Bridge Burner-Mantras Of Self-Loathing EP (2015)

Country: New Zealand
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Grindcore
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 4
Length: 11.0'

Bridge Burner is a four piece band from Auckland, New Zealand who formed in 2015.  Bridge Burner formed after the demise of Graves.  Bridge Burner play a venomous and brutal as fuck style of hardcore, punk, crust, and grindcore.  Mantras Of Self-Loathing is the band's debut four song EP, which was released on November 17th, 2015.  On Mantras Of Self-Loathing, Bridge Burner offer up four tracks of vicious sounding hardcore, punk, crust, and grindcore that's an absolute must listen for fans of Mammoth Grinder, Hatred Surge, and Nails.  Overall, Mantras Of Self-Loathing is an amazing EP that should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!  Look for physical copies of the EP in January.

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The Rodeo Idiot Engine-Malaise LP (2015)

Country: France
Genre: Post Hardcore, Hardcore, Punk, Grindcore, Noise Rock
Label: Throatruiner Records
Tracks: 9
Length: 37.0'

The Rodeo Idiot Engine is a five piece band from Bayonne, France who formed in  January of 2009.  The Rodeo Idiot Engine play an over the top, brutal as fuck sounding style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, metallic hardcore, punk, grindcore, and noise rock within their sound.  The Rodeo Idiot Engine can be said to be influenced by bands such as Converge, Botch, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and Playing Enemy.  Since their inception in 2009, The Rodeo Idiot Engine have released a six song EP titled The First Fall in May of 2010, an eleven song LP titled Fools Will Crush The Crown in July of 2011, and an eleven song LP titled Consequences in September of 2013.  Malaise is The Rodeo Idiot Engine's latest full-length LP, which was released via Throatruiner records on November 23rd, 2015.  On their latest full-length LP, The Rodeo Idiot Engine offer up nine new tracks of volatile and chaotic as fuck sounding post hardcore, hardcore, punk, grindcore, and noise rock.  Overall, Malaise is an amazing LP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Human Bodies/Leather Chalice-Split 7" (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Black Metal, Punk, Crust
Label: Broken Limbs Recordings 
Tracks: 4
Length: 10.0'

Here's a killer split 7" featuring new songs from MA's Human Bodies and New Hampshire's Leather Chalice.  Human Bodies is a Boston, MA based band who formed in 2013.  Human Bodies features former members of Host and Symptom & Stranger.  Human Bodies play a raw, dirty and ugly as fuck sounding style of punk and crust tinged black metal.  Since their inception in 2013, Human Bodies have released a four song demo in December of 2013, a six song LP titled No Life in August of 2014, and a three song demo in July of 2015.  On their side of the split, Human Bodies offer up two tracks of raw and filthy sounding black metal, punk, and crust.  The second side of the split belongs to Leather Chalice.  Leather Chalice is a New Hampshire based one piece project who formed in 2012, from the looks of things.  Leather Chalice play a similar style of as Human Bodies, which incorporates elements of  black metal, punk, and crust within their sound.  Since their inception in 2012, Leather Chalice have released an eight song LP titled Opiate Supremacy in December of 2012, a three song EP titled Batillions Of Filth in January of 2013, a split with Maljutka in January of 2013, a split 7" with Sump in July of 2014, a ten song LP titled Sweet Perfume Of Coffin Air in June of 2014, a one track cassette titled Luna in June of 2014, and a one song single titled Caught/Leather Chalice in July of 2014.  Each band offers up two songs a piece for this split.  Overall, both bands have absolutely nailed it on this release and offer up four tracks of dirty, filthy, and raw sounding black metal, punk, and crust.  This split 7" was released via Broken Limbs Recordings on September 22nd, 2015.  Overall, this is a killer split 7" and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Infinite Void/Moth-Split 7" (2015)

Country: Australia/Denmark
Genre: Post Punk, Punk, No-Wave
Label: Contrazst, Mass Media, Unwound Records
Tracks: 2
Length: 7.0'

Here's a killer split 7" featuring new material from Melbourne, Australia's Infinite Void and Denmark's Moth. Infinite Void is a four piece band from Melbourne, Australia who formed in 2010.  Infinite Void play a dark and haunting style of female fronted post punk and punk.  Since their inception in 2010, Infinite Void have released a self-titled eleven song full-length LP in April of 2012.  On their side of the split, Infinite Void offer up one track of dark and rhythmic sounding post punk and punk.  Moth is a four piece band from Copenhagen, Denmark who formed in 2012.  Moth play a killer style of synth driven post punk and no-wave influenced music.  Since their inception in 2012, Moth have released a three song, self-titled EP in May of 2012, a two song 7" titled Luminol in June of 2012, an eight song LP titled First Second in June of 2014, and a singles and early demos 12" in November of 2014.  On their side of the split, Moth offer up one song of cold, dark, synth driven post punk and no-wave.  Overall, this is a killer split and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!  This split 7" was released via Contrazst!, Mass Media, and Unwound records on October 20th, 2015.

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Khmer/Livstid

Country: Spain/Norway
Genre: Black Metal, Hardcore, Punk, Crust, D-Beat
Label: Halo Of Flies, Disiplin Media, Long Legs Long Arms Records
Tracks: 9
Length: 26.0'

Here's a killer split 10" featuring new tracks from Spain's Khmer and Norway's Livstid.  Khmer is a five piece band from Madrid, Spain who formed in early 2012, from the looks of things.  Khmer play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of black metal, punk, crust, and atmospheric post metal within their sound.  Since their inception in 2012, Khmer have released a five song demo in May of 2012, a split LP with After Forever in December of 2013, a ten song LP titled Nubes Que Anuncian Tormenta in November of 2014, and a two song 7" titled 7 Infernios in April of 2015.  On their side of the 10", Khmer offer up one track of dark, atmospheric, and brutal as fuck sounding black metal.  The next eight songs on this 10" come courtesy of Livstid.  Livstid is a five piece band from Bergen, Norway who formed in 2006.  Livstid play a killer style of hardcore, punk, crust, and d-beat.  Livstid cite Amebix, Kafka Prosess, Axegrinder, Anti Cimex, Svart Framtid, Asocial, Siege, Mob47, Ekkaia, Ictus, Tragedy, Extreme Noise Terror, Nausea, Disrupt, Wolfpack, and Napalm Death as influences, which definitely shows up in the band's sound and style.  Since their inception in 2011, Livstid have released a fourteen song LP in October of 2011 and a split LP with Greed in March of 2013.  On their side of the split Livstid offer up eight tracks of raging and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, crust, and d-beat.  Overall, this is an amazing LP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended! Enjoy!  This split was released via Halo Of Flies, Disiplin Media, and Long Legs Long Arms records on September 28th, 2015.

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Ramlord-S/T 7" (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Black Metal, Crust, Punk, Sludge

Label: Broken Limbs Recordings
Tracks: 2
Length: 8.0'

Ramlord is a three piece band from New Hampshire who formed in early 2011, from the looks of things.  Ramlord play a raw and filthy style of music that incorporates elements of black metal, crust, punk, and sludge within their sound.  Since their inception in 2011, Ramlord have released a nine song LP titled Stench Of Fallacy in March of 2011, a split cassette with Condensed Flesh in September of 2011, a split cassette with Cara Neir in June of 2012, an eleven song LP titled Crippled Minds, Sundered Wisdom in April of 2013, a split 7" with Welkin Dusk in October of 2013, a split 7" with Nuclear Devastation in April of 2014, and a split 7" with Krieg in August of 2014.  This is the band's latest two song 7", which was released via Broken Limbs recordings on March 10th, 2015.  On their latest 7", Ramlord offer up two tracks of raw and brutal as fuck sounding black metal, crust, punk, and sludge.  Overall, this is a killer 7" and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!  I also included the rest of Ramlord's discography for you to check out as well.  Special thanks to Cut @ Paste for the rest of the links for this post!

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Ramlord/Krieg-split 7"
Ramlord/Nuclear Devastation-split 7" (2014)
Ramlord/Welkin Dusk-Split 7" (2013)
Ramlord-Crippled Minds, Sundered Wisdom LP (2013)
Cara Neir/Ramlord-Split Cassette (2012)
Ramlord/Condensed Flesh-Split Cassette (2011)
Ramlord-Stench Of Fallacy-Cassette (2011)

Old Skin-Beneath The Trees LP (2015)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Grindcore
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 10
Length: 32.0'

Holy fuck!  How haven't I heard of this band before?  Old Skin was a four piece band from Manchester, United Kingdom who formed in early 2013 from the looks of things and recently called it a day on November 17th, 2015.  Old Skin played a brutal and vicious as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, and grindcore within their sound.  Musically, Old Skin can be loosely compared to bands such as Bone Dance, Divider, Reproacher, Pariso, and Globe And Beast.  Since their inception in 2013, Old Skin have released a five song EP titled Maere in October of 2013, a two song cd single titled Consume in May of 2014, and a three song cassette titled Like Crows in December of 2014.  Beneath The Trees is the bands first and unfortunately final full-length LP, which was released on November 16th, 2015.  On Beneath The Trees, Old Skin offer up ten tracks of blackened, metallic, and crust tinged hardcore that's an absolute must listen for fans of Reproacher, Seizures, Pariso and other like-minded bands.  Overall, Beneath The Trees makes for an insanely good listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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God Harvest-Insulated LP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Grindcore, Powerviolence
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 11
Length: 19.0'

God Harvest is a five piece band from Saint Petersburg, Forida who formed in late 2010.  God Harvest play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, grindcore, and powerviolence within their sound.  Musically, God Harvest can be said to be influenced by bands such as Pig Destroyer, Left For Dead, Negative Approach, and Iron Lung.  Since their inception in 2010, God Harvest have released a six song demo in 2011 and a split EP with Cogs And Sprockets in May of 2012.  Insulated is God Harvest's debut full-length LP, which was released on June 15th, 2015.  On Insulated, God Harvest offer up eleven tracks of blistering and chaotic as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, grindcore, and powerviolence.  Overall, Insulated is an amazing album and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Jean Daddy-The Ghost Of Jean Daddy LP (2015)

Country: Canada
Genre: Punk, Post Punk, Garage Rock, Noise Rock
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 10
Length: 14.0'

Jean Daddy is a four piece band from Kitchener, Ontariowho formed in July of 2015.  Jean Daddy play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of Punk, Post Punk, Garage Rock, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Jean Daddy give nods to bands such as Hot Snakes, Cloak/Dagger, Wipers, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, and the Stooges.  Jean Daddy's sound is snotty, tense, spazzed out, and has a really cool late 70's garage rock swagger that's infectiously catchy and impossible to ignore.  The Ghost Of Jean Daddy is Jean Daddy's debut ten song LP, which was released on November 13th, 2015.  On The Ghost Of Jean Daddy, Jean Daddy offer up ten tracks of raw and dirty sounding punk, post punk, garage rock, and noise rock.  Overall, The Ghost Of Jean Daddy is a killer LP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Cioran-S/T EP (2014)

Country: Italy
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length: 17.0'

Cioran is a four piece band from Padova, Italy who formed in early 2012, from the looks of things.  Cioran play a blackened and metallic style of hardcore and crust.  Musically, Cioran can be said to be influenced by bands such as Hierophant, Rise And Fall, Cursed, and Tragedy.  Since their inception in 2012, Cioran have released a seven song self-titled demo in May 2012.  This is Cioran's latest six song EP, which was released on May 9th, 2014.  On their latest EP, Cioran offer up six tracks of blackened, metallic, and vicious as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and crust.  Overall, this is a killer EP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Brooks Was Here-III LP (2015)

Country: Poland
Genre: Post Hardcore, Screamo, Mathcore
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 9
Length: 16.0'

Brooks Was Here is a three piece band from Warsaw, Poland who formed in 2011.  Brooks Was Here play a great killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, screamo, and mathcore within their sound.  Brooks Was Here can be said to be influenced by bands such as Raein, Daitro, La Quiete, and Caetena Collapse.  Since their inception in 2011, Brooks Was Here have released a six song self-titled EP in September of 2012 and a second six song EP titled High Violence in October of 2013.  III is Brooks Was Here's latest full-length LP, which was released on November 13th, 2015.  On III, Brooks Was Here offer up nine tracks of chaotic and volatile sounding post hardcore, punk, and screamo.  Overall, III is a really solid album and will definitely appeal to fans of modern post hardcore and screamo.  Great stuff.  Enjoy!

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Fox Moulder/Eagle Has Landed-Split LP (2015)

Country: Canada/Russia
Genre: Post Hardcore, Screamo, Emoviolence
Label: Zegema Beach, Désordre Ordonné,
Koepfen, Krimskramz, Mosh Potatoes, Boslevan, 
TRVS,  Don't Live Like Me, and 0331 Records

Tracks: 12
Length: 25.0'

Here's a killer split LP featuring new material from Fox Moulder and Eagle Has Landed.  Fox Moulder is a four piece band from Toronto, Ontario who formed in early 2012 from the looks of things.  Fox Moulder play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, screamo, and emoviolence within their sound.  Fox Mouldar can be said to be loosely compared to bands such as Saetia, Jeromes Dream, and Beau Navire.  On their side of the split, Fox Mouldar offer up five tracks of chaotic and volatile sounding post hardcore, screamo, and emoviolence.  The second band on the split is a band I've never heard before until this release.  Eagle Has Landed is a three piece band from Saint Petersburg, Russia who formed in the summer of 2012, from the looks of things.  Eagle Has Landed play a brutal, chaotic, and volatile sounding style of screamo tinged post hardcore.  On their side of the split, Eagle Has Landed offer seven tracks of really well-played post hardcore and screamo.  Overall, this is a killer split LP and should not be missed.  This split LP was released via Zegema Beach, Désordre Ordonné, Koepfen, Krimskramz, Mosh Potatoes, Boslevan, 
TRVS, Don't Live Like Me, and 0331 records on August 22nd, 2015.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Ravin-II LP (2015)

Country: France
Genre: Post Hardcore, Screamo, Crust, Black Metal
Label: Zegema Beach/Sad Panda/Winter Sea/Unlock Yourself Records
Tracks: 8
Length: 13.0'

Ravin is a four piece band from Perpignan, France who formed in late 2013, from the looks of things.  Ravin play a blackened and metallic style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore and screamo within their sound.  Musically, Ravin can be said to be influenced by bands such as La Quiete, Daitro, Sed Non Satiata, and Raein.  Since their inception in 2013, Ravin have released a self-titled ten song EP in February of 2014.  II is Ravin's latest eight song LP, which was released via Zegema Beach, Sad Panda, Winter Sea, and Unlock Yourself records on April 13th, 2015.  On II, Ravin offer up eight tracks of discordant, tense, and urgent sounding post hardcore and screamo.  Overall, II is a killer album that's an absolute must listen for fans of Carrion Spring and Coma Regalia.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Creative Adult-Ring Around The Room 7" (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Punk, Punk Grunge, Garage Rock

Label: Run For Cover Records
Tracks: 3
Length: 13.0'

Creative Adult is a five piece band from San Francisco who formed in 2012.  Creative Adult play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post punk, grunge, and indie rock within their sound.  Creative Adult's sound alternates from the harsh, noisy punk of bands such as Scratch Acid or Gang Of Four to the brooding emotional post punk of bands such as Joy Division or the Wipers.  Since their inception in 2012, Creative Adult have released a four song EP titled Dead Air in October of 2012, a four song EP titled Bulls In The Yard in February of 2013, a two song 7" titled Deep End/Momentary Lapse in January of 2014, a twelve song LP titled Psychic Mess in February of 2014, a split 7" with Wild Moth in February of 2015, and a split 7" with Self Defense Family in March of 2015.  Ring Around The Room is Creative Adult's latest three song 7", which was released via Run For Cover records on April 18th, 2015.  On Ring Around The Room, Creative Adult offer up three new tracks of dark and brooding post punk, punk, grunge, and garage rock.  Overall, Ring Around The Room is a killer 7" and is must listen for fans of modern post punk and garage rock.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Dogs On Acid-S/T LP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Indie Rock
Label: Jade Tree Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 31.0'

Dogs On Acid are a three piece band from Philadelphia, PA who formed in August of 2014, from the looks of things.  Dogs On Acid features members of Snowing, Algernon Cadwallader. Hop Along, and Glocca Morra.  Dogs On Acid play a deceptively cheerful, honest, and introspective style of punk, grunge, and 90's tinged indie rock.  Since their inception in 2014, Dogs On Acid have released a self-titled two song 7" in August of 2014, This is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Jade Tree records on august 28th, 2015.  On their debut LP, Dogs On Acid offer up ten tracks of infectiously catchy punk, grunge, and indie rock.  Overall, Dogs On Acid deliver an amazing LP with their debut full-length.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Police State-Mind Collapse LP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Powerviolence, Grindcore

Label: Grimoire Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 19.0'

Holy shit!  Where did this band come from and why haven't I heard of these dudes before?  Police State is a four piece band from York, Pennsylvania who formed in November of 2013.  Police State play a raw and dirty as fuck sounding style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, powerviolence, and grindcore within their sound.  Musically, Police State can be said to be influenced by bands such as Infest, Left For Dead, Chokehold, Haymaker, and Iron Lung.  Since their inception in 2013, Police State have released a self-titled demo in December of 2013, three singles in 2014, and a ten song LP titled Rot In Prejudice in August of 2014.  Mind Collapse is the band's latest ten song LP, which was released via Grimoire records on November 6th, 2015.  On Mind Collapse, Police State offer up ten tracks of raw, filthy, and venomous sounding hardcore, punk, crust, powerviolence, and grindcore.  Overall, Mind Collapse is an amazing LP and should not be missed.  Seriously, this is the best album I've heard all week.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Ad Nauseum S/T EP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Sludge, Doom, Noise, Grindcore, Death Metal

Label: Broken Limbs Recordings
Tracks: 4
Length: 19.0'

Ad Nauseum is a four piece band from Orlando, Florida who formed in November of 2012.  Ad Nauseum play a raw, bitter, and gloomy style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, sludge, doom, experimental noise, and death metal within their sound.  Since their inception in 2012, Ad Nauseum have released a self-titled three song demo in June of 2014, a split EP with Crustgirls in January of 2015, and a five-way split 7" with Funeral Parlor, Waves Crashing Piano Chords, MPHIAT, and Contraktor in June of 2015.  This is Ad Nauseum's latest four track EP, which was released on cassette via Broken Limbs recordings on October 13th, 2015.  On their latest EP, Ad Nauseum offer up four tracks of raw, filthy, stark and brutal sounding hardcore, punk, sludge, doom, experimental noise, grindcore, and death metal.  Overall, this is a killer EP and will definitely appeal to fans of Primitive Man, Full Of Hell, Hexis, and Ancestors.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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The You And What Army Faction-Glum LP (2015)

Country: Greece
Genre: Post Punk, No-Wave
Label: Smash Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 40.0'

The You And What Army Faction is a four piece band from Athens, Greece who formed in 2009, from the looks of things.  The You And What Army Faction play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post punk and no-wave within their sound.  Musically, The You And What Army Faction can be said to be influenced by bands such as Joy Division, The Birthday Party, Echo And The Bunnymen, and Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds.  Since their inception in 2009, The You And What Army Faction have released an eleven song LP titled Fixx in November of 2009. a three song EP titled Vent in March of 2012,  a three song 7" titled Silk in July of 2012, and a five song EP titled Slit in September of 2013.  Glum is The You And What Army Faction's latest full-length LP, which was released via Smash records on April 13th, 2015.  On Glum, The You And What Army Faction offer up ten tracks of dark, brooding, and sinister sounding post punk and no-wave that's an absolute must listen for fans of the Ukiah Drag, Neon Blud, Puerto Rican Flowers, and Dark Blue.  Overall, Glum is a killer Lp and should not be missed.

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Leatherneck-Monochrome/Derailed 7" (2015)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Punk, Emo, Indie Rock
Label: FITA Records
Tracks: 2
Length: 6.0'

Leatherneck is a four piece band from Cheshire, United Kingdom who formed in early 2015 from the looks of things.  Leatherneck play a great style of music that incorporates elements of punk, emo, and indie rock within their sound.  Musically, Leatherneck can be said to be influenced by bands such as The Casket Lottery, The Honor System, Hey Mercedes, Have Mercy, and older Pity Sex.  Since their inception in early 2015, Leatherneck have released a two song EP titled Keep Me Awake in May of 2015.  Monochrome/Derailed is Leatherneck's 2nd two song 7", which was released via FITA records on November 6th, 2015.  On Monochrome/Derailed, Leatherneck offer up two songs of moody punk, emo, an indie rock that's sure to please fans of Prawn, Basement, and Have Mercy.  Great stuff.  Enjoy!

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Thetan-Who Will Protect Us?//Relief Pt. II-7" (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Sludge, Powerviolence, Grindcore  
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 2
Length: 2.0'

Thetan is a two piece band from Nashville, Tennessee who formed in early 2011.  Thetan play a raw ad ugly style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, powerviolence, and grindcore within their sound.  Since their inception in 2011, Thetan have released a split with Bible Thumper in September of 2012, a split cassette with Downpour in March of 2013, a thirteen song LP titled Laughed At By The Gods, and a split LP with Bleed The Pigs in February of 2015.  Who Will Protect Us?//Relief is Thetan's latest single sided two song 7", which was released on November 10th, 2015.  Who Will Protect Us?//Relief features a cover of Brother Inferior's Who Protect Us and Doom's Relief Pt. II.  On their latest 7" Theatan offer up two more caustic as fuck sounding tracks of hardcore, punk, powerviolence, and grindcore.  Overall, Who Will Protect Us?//Relief is a killer 7" and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!  The cool thing about this single is that it's a single sided late cut record wih a screenprinted side B.

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Lay It On The Line-A Prelude To The Process EP (2015)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Hardcore, Punk
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 5
Length: 12.0'

Lay It On The Line is a three piece band from South London, UK who formed in early 2013 from he looks of things.  Lay It On The Line play a killer styler of  metallic modern hardcore.  Musically, Lay It On The Line can be said to be influenced by bands such as Killing The Dream, The Hope Conspiracy, Give Up The Ghost, Defeater, and Modern Life Is War.  Since their inception in 2013, Lay It On The Line have released a four song EP titled a Lesson In Personal Finance in 2012, an eight song EP titled Crowhurst in 2013, a split EP with Arizona in May of 2013, and a four song EP titled Vigilance in October of 2013.  A Prelude To The Process is the band's latest five song EP, which was released on March 9th, 2015.  On A Prelude To Process, Lay It On The Line offer up five tracks of blackened and metallic hardcore that's an absolute must listen for fans of Pariso, Goldust, Globe And Beast, and other like-minded bands.  Overall, Prelude To A Process is a killer EP.  Enjoy!

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Svalbard-One Day All This Will End LP (2015)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Post Hardcore
Label: Halo Of Flies/Holy Roar/Through Love Records
Tracks: 8
Length: 33.0'

Svalbard is a four piece band from Bristol, United Kingdom who formed in 2011.  Svalbard play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, and post hardcore within their sound.  Musically, Svalbard can be loosely compared to bands such as Birds In Row, Direwolves, Withers, and other like-minded bands.  Svalbard's sound definitely stands out from the pack because the band throws in elements of atmospheric post rock and hints of melody to keep things interesting.  Since their inception in 2011, Svalbard have released a self-titled three song 7" in March of 2012, a four song 10" titled Gone Tomorrow in February of 2013, a two song 7" titled Flightless Birds in October of 2013, split LP with Pariso in July of 2014, and a compilation cd containing the band's discography from their various 7", 10", and split LP with Pariso in January of 2015.  One Day All This Will End is Svalbard's latest full-length LP, which was released via Halo Of Flies, Holy Roar, and Through Love records on September 25th, 2015.  On One Day All This Will End, Svalbard offer up eight tracks of brutal as fuck, yet hauntingly atmospheric  hardcore, punk, crust, and post hardcore.  Overall, One Day All This Will End is an amazing LP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Suffering Mind/Lifes-Split 7" (2015)

Country: Poland
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Grindcore, Powerviolence
Label: Halo Of Flies/Here And Now Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 10.0'

Here's a killer new 7" that was recently released on Halo Of Flies and Here In Now records that I absolutely had to review after listening.  This split 7" features new tracks from Poland's Suffering Mind and Milwaukee, Wisconsin's Lifes.  The first side of the 7 in. features Lifes.  Lifes is a Milwaukee, WI based band who got their start in early 2013, from the looks of things.  Lifes play a caustic and volatile style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, powerviolence, and grindcore within their sound.  Since their inception in 2013, Lifes have released an eight song demo in April of 2013, appeared on the Bitter Cold compilation 7" released in July of 2014, a split 7" with Short Walk in February of 2014, and a split 7" with Double Me in May of 2014.  On their side of the 7" Lifes, offer up five tracks of devastatingly filthy sounding hardcore, punk, powerviolence, and grindcore.  Next up on the split is Suffering Mind.  Suffering Mind is a three piece band from Lublin, Poland who formed in 2009.  Suffering Mind play a killer style of filthy and raw hardcore, punk, and powerviolence.  Suffering Mind's discography is impressive and includes multiple three 12"s, several one 7" and multiple splits with multiple bands since 2009.  On their side of the split, Suffering Mind offer up 6 tracks of caustic and venomous as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and powerviolence.  Overall, this is a killer split and should not be missed.  Highly recommended.  Enjoy!

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LAMANTIDE-Carnis Tempora: Abyssus 12" (2015)

Country: Italy
Genre: Post Hardcore, Crust, Screamo
Label: Zegema Beach Records, Shove Records, Epidemic Records, Dingleberry Records, Frammenti di un Cuore Esploso, Here and Now Records, Icore, Blackfire and Cave Canem. Records
Tracks: 6
Length: 16.0'

LAMANTIDE is a four piece band from Cremona, Italy who formed in 2009.  LAMANTIDE play a dark, metallic, and heavy as fuck sounding style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, crust, and screamo within their sound.  Musically, LAMANTIDE can be loosely compared to bands such as Black Everest, Titan, Violent Breakfast, Botch, Rorcal, and The Abandoned Hearts Club.  Since their inception in 2009, LAMANTIDE have released a self-titled eight song LP in November of 2011.  Carnis Tempora: Abyssus is the band's latest six song 12", which was released via Zegema Beach Records, Shove Records, Epidemic Records, Dingleberry Records, Frammenti di un Cuore Esploso, Here and Now Records, Icore, Blackfire and Cave Canem. records on October 26th, 2015.  On Carnis Tempora: Abyssus, LAMANTIDE offer up six tracks of blackened and metallic post hardcore, crust, and screamo that's an absolute must listen for fans of Lentic Waters and other like-minded bands.  Overall, Carnis Tempora: Abyssus is a killer 12" and should not be missed.  Enjoy!

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Torso-Sono Pronta a Morire LP (2015)

Country: Italy/USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk

Label: Sorry State/Agipunk Records
Tracks: 11
Length: 17.0'

Torso is a four piece band from the Bay Area of California and Italy who formed in  November of 2013.  Torso features members of Punch, Holy, Neo Cons, and Ritual Control Torso play a blistering and caustic as fuck sounding style of hardcore and punk with a killer early 80's USHC and Swedish punk vibe influenced by bands such as DYS, Infest, Negative Approach, and Totalitär.  Since their inception in 2013, Torso have released a self-titled three song cassette in March of 2014 and a five song EP titled Community Psychosis on Adagio 830 records in June of 2014.  Sono Pronta a Morire is Torso's debut full-length LP, which is slated for release via Sorry State and Agipunk records on November 20th, 2015.  On Sono Pronta a Morire, which translates to I'm Ready To Die in English, Torso offer up eleven tracks of scathing and vicious as fuck sounding hardcore and punk.  Overall, Sono Pronta a Morire is an amazing album and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Falter-Darker EP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Grindcore
Label: Hydrogen Man Records
Tracks: 6
Length: 11.0'

Falter is a four piece band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who formed in June of 2012.  Falter play a dark, metallic, gloomy, and vicious as fuck sounding style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, and grindcore within their sound.  Musically, Falter can be loosely compared to bands such as Converge, Trap Them, Baptists, Trenchfoot, and Svffer.  Since their inception in 2012, Falter have released a self-titled six song demo in October of 2012, a split with Milorganaut in January of 2013, a seven song EP titled Descent in January of 2013, a digital two song single titled Two Spirit/Pur Delusion in January of 2014, and a split EP with Boroughs in April of 2015.  Darker is Falter's latest six song EP, which was released via Hydrogen Man records on October 30th, 2015.  On Darker, Falter offer up six new tracks of blackened, metallic, and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, crust, and powerviolence.  Overall, Falter is an amazing EP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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The Catalyst-Freak Out The Squares Cassette (2006)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Hardcore, Punk, Grunge, Sludge, Noise Rock
Label: Robotic Empire
Tracks: 9
Length: 34.0'

The Catalyst is a four piece band from Richmond, Virginia who formed in 2006.  The Catalyst play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, punk. grunge, sludge, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, The Catalyst can be said to be influenced by bands such as Karp, Jesus Lizard, Botch, Nirvana, and Pg. 99.  Since their inception, The Catalyst have released a split LP with Mass Movement of The Moth in June of 2006, a four song EP titled Marianas Trench in April of 2007, a split 7" with Brainworms in July 0f 2007, a thirteen song LP titled Marianas Trench + 7, compiling the bands first three releases in April of 2008, an eleven song LP titled Swallow Your Teeth in July of 2009, and a ten song LP titled Voyager in September of 2012.  Freak Out The Squares is The Catalyst's debut nine song demo, which was released on cassette via Robotic Empire records back in June of 2006.  I've been a long time fan of The Catalyst and was psyched to see these tracks made available again.  On Freak Out The Squares, The Catalyst offer up nine tracks of sludgy and noise damaged post hardcore.  Overall, Freak Out The Squares is a killer demo and should not be missed.  Enjoy!

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Creeper-Noise II Men EP (2014)

Country: Canada
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Noise Rock
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 4
Length: 10.0'

Creeper is a four piece band from Toronto, Ontario who formed in 2009.  Creeper play a killer style of blackened, metallic, and crust-tinged hardcore.  Musically, Creeper can be said to be influenced by bands such as Cursed, Rise And Fall, Trap Them, and early Coliseum.  Since their inception in 2009, Creeper have released a self-titled four song demo in March of 2009, a split cassette with Amountainfar in March of 2011, a three song 7" titled Exhaustion in January of 2011,and a split LP with Kansas City MO's Canyons in July of 2013.  Sadly, Creeper called it a day in 2014 and this is the band's final four song EP.  Noise II Men features four tracks of blackened, metallic, and noise damaged hardcore.  Overall, Noise II Men is a killer EP.  Enjoy!

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Sickmark-II 7" (2015)

Country: Germany
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Powerviolence
Label: Dry Cough/Pain Of Mind/ Rope Or Guillotine/Dead Heroes Records
Tracks: 9
Length: 8.0'

Length: Sickmark is a four piece band from Bielefeld, Germany who formed in 2013.  Sickmark play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and powerviolence within their sound.  Musically, Sickmark can be said to be influenced by bands such as Infest, Negative Approach, Left For Dead, Iron Lung, and Pig Destroyer. Since their inception, Sickmark have released a five song self-titled demo in December of 2013, and a twelve song self-titled 7" in April of 2014.  II is Sickmark's second proper 7", which was released via Dry Cough, Pain Of Mind, Rope Or Guillotine, and Dead Heroes records on May 6th, 2015.  On II, Sickmark offer up nine new tracks of caustic and completely unhinged sounding hardcore, punk, and powerviolence.  Overall, II is a killer 7" and should not be missed. Enjoy!  Sickmark have also released a split 7" with Constraint back in August that's worth checking out as well.  I included the Sickmark side of the split for you to check out as well.

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Honeymoon-Greatest Hits EP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Noise Rock

Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 7
Length: 17.0'

Honeymoon is a new band from Pittsburgh, PA who formed in early 2015, from the looks of things.  Honeymoon features 3/4 of Pray For Teeth, so going on that alone, you know you're in for some killer tunes.  Honeymoon play a vicious style of noise rock tinged hardcore with a killer rock and roll background.  Musically Honeymoon can be said to be influenced by bands such as American Nightmare, Burning Love, Impalers, and Modern Life Is War.  Greatest Hit is Honeymoon's debut seven song EP, which was released on July 25th, 2015.  On Greatest Hits, Honeymoon offer up seven tracks of dirty and raw sounding noise tinged hardcore.  Overall, Greatest Hits is a killer EP and Honeymoon is definitely a band to keep on your radar.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Nionde Plågan-Frustration LP (2015)

Country: Sweden
Genre: Post Hardcore, Post Metal, Screamo
Label: Through Love/Zegema Beach Records/Friendly Otter/ Epileptic Media/Upwind Productions/ Dingleberry Records/ LTD Records/Unlock Yourself Records.
Tracks: 10
Length: 50.0'

Nionde Plågan is a three piece band from Jönköping, Sweden who formed in early 2012, from the looks of things.  Nionde Plågan play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, post metal, and screamo within their sound.  Musically, Nionde Plågan can be loosely compared to bands such as Daitro, Envy, Lentic Waters, Kaddish, and other like-minded bands.  Since their inception in 2012, Nionde Plågan have released a self-titled nine song LP in September of 2012, and an eight song LP titled Darnere Hos Dig in September of 2013.  Frustration is Nionde Plågan's latest full-length LP, which was released via Through Love, Zegema Beach Records, Friendly Otter, Epileptic Media, Upwind Productions, Dingleberry Records, LTD Records, and Unlock Yourself 
records on October 30th, 2015.  On Frustration, Nionde Plågan offer up ten tracks of tense, discordant, and crushing post hardcore, post metal, and screamo.  Overall, Frustration is a killer LP and is absolute must listen for fans of Daitro, Sed Non Satiata, and Kaddish.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Svffer-Empathist LP (2015)

Country: Germany
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Emoviolence
Label: Vendetta Records
Tracks: 8
Length: 16.0'

Svffer is a four piece band from Berlin/Munster, Germany who formed in the spring of 2013.  Svffer play a chaotic and vicious style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, and emoviolence within their sound.  Musically, Svffer can be loosely compared to bands such as Torch Runner, Deathrite, Lentic Waters, Holy and other like-minded bands.  Since their inception in 2013, Svffer have released a self-titled four song 7" in August of 2013 and a thirteen song LP titled Lies We Live in April of 2014.  Empathist is Svffer's latest eight song LP, which is slated for release via Vendetta records on November 19th, 2015.  On Empathist, Svffer offer up eight tracks of chaotic and blistering hardcore, punk, crust, and emoviolence.  Overall, Empathist is an amazing album and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Immortal Bird-Empress/Abscess LP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre:  Black Metal, Doom, Sludge, Grindcore, Thrash

Label: Broken Limbs Recordings
Tracks: 5
Length: 31.0'

Immortal Bird is a three piece band from Chicago, Illinois who formed in 2013.  Immortal Bird plays an intense and brutal as fuck sounding style of music that draws inspiration from a diverse variety of underground metal including black metal, doom, sludge, grindcore, and thrash.  Immortal Bird ties all these styles together effortlessly and with a raw punk attitude that will make the band appeal to people into underground metal as well as people who listen to hardcore and punk.  Musically, Immortal Bird will appeal to fans of bands such as Thou, Black September, Ancestors, old Sweet Cobra, Noisem, and Powerwolves.  Since their inception in 2013, Immortal Bird have released a four song EP titled Akrasia in December of 2013.  Empress/Abscess is Immortal Bird's debut full-length LP, which was released via Broken Limbs recordings on July 14th, 2015.  On Empress/Abscess, Immortal Bird offer up five tracks of vicious, blistering, and raw as fuck sounding black metal, doom, sludge, grindcore, and thrash.  Overall, Empress/Abscess makes for a killer listen.  Enjoy!

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Grip-Wolves/Fawn EP (2015)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Hardcore, Noise Rock, Sludge
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 5
Length: 21.0'

Grip is a three piece band from Philadelphia, PA who formed in the fall of 2014.  Grip play a killer style of heavy and at times, atmospheric style of music the incorporates elements of post hardcore, noise rock, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, Grip can be said to be influenced by bands such as Slint, Unwound, Sloths, Fell To Low, and the Appleseed Cast during the band's quieter moments.  Wolves/Fawn is Grip's latest five song demo, which was released on October 31st, 2015.  On Wolves/Fawn, Grip offer up five tracks of tense and discordant as fuck sounding post hardcore, noise rock, and sludge.  Overall, Wolves/Fawn is a killer EP.  Enjoy!

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Nightslug-Loathe 12" (2015)

Country: Germany
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Sludge, Noise Rock, Black Metal
Label: Broken Limbs/Per Koro/Dry Cough Records
Tracks: 7
Length: 31.0'

Nightslug is a three piece band from Dusseldorf, Germany who formed in 2011.  Nightslug play a sludgy, feedback drenched, blown out, and raw style of music that incorporates element of post metal, black metal, hardcore, punk, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Nightslug's sound is can be said to be influenced by bands such as Walls, Nails, Eyehate God, The Melvins, and Buzzoven.  Since their inception in 2011, Nightslug have released a three song demo in October of 2011 and a seen song LP titled Dismal Fucker in June of 2013.  Loathe is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Broken Limbs, Per Koro, and Dry Cough records on June 9th, 2015.  On Loathe, Nightslug offer up seven tracks of dirty as fuck and seething hardcore, punk, sludge, noise rock, and black metal.  Overall, Loathe absolutely rips and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Ära Krâ-Ferne Tage LP (2011)

Country: Germany
Genre: Black Metal, Crust, Post Rock
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 7
Length: 35.0'

Ära Krâ is a five piece band from Berlin, Germany who formed in 2010.  Ära Krâ features members of Fuck Your Shadows From Behind, Der Weg Einter Freiheit, War From A Harlots Moutth, Farewell To Words, The Ocean, and Kromlek.  Ära Krâ play a dark and foreboding style of music that incorporates elements of black metal, crust, and post rock within their sound.  Musically, Ära Krâ  can be said to be influenced by classic black metal bands as well as modern post metal bands, which really makes Ära Krâ a really interesting listen.  Musically, Ära Krâ can be loosely compared to bands such as Lightbearer, Northless, and Year Of No Light if these bands were more straight up metal.  Ferne Tage is Ära Krâ's first full-length LP, which was released back in April of 2011.  On Ferne Tage, Ära Krâ offer up seven tracks of discordant and heavy as fuck sounding black metal, crust, and post rock.  Overall, Ferne Tage is a killer LP and should definitely appeal to fans of modern post metal and black metal.  Enjoy!

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Graben - Self Titled

GENRE: Hardcore, Crust, D-Beat, Metal
FFO: Entombed, Svffer, Trap Them, Alpinist

Here's a fantastic 11-song release from Cologne, Germany's Graben. You know going in that since they are from Germany, they are going to have that amazing crust sound nailed down. Beyond that, there are tons of Entombed-esque toe-tapping grooves hidden in this, along with furious tempos reminiscent of Alpinist and the vocal anger of Trap Them. If you can't tell already, I highly recommend this!

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