Category: THRASH METAL

  • Static Shock – Static Shock CD

    Static Shock – Static Shock CD

    Static Shock is an uprising hardcore quartet emerging from Edinburgh, Scotland. As far as I am acquainted, this is their self-titled debut album, and it’s comprised of nine kicking tunes. Judging by the cover artwork and after several glimpses taken at the info, Static Shock solely concentrates on DIY aesthetics, so these are bonus points…

  • Idle Threat – 7 Year Plan 7”

    Idle Threat – 7 Year Plan 7”

    Somehow I’ve completely missed this band, and my jaw instantly dropped when I discovered their latest 7” record. Idle Threat is Sydney, Australia based quintet with a couple of singles and a full length in their back catalog. The group announced a brilliant debut album called Rope Burn with singles such as The Drop, Rope…

  • Mindforce – Swingin Swords, Choppin Lords 12″ EP (Triple B Records)

    Mindforce – Swingin Swords, Choppin Lords 12″ EP (Triple B Records)

    These guys are no strangers to our blog. We previously had a chance to review their full-length debut called Excalibur, an intense hardcore record that entirely goes beyond the genre. This Poughkeepsie, NY based group combines incredible musicianship with highly driven crossover thrash shreddings, but the essence of their music lays down in hardcore roots.…

  • Drain – California Cursed LP (Revelation Records)

    Drain – California Cursed LP (Revelation Records)

    Santa Cruz heavyweights Drain are delivering another masterpiece through a ferocious brand new record called California Cursed. This straight edge band has been formed in 2014 and never ceased to amaze those who are looking out for a more than simplified hardcore music. The group has produced some incredible recordings so far, and their current…

  • Blacked Out – Wasted Breath 12″ EP (Thousand Islands Records)

    Blacked Out – Wasted Breath 12″ EP (Thousand Islands Records)

    Blacked Out is basically four guys who know each other for years, and they’ve decided to start a band profoundly inspired by the music they’ve been listening for ages. This Vancouver, BC based band has been active for a while. They’ve treated melodic punk rock fans with Life Beyond The Line EP and a debut…

  • The Lizards – Fundamentals

    The Lizards – Fundamentals

    The Lizards have been formed in 2011 in Adelaide, Australia, and they’re pretty much active since then. This highly energetic trio has published dozen of remarkable recordings such as Pure Filth EP, full-lengths Frill Seeker, Future Life, Moonstone but also a handful of singles like No Fracture, Minor Threat, and Saved By The Bell. We…

  • Bob Malmström / Tvärnitad – Split 7” (Elitbolaget Records)

    Bob Malmström / Tvärnitad – Split 7” (Elitbolaget Records)

    Split release between Bob Malmström / Tvärnitad is the second edition of the split 7” series that celebrates the tenth anniversary of Bob Malmström as a band. Bob Malmström really needs no introduction. Whoever followed our reviews for quite some time had a chance to read a couple of lines about their Länge Leve Bob…

  • Dislocation – Perspective EP

    Dislocation – Perspective EP

    Dislocation is a thrashing skate punk from Milwaukee that’s been pretty much active in the past couple of years. Actually, the band has been prolific since its formation in 2016, with Demo and Youth Control EP being published in a row. Perspectives is their brand new EP recording comprised of six highly energetic compositions, saturated…

  • Deafness By Noise – Roots Baby Roots LP (PDV Records)

    Deafness By Noise – Roots Baby Roots LP (PDV Records)

    Deafness By Noise came a long way from a regional band to a touring machine acknowledged by a worldwide hardcore punk scene. The band has commenced in 1991, so it’s been 29 years since their development and the band seems better than ever. They’ve recorded dozen of albums, toured with a pack of legendary bands…

  • The Phosphorus Bombs – …Against You! EP

    The Phosphorus Bombs – …Against You! EP

    The Phosphorus Bombs are present on the Australian punk rock scene for a while and their brand new EP takes us to the golden era when skate punk music meant to be so much more than guitar progressions, math basslines, and hectic drumming. It’s not like these Australian punk rockers are bypassing any numerous technicalities…

  • Agnosy – When Daylight Reveals The Torture LP (Scream Records)

    Agnosy – When Daylight Reveals The Torture LP (Scream Records)

    When Daylight Reveals The Torture is a third full-length album by the Agnosy, a crust punk band based in London, UK. Formed back in the spring of 2010. these guys have published a debut album Past The Point Of No Return in 2011. and Traits Of The Past in 2014. When Daylight Reveals The Torture…

  • Jacklust – Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia CD

    Jacklust – Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia CD

    According to Wikipedia, Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest words in the dictionaries, and oddly enough, it’s a medical phrase for fear caused by the long words. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is also a brand new album by Jacklust, a furious punk rock quartet from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Right after a very short and eerie overture, the band demonstrates…