In From The Cold – Isolation Blues LP (Geenger Records)

I have to admit I awaited this record with anticipation since I am familiar with the sound of this band. In From The Cold are no strangers to the local and regional sludge scene. After all, the members are veterans of the underground scene and previously played in groups such as Drawbacks, That Shining Star,… Read More In From The Cold – Isolation Blues LP (Geenger Records)

Abuse Ritual – Abuse Ritual CD (Demons Run Amok Entertainment)

A couple of recent releases by Demons Run Amok Entertainment arrived about a week ago, so I thought it would be great to start a weekend with a debut full-length recording by Abuse Ritual. As far as I am informed, Abuse Ritual is a brand new band formed by the former members of bands such… Read More Abuse Ritual – Abuse Ritual CD (Demons Run Amok Entertainment)

Eternal Struggle – Year Of The Gun CD (Demons Run Amok / Upstate Records)

Today I have a special treat for those who love their hardcore music hard, aggressive, relentless as much as possible. This band is a real deal, all-inclusive package, and it stacks all of these qualities as much as possible. After all, they caught the eye of Brian Mitts Daniels (Madball/Skarhead), who offered to the group… Read More Eternal Struggle – Year Of The Gun CD (Demons Run Amok / Upstate Records)

Enraged Monkeys – No Compromise CD (Hicktown Records)

This band caught my attention even before I heard their debut single Leave The Sea. As a longtime fan of Planet Of The Apes movies, comics, books, and the entire franchise, I couldn’t avoid this band by any means. I was even more surprised no one ever considered this franchise for a possible visual/thematical aesthetics… Read More Enraged Monkeys – No Compromise CD (Hicktown Records)

Truth & Tragedy – Innocence Abandoned CD

Here’s another great one that I purposely left as a treat for this Sunday. Truth & Tragedy is a tremendous post-hardcore duo, which developed as a result of six months of planning, songwriting, and recording. This German duo emanates from Bamberg, and recently they premiered their debut full-length material over social media. Truth & Tragedy… Read More Truth & Tragedy – Innocence Abandoned CD

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)