CURSETHEKNIFE-Thank You For Being Here Pt I EP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Post Hardcore, Grunge, Alt. Rock, Shoegaze

Label: New Morality Zine

Tracks: 6

Length: 28.5'

CURSETHEKNIFE is a three piece band from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma who formed in 2019, from the looks of things.  CURSETHEKNIFE play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, grunge, alt. rock, and shoegaze within their sound.  Musically, CURSETHEKNIFE can be said to be influenced by bands such as Failure, Hum, My Bloody Valentine, Swervedriver, Catherine Wheel, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2019, CURSETHEKNIFE have released a two song demo in January of 2020, a digital single titled Pop Weed in April of 2020, a digital single titled Filter in April of 2020, a two song promo EP in October of 2020, and a five song EP titled Thank You For Being Here Pt I in November of 2020.  Thank You For Being Here Pt. II is CURSETHEKNIFE's latest EP, which was released via New Morality Zine on December 4th, 2020.  On Thank You For Being Here Pt. II, CURSETHEKNIFE offer up six tracks of dark, moody, and gloomy sounding post hardcore, grunge, alt. rock, and shoegaze.  Overall, Thank You For Being Here Pt. II makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Haaz-S/T LP (2020)

 

Country: Sweden

Genre: Punk, Metal, Grunge, Noise Rock

Label: Forbidden Place

Tracks: 10

Length: 33.10'


Haaz is a band from Sweden who formed in 2019, from the looks of things.  Haaz play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of punk, metal, grunge, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Haaz can be loosely compared to bands such as Unsane, Bulls, Faking, Hammerhead, and other like-minded bands.  This is the band's debut full-length LP, which was released via Forbidden Place records on September 19th, 2020.  On their debut LP, Haaz offer up ten tracks of ugly and punishing punk, metal, grunge, and noise rock.  Overall, Haaz' debut LP makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Stinkhole-Mold Encrusted Egg EP (2021)

 

Country: Germany

Genre: Hardcore, Punk

Label: Mangel Records

Tracks: 7

Length: 13.35'


Stinkhole is a band from Berlin, Germany who formed in 2018, from the looks of things.  Stinkhole play a harsh, weird, and abrasive style of outsider hardcore/punk.  Musically, Stinkhole can definitely be compared to bands on record labels such as Beach Impediment, Static Shock, La Vida Es Un Mus, and Iron Lung records.  Mold Encrusted Egg is the band's latest EP, which was released via Mangel records on January 17th, 2021.  On Mold Encrusted Egg, Stinkhole offer up seven tracks of weird, ugly, harsh, and abrasive sounding outside hardcore/punk.  Overall, Mold Encrusted Egg makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Body Of Light-Time To Kill LP (2019)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Synth Pop, New Wave, Goth

Label: Dais

Tracks: 9

Length: 29.30'


Body Of Light is a two piece band from Arizona who formed in 2012, from the looks of things.  Body Of Light  play a dark and shimmery style of music that incorporates elements of synth pop, goth, and new wave within their sound.  Since forming in 2016, Body Of Light  have released a four song EP titled Lustre in 2012, a full-length LP titled Let Me Go in July of 2016, a five cassette box set titled Japan in December of 2016, a twelve song LP titled Somali Extract "Pareidolia" in October of 2017, a digital remix single of Time To Kill in September of 2019, a twelve song digital LP titled UBK in March of 2020, and a two song digital EP titled Universal Sin in October of 2020.  Time To Kill is Body Of Light's last physically released LP, which was released via Dais records on July 26th, 2019.  On Time To Kill, Body Of Light offer up nine tracks of dark and shimmery synth pop, new wave, and goth.  Overall, Time To Kill makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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(U.K.) Hey Colossus-Dances/Curses 2X LP (2020)

 

Country: United Kingdom

Genre: Post Rock, Post Punk, Alt. Rock, Noise Rock

Label: Learning Curve/Wrong Speed Records

Tracks: 14

Length: 73.10'


Hey Colossus is a long running six piece band from London, United Kingdom who formed in 2003.  Hey Colossus play a hard to pigeonhole style of music that incorporates elements of post rock, post punk, alt. rock, and noise rock within their sound.  Possible influences may include bands such as The Appleseed Cast, Godspeed! You Black Emperor, Afghan Whigs, Unwound, Slint, Rodan, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2003, Hey Colossus have released a total of thirteen albums from 2004-2019.  Dances/Curses is the band's latest double LP, which was released via Learning Curve and Wrong Speed records on November 6th, 2020.  On Dances/Curses, Hey Colossus offer up fourteen tracks of loud and dynamic sounding post rock, post punk, alt. rock, and noise rock.  Overall, Dances/Curses makes for an amazing listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.S.) Cloud Nothings-Life Is Only One Event LP (2020)

 

Country: USA
Genre: Punk, Indie Rock, Alt. Rock
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 10
Length: 31.0'


Cloud Nothings are a four piece band from Cleveland, Ohio who formed in 2009.  Cloud Nothings started out being the one man recording project of Dylan Baldi.  Cloud Nothings eventually evolved into a four piece band after releasing their first album Turning On in October of 2010.  Cloud Nothings play a punchy, melodic, and catchy as hell style of music that incorporates elements of punk, indie rock, and alternative rock within their sound.  Since forming in 2009, Cloud Nothings have released a thirteen song LP titled Turning On in October of 2010, an eleven song self-titled LP in January of 2011, an eight song LP titled Attack On Memory in January of 2012, an eight song LP titled Here And Nowhere Else in April of 2014, a split LP with Wavves in June of 2015, a nine song LP titled Life Without Sound in January of 2017, an eight song LP titled Last Building Burning in October of 2018, a 7" titled Learn My Life in July of 2020, and a ten song LP titled The Black Hole Understands in July of 2020.  Life Is Only One Event is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released on December 4th, 2020.  On Life Is Only One Event, Cloud Nothings offer up ten tracks of punchy, edgy, melodic, and catchy as hell sounding punk, indie rock, and alt. rock.  Overall, Life Is Only One Event is an amazing LP and should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Holy Figures-Luck Of The Draw EP (2021)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Post Hardcore, Alt. Rock, Indie Rock, Shoegaze

Label: New Morality Zine

Tracks: 4

Length: 12.10'

Holy Figures is a three piece band from North Carolina who formed in 2020, from the looks of things.  Holy Figures play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of post hardcore, alt. rock, indie rock, and shoegaze within their sound.  Musically, Holy Figures can be loosely compared to bands such as Quicksand, Hum, Failure, Narrow Head, Deftones, Aeges, and other like-minded bands.  Luck Of The Draw is the band's debut EP which was released on cassette and lathe 8" via New Morality zine on January 6th, 2021.  On Luck Of The Draw, Holy Figures offer up four tracks of killer post hardcore, alt. rock, indie rock, and shoegaze.  Overall, Luck Of The Draw makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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Frack!-Accelerant LP (2021)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Punk, Metal, Sludge, Grunge, Noise Rock

Label: Forbidden Place

Tracks: 8

Length: 21.05'


Frack! is a band from Sacramento, CA who formed in 2020, from the looks of things.  Frack! play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of punk, metal, grunge, sludge, and noise rock within their sound.  Musically, Frack! can be loosely compared to bands such as Whores, Hawks, Bummer, Faking, Unsane, and other like-minded bands.  Accelerant is the band's debut LP, which was released via Forbidden Place records on January 15th, 2021.  On Accelerant, Frack! offer up eight tracks of killer punk, metal, sludge, grunge, and noise rock.  Overall, Accelerant makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!

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(U.K.) Shame-Drunk Tank Pink LP (2021)

 

Country: United Kingdom
Genre: Punk, Post Punk, Indie Rock
Label: Dead Oceans
Tracks: 11
Length: 39.40'

Shame is a five piece band from South London, UK who formed in 2016, from the looks of things.  Shame play an amazing style of music that mixes elements of punk, post punk, and indie rock within their sound.  Musically, Shame can be said to be influenced by bands such as Mission Of Burma, Wire, Television, The Wipers, Joy Division, and other like-minded bands.  Since forming in 2016, Shame have released a two song 7" titled The Lick/Gold Hole AA in December of 2016, a 7" titled Tasteless in April of 2017, a digital single titled Concrete in September of 2017, a ten song LP titled Songs Of Praise in January of 2018, a digital single titled Feliz Navidad in October of 2018, and a digital single titled Alphabet in September of 2020.  Drunk Tank Pink is the band's latest full-length LP, which was released via Dead Oceans records on January 15th, 2021.  On Drunk Tank Pink, Shame offer up eleven tracks of tense, discordant, and sometimes gloomy punk, post punk, and indie rock.  Overall, Drunk Tank Pink makes for an amazing listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!


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Lessener-6 Songs EP (2020)

Country: USA
Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Emo, Screamo
Label: Self-Released
Tracks: 6
Length: 17.30'

Lessener is a three piece band from Boston, MA who formed in 2010.  Lessener play an intense, volatile, chaotic, and explosive style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, emo, and screamo within their sound.  Musically, Lessener can be loosely compared to bands such as Orchid, Jeromes Dream, Saetia, old Loma Prieta, Weak Teeth, We Were Skeletons, The Saddest Landscape, and other like-minded bands.  Sincde forming in 2010, Lessener have released a five song demo titled Revolt Freedom Passion in October of 2010, a split EP with Regret The Informer in November of 2012, contributed a song to Jeromes Dream tribute LP It's More Like A Homage To You in June of 2017, and a self-titled five song EP in December of 2016.  Six Songs is the  band's latest EP, which was released on December 6th, 2020.  On Six Songs, Lessener offer up six tracks of volatile and chaotic sounding hardcore, punk, emo, and screamo.  Overall, Six Songs makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy!



Death Creeper-The Rustnuts Sessions EP (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Metal

Label: Self-Released

Tracks: 10

Length: 17.0'


Death Creeper is a four piece band from Indiana who formed in 2020.  Death Creeper play a killer style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, and metal, doom within their sound.  Musically, Death Creeper can be loosely compared to bands such as Spine, Lowered AD, Blistered, Fuming Mouth, Harms Way and other like-minded bands.  The Rustnuts Sessions is the band's debut EP, which was released on August 13th, 2020.  On The Rustnuts Sessions, Death Creeper offer up ten tracks of vicious and brutal as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, and metal.  Overall, The Rustnuts Sessions makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Great stuff!  Enjoy!

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Shitload/Squelch Chamber-Split Cassette (2020)

 

Country: USA

Genre: Hardcore, Punk, Sludge, Crust, Grindcore, Powerviolence, Noisecore

Label: Imploding Sounds

Tracks: 18

Length: 7.20'


Here's another killer split cassette EP featuring new material from PA's Squelch Chamber and New Orleans, LA based shitload that recently dropped at the end of December,  Shitload is a one piece band from New Orleans, LA who formed in 2020.  Shitload play a harsh and abrasive style of music that incorporates elements of hardcore, punk, crust, grindcore, and noisecore within their sound,  On their side of the split, Shitload offer up eleven tracks of harsh, abrasive, and ugly as fuck sounding hardcore, punk, crust, grindcore, and noisecore.  Squelch Chamber is a musical project from Pennsylvania who formed in 2019, from the looks of things.  Squelch Chamber play an abrasive and harsh style of music that incorporates elements of noise rock, grindcore, powerviolence, and experimental noise within their sound.   On their side of the split, Squelch Chamber offer up seven tracks of ugly, unhinged, and vicious as fuck sounding noise rock, grindcore, powerviolence, and experimental noise.  Overall, this EP makes for an awesome listen and definitely should not be missed.  Highly recommended!  Enjoy.  This killer split was released on cassette via Imploding Sounds records on December 25th, 2020.

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VARICELLA

 


industrial metal that sounds like it should have come out 30 years ago. so basically it's industrial metal done right.


TERRORTRON

 

dark synthwave/carpenter worship from anders manga (anders manga/bloody hammers). soundtracks to 80s horror movies that never existed. i like a lot of synthwave. i dont love a lot of synthwave. i love terrortron. dig it.

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SHALLOW NORTH DAKOTA

got an email a couple days ago that shallow north dakota member tony jacome has stage 4 pancreatic cancer. fucking bummer. the band is donating all sales from their bandcamp to the gofundme for him. if your're not familiar, shallow north dakota also features dan dunham (cursed, crux of aux) and if you also like 16, helmet, and tad you'll love shallow north dakota. fuck cancer. 


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ALTERI

member how fucking good trap them (RIP) were? alteri members. member how good the 1st 2 black breath lps were? alteri members. member how good deathrite were before they devolved into generic death metal? alteri members. member how good nails are when they stretch out beyond the 30 second song length? alteri members


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