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all ye fans of the brethren indian and primitive man rejoice! for thou hast into herein begat thine ...wut. ok anyway here is some fantastic blackened doom/sludge from russia. dig it.


 

Janedriver-You Know It's True EP (2020)


Country: USA

Genre: Dream Pop, Shoegaze, Alt. Rock

Label: Self-Released

Tracks: 5

Length: 17.40'


Janedriver are a three piece band from Lancaster, Pennsylvania who formed in 2017, from the looks of things.  Janedriver play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of dream pop, shoegaze, and alt. rock within their sound.  Musically, Janedriver can be loosely compared to bands such as Lacing, Kindling, Swirlies, Broken Water, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2017, Janedriver have released a . self-titled seven song EP in November of 2018.  You Know It's True is the band's latest EP, which was released on October 31st, 2020.  On You Know It's True, Janedriver offer up five tracks of dreamy and hazy sounding dream pop, shoegaze, and alt. rock.  Overall, You Know It's True makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


Alone-Useless Existence LP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Black Metal, Doom, Sludge

Label: Transylvanian Tapes

Tracks: 8

Length: 31.50'


Alone is a Colorado based band who formed in 2018, from the looks of things.  Alone play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of black metal, doom, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, Alone can be loosely compared to bands such as Void Rot, Scorched, Black Tomb, Noose Rot, and other like-minded bands.  Useless Existence is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Transylvanian Tapes on October 31st, 2020.  On Useless Existence, Alone offer up eight tracks of ugly, filthy, and raw sounding black metal, doom, and sludge.  Overall, Useless Existence makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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(CAN) Cell Press-S/T EP (2020)

 

Country: Canada

Genre: Punk, Metal, Sludge, Noise Rock

Label: No Funeral Records

Tracks: 5

Length: 23.35'


Cell Press is a four piece band from Montreal, Québec, who formed in 2019, from the looks of things. Cell Press features currennt and forrmer members of The Great Sabatini, Architect, Swarm Of Spheres, Animal Ethics, The Chariot, Angles, Cruickshank, Biipiigwan, and I Hate Sally, so going on that alone, you know you're in for something truly special. Cell Press play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of punk, metal, sludge, and noise rock within their sound. Musically, Cell Press can be loosely compared to bands such as Unsane, Whores, Ken Mode, Coilguns, and other like-minded bands. This is the band's debut EP, which was released via No Funeral records on November 27th, 2020. On their self-titled EP, Cell Press offer up five tracks of ugly, harsh, and abrasive punk, metal, sludge, and noise rock. Overall, Cell Press' debut EP makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed. Highly recommended! Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Lord Buffalo-Tohu Wa Bohu LP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Folk, Indie Rock, Death Rock

Label: Blues Funeral Recordings

Tracks: 8

Length: 38.50'


Lord Buffalo is a singer/song writer from Austin Texas, who began performing under the moniker Lord Buffalo in 2012.  Lord Buffalo play a dark, gloomy, ominous, and hauntingly beautiful style of music that incorporates elements of gothic folk, indie rock, and death rock within his sound.  Musically, Lord Buffalo can be loosely compared to artists such as Jaye Jayle, Young Widows, Woven Hand, The Cult, Nick Cave, and other like-minded musicians.  Since starting in 2012, Lord Buffalo has released a five song, self-titled EP in April of 2012, a two song EP titled Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin/Black Mesa in November of 2013, a two song EP titled Axolotl/Indian Summer in August of 2016, a self-titled six song LP in November of 2017, and most recently contributed a song to the Legends Of The Desert Volume 1 in August of 2020.  Tohu Wa Bohu is Lord Buffalo's latest full-length LP, which was released via Blues Funeral recordings on March 27th, 2020.  On Tohu Wa Bohu, Lord Buffalo offers up eight tracks of dark, gloomy, ominous, and hauntingly beautiful gothic folk, indie rock, and death rock.  Overall, Tohu Wa Bohu makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Salot-Demo MMXX (2020)

 

Country: The Philippines

Genre: Metal, Doom, Sludge

Label: Self-Released

Tracks: 3

Length: 13.10'


Salot is four piece band from Manila, Philippines who formed in 2019, from the looks of things.  Salot play a ominous, oppressive, and oppressive style of music that incorporates elements of metal, doom, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, Salot can be loosely compared to bands such as Eyehategod, Come To Grief, Hell, and other like-minded bands.  MMXX is the band's debut three song demo, which was released on April 14th, 2020.  On MMXX, Salot offer up three tracks of oppressively heavy and slow metal, doom, and sludge.  Overall, MMXX makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Public Acid-Condemnation EP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Hardcore, Punk, D-Beat

Label: Beach Impediment

Tracks: 6

Length: 9.10'


Public Acid is a four piece band from Greensboro, North Carolina who formed in 2017.  Public Acid play a scathing and venomous style of weirdo/outsider hardcore, punk, and d-beat.  Since forming in 2017, Public Acid have released a ten song LP titled Easy Weapons in November of 2018 and a two song EP titled 152 Seconds of Public Acid in May of 2019.  Condemnation is the band's latest EP, which was released via Beach Impediment records on November 24th, 2020.  On Condemnation, Public Acid offer up six tracks of vicious, scathing, and completely unhinged weirdo/outsider hardcore, punk, and d-beat.  Overall, Condemnation makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Goner.-A Hell For Horses EP (2020)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Death Metal, Crust, Grindcore
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 9
Length: 22.05'


Goner. is a four piece band from Syracuse, New York who formed in 2018.  Goner. play a scathing and vicious as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, death metal, crust, and grindcore within their sound.  Since forming in 2018, Goner. have released a digital single titled My Experience Has Molded Me Into The Failure Stands Before You in April of 2018, a self-titled EP in May of 2018, and a four song EP titled Nothing Lasts in August of 2019.  A Hell For Horses is Goner.'s latest EP, which was released on November 3rd, 2020.  A Hell For Horses, Goner. offer up nine tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, death metal, crust, and grindcore.  Overall, A Hell For Horses makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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(U.S.) Scalp-Domestic Extremity LP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Death Metal, Grindcore

Label: Creator-Destructor

Tracks: 10

Length: 18.45'


Scalp is a four piece band from California who formed in 2018, from the looks of things.  Scalp play a brutal as fuck style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, death metal, and grindcore within their sound.  Musically, Scalp can be loosely compared to bands such as Nails, Wake, Cult Leader, WVRM, and other like-minded bands,  Since forming in 2018, Scalp have released a nine song self-titled demo in November of 2019.  Domestic Extremity is the band's debut LP, which was released via Creator-Destructor records on November 13th, 2020.  On Domestic Extremity, Scalp offer up ten tracks of vicious, scathing, and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, death metal, and grindcore.  Overall, Domestic Extremity makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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(U.S.) Moxiebeat-Pop Sounds LP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Hardcore, Punk

Label: Ethospine Records

Tracks: 18

Length: 42.0'


Moxiebeat is a three piece band from Riverside, CA who formed in 2012.  Moxiebeat play a scathing, vicious, and chaotic style of  politically charged metallic hardcore,  Since forming in 2012, Moxiebeat have released a self-titled EP on Vitriol records back in 2013.  Pop Sounds is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Ethospine records on October 30th, 2020.  On Pop Sounds, Moxiebeat offer up eighteen tracks of chaotic, volatile, and scathing politically charged metallic hardcore.  Overall, Pop Sounds makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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(A.U.) C.O.F.F.I.N.-Children Of Finland Fighting In Norway LP (2020)

 

Country: Australia

Genre: Punk, Metal, Grunge, Noise Rock

Label: Legless Records

Tracks: 12

Length: 38.0'


C.O.F.F.I.N. is a five piece band from Sydney, Australia who formed in 2014, from the looks of things.  C.O.F.F.I.N. play a rock n' roll infused style of music that incorporates elements of punk, metal, grunge, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, C.O.F.F.I.N. can be said to be influenced by a diverse style of bands including Turbonegro, Barren Womb, Guitar Wolf, Franz Ferdinand, Black Flag, Fucked Up,  Motorhead, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2014, C.O.F.F.I.N. have released a fourteen song LP titled Spring Break At The Asylum in May of 2014, a five song EP titled On The Gronk in August of 2016, a twelve song LP titled Piss Up in June of 2018, a fourteen song live LP titled Live At The Leagues Club in January of 2019, and a three song EP titled Be Gone in August of 2019.  Children Of Finland Fighting In Norway is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released on September 17th, 2020.  On Children Of Finland Fighting In Norway, C.O.F.F.I.N. offer up twelve tracks of rock and roll infused punk, metal, grunge, and noise rock.  Overall, Children Of Finland Fighting In Norway makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Oil Spill-Ashlands EP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Black Metal, Crust, Sludge

Label: Left Hand Path Tapes

Tracks: 3

Length: 20.50'

Oil Spill is a five piece band from Texas who formed in 2018, from the looks of things.  Oil Spill play a ugly, raw, and filthy style of music that incorporates elements of black metal, crust, and sludge within their sound.  Musically, Oil Spill can be loosely compared to bands such as Yellow Eyes, Willow Ash, Immortal Bird, and other like-minded bands.  Ashlands is the band's debut EP, which was released via Left Hand Tapes on April 3rd, 2020.  On Ashlands, Oil Spill offer up three tracks of killer black metal, crust, and sludge.  Overall, Ashlands makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Stimulant-Sensory Deprivation LP (2020)

Country: USA

Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Powerviolence

Label: Nerve Altar

Tracks: 27

Length: 25.46'

Stimulant is a Brooklyn, New York based band who formed in 2016.  Stimulant features ex-members of Water Torture, so going on that alone you know you're in for something truly special.  Since forming in 2016, Stimulant have released a self-titled twenty one song LP in January of 2017 and a split LP with Water Torture in May of 2018.  Sensory Deprivation is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Nerve Altar records on November 6th, 2020.  On Sensory Deprivation, Stimulant offer up twenty seven tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and powerviolence.  Overall, Sensory Deprivation makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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(AU) Shackles-Hatred's Reservoir LP (2020)

 

Country: Australia
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Grindcore
Label: Resist Records
Tracks: 13
Length: 20.05


Shackles are a four piece band from Ocean Shores, Australis who formed in 2012.  Shackles play a blistering, scathing, and vicious style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and grindcore.  Musically, Shackles can be said to be influenced by bands such as Left For Dead, The Swarm, Haymaker, and Infest.  Since forming in 2012, Shackles have released a seven song EP titled Dissolve To Nothing in October of 2012, a six song self-titled EP in April of 2013, a five song EP titled Disposed Of in August of 2013, a fifteen song live recording titled West Coast Live Destruction in April of 2015, an eighteen song LP titled Forced To Regress in January of 2014, a twelve song LP titled Lifeless Paradise in March of 2017.  Hatred's Reservoir is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Resist records on November 6th, 2020.  On Hatred's Reservoir, Shackles offer up thirteen tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and grindcore.  Overall, Hatred's Reservoir makes for a vicious/pulverizing listen and should definitely not be missed.   Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Of Feather And Bone-Sulfuric Disintegration LP (2020)

Country: USA

Genre: Black Metal, Death Metal, Grindcore

Label: Profound Lore

Tracks: 6

Length: 29.40'


Of Feather And Bone is a three piece band from Denver, Colorado who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Of Feather And Bone play a raw, ugly, and filthy style of music that incorporates elements of black metal, death metal, and grindcore within their sound.  Musically, Of Feather And Bone can be loosely compared to bands such as Ilsa, Infernal Coil, Noose Rot, Scorched, Tomb Mold, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2016, Of Feather And Bone have released a self-titled demo in 2016 and a seven song LP titled Bestial Hymns of Perversion in March of 2018.  Sulfuric Disintegration is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Profound Lore records on November 13th, 2020.  On Sulfuric Disintegration, Of Feather And Bone offer up six tracks of raw, ugly, and filthy sounding black metal, death metal, and grindcore.  Overall, Sulfuric Disintegration makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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