GreenThumb – There Are More Things CD (Home Mort Records)

GreenThumb is a doom/sludge quartet originating from Alghero, Italy. There Are More Things is their second recording published a couple of years ago by Home Mort Records, an Italian recording label specialized in underground genres such as hardcore punk, doom, sludge, stoner rock, coldwave, and darkwave. There Are More Things carries three nearly depressive doom/sludge… Read More GreenThumb – There Are More Things CD (Home Mort Records)

Heckspoiler – Synthetik Athletik LP (Noise Appeal Records)

Heckspoiler is an interesting Austrian duo that lurks around for a while. Their musical direction can’t be easily defined, but it’s so addictive, so you’ll probably spend some time researching their work. The group previously published three volumes of Cracktickertape EP, each containing six numbers per release. Soon after that, they appeared on a split… Read More Heckspoiler – Synthetik Athletik LP (Noise Appeal Records)

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… Read More HYLE – Weapons I’ve Earned LP (Various Labels)

Kevlar Bikini – OUT-OPTism LP (Geenger Records)

OUT-OPTism is the fourth full-length album by Kevlar Bikini. These Croatian heavyweights have been active since 2010, and have published some quality records, but this is actually their second record as a trio. However, that doesn’t stop them to produce a wide array of technically demanding compositions. Quite the contrary, Kevlar Bikini gets even better… Read More Kevlar Bikini – OUT-OPTism LP (Geenger Records)