Review: Pallbearer  – Heartless

Review: Pallbearer – Heartless
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Pallbearer = Khemmis + Black Sabbath + Pink Floyd … read more

Review: Trap Them – Blissfucker

Review: Trap Them – Blissfucker
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School is in session, and Trap Them are teaching a graduate level course on how to make a blackened-crust hardcore record in 2014. Let me illustrate: first, that ride cymbal in the opening of “Habitland.” … read more

Local Review: Mustard Tiger/Satanic Hispanic

Local Review: Mustard Tiger/Satanic Hispanic
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This grind/fastcore/powerviolence  split comes from two groups who don’t take themselves too seriously. Mustard Tiger, whose name is derived from an insult hurled during an episode of Trailer Park Boys, bring some raw jams to their side—and we’re talking raw. … read more

Local Review: Dead Revelator – Concrete Law

Local Review: Dead Revelator – Concrete Law
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Concrete Law gets your head bobbing and is unmistakably Western, particularly in the interludes. … read more

Review: Deafheaven – New Bermuda

Review: Deafheaven – New Bermuda
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Deafheaven = Darkthrone + Built to Spill + Slowdive … read more

Review: Propagandhi – Victory Lap
Review: Earth Crisis – Salvation of Innocents

Review: Earth Crisis – Salvation of Innocents
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Earth Crisis Salvation of Innocents Candlelight Street: 03.04 Earth Crisis = Hatebreed + Cavalera Conspiracy + Skinfather How do you continue to be relevant some 20 years after you wrote

Review: Drug Church – Paul Walker

Review: Drug Church – Paul Walker
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The album is called Paul Walker, and there are songs named “Deconstructing Snapcase” and “Reading Youtube Comments.”  … read more

Local Review: Youth Choir – Demo 2013

Local Review: Youth Choir – Demo 2013
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The real story is that Youth Choir is making tight, succinct, raging hardcore that retains no shortage of ’80s hardcore and attitude. … read more

Review: Baroness – Purple

Review: Baroness – Purple
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Baroness = Mastadon + Hot Water Music + Kylesa … read more