Sep 10, 2014
A show of faves this week, and you don't have to hear my voice!! Yay for you!!
Chicago has the most vital scene, and this split with Oozing Wound rules.
Aging Punk: Oozing Wound (Chicago) (0:28-5:12)
One of my favorite hardcore bands this year, Fassbender has a great demo that you can download for free from bandcamp.
Kurtz: Fassbender (SF) (5:14-6:24)
Dark riffy madness, great shrieks.
Death Mask: Lord Mantis (Chicago) (6:25-12:53)
Metalblade has caught on to fantastic 70's revitalists, and this album is huge, jammy fun.
Lord & Master: Brimstone Coven (WV) (12:54-18:58)
Completely witty and unexpected, a trip in the world of eclectic proggy experimental minds.
Is He Talking About Selling Fat Chicks? 'Cause I'm Buying. Hey, Grandma!: PlasticBag FaceMask (Cali) (18:59-23:06)
This is some brutal pummeling stuff.
Sympathectomy: Coffinworm (Indianapolis) (23:41-30:31)
Powerful 70's style from one of my fave bands, Greenleaf, containing members of Dozer (!!) and Truckfighters.
Depth Of The Sun: Greenleaf (Sweden) (30:32-35:07)
Dark crust, only in the best way. Great vocals.
Take My Hand: Young and in the Way (Charlotte)(35:08-39:30)
One of my fave American black metal bands.
The Desert Mourns: Yellow Eyes (Brooklyn) (39:31-45:15)
Industrial, but definitely experimental too.
Lawrence Liquors: Xiu Xiu (San Jose) (45:46-48:19)
Experimental mixed with prog and doom and ambient and lotso stuff.
Medicine Eyes: The Grasshopper Lies Heavy (Austin) (48:20-54:05)
4 years to create this new death album.
Unearthed Veins: Teitanblood (Spain) (54:06-57:52)
The Dodonpachi: Gridlink (NJ, Texas, Japan) (57:53-END)