Porky Vagina: when goregrind becomes Swine-Core

Porky Vagina is an unsigned Polish band that plays an incredible porno/gore grind with tons of humor. Their discography (four EPs and an album entitled "Bukkageddon") are self-released and ready to download from their web-page for free, but we are sure that soon they will be signed by a label. Meanwhile, we are talking about this and other questions with Bukkake John...

24/09/2011

The tour diaries of Essence

Essence has just returned from a touring crusade with Vader and Krisiun- two very well respected bands with a legacy that can be difficult to live up to. But, this newly formed band apparently fares just as well with their furious thrash inspired music alongside death metal legions. Aside from promoting their debut album, they really enjoyed travelling the globe and getting...

19/09/2011

No false sentiments for An Autumn For Crippled Children

Playing in various bands in their native country the Netherlands, MKM and his comrades decided to put a band together. Decided to name the band An Autumn For Crippled Children after hearing a song of the same name by UK band Ebony Lake. With share common taste in various musical styles which range from early nineties black metal and early death/doom stylings...

05/09/2011

A trip to the grindcore with Rato Raro

RATO RARO is one of the most senior and respected bands of Spanish Grindcore. Since its inception in 1992, its members have changed and have only been in the band from the beginning Toño (growls and vocals) and Raul (drums) (both brothers), and after Visy (guitarist) was joined to the band, who recorded their second album titled "Acidethc", released by the label...

03/09/2011

Why Excommunicated is against religion

Founded by Chad Kelly (owner of Underworld Records) the members of Excommunicated are no strangers to the Louisiana metal scene. With members spending their tour of duty in Catholicon and Suture. Chad and his fellow compatriots got to form Excommunicated. Through Underworld the band is going to release their debut album "Skeleton Key", which is a brutal mix of death, thrash and...

01/09/2011

Thulcandra is not afraid of critique

Founded by Obsurca mastermind Steffen Kummerer in 2003, Thulcandra put two releases "Perishness Around Us" in 04 and "Fallen Angel's Dominion" six years later. On Sept. 25th Thulcandra will release their third opus "Under The Frozen Sun" in the States on Napalm Records. Produced by Dark Fortress/Triptykon gutarist V. Santura "Under The Frozen Sun" will remind of the glory days of the...

01/09/2011

Svarttjern lacks labelling

Taking some of the philosophic elements of their first album "Misanthropic Path Of Madness" and taking it to another level with their new album "Towards The Ultimate" which be released six days before halloween in the USA on Agonia Records. Svarttjern been flying the flag of true kult black metal since 2003. One thing I like about this band, they never seek...

01/09/2011

Fetus In Fetu breaks the ice

After so many line-up changes and eager anticipation from fans, Fetus In Fetu recently put out their debut album. Following the likes of bands such as Deicide or Cannibal Corpse, the band is bringing back the glory of 90s death metal for all who think that the genre is getting a bit too generic and melodic these days. It’s powerful, brutal stuff...

29/08/2011

ICS Vortex and the tales on twisted grooves

I remember meeting ICS Vortex a few years ago in Kansas City when Dimmu Borgir was touring in support of 'In Sorte Diaboli' tour. Though the under the haze of alcohol and weed I remember me and Vortex walking through the art entertainment district drinking and eating gyros. The Vortex I met was generous, nice and very socialable 66.6 gentle giant. When...

24/08/2011

Goregast survive with their beer and Bratwurst lifestyle

Guten Tag brother, I hope everything is well with you? Buenas tardes, I’m fine, hope you to. Just have a lot around the ears after my holidays. But I’m satisfied. First would you tell the readers about Goregast and how long you guys have been together? Goregast has his origin  in 1993, under the name of Distress. 2 demos were released in...

19/08/2011

Thorngoth break their shells of isolation

Black metal outfit Thorngoth have certainly learned a lot throughout the years. Originally starting out as ‘true’ black metal, the band slowly evolved over time for a better, well rounded sound and open mind… all the way up to the point that they created their first concept album ‘Leere,’ which has received positive reviews for the group and given them more exposure....

16/08/2011

The plans of Pasadena Napalm Division

Pasadena Napalm Division (PND) is a small, but strong group from Texas who recently released an EP, and currently is working hard on their upcoming full length. The band is pretty serious about their music but like to keep a real sense of humor about it with their lyrics so people can really enjoy the music for what it is- a good...

16/08/2011

Interview with Ugly Shyla

How did you come to be known as Ugly Shyla, and what was the inspiration for the name? Down here when you are a kid and you miss behave they tell you "don't act ugly!" So I got it as a nickname because I was such a smart ass. You describe yourself on your Facebook profile as an artistic outlaw, someone who...

11/08/2011

Falkenbach always did what it stands for today

Vratyas twenty years ago gave birth to Falkenbach, one of the first heathen/viking metal bands that in some ways has opened the door for bands like Enslaved and Amon Amarth. Even not as big as Enslaved, Amon Amarth, and Unleashed, one can't deny the role they had in the viking metal movement. After a six month sabbatical  Falkenbach released "Ok Nefna Tysvar...

09/08/2011

Unkind and the twisted views of the masses

Ugly and violent is how you describe finnish crust band Unkind. Recently signed to Relapse Records, Unkind  has released their debut album "Harhakuvat" which means delusions in English. This album is highly recommended for fans of Disfear, Tragedy and Motorhead. "Harhakuvat" is a slavo of unrelentling assault. Greetings brothers how's it going? I hope it's not brutally hot in finland like it...

09/08/2011