Sunday, October 23, 2016

True Cross

True Cross is a passion project between good friends with a goal to write songs they would want to listen to and truly cared about.  These dudes gathered their creativity and released a monumental full length that was recorded over many months across three different states and two time zones.  The result is a heavy and hypnotic display of progressively ambient post-rock.  The listener is consumed by layers of guitar intricacies, blanketing bass tones, precise drum delivery and melancholic vocal harmonies.  This band has definitely constructed a very special album that's undeniably epic.  Get lost in these mammoth sounds and dig.

- Members Also Play(ed) In:  Transistor Transistor, Trap Them, Landmine Marathon & Vehemence

Pure Divorce CD (2016)

Dangüs Tarküs

If you enjoy Nancy as much as you damn-well should, here's some more action from some of the members.  Dangüs Tarküs is, you guessed it, some more rock'n'roll fused punk awesomeness that even combines catchy glam-rock vibes that're too baddass to dislike.  No joke, get this.  Even less of a joke, listen to Nancy already!  Keep it up boys!  Snag below and dig.

Saturday, October 22, 2016


Maryland's Eyelet delivers some fresh and abrasive emotional hardcore with endless creativity.  This angular and unhinged brand of hardcore is loaded with inventive guitar shredding, intense drum work, climbing bass structures and ferocious screams.  These guys are killing it with their flawlessly crafted material that smoothly dances between melodic and violent.  Snag everything below, support Eyelet HERE and the always consistent Fake Crab Records HERE.  DIG!

Error(s) 10" (2016)

Nervewracker LP (2015)

Self Titled EP (2014)

Short Days

Short Days is a three-piece from France that plays a forceful and consistent form of punk reminiscent of the bands below. Think thrash-punk n' roll. It's the shit punks aren't afraid to call catchy.  These dudes rule.  Snag and dig.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Wound Man

Wound Man is a powerviolence/sludge concoction that started as a recording project only to evolve into a full live act of sheer brutality.  This band delivers undeniably barbaric material that doesn't shy away from crushing riffs, pummeling drums, howling vocals and layers of noise.  These guys are absolutely mesmerizing and construct some of the most mammoth sounding punk jams I've heard in too long.  This is all gold.  Get on this, snag the goods below and DIG!

Rolled 7" (2016)

Perimeter LP (016)

Fever Session Cassette (2016)

Sick Of Things The Way They Are Comp. 7" (2015)

Cage Session Cassette (2014)

Shell & Driffter Sessions Cassette (2012-2013)

Saturday, October 15, 2016


Smear hails from Sherman, Texas and plays a dirty primitive brand of hardcore punk.  Starting as a one-man project, the outfit later formed into an unhinged live act that delivers an unbelievable amount of raging noise.  These dudes combine elements of raw punk and d-beat to their thumping hardcore sound but it never comes off recycled.  This material is coated with grit and feedback, accenting their buzzing riffs, stomping drums and filthy vocals flawlessly.  Get on this now, snag everything and DIG!

Live In The Lion's Den (2015)

Smeared EP (2015)

Self Titled EP (2013)

Saturday, September 24, 2016


Ladrón hails from South Florida and plays a stomping brand of aggressive Latino hardcore punk.  These dudes deliver raw and catchy sounds consisting of buzzing guitar chords, plucky bass rhythms, thumping drum beatings and meaty vocal grunts.  Their debut release is incredibly good so snag that beast below and hope for more new jams soon.  Dig!

- For Fans Of:  86 Mentality, Oaf, Ajax & The Sentenced

La Fuerza Cassette (2016)


Being labeled as "street rock" since they debuted, NYC's Vanity is a wet dream for the working-class punk or any fan of punk influenced rock coming out of the UK in the late 70's. Their demo was a solid debut, Vein In Life and it's follow up 7" were perfect Oi! punk statements that Vanity intended to produce and their newest LP leans more towards glam rock influences. This band can produce whatever sound they want and undoubtedly deliver the goods. Snag their current discography below and dig

- Members Also Play(ed) In:  CreemNatural LawNuclear SpringRaw MeatNYC Headhunters & Somnol

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Back To Back

Back To Back hails from Houston, Texas and plays a tough and menacing brand of American hardcore.  Over the years this band evolved into a grittier thumping force of eerie riff driven hardcore punk.  Dirty guitar chords and squealing leads mesh with blown-out bass rhythms, stomping drums and barking vocal howls resulting in hypnotic and unsettling aural bliss.  I can't wait for them to drop their long-awaited full length!  It's surely gonna rip!  Snag everything below and dig hard.

- Members Also Play(ed) In:  InstituteThe PoseGain, Titan Blood, Black Coffee & Curb Biters

LP Teaser Tracks (2015)

Narcissist 7" (2014)

Flesh & Bone 7" (2013)

Live At Mango's Cassette (2011)

Demo Cassette (2010)


Holy fuck these guys are gooooooooooood. I never usually start a post like this, but god damn there's a first time for everything. Nancy is a two-piece from Brooklyn, and they play the rockiest punk I've heard in a long time. Straight up, their recorded output sounds like it should have come out decades ago.  After a stellar demo and a tasty two-song 7", these dudes finally unleashed a full length of epic proportions.  Jump on the fun train and rock the fuck out y'all.  Fuck yeah!  If you want Nancy on LP you can order HERE & HERE. DIG!!!!!!

- Members Also Play(ed) In:  The Muff Divers Dangüs Tarküs

Monday, September 5, 2016


Here's a hefty dose of face-melting grindcore from Kyoto, Japan's Mortalized.  This trio constructs mammoth sounds of searing chaos consisting of rapid-fire drum insanity, incredible guitar shredding and maniacal vocals.  These guys don't fuck around when it comes to being inventive and raising the bar in the grind game.  Snag these gems below and DIG!

呪われた ...Complete Mortality CD (2000-2013)


NYC's Warthog is a menacingly loud and fast hardcore outfit that stomps hard and plays dirty.  These guys thrash and squeal with riffs coated in feedback, driving drums, fuzzed-out bass and unsettling vocal rage.  Warthog dropped an instant classic of a 7" this year following a teaser tape and I can't stop spinning it for the life of me.  Snag these raging tunes below and dig face.  Nothing short of awesome.

Self Titled 7" (2016)

Are You A Functioning Human In A Functioning World? Cassette (2016)

Prison 7" (2014)

Exterminate Me 7" (2013)

Demo Cassette (2012)