who knows what unholy monster […]
Welcome to your weekly reminder that the Brooklyn underground isn’t dead yet. Long live crust. WHAT TO HEAR: First up this week the appropriately titled Nightmare Future (Relapse), the debut LP from grindcore supergroup Expulsion. Featuring former members of Repulsion, Exhumed, and more, this one sounds like Lightning Bolt if Lightning Bolt were reared on […]
While the “instrumetal” fraternity has long prided itself on sky-scraping, widow-making theatrics—think Pelican, Russian Circles, Isis, et. al—Brooklyn power trio, Motor Teresa, have something altogether different in mind: Fun (if you can stomach it).
Happy Independence Day weekend, heathens. I hope your celebration of liberty (or funeral procession, given the way things are going) is filled with beers, boats, and Pantera—as it always has been and always will be.
It’s officially summer, fam. Grab your cut offs and Cro-Mags tank and let’s rot.
We were off last week due to a quick trip into the hipster heart of Northside to refill the angst wells. Luckily for you, they’ve come back brimming, so let’s get to it.
As the likes of Governor’s Ball and Northside Festival shed weight and consequence—their focus shifting toward fun, sun, and more sponsor-sponsored coconut water than your bladder can humanly handle—an interesting (and essential) counterpoint has begun to emerge.
Welcome to our annual MDF-hangover edition. Let’s keep it short, sweet, and maybe just a little bit quieter than usual.
Following an actual-work-induced hiatus, we’re officially back and waist deep in a totally different kind of mire. Let’s do this, fiends.