V/A – Grazil Records & Friends Vol. 1. (Grazil Records)

Back in the pre-digital era, various artists’ compilations and samplers acted as the crucial source for discovering fresh music. It was a convenient way to promote the latest singles, announce albums or introduce brand new artists/bands to the broader auditorium. Then the digital era commenced, and digital singles replaced regular 7″ records, compilations, and samplers.… Read More V/A – Grazil Records & Friends Vol. 1. (Grazil Records)

Desolat – Songs Of Love In The Age Of Anarchy 12″ Picture Disc (Bloodshed666 Records)

It’s been a while since I covered a band like this on our pages. Desolat is a relatively new Austrian band based in Vienna, which arose from the ashes of sludge/stoner group Cyruss. Since 2018, Desolat appeared on a couple of compilations such as Ihr Werdet Euch Noch Weundern and 1998-2018: 20 Years BloodshedD666 Records.… Read More Desolat – Songs Of Love In The Age Of Anarchy 12″ Picture Disc (Bloodshed666 Records)

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)