Osk / Bridgeburner – Split (2014) — 7″ REVIEW

IMG_2234 copyAnother split between two of B.C.’s hard hitters in grind, this time the belligerent pairing of Bridgeburner and Osk.

After the break a review of their strong work together on this killer off label 7″.

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Hadals/Japanese Women/Pleasuredome/Pornography/Settlement – Split (2015) — CS REVIEW

IMG_1689 copyTapes of a Neon God once more assemble a cadre of sounds you won’t likely hear elsewhere, and much like the previous collections you’ll find that the selection on this split offers another distinctive probe into the lesser known corners of these genres.

Containing five tracks that approach the task both differently and successfully, this limited, aesthetically stunning tape should interest those who’ve been following TOANG’s releases especially if you match my great enthusiasm for them.

This is TOANG #1 so stream it, dig in, and read below.

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Adversarial / Paroxsihzem – Warpit of Coiling Atrocities (2014) — CD REVIEW

IMG_1661By way of Canada a rising scourge and a notorious plague birthed from death coalesce on this split CD from Vault of Dried Bones, the resulting malady of Warpit of Coiling Atrocities is unquestionably savage.

This is a long-awaited dose of Adversarial which thrills, and if you haven’t been introduced to Paroxsihzem there will be no forgetting following this release. Read on.

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Hadals / Blsphm – Split (2014) — CS REVIEW

IMG_1565Brace yourselves for something severe generated between Hadals and Blsphm.

A generous split created to both agitate and soothe through gnawing textures, visceral climaxes, and cruel, stimulating noise convulsions. Social Cancer collects impressive material from two haunting artists who grow more interesting with each release.

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Crawl / The Way To Light – Split (2013) — CS REVIEW

IMG_7507 copyTwo Texas entities far from the spotlight bring together two variations on heavy, inhospitable atmosphere.

The Way To Light I’m just getting to know. The emanation he breathes forth on this tape has severe atmosphere, it’s subtle pull eventually inescapable. Eerie, isolated, and damp — entirely hypnotic.

Crawl is a being you should know if you followed me on Equivoke. I’ve written at length before about the prior efforts of this disciplined entity. The new rite is austere and measured pounding doom in a furtherance of ritual experimentation, leaving a wake of distorting memories from the grip of death it invokes.

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FOCUS: Yautja

yautja_013Here’s a band I’ve been unaware of until recently, and I’m sure that may be the case for some of those reading. I’m gonna go over their short but savage and addicting catalog of steamrolling grind and hopefully convince some of you to check them out.

Update: I got my hands on both so photos have been added as of (05/02/2014).

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