Four years in the making, Takafumi Matsubara (GRIDLINK, MORTALIZED, RETORTION TERROR) returns with his solo album featuring appearances from worldwide grindcore musicians. A 17-track cacophony of howling solos and blast beats fueled by the passing of his great friend Hee Chung (UNHOLY GRAVE), “Strange Beautiful And Fast” is album that not only pays condolences to his friend but also celebrates the friendships that grindcore has brought to Takafumi through the years of ups and downs due to his health.
It’s a thrilling ride from start to the finish, a once-in-a-generation album that will leave its mark for years to come.
“Strange Beautiful And Fast” includes guest appearances from members of P.L.F., WORMROT, UNHOLY GRAVE, MERZBOW, NOISEAR, FULL OF HELL, KHANATE, ANTIGAMA and more.
After years of angst-ridden anticipation from a ravenous fanbase, Denver's grindcore gargantuans CATHETER unleash their first full-length album since 2005.
The follow-up to Dimension 303", amidst an incredible arsenal of split releases, EPs and demos over the years, CATHETER's new opus is so obliteratingly heavy that upon first listen you'll quickly forgive them for the delay since the last album, and immediately tear your own head off in utter joy.
As always appropriately entitled, "Southwest Doom Violence" surges with CATHETER's pissed-off style, an immediate adrenaline-booster for fans of classic, ripping grindcore in the tradition of REPULSION, TERRORIZER, PHOBIA, early NAPALM DEATH, with crust and doom metal infiltrating the mix.
Denver's cantankerous trio return bringing their sophomore release "Dimension 303". Following-up to the band's vicious trademark sonic assault, the album lays to waste eighteen intense, kick-to-the-face hypergrind bursts of relentless auditory damage.
Catheter plays violent, catchy grindcore seething with crust, punk, doom and sludge elements dusting the final product. Powerful production and superb musician skills just complete this grind entity, making "Dimension 303" a monstrous masterpiece from one of the most proficient and dedicated grind acts around.
18 songs of brutal masterful Colorado grindcore bulldozer in the vein of Phobia, Repulsion and old Napalm Death plus some sludge parts like Eyehategod or 16.
The CD contains also 10 more tracks from "Headfucker" 7" and live cuts from their gig at Bluebird Theater '02 that are not on US pressing. Additionally they played three cover songs by Napalm Death, Repulsion and The Accused. "Preamble To Oblivion" bring us big dose of good-sounding and well-played grind at the highest level of brutality and technique which places these Denver, Colorado thrashers on the top of American scene .
You can't miss it!!!
Started back in 1984 by characteristic singer Katon W. De Pena, Hirax are indisputable pioneers of American thrash metal/crossover.
The disc consists of "Raging Violence" (1985, Metal Blade) and "Hate, Fear And Power" (1986, Metal Blade), the classic first two albums.
Poland’s grandmasters of radical grindcore, ANTIGAMA, have completed the seventh full-length installation of their cutting edge arsenal, “The Insolent”.
Seeing the band further along their ongoing path of progression, “The Insolent” contains another intriguing alloy of their futuristic grind savagery heavily diversified with cosmic exploration and harsh dissonance through ten new tracks of unorthodox, rapid forward-thinking metal.
Engineered and mixed by Pawel Grabowski and the band, mastered by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed), the album features a very special guest appearance of the legend of Polish electronic music scene, Władysław “Gudonis” Komendarek, and bears cover art designed by Bartek Rogalewicz.
Selfmadegod re-release for the debut album of this exceedingly talented and innovative extreme metal/grind/noise four-piece out of Poland.
Massive, intense, technical and intellectual grind combined with futuristic aggressiveness, devastating walls of sound, landslides of riffs and relentless blastbeats, and insanely varied vocals. Comprised of ten-tracks of controlled chaos the album includes a cover of "Fala" originally by SIEKIERA.
Find out how Antigama sounded in its earliest days and enter the realm of metallic grind at its purest.
Polish tremendous quartet Antigama takes another step forward with its third full length album "Zeroland" delivering extremely creative and diverse combination of various aggressive music styles.
On this nine-song album the Warsaw powerhouse allows the listener to experience immeasurable number of speed light blasts, disharmonic grind and experimental noise. The creation gives the most intricate, dynamic and innovative sound of the genre. Manic drumming, heavy distorted guitars, gorgeous vocals and shrieks are inarguable trademarks of Antigama. Complex and twisted grind, forward thinking metal - avantgrind!
For fans of NAPALM DEATH, PIG DESTROYER, CEPHALIC CARNAGE, GOBLIN.
Second effort of the highly acclaimed Polish powerhouse, now fully refreshed for a release on Selfmadegod with two bonus tracks.
"Discomfort" delivers twelve discordant and chaotic shots full of mind-bending speed, technicality and savagery. It proves that vast grindcore made by ANTIGAMA is unparalleled. Punishing, shredding super-heavy modern-day sonic blast with most brutal and sickest vocals, powerful, precise guitar work and unbelievably fast and tight drumming stand out from most of the nowadays grind and metal bands.
This greatly talented, unique quartet is the undisputed herald of a grind-squad assassination.
Years in the making, this spectacular 3-way split between ANTIGAMA (Poland), THE KILL (Australia) and NOISEAR (USA) is finally available for grind masses yearning for outrageous noise!
17 blistering songs clocking in around 25 minutes; highest dose of unadulterated grindcore. The world-famous brothers in grind of the 21st century to unite for a violent feast and celebrate longtime friendship.
This is a must have for every grindcore freak!!!
The long awaited second full length length from Germany's WOJCZECH is called "Pulsus Letalis" and was recorded by Pierre Bernhard at Sessionstudio / Ostseerockstudio and mixed and mastered by Harris Johns (CORONER, KREATOR, VOIVOD, PESTILENCE) at Musiclab.
The album contains 12 tracks of high-speed manic chaos. Dissonant, monolithic walls of guitar on top of a tutorial in blast beats—monumental grind and metal with a crusty edge! Fans of DISCORDANCE AXIS, REPULSION, PHOBIA, EXCRUCIATING TERROR, GASP, SOB, and DISRUPT should love WOJCZECH.