I could tell you that Pennsylvania’s hardcore/powerviolence outfit Black Mask’s newest release, Lost Below is a good album. I would be lying. Because Lost Below isn’t a good album. It’s a fantastic one. From start to finish, Black Mask bring forth one of the grittiest hardcore albums out this year.
With a name like Gas Chamber and a record label like Iron Lung Records, it’s easy to make the assumption that the band plays some variation of hardcore, punk, noise or powerviolence. In most cases, this assumption would be correct, but Buffalo, New York’s Gas Chamber challenges everything it means to
Southern California and powerviolence? Is there a better duo? Make a checklist of pivotal PV bands old and new that have come from the region, and the list gets lengthy. ACxDC are one of those bands. Now in their 11th year of existence, the west coast band may not exactly
From the demise of the mighty and forever missed Alpinist come SVFFER, a German ultra-violent hardcore band that blew our fucking minds with their self-titled demo. Now, less than a year after that release, they return with a humongous barrage of hardcore annihilation in the form of this mauling full
Grind, Powerviolence, punk, metal, fast and brutal shit…. call-it-what-you-will, we don’t really know what to call this crazy release aside from fucking awesome! What you can stream herein is the debut offering by the Bay Area’s newest spine-splitters, DeathgraVe! Based out of San Jose and Oakland, members of DeathgraVe are: Matt