Grizzlor (Record Release)/BBIGPIGG/Intercourse Saturday, December 5 Three Sheets 372 Elm Street, New Haven, CT, 06511 9pm – 21+ – FREE We’re all getting an early Christmas gift in the form of this show, which features two awesome homegrown noise rock bands, and another awesome one from New York City. Alternative Control favorites Grizzlor, who were… Continue reading Show Preview: Grizzlor-Claus is Coming to Town — 12/5 at Three Sheets, New Haven
Bethlehem-based, noisy hardcore band Secret Cutter took many people by surprise last year when their self-released album, appropriately called Self-Titled, garnered them a lot of praise from all corners of the metal press. It garnered all this praise for one simple reason: the album flat-out slays. It’s one heavy, slice of honestly pissed, heavy, noisy… Continue reading Secret Cutter: Not a Secret Anymore
In authentic punk fashion, Detroit-based S.N.A.F.U. (Situation Normal All Fucked Up) offers nineteen songs in forty minutes on their upcoming album Present Day Plague. And in testament to the blurred sub-genres that thrash/hardcore/hardcore-punk have become, their songs are punctuated with ripping guitar leads, upbeat riffing, and anthemic choruses that rail against The Man. Have a… Continue reading Album Review: S.N.A.F.U.’s Present Day Plague
I hadn’t heard much of Hamden band Heavy Breath before I was given the task of reviewing their recent release Jumps the Shark, so I went into this as a virgin listener. To be honest, I was surprised about how much I enjoyed it. Heavy Breath could mean I was in for a boring thirty-something… Continue reading Shark Attack! A Review of Heavy Breath’s Jumps the Shark
Meek Is Murder play hardcore that is technical, noisy and chaotic. The New York City-based trio, which features guitarist/vocalist Mike Keller, bassist Sam Brodsky and drummer Frank Godla, tear into their short, sharp, shocks of songs like men possessed, as heard on their new EP Onward, which has just released, along with their 2012… Continue reading The Meek Shall Inherit Magee’s: An Interview with Mike Keller of Meek is Murder
For those of you who live in Hartford County, like me, and complain that there aren’t a lot of good loud rock shows taking place in that neck of the woods, you can now shut up, because there is going to be one killer show taking place on May 15 at the infamous Whitney House… Continue reading Backstabbed by a Mouth-breathing Panther, And More! Hardcore This Friday at Whitney House
Our favorite purveyors of weird, noisy hardcore, Intercourse, are going on a brief three-day tour with Boston sludge merchants Upheaval at the end of this week. The run of dates will see the band play in Montclair, New Jersey at The Meatlocker on Friday, May 1, with Pharaoh, Ground, Dutch Guts and Inertia. The Connecticut… Continue reading Nothing Going On This Weekend? May As Well Have Intercourse!