The Derelicts Return from a Life of Strife

When Seattle punk band The Derelicts first formed in 1987 it seemed like they “were in the right place at the right time playing the wrong kind of music.”  While grunge started to take hold, the band doubled down on their punk and hardcore sound, delivering a vicious blasts of invective, that still managed to… Continue reading The Derelicts Return from a Life of Strife

Exclusive Stream: Prison’s Come, Annihilation

Seattle punk three-piece Prison returns with Come, Annihilation, a heavy, sarcastic six song EP for cynical assholes and longhairs alike. Prison’s brand of hardcore is a sweaty mix of metal and punk informed by Bad Brains, Burning Love, Karp and Melvins, with panicked riffing and tongue-in-cheek lyrics that embrace death’s crushing inevitability. Come, Annihilation is a searing indictment… Continue reading Exclusive Stream: Prison’s Come, Annihilation

Album Review: Vile Display of Humanity (Self-Titled)

Seattle-by-way-of-Chicago punks Vile Display of Humanity released their self-titled debut album this May, unleashing a twenty-song tribute to the ideals of brotherhood and social justice.  The whole thing was recorded on lead guitarist Dave Foster’s laptop, and honestly the production quality is better than you’d imagine for “punk band’s DIY recording” — a little vocal-heavy… Continue reading Album Review: Vile Display of Humanity (Self-Titled)