City Of Industry – False Flowers LP (Amerikan Aesthetics Records)

City Of Industry are making a proper comeback with another compelling release. For those who somehow missed this band, City Of Industry is a darkened hardcore trio originating from Seattle, Washington. False Flowers represents their third full-length album, released by Amerikan Aesthetics Records a couple of days ago. Besides this material, City Of Industry also… Read More City Of Industry – False Flowers LP (Amerikan Aesthetics Records)

Feinted – Annihilation CS (Home Mort Records)

Feinted is an abrasive Italian d-beat hardcore group emanating from Milan. The group is lurking around the scene, but it keeps a low profile as much as possible. There’s a lack of information about group activities, and it seems that the Feinted is popping up sporadically with new releases. Since their formation, Feinted released a… Read More Feinted – Annihilation CS (Home Mort Records)

M:40 – Arvsynd CD (Halvfabrikat Records)

M:40 is a Swedish blackened crustcore quintet emanating from Lidköping. This group is a not so hidden gem on the Europian underground scene that roams around for almost two decades, with outstanding records filling their impressive back catalog along the way. Since their formation in 2002, M:40 has released recordings such as Tomma Ord Är… Read More M:40 – Arvsynd CD (Halvfabrikat Records)

Vengeance By Proxy – S/T LP (Profane Existence / Diablos Records MX)

Vengeance By Proxy is a relatively new d-beat / crust punk quartet hailing from Gothenburg, Sweden. However, the group contains some renowned musicians who developed the sound of the beforementioned genres over the years. Vengeance By Proxy consists of Denis (Doom / Gloomy Sunday), Jonte (Aggrenation / Civil Olydnad), Bengtsson (Suicide Syndicate), and Charlie (Anti-Cimex… Read More Vengeance By Proxy – S/T LP (Profane Existence / Diablos Records MX)

HYLE – Weapons I’ve Earned LP (Various Labels)

Weapons I’ve Earned is a debut full-length by HYLE, a d-beat/crust punk quartet from Bologna, Italy. Previously, the group published a cassette with three songs named ὕλη and a seven-inch EP called Malakia. The group also stands out for anarchism, anarcho-feminism, antifascism, anti-authoritarian beliefs, and follows the good old DIY ethics. Judging by the cover… Read More HYLE – Weapons I’ve Earned LP (Various Labels)

Motron – Who’ll Stop The Rain? LP (Various Labels)

Motron is a furious crust’n’roll quintet from Varese, Italy consisted of bandmembers previously involved in renowned Italian groups such as Kontatto, Miseria, Campus Sterminii, Pioggia Nera and Devoid Of Thought. The group has been pretty much active since the formation in 2012, with debut demo recording being published in 2013. Three years later, Motron decided… Read More Motron – Who’ll Stop The Rain? LP (Various Labels)

Parasit – Samhällets Paria LP (Phobia Records)

If you followed our articles in the past couple of months, you probably notice that d-beat / crust punk music has been our weapon of choice. We covered loads of brilliant records within these longevous subgenres, almost right after they hit the underground market. Samhällets Paria by Parasit is one of the latest releases published… Read More Parasit – Samhällets Paria LP (Phobia Records)

Arctic Horror – Cages EP

The current trend of bands nurturing metal aesthetics over the ferocious hardcore punk is on the rise. These particular combinations are unavoidable, especially if you’re knee-deep into the contemporary crust punk scene. Besides popular brews such as blackened crust, death crust, and neo-crust, newer groups also produce gracious portions of old school thrash metal elements… Read More Arctic Horror – Cages EP

AHNA – Crimson Dawn CS (Caligari Records)

AHNA is one of the coolest recent findings that once again validates my point about the mindblowing quality of the Vancouver scene. British Columbia has always been home to marvelous bands who’re sincerely into underground music, radical enough to bend genre postulates to accomplish some new musical frontiers. AHNA wander through underground crust punk scene… Read More AHNA – Crimson Dawn CS (Caligari Records)