First and foremost, let me be very clear: this split LP does not fuck around. At 21 minutes, Nashville’s Bleed the Pigs and Thetan waste no time. Bleed the Pig’s side kicks things off with a radioactive dose of harsh noise evocative of screamer Kayla Phillips’ noise project Pulsatile Tinnitus,
Wounded Tongue come out of the gates swinging with their new EP Our Children’s Throats. After the blistering blast of staccato riff dissonance, this South Carolina quartet switches up their repertoire quickly.
True to its title, the mighty blackened hardcore and beyond duo Forest of Tygers‘ first offering Bruises hits you like a hard right cross. Guitarist/vocalist Jim Valosik’s screams pierce the first moments of the opener and title track, heralding the arrival of some seriously pummeling riffs. These aural attacks come
Nashville’s own low-end amp-wall wizards Black Tar Prophet have been blowing out eardrums for around three years now. Their first record “Note to Nod” was independently released and features a single 40-minute track of minimalist doom riffage set to a smorgasbord of samples. This new full-length, “Deafen,” released by Domestic
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Nashville metal and hardcore scene has arrived. From blistering grindcore to crushing doom to everything in between, this city’s best acts are finally getting some of the national attention they deserve. One of the most interesting, if not most ferocious bands to come on the scene