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… Read More Parasit – Samhällets Paria LP (Phobia Records)

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… Read More Arctic Horror – Cages EP

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… Read More AHNA – Crimson Dawn CS (Caligari Records)

No Time To Waste – 2020 CD (People Of Punk Rock Records)

No Time To Waste is a Portuguese melodic punk rock quintet coming from Albufeira. The band is kept as a hidden gem somewhere in the depths of the underground, but thanks to People Of Punk Rock Records, I’ve discovered their music over social media. By taking a simple look at the meaningful imagery showcased through… Read More No Time To Waste – 2020 CD (People Of Punk Rock Records)

Exploatör – Avgrundens Brant LP (Phobia Records / ByeBye Productions)

There are rumors about this record circling among underground circles. Although I’ve missed the initial release date for a couple of months, this highly anticipated release has already achieved the vinyl of the year status among some scenesters. I’ve received this news with no surprise knowing that musicians surrounding Exploatör have earned previous experience in… Read More Exploatör – Avgrundens Brant LP (Phobia Records / ByeBye Productions)

The Idoru – Old Songs 7” (Black Star Foundation)

The Idoru is back! The group emerging from the legendary Hungarian metalcore band Newborn is back after being on hiatus for nearly a decade. The band managed dozen of underground headliner tours throughout Europe since their formation in 2003 and released the impressive amount of great recordings such as After The Storm demo, Brand New… Read More The Idoru – Old Songs 7” (Black Star Foundation)

This Calling – Methods Of Protest LP (Black Star Foundation)

This Calling is an uprising Hungarian melodic hardcore act comprised of the members who learned secrets of the craft through previous work at renowned bands such as Bridge To Solace, Poison Alley, and The Idoru. As far as I am informed, Methods Of Protest is their debut full-length album constituted of eleven incredible compositions. Perhaps… Read More This Calling – Methods Of Protest LP (Black Star Foundation)

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… Read More Overcharge – Metalpunx LP (Various Labels)