The Reader recommends 34 recent releases for this month’s Bandcamp day.
Pig Destroyer have been at the forefront of grindcore for more than 20 years, and over that time they’ve found a way to push the notoriously rigid style into far-reaching spaces. Helmed by guitarist Scott Hull (also the mastermind behind psychotic “cybergrind” outfit Agoraphobic Nosebleed), the Virginia band started out playing fairly standard grindcore in […]
Baltimore experimental electronic duo Matmos have released a steady stream of albums over their 25 years, many of which feature guest artists, but on the new The Consuming Flame: Open Exercises in Group Form they’ve brought in enough collaborators to fill a house party. They made the album in part from submissions by 99 musicians […]
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is Puig Destroyer’s “Mike Trout.” It’s baseball-themed grindcore. What more could you possibly want?
In which our correspondent attends the annual festival of beer and metal that revolves around Three Floyds’ notorious Russian imperial stout.
Thrash metal may go hand-in-hand with shit beer, but the stout that Municipal Waste brewed with Three Floyds is world class.
Six Reader writers, 12 months, 30 picks, and no generic “top tens”
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “The Blessed Void” from All Pigs Must Die.