Review: Zoe – From Hell

Review: Zoe – From Hell
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ZOE FROM HELL Crust War They’ve been described as “total Amebix-worshipping raw biker metal punk,” and all I’d have to add is, “with Slayer solos!” The recording is raw but

Review: Reality Crisis – Who Is Your Messiah?

Review: Reality Crisis – Who Is Your Messiah?
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REALITY CRISIS WHO IS YOUR MESSIAH? Crust War This sounds a lot like Conflict when they used to write two-minute anthems instead of lengthy anarcho-epics. Of course, being a Crust

Review: Venomous Concept – Retroactive Abortion

Review: Venomous Concept – Retroactive Abortion
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Venomous Concept Retroactive Abortion Venomous Concept’s album Retroactive Abortion has received mediocre to poor reviews in magazines larger than SLUG. I doubt any writers from those magazines spent their youth

Review: Massgrav – Napalm Ofver Stureplan CD

Review: Massgrav – Napalm Ofver Stureplan CD
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Massgrav Napalm Ofver Stureplan CD Sound Pollution   Now here’s a record that’s right up my fuckin’ alley. These fat Swedish drunks wear their influences proudly on their sleeves. They

Review: Gauze – City Rockers 7”

Review: Gauze – City Rockers 7”
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GAUZE CITY ROCKERS 7″ Gauze are approaching their 23rd year as the most talented and crazed hardcore punk band on Earth, yet still show no sign of allowing anyone to

Review: Effigy – Grinding Metal Massacre

Review: Effigy – Grinding Metal Massacre
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EFFIGY GRINDING METAL MASSACRE Crust War Side A starts with a somber intro that builds up to a plodding, heavy pace, just like Amebix. The main riff sounds a lot

Review: Caustic Christ – Government Job 7”

Review: Caustic Christ – Government Job 7”
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CAUSTIC CHRIST GOVERNMENT JOB 7″   Some punk bands never get famous enough to appear on MTV, play Warped Tour or even have their music played in the background on

Review: Bastards – Siberian Hardcore CD

Review: Bastards – Siberian Hardcore CD
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BASTARDS SIBERIAN HARDCORE CD Propaganda Records While Appendix showed varied songwriting and influences from ’77 punk to proto-hardcore, Bastards stuck mostly to fast Discharge-inspired ‘core with few slow or melodic

Review: Appendix – Money Is Not My Currency

Review: Appendix – Money Is Not My Currency
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APPENDIX MONEY IS NOT MY CURRENCY CD Propaganda Records Collector scum will pay close to $1000.00 for Appendix LPs, making them completely out of reach for every punk I know.

Wasted Life – December 2004

Wasted Life – December 2004
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YDI Will Fuck Your Spotlight Up and Make You BleedAre you ready? All right! Ready to die? Not without a fight! I am not your mindless sheep Follow no shepherd