Category: CRUST PUNK

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

    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…

  • Motron – Who’ll Stop The Rain? 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…

  • Parasit – Samhällets Paria LP (Phobia Records)

    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…

  • Despairer – Unburdened CS EP (Amerikan Aesthetics Records)

    Despairer – Unburdened CS EP (Amerikan Aesthetics Records)

    Despeirer undoubtfully nailed with Unburdened EP, and Amerikan Aesthetics once again proved they’re distributing only top quality music through their channels.

  • Arctic Horror – Cages EP

    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…

  • AHNA – Crimson Dawn CS (Caligari Records)

    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…

  • City Of Industry – I Digress EP

    City Of Industry – I Digress EP

    The City Of Industry is an intense hardcore punk trio coming from Seattle, Washington. These guys are no strangers to our blog, considering that we’ve had the privilege to review Conspire Conspire Conspire, their debut full-length record. For those who’re not familiar with the City Of Industry, their music carries a meaningful message, enhanced by…

  • Capsaicin – Tales Of Melted Ars LP

    Capsaicin – Tales Of Melted Ars LP

    The Czech Republic crust punk scene always had a special place in my heart, and the number of Czech top-notch punk bands retain as a constant mindblowing fact in my mind. There’s something about these bands that keeps my attention for nearly two decades. Capsaicin is another great crust punk band off the production line,…

  • PVST / Meüte – Split LP (Voice Of The Unheard Records)

    PVST / Meüte – Split LP (Voice Of The Unheard Records)

    Voice Of The Unheard has been active in recent months by publishing some exceptional records regarding genres such as emo, screamo, indie, post-rock, and punk rock. Some of these genres could be a risky investment considering their popularity, but Voice Of The Unheard uses common sense and picks up the bands worth releasing on vinyl…

  • Fôrakt – S/T CD (Innercity Uprising Records)

    Fôrakt – S/T CD (Innercity Uprising Records)

    This year could easily be one of the fruitful years for a d-beat / crust punk scene. Piles of good bands literally pop up on a daily basis, and the vast majority sounds amazing regarding these particular genres can sometimes be monotone and repetitious. The blackened crust is one of the most popular mutations of…

  • Overcharge – Metalpunx LP (Various Labels)

    Overcharge – Metalpunx LP (Various Labels)

    Overcharge has been pretty much active since its formation in 2012. The determination of this intense Italian rock’n’roll charged d-beat trio resulted in impressive discography, mainly comprised of self-titled promo recording, debut full-length album Accelerate, following recording such as critically acclaimed Speedsick, and Electric Reaper EP. Overcharge traveled a long road since their formation in…

  • Löckheed – Conflict Delirium 7″ (Blown Out Media)

    Löckheed – Conflict Delirium 7″ (Blown Out Media)

    Löckheed is one of the newcomers on an international d-beat scene commencing from Santa Rosa, California. This noisy trio nails the chaotic atmosphere close to what Disclose tried to achieve a couple of decades ago, but with even more fuzziness than Japanese hardcore punk predecessors. To serve as a reminder, Löckheed has published equally good…