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)

Hiraki – Stumbling Through These Walls LP (Nefarious Industries)

It has been a while since I wrote about a band like this. Whoever talked about music with me got the idea that love for noise rock and post-hardcore music lurks somewhere inside. Therefore, this band came like a bit of pleasant surprise that unquestionably made my day. Hiraki is a powerful Danish trio that… Read More Hiraki – Stumbling Through These Walls LP (Nefarious Industries)

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)

Science Man – II LP + Flexi 7″ (Swimming Faith / Big Neck Records)

After the Match Game 7″ comes the second full-length recording by Science Man. Once again, John Toohill proved there are no boundaries when it comes to writing and publishing everything in the true spirit of the DIY ethos. We all know that prolific artists are becoming repetitious or losing quality during mass production, but Toohill… Read More Science Man – II LP + Flexi 7″ (Swimming Faith / Big Neck Records)

Death Of Youth – Some Demons Never Die CD (Various Labels)

Death Of Youth are familiar faces in the underground circles and certainly not strangers to these pages. I previously wrote an article about their earlier recording Suburban Dystopia, released ona 10″ vinyl record a while ago by Engineer Records. This time, Engineer Records teamed up with Sonicslap Records and Disillusioned Records to release a collection… Read More Death Of Youth – Some Demons Never Die CD (Various Labels)

Chain Reaction – Figurehead 12″ EP (Atomic Action! / Control Records)

Chain Reaction is heavy hardcore machinery hailing from Belgium. The group comprises members of the Belgian hardcore scene, such as Spirit Of Youth, Congress, Kingpin, and Rise And Fall. If you’re familiar with these beforementioned outlets, then you already know what to expect from Chain Reaction. Everything about this band is calibrated, calculated, and well-planned… Read More Chain Reaction – Figurehead 12″ EP (Atomic Action! / Control Records)

Get A Grip – United Fight EP 12” (Criminal Records)

Today, I would like to introduce a powerful hardcore punk quartet that keeps spinning on my record player for weeks. Get A Grip comes from Tucson, Arizona, and this interesting outlet showcases more than the same old hardcore maneuvers on their recordings. Since their formation, the group released a couple of releases, such as the… Read More Get A Grip – United Fight EP 12” (Criminal Records)

Speedway – S/T 7” (Triple B Records / Svensk Hardcorekultur)

I am running a bit late with this one, but better late than never. Speedway is a relatively new youth crew hardcore group hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, and this is, what I firmly believe, their debut 7” recording. The group consists of Adam Hagerum (Blood Sermon and Wayside), Anton Larsson (Existence and Time To Heal),… Read More Speedway – S/T 7” (Triple B Records / Svensk Hardcorekultur)