Tag: Grindcore

Mar 20

Kevin Sharp of Lock Up discussed Demonization and touring

With nearly 20 years in the grindcore business, Lock Up has become one of the most iconic bands in the genre. After 6 years waiting for new material, the band has finally released their fourth studio album, Demonization, and their first one with Kevin Sharp (ex-Brutal Truth) on vocals. To expand about the album and …

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Aug 19

Cattle Decapitation – The Anthropocene Extinction (2015)

Cattle Decapitation has been around for a very long time. But when a band gets to the point where they shook the earth so roughly to the point where all life drowns in the pit of emptiness, well then that band remains truly unforgettable. The Anthropocene Extinction is Cattle Decapitation’s zenith, where they pierce through …

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Feb 23

Barney Greenway of Napalm Death speaks with The Age of Metal about Apex Predator — Easy Meat

When I told my friends this would be the first time I saw Napalm Death, they all pretty much said to expect total chaos. Well, chaos ensured at the Through Space and Grind tour on January 28th at the State Theater. Despite the small stage, all members of Napalm Death ravaged the little venue. St. …

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Feb 02

Napalm Death – Apex Predator – Easy Meat (2015)

What do most people think of when they hear Napalm Death? Why would anyone write this let alone enjoy this? That this is what a murder sounds like? Or that this band are the founding fathers of grindcore? Well no matter what you think, the latter is the truth. With their newest album Apex Predator …

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Nov 03

Carcass, Obituary & Exhumed at The Rock. Tucson, AZ 10/28/14

The Inked In Steel tour, which included Carcass, Obituary, and Exhumed, played one of the first shows of the tour in Tucson, AZ at The Rock. It was my first time seeing any of the bands live, but I knew with such legendary bands playing it would be an awesome show. Use Facebook to Comment …

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Apr 24

Sven de Caluwe and Ken Bedene of Aborted discussed touring & Necrotic Manifesto

For over ten years, Aborted have rivaled their brutal death metal piers with their mind-blowing, heavy riffs and gut churning vocals. The band has had constant lineup changes, more than 25 past members, but has consistently been lead by the sole original member, vocalist Sven de Caluwe. Aborted has members from both Belgium, and the United …

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Apr 18

Alfonso Pinzon of Dia De Los Muertos checked in with The Age Of Metal

Dia De Los Muertos is a Los Angeles, CA based metal band, that was born from the ashes of legendary Colombian death metal band, Agony. Dia De Los Muertos‘s music is fueled by death metal & grindcore influences, and conceptually orbits around the Latino culture in the US, and the sense of brotherhood that goes beyond national …

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Apr 16

Aborted – Necrotic Manifesto (2014)

Imagine a world where the dead walk the earth. The streets are splattered with blood and carnage litters the ground. Hell, rose up and took over. The dead feed off the living, and the living feed off of the living. Humans only know murder and torture in this world. The world lay in waste, death and destruction, keeping its …

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Jul 25

Dead In The Dirt – The Blind Hole (2013)

Dead in the Dirt has created quite a bit of buzz over the past year. After they dropped Fear on Southern Lord Records and toured relentlessly behind it they’ve managed to create quite a cult following, touring behind bands such as Weekend Nachos and playing the amazing The Power of the Riff Festival this year. …

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Jul 22

Exhumed – Necrocracy (2013)

Exhumed, America’s gore lords led by Matt Harvey, have been sole shredding  and gut hollowing for over 20 years and are about to release what just may be their best album yet, Necrocracy . It set for release (North America) via Relapse Records August 6th, 2013. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Mar 26

Nails – Abandon All Life (2013)

17 minutes. That’s as long as you’d expect an EP to be. Then again, Nails isn’t an ordinary band. Their previous full length, Unsilent Death, was just about as long, yet it packed more into those minutes than most bands can pack into a conventional 60-minute LP. That album was a massive, amazing, brutal wall …

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