Vittna-Demo (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length: 8.10'

Vittna is a new band from Raleigh, North Carolina who formed in early 2017, from the looks of things.  Vittna play a seething, caustic, and vicious style of hardcore/punk.  Musically, Vittna can be loosely compared to bands such as Churchwhip, Die Kreuzen, Impalers, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut six song demo, which was released on July 18th, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Vittna offer up six tracks of vicious, scathing, and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore/punk.  Overall, this is an amazing demo and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Firewalker-S/T 12" (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk

Label: Pop Wig
Tracks: 6
Length: 6.20'

Firewalker area  four piece band from Boston, MA who formed in 2015, from the looks of things.  Firewalker play a vicious and scathing style of modern hardcore.  Since forming in 2015, Firewalker have released a self-titled demo in October of 2015 and a two song promo in July of 2016.  This is the band's debut six song EP, which was released via Pop Wig records on July 27th, 2017.  On their latest EP, Firewalker offer up six tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore and punk.  Overall, this is a killer EP and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) False-Hunger 7" (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Black Metal, Doom, Sludge

Label: Gilead Media/Dry Cough Records
Tracks:
Length: 8.30'

False is a band from Minneapolis, Minnesota who formed in 2011.  False play a dark, ominous, and brutal as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of black metal, doom, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, False can be loosely compared to bands such as Yellow Eyes, Barghest, Thou, Churchburn, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2011, False have released a self-titled self-titled EP in 2011, a split LP with Barghest in 2012, and a self-titled LP in June of 2015.  Hunger is the band's latest two song 7", which was released via Gilead Media and Dry Cough records on July 28th, 2017.  On their latest two song 7", False offer up two tracks of brutal and ominous sounding black metal, doom, and sludge.  Overall, Hunger makes for a great listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Less Art-Strangled Light LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Hardcore, Punk, Noise Rock
Label: Gilead Media
Tracks: 9
Length: 33.10'

Less Art is a five piece band from Oakland, California who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Less Art features members of Thrice, Kowloon Walled City, Curl Up And Die, and Puig Destroyer, so going on that alone, you know you're in for something really special.  Less Art play a tense and discordant style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, punk, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Less Art can be loosely compared to bands such as Unwound, Hoover, Life At These Speeds, Sinaloa, and other like-minded bands.  Strangled Light is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Gilead Media on July 28th, 2017.  On Strangled Light, Less Art offer up nine tracks of tense, discordant, and really well played post hardcore, punk, and noise rock.  Overall, Strangled Light makes for an amazing listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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HAYSER - Marderschaden (2017)


Nine tracks of amazing Hardcore / Crust / Doom / Sludge / Metal from Osnabrück, Germany
This is highly highly recommended!

FORGES - Self Titled EP (2017)


Screamo / Punk / Post Hardcore / Crust from Baltimore, Maryland

SENTIENT DIVIDE - Self Titled (2017)


Killer Blackened Crust / Death Metal from Spokane, Washington

LIGÆDER - Fordøjet Levende (2017)


"Created with help from current and former members of such diverse bands as NO FEALTY, Hexis, Gust, City Keys, LLNN, Stream City, Dirtdrinker, Église and afmagt, LIGÆDER creates a sonic landscape of catchiness and sticky discomfort."

Geiger Counter-S/T LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust
Label: Desolate/Phobia Records
Tracks: 14
Length: 24.5'

Geiger Counter is a four piece band from Minneapolis, Minnesota who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Geiger Counter play a brutal as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and crust within their sound.  Musically, Geiger Counter can be loosely compared to bands such as Tragedy, His Hero Is Gone, Martyrdod, Oiltanker, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2016, Geiger Counter have released an eight song EP titled Fear Tomorrow in January of 2016.  This is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Desolate and Phobia records on July 14th, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Geiger Counter offer up fourteen tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and crust.  Overall, this is an awesome LP and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Opaal-Krakatoa LP (2017)

Country: Colombia
Genre: Punk, Noise Rock
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length: 20.15'

Opaal is a three piece band from Bogota, Colombia who formed in 2015.  Opaal play a tense, discordant, and chaotic style of instrumental punk and noise rock.  Musically, Opaal can be said to be influenced by bands such as New Brutalism, Shellac, Big Black, Oxes, and early AmRep style noise rocks.  Accentuating the band's sound is the use of harsh electronics, which adds an added layer of tension to the band's already discordant song.  Krakatoa is the band's debut EP, which was released on February 17th, 2017.  On Krakatoa, Opaal offer up six tracks of blown-out, harsh, and noise damaged instrumental punk and noise rock.  Overall, Krakatoa makes for a great listen and definitely should not be missed.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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Earthgrave-The Verge Of Human Abyss LP (2017)

Country: Germany
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Metal, Doom, Sludge
Label: WOOAAARGH Records
Tracks: 8
Length: 35.0'

Earthgrave is a three piece band from Trier, Germany who formed in the summer of 2015.  Earthgrave play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, metal, doom, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, Earthgrave can be loosely compared to bands such as Hush, Alpinist, Planks, Primitive Man, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2015, Earthgrave have released a four song EP titled Deathcold in February of 2016.  The Verge Of Human Abyss is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via WOOAAARGH records on July 7th, 2017.  On The Verge Of Human Abyss, Earthgrave offer up eight tracks of brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, crust, metal, doom, and sludge.  Overall, The Verge Of Human Abyss makes for a great listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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The Longer We Stray From The Light-S/T EP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Screamo

Label: Middle-Man Records
Tracks: 8
Length: 19.5'

The Longer We Stray From The Light is a band from New Mexico and Indiana who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  The Longer We Stray From The Light features members of Coma Regalia and Adobe Homes, so going by that alone you know you're in for some top notch music.  The Longer We Stray From The Light play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and screamo within their sound.  Musically, The Longer We Stray From The Light can be loosely compared to bands such as Ache/Emelie, The Saddest Landscape, Beau Navire, Funeral Diner, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut EP, which was released via Middle-Man records on July 20th, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, The Longer We Stray From The Light offer up eight tracks of tense, discordant, and chaotic hardcore, punk, and screamo.  Overall, this is an amazing EP and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Status Noll-Demo (2017)

Country: Sweden
Genre: Hardcore, Punk
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 3
Length: 5.4'

Satus Noll is a band from Norrköping, Sweden who formed in 2013.  Status Noll play a raw, filthy, and unhinged style of bare bones hardcore/punk.  Since forming in 2013, Status Knoll have released a self-titled five song EP in September of 2014 and a split EP with Hexemere in June of 2016.  This is the band's latest three song demo, which was released on July 12th, 2017.  On their latest three song EP, Status Noll offer up three tracks of raw, filthy, and completely blown-out sounding hardcore/punk that's an absolute must listen for fans of Hoax, Nag, Salvation, and other like-minded bands.  Overall, this is a killer demo and should not be missed. Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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E.G.O.C.I.D.E.-What Price For Freedom? EP (2017)

Country: Italy
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Thrash
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length: 15.0'

E.G.O.C.I.D.E. is a four piece band from Italy who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  E.G.O.C.I.D.E. play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and metal within their sound.  What Price Of Freedom is the band's debut six song EP, which was released on July 22nd, 2017.  On What Price Of Freedom?  E.G.O.C.I.D.E. offer up six tracks of vicious, caustic, and brutal sounding hardcore, punk, crust, and thrash.  Overall, What Price Of Freedom? makes for a great listen and is definitely worth checking out.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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Under Glass-Wading In Petulant States EP (2017)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Screamo, Emoviolence
Label: Middle-Man/Adorno Records
Tracks: 5
Length: 6.15'

Under Glass is a New Midian, UK based band who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Under Glass play a dark and crusty style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, screamo, and emoviolence within their sound.  As far as musical influences go, think Orchid, Jerome's Dream, Ampere, and Republic Of Dreams and you can get an idea where the band is heading as far as their sound is concerned.  Wading In Petulant States is the band's debut five song EP, which was releaed via Middle-Man and Adorno records on July 7th, 2017.  On Wading In Petulant States, Under Glass offer up five tracks of chaotic and volatile hardcore, punk, screamo, and emoviloence.  Overall, Wading In Petulant States makes for a killer listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Suffering Soul-Fever Flesh EP (2017)

Country: Canada
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Metal, Grindcore
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 4
Length: 4.0'

Suffering Soul is a three piece band from Owen Sound, Ontario who formed in 2017, from the looks of things.  Suffering Sound play a vicious and brutal as fuck mix of hardcore, punk, crust, metal, and grindcore.  Musically, Suffering Soul can be loosely compared to bands such as Nails, Full Of Hell, Phobia, Wormrot, Mind Eraser.  Fever Flesh is the band's debut four song EP, which was released on July 22nd, 2017.  On Fever Flesh, Suffering Soul offer up four tracks of dark and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, crust, metal, and grindcore.  Overall, Fever Flesh makes for a great listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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AKATHARSIA


first full length from this band of blackened punk miscreants. features current and former members of negative standards, boar worship, lycus, and fell voices. if youre a fan of early yaitw or el-ahrairah then this if for you. the bandcamp page doesn't mention a physical release for this but I did find a seller on ebay with a few copies of the cassette available.

Lyed-The Immolated Earth LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Hardcore, Screamo, Sludge, Noise Rock
Label: Middle-Man Records
Tracks: 9
Length: 22.0'

Lyed is a five piece band from Austin, Texas who formed in early 2014, from the looks of things.  Lyed play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, screamo, sludge, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Lyed can be loosely compared to bands such as Bone Dance, Engineer, Breather Resist, Illistrations, and Globe And Beast.  Since forming in 2014, Lyed have released a three song EP titled Between My Claws in April of 2014 and a with Joliet in April of 2015.  The Immolated Earth is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Middle-Man records on July 18th, 2017.  On The Immolated Earth, Lyed offer up nine tracks of brutal, chaotic, and volatile sounding post hardcore, screamo, sludge, and noise rock.  Overall, The Immolated Earth makes for an amazing listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Ostraca/Flesh Born-Faces Of The Moving Year LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, Screamo, Emoviolence, Sludge, Noise Rock
Label: Skeletal Lightening/I Corrupt Records
Tracks: 8
Length: 17.0'

Here's a killer split LP featuring new material from Richmond, VA's Ostraca and Denton, TX's Flesh Born.  Ostraca is a three piece band from Richmond, Virginia, who formed in 2015, from the looks of things.  Ostraca play a volatile and chaotic as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, screamo, and emoviolence within their sound.  Since forming in 2015, Ostraca have released a six song EP titled Deathless in May of 2015 and a six song LP titled Last in May of 2017.  On their side of the split, Ostraca offer up three tracks of brutal, chaotic, and volatile sounding hardcore, punk, crust, screamo, and emoviolence.  The next five songs on the LP come courtest of Flesh Born.  Flesh Born is a four piece band from Denton, Texas who formed in early 2013, from the looks of things.  Flesh Born play a volatile and chaotic style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, sludge, and noise rock within their sound.  Since forming in 2013, Flesh Born have released a six song EP titled All The Pain I Built Up in April of 2013, an eight song EP titled Han in July of 2014, and a three-way split with Coma Regalia and Mothlight in January of 2015.  On their side of the split, Flesh Born offer up five tracks of chaotic and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, crust, screamo, sludge, and noise rock.  Overall, this is a pretty amazing split LP and definitely should not be missed!  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!  Faces Of The Moving Year was released via Skeletal Lightening and I Corrupt records on March 6th, 2017.


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Ostraca-Last 12" (2017) 

Kareem Campbell-Demo (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Grindcore

Label: Skeletal Lightening
Tracks: 8
Length: 8.15'

Kareem Campbell is a three piece band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who formed in 2017.  Kareem Campbell features members of Alta, Stifle, and Moaded and the band lays a devastatingly vicious style of music that fuses hardcore, punk, and grindcore within their sound.  This is the band's debut eight song demo, which was released via Skeletal Lightening records on July 14th, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Kareem Campbell offer up eight tracks of brutal and vicious as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and grindcore.  Overall, this is a killer demo and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Coma Regalia-There's Still Time LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: hardcore, Punk, Screamo
Label: Middle-Man/I Corrupt Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 24.15'

Coma Regalia is a five piece band from Indiana who formed in 2010.  Coma Regalia play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and screamo within their sound.  Musically, Coma Regalia can be loosely compared to bands such as The Saddest Landscape, Capacities, Beau Navire, and Todos Caeran.  Since their inception in 2010, Coma Regalia have released a prolific amount of material which includes a split 7" with Quantis released in 2010, a split 7" with The Catlin Elm released in 2012, a split cassette with Marital Roles released in 2012, a split 7" with Capacities released in 2012, a split 7" with Laeirs released in 2012, a split 7" with Vowel released in 2012, a three-way split LP with Locktender, Wounded Knee, and Oaken released in 2012, a ten song full-length LP titled En Sperata released in 2012, a split 7" with Book Of Caverns released in 2013, a split 5" with Fox Moulder released in 2014, a split 7" with We Had A Deal released in 2014, a split 10" with Marcy, Mothlight, and Fleshborn released in 2014, a split 8" with Eros+Massacre in 2015, a split flexi with Kaoru Nagisa released in July of 2015, and a double 7" titled Ours Is The Cause Most Noble in August of 2015, a split 7" with Youth Novel in April of 2016,  a split with Gillian Carter in June of 2016, a split with Karou Nagisa in July of 2015, and a split LP with What Of Us in April Of 2016.  There's Still Time is the band's latest ten song LP, which was released via Middle-Man and I Corrupt records on May 5th, 2017.  On There's Still Time, Coma Regalia offer up ten tracks of chaotic and volatile sounding hardcore, punk, and screamo.  Overall, There's Still Time makes for a killer listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Coma Regalia-En Sperata LP (2012)

Narrow Lands-Everything's Fine EP (2017)

Country: Austrlia
Genre: Punk, Grunge, Noise Rock
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length: 20.5'

Narrow Lands are a band from Sydney, Australia who formed in 2013, from the looks of things.  Narrow Lands play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of punk, grunge, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Narrow Lands can be loosely compared to bands such as Whores, Buildings, Hawks, Throat, Milk Music, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2013, Narrow Lands have released an eight song LP titled Popular Music That Will Live Forever in October of 2013.  Everything's Fine is the band's latest six song EP, which was released on July July 16th, 2017.  On Everything's Fine, Narrow Lands offer up six tracks of weird and blown-out noise damaged noise rock.  Overall, Everything's Fine makes for a great listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) The Saddest Landscape-Declaring War On Nostalgia 3X LP (2016)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Hardcore, Screamo
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 34
Length: 109.54'


The Saddest Landscape is a four piece post hardcore and screamo band from Boston, MA who formed in 2002.  The Saddest Landscape are arguably one of the best and most prolific bands that ever came out of the post hardcore/screamo scene in the past decade.  I've been a fan of The Saddest Landscape since the band's beginnings and even before that when members played in a sadly unknown and underappreciated band called The Last Forty Seconds.  The Saddest Landscape's discography is expansive, so I'll spare you the tedium of listing all the band's releases, which includes multiple LPs and multiple splits with numerous bands through out the years.  Declaring War On Nostalgia is the band's latest 34 song three LP box set, which was released in October of 2016.  Declaring War On Nostalgia collects 15 years worth of the band's non-LP material spanning the course of the band's 22 overall releases.  Overall, Declaring War On Nostalgia makes for a killer listen and fans of The Saddest Landscape will surly enjoy this collection of songs.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Hang Your Cross-None Shall Provide EP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Metal, Noise Rock

Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length:  19.35'

Hang Your Cross is a new band from New Haven, CT featuring members of With Honor, Ambitions, Brass Caskets, Crowns Of Kings, and Lift.  Hang Your Cross play a great mixture of hardcore, Swedish influenced, and technical noise rock.  None Shall Provide is the band's debut six song EP, which was released on May 19th, 2017.  On None Shall Provide, Hang Your Cross offer up six songs of raw and gritty hardcore, punk, metal, and noise rock.  Overall, None Shall Provide makes for a great listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.K.) Wren-Auburn Rule LP (2017)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Sludge, Noise Rock, Post Metal
Label: Holy Roar
Tracks: 5
Length: 37.2'


Wren is a four piece band from London, UK who formed in late 2013, from the looks of things.  Wren play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of sludge, noise rock, and post metal within their sound.  Musically, Wren can be said to be influenced by bands such as Old Man Gloom, Jesus Lizard, Neurosis, and Eyehategod.  Since forming in 2013, Wren have released a self-titled four song EP in February of 2014, a seven song LP titled Irk in March of 2015, and a five song EP titled Wren in April of 2016.  Auburn Rule is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Holy Roar records on July 14th, 2017.  On Auburn Rule, Wren offer up five tracks of s of dense, raw, and dirty as fuck sounding sludge, noise rock, and post metal.  Overall, Auburn Rule is an amazing LP and Wren is an absolute must listen for fans of Old Man Gloom, Blood Sun Circle, Lightbearer, and other like-minded bands.  Seriously, this has got to be one of the best LPs I've heard all week.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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NEVERENDING WINTER


fucking excellent mixture of black metal, folk and punk from Russia. seriously this shit is so good

DWOOM


by far the best demo ive heard in a while. combine the epic doom of candlemass and the hm-2 guitar sound of entombed, dismember, etc. and youre there

Innocent-Hungry And Mindless Demo (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk

Label: Side Two
Tracks: 4
Length: 4.5'

Innocent is a four piece band from Boston, MA who formed in early 2017, from the looks of things.  Innocent play a raging, caustic, and vicious style of stripped down, bare bones female fronted hardcore.  Innocent can be loosely compared to bands such as Koward, Pregnancy Scares, Warthog, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut four song demo cassette, which was released via Side Two records on June 22nd, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Innocent offer up four tracks of caustic and scathing hardcore/punk.  Overall, this is a killer demo and is definitely worth checking out.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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Captain Caveman-Failed Species EP (2017)

Country: Germany
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Powerviolence, Grindcore
Label: WOOAAARGH Records
Tracks: 19
Length: 9.45'

Captain Caveman is a three piece band from Trier, Germany who formed in 2014, from the looks of things.  Captain Caveman play a vicious, scathing, and brutal as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, powerviolence, and grindcore within their sound.  Musically, Captain Caveman can be said to be influenced by bands such as Spazz, Napalm Death, Pig Destroyer, Afternoon Gentlemen, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2014, Captain Caveman have released a split with Burt in July of 2014 and a split with Eastwood in July of 2014.  Failed Species is the band's latest EP, which was released via WOOAAARGH records on July 1st, 2017.  On Failed Species, Captain Caveman offer up nineteen tracks of vicious, scathing, and brutal sounding hardcore, punk, grindcore, and powerviolence.  Overall, Failed Species makes for a great listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Wildspeaker-Spreading Adder LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, D-Beat
Label: Prosthetic Records
Tracks: 11
Length: 36.4'


Wildspeaker is a five piece band from Dallas, Fort Worth, Texas who formed in November of 2013.  Wildspeaker play a killer style of blackened, metallic, and crust tinged style of female fronted hardcore.  Musically, Wildspeaked can be said to be influenced by bands such as Tragedy, His Hero Is Gone, Cursed, and The Holy Mountain.  Since their inception in 2013, Wildspeaker have released a six song EP titled Revenge Of The Hunted in October of 2014, a second two song demo titled Sylvian in April of 2015, a ten song LP titled Survey The Wreckage in August of 2015, a three song EP titled Tranquil Garden in January of 2016, and a split LP with Cara Neir titled Guilt And His Reflection in September of 2016.  Spreading Adder is the band's latest eleven song LP, which was released via Prosthetic records on June 23rd, 2017.  On Spreading Adder, Wildspeaker offer up eleven tracks of brutal and vicious blackened, hardcore, punk, and crust.  Overall, Spreading Adder is an amazing album and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Gutter-Demo (2017)

Country: France
Genre: Hardcore, Punk
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 5
Length: 9.25'

Gutter is a band from Lille, France who formed in 2017, from the looks of things.  Gutter play a unhinged and blown out style of stripped down hardcore.  Musically, Gutter can be loosely compared to bands such as Glue, Warthog, Crazy Spirit, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut five song demo, which was released on March 12th, 2017.  On their five song debut, Gutter offer up a solid EP chock full of snotty, stripped down, and unhinged sounding hardcore.  Overall, this is a solid demo and definitely worth checking out.  Great stuff for fans of bands on Deranged and Painkiller records.  Enjoy!

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Gillian Carter/Eyelet-Split 7" (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Screamo

Label: I Corrupt/Puddle Jumper/Santapogue Media/Zegema Beach Records
Tracks: 4
Length: 7.0'

Here's a killer split 7" featuring new material from FL's Gillian Carter and MD's Eyelet.  Gillian Carter is a three piece band from Palm Bay, Florida who formed in 2005.  Gillian Carter play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, punk, emo, and screamo within their sound.  Gillian Carter cite Neil Perry,
Beneath Low Flying Planes, La Quiete, Saetia, Louise Cyphre, Orchid, old Boysetsfire, Pg.99, Reversal Of Man, Portrait, Combatwoundedveteran, Kite Flying Society, Indian Summer, Yaphet Kotto, The Kodan Armada, You And I, and I Hate Myself among their influences, which definitely shows up in the band's sound and style.  On their side of the split, Gillian Carter offer up two tracks of volatile and chaotic as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, screamo.  The 2nd two songs on the split come courtesy of Eyelet.  Eyelet is a four piece band from Maryland who formed in 2014, from the looks of things,  Eyelet play a chaotic, volatile, and brutal as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and screamo within their sound.  Musically, Eyelet can be said to be influenced by bands such as Orchid, Ampere, Todos Caeran, Gillian Carter, Beau Navire, What Of Us, Coma Regalia, and other like-minded bands.  On their side of the split, Eyelet offer up two tracks of tense, volatile, and chaotic sounding hardcore, punk, and screamo.  Overall, this is a killer split 7" and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Hvøsch-Thornsmoat LP (2017)

Country: Russia
Genre: Black Metal, Post Metal, Doom, Sludge
Label: Replenish Records
Tracks: 2
Length: 28.35'

Hvøsch is a five piece band from St. Petersburg, Russia who formed in early 2013.  Hvøsch play a ominous, atmospheric, and oppressive style of music that incorporates elements of atmospheric post metal, black metal, doom, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, Hvøsch can be loosely compared to bands such as Year Of No Light, Lightbearer, Amen Ra, Cult Of Luna, and other like-minded bands.  Thornsmoat is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Replenish records on February 28th, 2017.  On Thornsmoat, Hvøsch offer up two tracks of eerie, atmospheric, and brutal as fuck sounding post metal, black metal, doom, and sludge.  Overall, Thornsmoat makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Sheer Mag-Need To Feel Your Love LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Punk, Garage Rock
Label: Static Shock/Wilsuns Recording Co.
Tracks: 12
Length: 40.35'


Sheer Mag are a five piece band from Philadelphia, PA who formed in late 2014, from the looks of things.  Sheer Mag play an infectiously catchy style of music that incorporates elements of punk, garage rock, and power pop within their sound.  musically, Sheer Mag can be said to be influenced by bands such as Iggy And The Stooges, The Replacements, Cheap Girls, Chisel, and can be loosely compared to newer bands such as Thin Lips and Hop Along.  Since their inception in 2014, Sheer Mag have two releases under their belts which include a self-titled four song 7" released in September of 2014, a 2nd four song 7" titled II in April of 2015, a four song 7" titled III in March of 2016, and a compilation LP compiling all three of the band's 7" in January of 2017.  Need To Feel Your Love is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Static Shock and Wilsuns Recording Co. records on July 12th, 2014.  On Need To Feel Your Love, Sheer Mag offer up twelve tracks of soulful and infectiously catchy punk and garage rock.  Overall, Need To Feel Your Love makes for a killer listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Impalers-Cellar Dweller LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust, D-Beat
Label: Static Shock/540 Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 15.4'


Impalers are an Austin, Texas based band who formed in 2010 and feature members of Hatred Surge, Mammoth Grinder, and Vasska.  Impalers play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, and d-beat within their sound.  Since forming in 2010, Impalers have released a self-titled five song demo in September of 2010, a five song self-titled 7" in May of 2011, a self-titled ten song LP in August of 2013, and a five song EP titled Psychedelic Snutskallar in April of 2014.  Cellar Dweller is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Static Shock and 540 records on July 7th, 2017.  On Cellar Dweller, Impalers offer up ten tracks of vicious and raging hardcore, punk, crust, and d-beat.  Overall, Cellar Dweller makes for an amazing listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(A.U.) Contaminated-Final Man LP (2017)

Country: Australia
Genre: Death Metal, Black Metal, Sludge
Label: Blood Harvest Records
Tracks: 9
Length: 33.0'

Contaminated is a four piece band from Melbourne, Australia who formed in 2014, from the looks of things.  Contaminated play a raw, ugly, and vicious style of music that incorporates elements of death metal, black metal, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, Contaminated can be loosely be compared to bands such as Seven Sisters Of Sleep, Ilsa, Gatecreeper, Genocide Pact, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2014, Contaminated have released a four song EP titled Pestilentual Decay in March of 2014 and a three song promo EP in April of 2015.  Final Man is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Blood Harvest records on June 9th, 2017.  On Final Man, Contaminated offer up nine songs of raw, filthy, and brutal as fuck sounding death metal, black metal, and sludge.  Overall, Final Man makes for an amazing listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Hex-La Voisin 7" (2017)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Hardcore, Punk
Label: Milk Run Records
Tracks: 6
Length: 8.2'

Hex is a four piece band from Leeds, UK who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Hex play a vicious, scathing, and completely unhinged style of hardcore/punk.  Musically, Hex can be loosely compared to bands such as Punch, Weak Wrists, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2016, Hex have released a self-titled six track demo in July of 2016.  La Voisin is the band's latest six song EP, which was released via Milk Run records on July 6th, 2017.  On La Voisin, Hex offer up six tracks of vicious and scathing hardcore/punk.  Overall, La Viosin makes for a great listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Flowers Of Evil-City Of Fear LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk

Label: deranged Records
Tracks: 14
Length: 24.15'

Flowers Of Evil is San Diego, CA based band who formed in 2015, from the looks of things.  Flowers Of Evil is the new side project of Brandon Welchez from Crocodiles and David McDaniel from Young Boys.  Flowers Of Evil play a snotty, stripped down, and catchy as hell style of hardcore/punk.  Musically, Flowers Of Evil can be loosely compared to bands such as Career Suicide, Red Dons, Germs, Wipers, and other like-minded bands.  City Of Fear is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Deranged records on July 6th, 2017.  On City Of Fear, Flowers Of Evil offer up fourteen tracks of snotty and super catchy hardcore/punk.  Overall, City Of Fear is a really solid album and definitely worth checking out.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Tiger Flowers-The Vicious Heart EP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Noise Rock, Sludge

Label: Stillwater Recordings
Tracks: 4
Length: 10.10'

Tiger Flowers are a four piece band from NYC who formed in 2011.  Tiger Flowers play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, sludge, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Tiger Flowers take cues from bands such as Breather Resist, Botch,  Capsule, Coalesce, and Engineer with their sound.  Since forming in 2011, Tiger Flowers have released a four song self-titled EP in September of 2011 and a nine song LP titled Dead Hymns in April of 2014.  The Vicious Heart is the band's latest four song EP, which was released via Stillwater recordings on June 23rd, 2017.  On The Vicious Heart, Tiger Flowers offer up four tracks of chaotic, volatile, and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, noise rock, and sludge.  Overall, The Vicious Heart makes for a killer listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Loath-Demo (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length: 11.30'

Loath is a NYC based band who formed in 2017, from the looks of things.  Loath play a raw and filthy style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and crust within their sound.  Musically, Loath can be loosely compared to bands such as Warthog, Impalers, No Power, and Oiltanker.  This is the band's debut six song demo, which was released on June 27th, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Loath offer up six tracks of ugly, raw, and brutal sounding hardcore, punk, and crust.  Overall, this is a really solid demo and is worth checking out.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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Hyena-S/T LP (2017)

Country: Spain
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust
Label: Rope Or Guillotine, Pifia, La Agonía de Vivir, Dingleberry, Ojalä Me Muera, Pundonora, Potato, Discos, Revulsive Medias Records
Tracks: 7
Length: 21.30'

Hyena is a four piece band from Madrid Spain who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Hyena features members of with members of Ura, Wild Animals, Enoch Ardon, Equilibrio and Orchis Simia.  Hyena play a dark and blackened style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and crust within their sound.  Musically, Hyena can be loosely compared to bands such as Planks, Tragedy, His Hero Is Gone, and Geranium.  This is the band's debut seven song 12", which was released via Rope Or Guillotine, Pifia, La Agonía de Vivir, Dingleberry, Ojalä Me Muera, Pundonora, Potato, Discos, and Revulsive Medias Records on May 23rd, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Hyena offer up seven tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and crust.  Overall, this is a killer 12" and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Primitive Blast-S/T 7" (2017)

Country: Australia
Genre: Hardcore, Punk
Label: Undertone Records
Tracks: 7
Length: 7.38'

Primitive Blast is a band from Sydney, Australia who formed in 2014, from the looks of things.  Primitive play a raw and vicious style of stripped down modern hardcore.  Musically, Primitive Blast can be loosely compared to bands such as Repos, Glue, Wiccans, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2014, Primitive Blast have released a self-titled five song demo in September of 2014, a split 7" with Controlled in September of 2015, and a two song prom in September of 2016.  This is the band's latest seven song 7", which was released via Undertone records on July 10th, 2017.  On their latest 7" Primitive Blast offer up seven tracks of ugly, brutal, and raging hardcore/punk.  Overall, this is a killer 7" and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enoy!

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Malcriados-Demo (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust

Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 7
Length: 11.46'

Malcriados is a four piece band from New York City who formed in 2017, from the looks of things.  Malcriados play a raw and filthy style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and crust within their sound.  Musically, Malcriados can be loosely compared to bands such as Hoax, Church Whip, Impalers, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut seven song demo, which was released on June 28th, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Malcriados offer up seven tracks of vicious, scathing, and raw sounding hardcore, punk, and crust.  Overall, this is a killer demo and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Harda UT-S/T 12" (2017)

Country: Sweden
Genre: Hardcore, Punk
Label: Adagio 830
Tracks: 6
Length: 9.55'


HÄRDA UT is a fourpiece band from Gothenburg, Sweden who formed in late 2015, from the looks of things.  HÄRDA UT play a scathing and vicious style of female fronted noise damaged hardcore/punk.  Musically, HÄRDA UT can be loosely compared to bands such as Wart Hog, Pregnancy Scares, Crazy Spirit, and other-like minded bands.  Since forming in 2015, Harda UT have released a self-titled demo in June of 2016.  This is the band's latest six song 12", which was released via Adagio 830 records on March 15th, 2017.  On their latest six song EP, Harda UT offer up six tracks of vicious and scathing hardcore/punk.  Overall, this is a killer 12" and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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You Could Be A Cop-S/T 12" (2017)

Country: Norway/UK
Genre: Shoegaze, Slowcore, Indie Rock
Label: Adagio 830/Beth Shalom Records
Tracks: 4
Length: 18.0'

You Could Be A Cop is a three piece band from Norway and the United Kingdom who formed in 2015, from the looks of things.  Youc Can Be A Cop play a dreamy and melodic style of music that incorporates elements of shoegaze, slowcore, and indie rock within their sound.  Musically, You Can Be A Cop cite Mineral, Christie Front Drive, Rainer Maria, JeJune, Appleseed Cast, Get Up Kids, Promise Ring, Low, Slowdive, Sunny Day Real Estate, The Hotelier, American Football, Boys Life, The Anniversary, and Braid as influences, which definitely shows up in the band's sound and style.  This is the band's debut four song EP, which was released via Adagio 830 and Beth Shalom records on July 1st, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, You Could Be a Cop offer up four tracks of dreamy and melodic shoegaze, slowcore, and indie rock.  Overall, this is a really solid EP and is definitely worth checking out.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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Lost Tapes-S/T LP (2017)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Post Punk, New Wave
Label: Rockstar Records 
Tracks: 8
Length: 30.3'

Lost Tapes are a four piece band from The United Kingdom who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Lost Tapes play a killer style of 80's influenced post punk and  new wave.  Musically, Lost Tapes can be said to be influenced by bands such as Joy Division, Wipers, Bauhaus, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Rockstar records on July 1st, 2017.  On their self-titled debut, Lost Tapes offer up eight tracks of dark and moody post punk and new waves.  Overall, this is a killer LP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Prize The Doubt-Difficulty In Transitions LP (2017)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Screamo
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 11
Length: 47.0'

Prize The Doubt is a two piece band from Columbus, Ohio who formed in 2011, from the looks of things.  Prize The Doubt play a tense and discordant mix of hardcore, punk, and screamo.  Musically, Prize The Doubt can be loosely compared to bands such as older Pianos Become The Teeth, Who Calls So Loud, The Saddest Landscape, My Fictions, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2011, Prize The Doubt have released a six song EP titled Rot Fun Beg in October of 2011, a six song EP titled The Empirical EP in September of 2012, a ten song LP titled New Aesthetic in February of 2014, and a split 7" with Valence in April of 2015.  Difficulty In Transitions is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released on June 26th, 2017.  On Difficulty In Transitions, Prize The Doubt offer up eleven tracks of tense and discordant sounding hardcore, punk, and screamo.  Overall, Difficulty In Transitions makes for a great listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Myteri-S/T LP (2017)

Country: Sweden
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Crust
Label: Replenish Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 25.0'

Myteri is a five piece band from Gothenburg, Sweden who formed in 2013.  Myteri play a brutal, chaotic, and volatile mix of hardcore, punk, and crust.  Since forming in 2013, Myteri have released a four song EP titled The Silent Death in May of 2014, a self-titled ten song LP in July of 2015, and a split with Born For Slaughter in January of 2016.  This is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Replenish records on July 2nd, 2017.  On their latest full-length, Myteri offer up ten tracks of vicious and brutal sounding hardcore, punk, and crust.  Overall, this is an amazing LP and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Saccage-Recidive LP (2017)

Country: Canada
Genre: Crust, Black Metal, Grindcore
Label: Vonfrost/Torture Garden Records 
Tracks: 10
Length: 32.53'

Saccage is a four piece band from Montreal, Canada who formed in 2008, from the looks of things.  Saccage play a brutal and vicious mix of crust, punk, black metal, and grindcore.  Since forming in 2008, Saccage have released a five song demo titled La Derape Tabarnak in June of 2008, a twelve song LP titled Death Crust Satanique in August of 2012, a four song EP titled Vorace in August of 2014, a three song live EP titled Blaspheme Et Abus Collectif in August of 2016, and a split 7" with Hellacaust in August of 2016.  Recidive is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Vonfrost and Torture Garden records on July 2nd, 2017.  On Recidive, Saccage offer up ten tracks of brutal, raw, and filthy sounding crust, punk, black metal, and grindcore.  Overall, Recidive makes for a great listen.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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