Bottom line: What I think is great is that by embracing change instead of putting out the same album again, Napalm Death have endured every change the metal community has thrown at them since 1981.
By Jeffery McCarthy Against All Odds Productions This is the second single from the St. Louis/Baltimore-based thrash/grindcore project, with more forthcoming from the album Stratagem (coming out March 24, 2015 on Housecore Records). “Splinter” opens up and I swear I’m balls deep in a Soundgarden track from the early nineties, which of course is not… Continue reading Track Review: Fulgora’s “Splinter” and “Crutch”
What else is there to say about Napalm Death? They’re one of the longest lasting and most consistent extreme metal bands in existence. And though they’ve been plagued with a few musical hiccups and numerous lineup changes in the past, they continue to be forerunners in the grindcore genre that they helped create. And… Continue reading Trim The Fat: A Review of Napalm Death’s Apex Predator – Easy Meat
I’ll admit that it took me about five listens to grasp what was going on in Old Lines’ upcoming album No Child Left Behind. At first, the blend of grind and metal sounded to my uninitiated ears like the din of inner-city third graders descending on a first-year teacher. But finally something clicked –… Continue reading Coming Soon: Old Lines’ No Child Left Behind (No Sleep)
As someone who doesn’t know a goddamn thing about grindcore, I was outside of my element reviewing David Carradine’s latest release. My comrades and I watched Bones on mute while listening to the untitled album, a split CD with Indonesian band Ah-!!!. The sixteen frenzied tracks were a fitting accompaniment to scenes of decaying bodies… Continue reading doyoulistentogrindcore? A Review