BLACKSEER


by a show of hands...anyone else ever take a shit and no matter how many times you wipe, there's still poop and you get tired of wiping so you just give up and accept the fact that you're gonna have to throw away a pair of boxers later? no one? really? yes, you in the back there? no? you're just scratching your head...ok well i haven't either then. so here's blackseer. its thrashy. its heavy. its crossover..y. good for head banging. good for breaking things. good for pissing off your neighbors. not good for wiping.

NEEDS-S/T LP (2015)

Country: Canada
Genre: Post Hardcore, Punk, Noise Rock
Label: File Under Music
Tracks: 10
Length: 31.0'

NEEDS is a five piece band from Vancouver, British Columbia who formed in 2012, from the looks of things.  NEEDS play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, punk, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, NEEDS can be loosely compared to bands such as Drive Like Jehu, 30 Second Motion Music, Mustangs And Madras, The Joan Benet, My America Is Watching Tigers Die, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2012, NEEDS have released a five song EP titled The Accursed Share in September of 2012 and a four song EP titled Rare Earths in May of 2013.  This is the band's debut LP, which was released via File Under Music records on May 12th, 2015.  On their debut LP, NEEDS offer up ten tracks of ugly, chaotic, and completely blown out sounding post hardcore, punk, and noise rock.  Overall, NEEDS' debut LP makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.K.) Grey Hairs-Health & Social Care LP (2019)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Punk, Post Punk, Grunge, Garage Rock, Noise Rock
Label: Gringo Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 36.05'
 
Grey Hairs are a four piece band from Nottingham, United Kingdom who formed in 2012, from the looks of things.  Grey Hairsplay a killer style of music that incorporates elements of punk, post punk, grunge, garage rock, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Grey Hairs can be loosely compared to bands such as The Birthday Party, Laughing Hyenas, The Wipers, Future Of The Left, Idles, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2012, Grey Hairs have released a seven song EP titled One Hundred Breakfasts in November of 2012, a self-titled three song 7" in April of 2013, a two song EP titled Grey Hairs Schmey Hairs in June of 2014, a ten song LP titled Colossal Downer in April of 2015, a seven song live EP titled Ghave in February of 2017, an eleven song LP titled Serious Business in January of 2017,  a six song EP titled On And Off in September of 2017, and a cover of Dead Moon's Poor Born in May of 2018.  Health & Social Care is the band's latest LP, which was released via Gringo records on August 2nd, 2019.  On Health & Social Care, Grey Hairs offer up ten tracks of killer punk, post punk, grunge, garage rock, and noise rock.  Overall, Health & Social Care makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Grey Hairs-Serious Business LP (2017)

(U.S.) Reader-Engrams LP (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Hardcore, Post Rock, Math Rock, Alt. Rock, Indie Rock
Label: Spartan Records
Tracks: 8
Length: 38.25'

Reader is a four piece band from Seattle, Washington who formed in 2017, from the looks of things.  Reader play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, post rock, math rock, alt. rock, and indie rock within their sound.  Musically, Reader can be loosely compared to bands such as Jawbox, Burning Airlines, Sharks Keep Moving, and other like-minded bands.  Engrams is the band's debut LP, which was released via Spartan records on August 16th, 2019.  On Engrams, Reader offer up eight tracks of tense, moody, and sometimes discordant sounding post hardcore, post rock, math rock, alt. rock, and indie rock.  Overall, Engrams makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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OLAM-I Will Guide Thy Hand LP (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Hardcore, Punk, Metal, Mathcore

Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 10
Length: 31.30'

OLAM is a three piece band from Indianapolis, Indiana who formed in 2019.  OLAM play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, punk, metal, and mathcore within their sound.  Musically, OLAM can be loosely compared to bands such as Converge, Botch, Sectioned, Bailer, Frontierer, and other like-minded bands.  I Will Guide Thy Hand is the band's debut LP, which was released on March 28th, 2019.  On I Will Guide Thy Hand, OLAM offer up ten tracks of chaotic, volatile, and brutal as fuck sounding post hardcore, punk, metal, and metalcore.  Overall, I Will Guide Thy Hand makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Sparrows-Failed Gods LP (2019)

Country: Canada
Genre: Post Hardcore, Post Rock, Emo, Screamo
Label: Sound Anxiety Records
Tracks: 11
Length: 43.10'

Sparrows is a four piece band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who formed in 2011.  Sparrows play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, post rock, emo, and screamo within their sound.  Musically, Sparrows can be loosely be compared to bands such as Aeges, Quicksand, Cave-In, Pianos Become The Teeth, Rosetta, La Dispute, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2011, Sparrows have released a five song EP titled Goliath in May of 2011, an eight song LP titled Cold Ground in June of 2013, a four song EP titled Dragging Hell in August of 2015, a digital single titled Cave Eater in August of 2016, and a ten song LP titled Lay Silence Stay Where It Was in October of 2016.  Failed Gods is the band's latest LP, which was released on August 9th, 2019.  On Failed Gods, Sparrows offer up eleven tracks of killer post hardcore, post rock, emo, and screamo.  Overall, False Gods makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Regional Justice Center-Institution EP (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Fastcore, Powerviolence
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 5
Length: 5.0'


Regional Justice Center is a five piece band from Seattle, Washington who formed in 2017.  Regional play a venomous and scathing style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, fastcore, and powerviolence within their sound.  Regional Justice Center is primarily the work of Ian Shelton who was inspired to form the band as a result of his brother Max being arrested and charged with attempted murder in 2016.  RJC's music tackles topics related to exploitation and demoralization of incarceration and navigating our country's judicial/department of correction.  Since forming in 2017, Regional Justice Center have released a five song self-titled demo in March of 2017, an eleven song LP titled World Of Inconvenience in June of 2018, and a split 7" with Wound Man in April of 2019.  Institution is the band's latest EP, which was released on August 16th, 2019.  On Institution, Regional Justice Center offer up five tracks of scathing, vicious, and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, fastcore, and powerviolence.  Overall, Institution makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Heavy Discipline-Demo 7" (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk

Label: Painkiller Records
Tracks: 5
Length: 5.20'

Heavy Discipline is a four piece band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who formed in 2018, from the looks of things.  Heavy Discipline features members of Hounds Of Hate, Curmudgeon, and Blood Pressure, so judging by that you know you're in for a special treat.  Heavy Discipline play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of early 80's inspired hardcore/punk within their sound.  Musically, Heavy Discipline can be loosely compared to bands such as DYS, SSD, Faith, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut demo 7", which was released via Painkiller records on August 14th, 2019.  On their debut 7", Heavy Discipline offer up five tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding 80's inspired hardcore/punk.  Overall, Heavy Discipline's debut 7" makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Brain Tourniquet-7" (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Powerviolence
Label: Painkiller Records
Tracks: 10
Length: 8.35'

Brain Tourniquet is a band from Boston, MA who formed in 2018, from the looks of things. Brain Tourniquet play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and powerviolence within their sound.  Musically, Brain Tourniquet can be loosely compared to bands such as Wound Man, Oxident, Crossed Out, Despise You, No Comment, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut EP, which was released via Painkiller records on August 14th, 2019.  On their self-titled debut, Brain Tourniquet offer up ten tracks of vicious, scathing, and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and powerviolence.  Overall, Brain Tourniquet's debut EP makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Ekki-Við Erum EP (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Alt. Rock, Indie Rock, Shoegaze
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 3
Length: 12.10'

Ekki is a four piece band from Chicago, Illinois who formed in 2019, from the looks of things.  Ekki play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of alt. rock, indie rock, and shoegaze within their sound.  Musically, Ekki can be loosely compared to bands such as Alter, Psychic Teens, Kindling, Twin Foxes, and other like-minded bands.  Við Erum is the band's debut EP, which was released on February 28th, 2019.  On Við Erum, Ekki offer up three tracks of dark and moody alt. rock, indie rock, and shoegaze.  Overall, Við Erum makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Ugly Runner-Demo (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Post Punk, Punk, Garage Rock
Label: Self-Released
Length: 6.50'

Ugly Runner is a three piece band from Asheville, North Carolina who formed in 2019, from the looks of things.  Ugly Runner play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post punk, punk, and garage rock within their sound.  Musically, Ugly Runner can be loosely compared to bands such as Estrogen Highs, The Buoys, The Golden Boys, The Heavy Crawls, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut demo, which was released on May 31st, 2019.  On their self-titled demo, Ugly Runner offer up two tracks of catchy and psychedelic sounding post punk, punk, and garage rock.  Overall, Ugly Runner's debut demo makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Dead Vibes Ensemble-Work In Progress EP (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Metal, Doom, Sludge
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 2
Length: 7.50'

Dead Vibes Ensemble is a two piece band from Athens, Georgia who formed in 2018, from the looks of things.  Dead Vibes Ensemble play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of metal, doom, and sludge within their sound.  Work In Progress is the band's debut EP, which was released on January 25th, 2019.  On Work In Progress, Dead Vibes Ensemble offer up two tracks of stripped down, raw, and ugly sounding metal, doom, and sludge.  Overall, Work In Progress makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Mourning-Ecstatic Masochist EP (2019)

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Metal
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 5
Length: 14.20'


Mourning is a four piece band from Leeds, UK who formed in 2017.  Mourning play a killer style of 90's influenced metallic hardcore.  Musically, Mourning can be loosely compared to bands such as Axis, Blistered, Incendiary, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2017, Mourning have released a self-titled demo in October of 2017, a two song demo titled Reh. in July of 2018, and a five song EP compiling the band's Reh. demo and self-titled demo in October of 2018.  Ecstatic Masochist is the band's latest demo, which was released on August 17th, 2019.  On Ecstatic Masochist, Mourning offer up five tracks of brutal as fuck sounding metallic hardcore.  Overall, Ecstatic Masochist makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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Fashion Week-So Last Season LP (2017)

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

Label: Solar Flare Records
Tracks: 15
Length: 45.0'

Fashion Week is a four piece band from New York City who formed in 2009.  Fashion Week play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, noise rock, and metal within their sound.  Musically, Fashion Week can be loosely compared to bands such as Unsane, Kiss It Goodbye, Intercourse, Bummer, Whores, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2009, Fashion Week have released a four song EP titled Applicator in October of 2011 a three song EP titled Coextinction #11 in November of 2013, and an eight song EP titled Prêt​-​à​-​Porter in February of 2015.  So Last Season is the band's latest LP, which was released on March 2nd, 2017.  So Last Week is a collection of rare and unreleased material, which includes two EPs, two covers, and two live songs.  On So Last Year, Fashion Week offer up fifteen tracks of raw, ugly, and completely blown out sounding hardcore, punk, noise rock, and metal.  Overall, So Last Year makes for an amazing listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Shock Narcotic- I Have Seen The Future And It Doesn't Work LP (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Metal, Grindcore

Label: Housecore Records
Tracks: 14
Length: 15.10'

Holy fuck!  This absolutely rips!!!! Shock Narcotic is a four piece band from Detroit, Michigan who formed in 2019, from the looks of things.  Shock Narcotic features members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Child Bite, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Battlecross, so going on that alone you know you're in for something truly special.  Shock Narcotic play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, metal, and grindcore.  I Have Seen The Future And It Doesn't Work is the band's debut LP, which was released via Housecore records on August 16th, 2019.  On I Have Seen The Future And It Doesn't Work, Shock Narcotic offer up fourteen tracks of blistering, venomous, and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, metal, and grindcore.  Overall, I Have Seen The Future And It Doesn't Work makes for an amazing listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Slashers-S/T LP (2019)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Thrash
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 13
Length: 30.05'

Slashers are a four piece band from Brooklyn, NY who formed in 2016.  Slashers play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and thrash within their sound.  Since forming in 2017, Slashers have released a six song self-titled demo in February of 2016 and a three song EP titled Not Just Boy's Club in February of 2018.  This is the band's debut LP, which was released on July 13th, 2019.  On their self-titled debut LP, Slashers offer up thirteen tracks of raging and blistering hardcore, punk, and thrash with a really fun/lighthearted party vibe at times.  Overall, Slashers' debut LP makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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