When it comes to the original West Coast Power Violence scene, one band has always managed to stay as a truly outsider group – that band is GASP (if you didn’t guess already from the title). They’ve been a favorite of mine since I first heard their classic Drome Triler Of
I have been waiting close to two years for this split to come out. While I wish it had come out earlier, it was so worth the wait. Holy fucking shit. I’d heard the demo version of Column Of Heaven’s material on the Precipice tape, and of course it was
Day two of King of the Monsters Fest featured a robust lineup that included a pair of headlining reunions by 90s’ hardcore pioneers Groundwork and Chokehold – with the former reuniting for the first time in 21 years – in addition to a rare appearance by Creation is Crucifixion. As with the
When I think of record labels that are willing to take chances with the music they put out, KING OF THE MONSTERS is always at the top of the list. Mike Genz, the force behind this sonic house of radness, has great taste in music and his loyalty to quality
Suffering Luna go a long way back. The psychedelic hardcore band was formed back in the ‘90s but has not been very active. They released a couple of split albums, one with sludge/crust overlords Dystopia and the other with Gasp, and then vanished from the scene for about fifteen years.