When punk rock first became politicized, it was a bit of a conceptual jolt. Here was a genre that proudly wallowed in pessimism, narcissism, nihilism; subtraction, negation, deletion. Where did it get the nerve to have… convictions? When groups like Crass declared that they were going to live communally and fight politically, a lot of Monday-morning punkers simply sniffed. It smacked of hippiedom. The pain monger
ZEUS! was made in Italy as a drum + bass duo, born october 2010.
Utilized insrtuments: drums with full set of cymbals and pedals; full optional overdriven bass; dual pitch damaged vocals.
Utilized tech: grinding the rock all and so on.
ZEUS! aims at using the minimum in order to get the maximum and is not metal, not punk, not math, not noise, not prog, absolutely not jazz-core, neither post-whatever. In case, a su
Black Dice formed during the spring of 1997 in Providence, Rhode Island. At the time, Bjorn Copeland (guitar), Hisham Bharoocha (drums), and Sebastian Blanck (bass) were students at the Rhode Island School of Design while Eric Copeland (vocals) was still attending high school in Maine. Early shows seldom lasted more than fifteen minutes and were characterized by violent performances where injuries were often sustai
Orthrelm: Guitar and drums. Brooklyn, NY via Washington, DC. What kind of name is that? Some of their albums have names like Iorxhscimtor and Asristir Veildroixe. They sound like names found in an ancient Roman burial grounds, or perhaps Dungeons and Dragons characters. Or maybe some ridiculous joke name you'd invent while stoned.
Altered states provide an excellent frame for describing the music of Orthrelm. Wha
Paper Mice is a three-piece whirligig from Chicago that blends a freakish range of influences into miniature, prog-punk puzzles. The band is a fixture in Chicago's tight-knit DIY community, performing their high-wire "stop-start mess of rhythmic tics and awkward face plants" for dance-soaked warehouse hounds throughout the Midwest and East Coast since 2007. Their first album, "Paint it Pink," featured sixteen shor