I usually tend to be sceptical every time I see a band coming out of nowhere and gaining instant popularity on an underground scene. It sets some expectations, and we all know that it’s not 100% about the quality of music that makes bands get more recognition. So was the case with Bełkot for me […]
“With the Polish Heritage & the Swedish D-beat in Our DNA” – Interview with Śmierć!
Śmierć is a hardcore punk from Stockholm whose name means ‘death’ in Polish. The band features ex-members of bands such as Idiot Ikon, Imperial Leather and Abductee SD, but their sound is very different from anything they’ve done before. At least when it comes to the lyrics, as Śmierć sing most of their songs in […]
I’m not gonna lie- this was quite a challenge for me. I know that nowadays most of Fate fans are rather coming from the older generation and having a huge sentiment for this record. However, due to my age I definitely cannot call “Ananke” the album of my youth – when it came out I […]
Mondo Podre – Necronomia de Subexistencia CD
MONDO PODRE are from Galicia, Spain and they’ve been around fro quite a while. Rarely do I get to hear a grind core band from Spain, so here it is. 14 tracks in 20 minutes but if you don’t count the last one that massacres your ears for about 4 minutes, the rest are short […]
YE.STEM – s/t CD
YE.STEM feature no less than three ex-members of legendary Polish hardcore band, Post Regiment, who were renowned for pushing the envelope when it came to uptempo melodic punk, so to say this debut album comes with high expectations is something of an understatement, especially as they’ve already whetted our appetites with a very promising EP […]