Originally I was feeling guilty about missing the last two release weeks, which were absolutely packed with flashpoint metal records…then I took a look at this week’s lineup. Yeah, sorry, not sorry. WHAT TO HEAR: Let’s start this week at the fucking bottom with Mutilation Rites’ scathing new full-length, Chasm (Gilead Media). A crusty grind […]
Happy 4/20 folks. No new music Weedeater, Bongripper, or Bongzilla this week, which feels like a big miss, but don’t worry, there’s still more than enough potent shit to go around.
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 […]
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.
Since the last “Top 5 shows of the weekend”, we’ve crossed the first official day of summer, I’ve somehow managed to survive another full orbit of the sun, and best of all, finally made it out to Hometown BBQ. It hasn’t all been good though, just to add to the rotten run of form 2016 […]
Beginning May 19, they have six shows planned for their location in Greenpoint. Personally, we can’t wait to see Sleep. Brooklyn Vegan has more: It kicks off on May 19 with an electronic show featuring a good bill all around: Jon Hopkins, The Black Madonna, The Field and FIXED DJs. RSVP for that one is […]
If you’re part of the bloodthirsty horde here for “The List”, take another lap around the block. It’s coming, but not until next week. Otherwise, kick off your shoes join us for yet another week of new metal and the live pilgrimages with which we are forever bound.