Backstabbers Inc. – M.I.A.

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Para todo el que pensaba que Backstabbers Inc. había muerto, Missing In Action aka M.I.A es la señal de vida mas significativa. Después de varios años sin grabaciones nuevas, este primero de enero del 2014, salio a la luz este álbum. Si esperas que suenen a la nueva ola de hardcore/crust/grindcore que existe hoy en día, este álbum no es para ti, pero si quieres escuchar en donde se quedo Backstabbers Inc. años atrás, esto es definitivamente para ti. No hay mucho que decir al respecto, solo escucha el álbum completo.

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Shark Bait – Phantom Feelings

Shark Bait comes from Lafayette, Louisiana and formed in 2011, a few months after their debut  was released they did a split with Adaje. Phantom Feelings contains five tracks of post-hardcore influenced screamo and indie rock, music fully charged of melody and emotions. Fans of PBTT, Adaje or Sirs, get into this.

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Cold Blue Mountain – S/T

Cold Blue Mountain is a five piece band from Chico, California, their music is influenced by doom, sludge, post-metal. This debut full length delivers 9 tracks of down-tempo post-metal in the veins of MOTA, Omega Massif or earlier Amenra… help them to spread the word about their music, recommended.

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QDRPD – Quadrupéde

QDRPD is a duo from Le Mans, West-side of France, they play ¨Intrumental rock¨ with electronic elements thrown in the mix. When i read about the electronic elements i thought it was going to be something way different, like some ambient/drone project but this has nothing to do with that, their music also incorporates math-rock, noise and indie elements. If you have been looking for something atypical that no one knows about, you should start listening this two piece band. Highly recommended.

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Sloth Herder – Abandon Pop Sensibility

Maryland/Pennsylvania USA based Blackened Grind band formed in Frederick, MD 2009. After an unreleased demo was recorded in 2010, the band recorded their self released ‘Sluggard’ EP in early 2012. The latest EP “Abandon Pop Sensibility” was recorded November 2012 and released on December 21st, 2012.

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Crow Eater – Seasick

Crow Eater was a band from Calgary, Canada and this are their last recordings,an ep with four tracks mastered by Will Killingsworth/Dead Air Studios,  and released on tape by Revolution Winter. Intense and pissed off hardcore in the vein of bands like Converge, Failures or Das Oath, recommended.

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Cloud Rat – Moksha

MokshaUnited States | 2013  | Halo of Lies/IFB/React With Protest/7 Degrees

1. Inkblot
2. Aroma
3. Corner Space
4. Olympia
5. Peer to Peer
6. Widowmaker
7. Infinity Chasm
8. Inimitable Sea
9. Daunting Daughters
10. Casse
11. The Needle and the Damage Done
12. Vigil
13. Moksha

Have been listening to this record a few times today and i totally get into this band, haven’t heard before them and the more i know about the band i ask myself why i never give them a listen… better late than ever. So, as some of you know they recently did a split with Republic of Dreams and they have been releasing records since 2010, to date some says this are their best recordings so far, i’m still curious to listen their past recordings, anyway, have been listening this record for almost four times.

The side A starts with a sampler and then a metal riff that turns into an insane grindcore slot intoxicated of d-beat and metal, least but not least are the vocals, she doesn’t follow any path, her vocals are clean sometimes, most time transmitting her angry feelings. That’s not all about this record, on side B they also throw to the mix some sludgy down-tempo riffages , along other sounds like hardcore or screamo; it’s interesting how each song has their own touch and makes this album different from others. ¨We aren’t afraid to experiment with new sounds and ideas, but not so much that we lose sight of what we are predominantly: punks playing really fast.”.

Cloud Rat is not the only three piece band, but these guys make a complete sound with one guitar, without bass, only drums played really heavy. The lp is already out and you can order your copy in America here: http://www.halooffliesrecords.com/  Europe:http://reactwithprotest.org/

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Besides their new record, they will be touring Europe btw march/april, here are the dates:

04.3 UK London w/ Lich
05.3 UK Norwich w/ Lich
06.3 UK Nottingham w/ Lich
07.3 UK Glasgow w/ Lich
08.3 UK Bradford @ Equal Fest (the 1 in 12 club) w/ Lich
09.3 UK Margate w/ Lich
10.3 France Paris w/ Lich
11.3 FR Pau w/ Lich
12.3 Spain Bilboa w/ Lich
13.3 SP Barcelona w/ Lich
14.3 FR Toulon w/ Lich
15.3 Italy Milan w/ Lich
16.3 Austria Graz w/ Lich
17.3 A Vienna w/ Lich
18.3 Czech Republic Prague w/ Lich
19.3 Germany Erlangen w/ Lich
20.3 D Giessen w/ Lich
21.3 Netherlands Nijmegen w/ Resurrectionists & Lich
22.3 D Münster @ Baracke w/ Resurrectionists, Lich, Grinding Halt
23.3 D Hamburg w/ Resurrectionists
24.3 Denmark Valby @ Kraftwerket w/ Resurrectionists
25.3 Sweden w/ Resurrectionists
26.3 S Stockholm w/ Resurrectionists
27.3 Norway – Oslo w/ Resurrectionists
28.3 S Gothenburg @ Härden w/ Resurrectionists
29.3 DK Aalborg @ 1000 Fryd w/ Resurrectionists
30.3 D Lübeck @ VEB w/ Resurrectionists
31.3 D Mülheim w/ Resurrectionists
01.4 NL Groningen @ Vera Basement
02.4 D Berlin
03.4 Poland w/ Republic of Dreams
04.4 Poland / Warsaw w/ Republic of Dreams
05.4 Poland w/ Republic of Dreams
06.4 D Leipzig
07.4 D Köln

IronHorse – Dragged Down A Dead End Path

Origin: United States
Genre: Crust /Hardcore / Grindcore / Sludge
Label: Unsigned
Denver’s IronHorse released their full length debut back in July, seems like is only released digital and it’s up for free download in bandcamp. ¨Dragged Down A Dead End Path¨ contains 10 songs of pure evil hardcore influenced crust/grindcore with some sludgy riffs and even some powerviolence can be heard, the more you listen this record the more you get into this neck breaker   sound… for fans of Torch Runner, Bone Dance, Dead in The Dirt or even Gaza. Highly recommended.

Converge / Napalm Death split

Origin: United States | England
Year:2012
Genre: Death metal / Grindcore / Hardcore
Tracks: 4
Label: Deathwish Inc.
 Legendary bands Converge and Napalm Death have come together for a split release, bridging the worlds of personal and politically driven extreme music.

Recorded as part of their new album sessions, Converge offer up the blazing new song “No Light Escapes”. Already a staple of their live set, this whirlwind of an emotional charged song is a soon to be a discordant hardcore/metal anthem for the band. Also on the release, Converge offer a “We Are The World” styled rendition of the influential Entombed classic “Wolverine Blues”. Joining them in tribute is a number of friends including Tomas Lindberg (Disfear, At The Gates, Lock Up), Aaron Turner (Isis, Old Man Gloom, Split Cranium), Kevin Baker (APMD, The Hope Conspiracy), Brian Izzi (Trap Them), and more. A new Converge album will surface later in 2012 on Epitaph/Deathwish.

On the flip side, metal pioneers Napalm Death offer up two new aural monsters. First, “Will By Mouth” erupts in classic grind fashion. A buzz of brutal guitars and a crushing blast beat lay a foundation for Barney Greenway’s vicious vocal attack. All of it uniquely bleeding together to paint a vivid picture of social unrest. Also on the release, Napalm Death offer the slower and textural new song “No Impediment To Triumph (Bhopal)”. A deeply resonant number that lyrically sheds light on the horrific Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984. Without question, “No Impediment…” is truly a powerful and poignant moment for this legendary band.

Source: Deathwish Inc. 
[Link found on the web]

Votnut – S/T Ep

Origin:United States
Year:2012
Genre:  Dark Hardcore / Metal / Grindcore
Tracks: 6
Label: Antihetic Records
Votnut is made by members from  YAITW, so a full biography its not needed. Their music is chaotic and dark enough to bang your head till your neck is broke, i think the proper name for this would be “metallic dark hardcore with insane blast beats” or who knows, i care about the music not the fucking tags. If you like bands like Black Breath or All Pigs Must Die, with the first listen you become a fan. Highly recommended.

Torch Runner – Committed To The Ground

Origin:United States
Year:2012
Genre: Grindcore / Hardcore / Metal / Punk
Tracks: 12
Label: Comunitas Records | To Live A Lie Records
Have been waiting for this a couple of months, can only say this album its a fucking beast. 12 new songs in about 23 minutes, chaotic/filthy music you can’t miss. It’s a short introduction but you don’t need more than just start listening. Highly recommended.

Esoteric Youth – Demo

Origin: United Kingdom
Year: 2012
Genre: Crust | Dark Hardcore | Grind
Tracks: 5
Label: Unsigned

Esoteric Youth is a new band coming from the UK, don’t know exactly what place and how many members play in the band, don’t find that kind of info… but i honestly don’t give much importance to the information if their music says it all. This demo contains 5 tunes packaged with metallic riffs, meaner hardcore with blast beats, at times it turns more black metal influenced, but that’s not bad at all, actually it makes more interesting their music. Can’t wait for future recordings … highly recommended.

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Pick Your Side – Let Me Show You How Democracy Works

Origin: United States
Year: 2012
Genre: Crust | Grindcore | Hardcore
Tracks: 16
Label: A389 Records
Get a copy here
Pick Your Side recently released their first full lenght album which contains 16 tracks of aggressive/furious and political hardcore pulled with crust and grindcore, just look at their cover artwork. For those who don’t know nothing about the band, PYS features members from Haymaker, Left For Dead and Fuck The Fucts… do you need more to get into them?. Highly recommended.[Band request]

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Sorry to all those bands who has send messages before, but sometimes it’s hard to be in all and post every time i want. This is the first megapost, easier way to post all the requests.
At The Heart of The Wolrd/Quills Split

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Grindcore | Hardcore | Noise | Sludge | 
Tracks: 7
Label: Self Released
Buy: Here
Web: ATHOTW | Q

State Lines | Hoffman Manor

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Indie | Punk
Tracks: 10 
Label: Meadowbrook Records
Buy: Here

These Branches | The Payoff

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Indie | Post-Hardcore | Punk
Tracks: 4
Label: Kat Kat Records
Buy: Here
Reservoir | Into Endings 

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Emo | Post-Hardcore | Punk
Tracks:  3
Label: Upside Down Records
Buy: Here

Haapoja | Hallitsematonta Voimaa

Origin: Finland
Year: 2011
Genre: Hardcore | Metal
Tracks:
Label: Unsigned
Buy: Here

Brut | Brut

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Crust | Hardcore | Sludge
Tracks: 12
Label: Unsigned
Buy: Here 
More will come soon.

Children of God & Seven Sisters of Sleep split

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Grind|Hardcore|Sludge
Label: A389 Records
Buy: Here
Web: Facebook[CoG]|Facebook[SSoS]

1. Green Garden Of Unrest [Seven Sisters of Sleep]
2. Weapons [Seven Sisters of Sleep]
3. Almighty Black Talons [Seven Sisters of Sleep]
4. Desolate [Children of God]
5. Bled Dry [Children of God]
6. Raise The Dosage [Children of God]


Children of God

Seven Sisters of Sleep

Burn Everything – Last Run Through The Ruins

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Grindcore|Hardcore|Math-core
Tracks: 6
Label: Unsigned
Buy: Here
Web: Facebook

Now from Rochester, NY, they are called Burn Everything, the band is formed by five guys and this is their new ep. Great ep, a record you should check out, can’t think in similar bands but if you like that kind of grinding hardcore who falls more into math-core almost all time, nice stuff. Recommended.[Band Request]

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Fuck The Facts – Die Miserable

Origin: Canada
Year: 2011
Genre: Hardcore|Grindcore|Metal
Tracks: 8
Label: Relapse Records
Buy: Here
I haven’t post much recent releases in the past months, why? well because i don’t have much free time and i’m a lil bit disconnected from all those updates from labels and things like that, however, i found this days ago, they releasing this beauty on Relapse Records in Oct.11. What can i say about Fuck The Facts? ha, they don’t need a description or something. Loving this new album. For those Canadian readers, Fuck The Facts are playing today with Napalm Death, Mortor and Deformatory in Mavericks [Ottawa, ON] and FTF will have copies of ” Die Miserable”. Highly Recommended.

+HIRS+ – Dimebag

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Grindcore|Hardcore|Trash
Tracks:10
Label: ?
Buy: Here
I discovered this band a few weeks ago through bandcamp, the first thin i listened it was “Gaytheisim” and it blows my mind, then i jump to their facebook and saw they have a shit-load of upcoming releases [including a split with Towers, Pyramids, Shit Weather, just to name a few) … but, the good thing is that these guys have uploaded all their recorded songs at bandcamp and you can download everything for free. “Dimebag” is full of samplers, blast beats and all the fucking heavy things you can imagine, just to give you an idea, the record lenght is exactly 5.40 minutes, they have songs of 5 seconds. ha, i can’t describe very well, but definitely you’ve to listen this shit!. Also, “Dimebag” is getting released as 5″ around November Highly Recommended.

Children of God – Coup De Grâce

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Chaotic Hardcore|Dark Hardcore|Grindcore
Tracks: 5
Label: Unsigned
Buy: No Buy Option
Web: Myspace
Childrens Of God is a band from Southern California, i don’t know more about them, i just know how good and addictive this ep is. 5 trakcs in about 5 minutes, pure chaotic and aggressive hardcore, fits perfect for a decapitation or some of those sick things. It’s like the 4th time i listen the ep and i can’t get enough, if you like bands like Torch Runner, Complete Failure, Cthulhu Youth or Backstabbers Inc, you gonna love this. Highly Recommended.
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Graf Orlock – Doombox Ep

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Hardcore|Grindcore
Label: Vitriol Records
Buy: Here
Web: Myspace
I think everyone knows who this band is, so no introduction needed. From all their release package i think this one is insane, what i don’t like of this ep are the vocals, but, maybe it’s just me….Enjoy!

Tracklist:

1.Wrecking Crew

2.Job Hunt

3.Arrested At Lunch

4.South Central

5.1993; A Week B4 Graduation

6.New Years Eve 1999

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Fuck The Facts – Live In Whitby

 
Origin: Ontario,Canada

Year: 2010  

Genre: Grindcore

Label: Relapse Records

Web: Myspace

Today i woke up and i wanted to listen some grindcore, i put these guys, go to their lastfm and then i just discovered they do a live recording, so, here it’s. The quality is pretty damn good, more than 30 minutes of pure grindcore, i hope someday i can see them live…if the recordings are intense imagine how is in live. Enjoy!

Tracklist:

1.Absence And Despite

2.The Storm

3.Kelowna

4.Everyone Is Robbing The Dead

5.The Sound Of Your Smashed Head

6.La Culture Du Faux

7.The Pile Of Fles Carry

8.Sleepless

9.La Tete Hors De L’eau

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The Secret – Solve Et Coagula

Origin: Italy
Year: 2010
Genre: Black Metal|Crust|Grind|Hardcore
 Label: Southern Lord Records
Buy: Here
Web: Myspace
Tercer disco de estos italianos, aunque, pareciera que son gringos por el nombre. Lo que absorbieron durante sus anhos de punkys le agregaron algo de black metal y el resultado es este, desde el hardcore hasta el black metal pasando por el crust y grindcore, sin dude alguna esto me gusta mas que lo anterior. Si te gustan bandas como Converge, Trap Them, Black Breath, Cursed,etc checa a estos mafiosos.

Tracklist:

1.Cross Builder

2.Death Alive

3.Double Slaughter

4.Where It Ends

5.Antitalian

6.Weathermen

7.Pleasure In Self Destruction

8.Eve Of The Last Day

9.Pursuit Of Discomfort

10.Bell Of Urgency

11.War Desire

12.1968

Arse Moreira/Resurrectionists Split 6"

 Year: 2010
Genre: Grindcore/Screamo
Label: React With Protest
Buy: Here

Resurrectionists are from Germany and what they do is an agressive grindcore/crust with a few sludgy moments with Fe/Male heartrending screams. In the other side is Arse Moreira, 3 guys from Mexico who create the most technical skramz in their country, pretty similar to Louise Cyphre but this songs have more instrumental parts, i thought this band were dead. Recommended.

Tracklist: 
1.Ode to Battle (Intro)[R]
2.Bathory[R]
3.Human Drama[AM]
4.Isabelle [AM]





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 Arse Moreira
Resurrectionists

Complete Failure – Heal No Evil

Year: 2009
Genre: Grindcore, Hardcore
Label: Relapse Records
Web: Myspace
Buy: Here

Complete Failure comes from Pennsylvania, these guys take the darkness of hardcore, the chaos of grindcore and crusty riffs, sometimes reminds me to Trap Them, Converge… this band is pretty chaotic with lots of double pedal. Perfect for those stress days.

Tracklist:
1.Like Rainbows in Gasoline

2.Church of the Self / The State of Impure Thoughts

3.Craft of Discontent

4.Black Glossolalia Bizarre

5.Consensual Bereavements

6.Brown Acid Brainwound

7.Suggestive Force of Subliminal Notion

8.The Exploding Fuel Tank of Desperate Intolerance

9.Psychoactive Pedigree

10.Impoverished Orgasm Liaison pt. 1

11.Impoverished Orgasm Liaison pt. 2

12.Detoxicant Clockstomp