2018 albums

Album Review: Birds In Row – We Already Lost the World 9 (Post Hardcore)

Birds In Row are one of my favorite hardcore bands so I’ve been looking forward to their 2018 release. It’s dark and emotive but it won’t shy away from throwing a brick in your face. We Already Lost The World is still angry and full of energy, some nervous. The vibe of this album is as much hopelessness than your average doom metal band and as much noise as your average death metal band – even going into heavier vocal territory than what is common for straight up hardcore. […]

2018 albums

Album Review: Sectioned – Annihilated 8 (Hardcore)

A real noisy bunch of dudes. We have fast beats and heavily distorted chords with nonsensical screaming over the top. It’s insane and it is dumb how heavy it is. From the Converge and Code Orange school of heavy music with strong use of feedback and audio clipping. It’s unapologetic for its volume and hectic execution. It’s too experimental to be safely considered metal or hardcore – it has its own brand of heavy. A signature that you can hear on each track like a looming storm of blades. […]