Alright, I’m still recovering from Bloodshed festival over the weekend of 14 and 15 September in Eindhoven’s Effenaar. Calling the festival’s line-up rich is an understatement which doesn’t only apply to the main festival days of Friday the 14th and Saturday the 15th, but Thursday’s pre-party and Sunday’s Afterbleeder bands
In 1971, Argentine poet Alejandra Pizarnik, in a work about Countess Elizabeth Bathory, concluded, “The absolute freedom of the human creature is horrible.”* A year later, Pizarnik killed herself, but in her research on the Marquis de Sade, Gilles de Rais, and Hungary’s infamous blood countess she had reached the
Maniacal thrash metal comes to you straight from the heart of kvlt country, Cvlt Nation – The band is Bütcher. Their album is entitled Bestial Fukkin’ Warmachine. Let me get this straight. Thrash is supposed to be dead? Uh-uh, it isn’t. Take this band of lunatics from Bütcher, for example.
Portland-by-way-of-Austin US hardcore punk juggernauts Severed Head of State recently put up three 14-song studio releases on their website to be streamed for free. This is big news coming from one of the more relentlessly heavy-hitting American hardcore acts of the last 20 years. Altogether, 42 remastered songs have been