samedi 31 août 2019

Endorphins Lost - Seclusions (2019)

Last time I wrote about Endorphins Lost was when I reviewed their split with the excellent OSK, now they're back with an album, called Seclusions, and it's really good. They play some fastcore/grind, with a bit of sludge sometimes. It really sounds pissed off and has enough variety to keep your attention (too often in hardcore/grind the songs sounds a bit like blurred each into the others but they avoid that).
Good stuff.

The BC page.

mercredi 28 août 2019

John Zorn - The Hierophant (2019)

This is a piano, bass, drums trio album, but, composed by John Zorn and played by Brian Marsella (piano), Trevor Dunn (bass) and Kenny Wollesen (drums), The Hierophant is not your usual chamber music. The nine tracks, each one inspired by one tarot card, shows many different facets and moods, it's quite melodic and there are quiet moments yes, but coming with the expected (from these guys!) additional intensity and expertly controlled craziness. This is a truly superb and moving album. Highly recommended!

The Tzadik page.

dimanche 25 août 2019

Uniform & The Body - Everything That Dies Someday Comes Back (2019)

Uniform. The Body. A second collaborative album even better than the first one. Still on Sacred Bones Records. Do I really need to say more? One of the essentials listens of the year for anyone into industrial music (or a really good one to get into industrial music). Heavily recommended.

The BC page.

mercredi 21 août 2019

Blame God - Power and Control (2019)

Power and Control is the third release from Blame God. Their second one, Strategically Confined made a big impression on me two years ago (read my review HERE) and this one's also very good. The fast riffs are nicely vicious and the mid tempo/slower parts have a big heavy groove giving to this release a more death metal feel (think bands like Immolation or Incantation maybe) than the previous had (and why not?). Blame God is definitely one of the new grind band you need to follow. Now time for an album guys! I'm really looking forward to it!

The BC page.

dimanche 18 août 2019

Pissgrave - Posthumous Humiliation (2019)

I'm back, and with maximum barbaric brutality with the second Pissgrave album, Posthumous Humiliation. I could just let you have a look at the artwork because it could be enough, it really gives a good idea of how the album sounds and what it's about. But I'll still say you can expect the most violent and relentless death/war metal and that the band from Philadelphia really did a good job at doing an album so intense it's fascinating. Posthumous Humiliation will definitely stand as one of the best, most mercilessly dirty and brutal  and most memorable death metal album of the year.

The Bandcamp page.