POST-HARDCORE. This is a repress of AMBER's self released 5 song CD. AMBERS 5 songs in 35 minutes! AMBER are from Marburg,Germany playing epic post-rock with heavy sludge parts and deep atmospheric melodies with apocalyptic vocals like CULT OF LUNA, ENVY or ISIS. Pro-made demo tape with lyricsheet.
primitive age (2014/TANK CRIMES)
METAL. An unholy union of MUNICIPAL WASTE guitarist Ryan Waste, former D.R.I. drummer Felix Griffin and VOLTURE guitarist Nick Polous, the Virginia/Texas punk-metal merauders invoke spirits of VENOM, MOTÖRHEAD and HELLHAMMER with the "primitive age".
demo (2013/TAKE IT BACK)
HARDCORE. Hailing from Santa Barbara, California, BECOME reminds of the sound of past emotive hardcore bands such as SWIZ, RITES OF SPRING, and SAWHORSE, played with the passion of modern bands. Explosive and high energy hardcore as well done as you would expect considering the members involved. BECOME features current and ex-members of MANUMISSION, OCHRE, DESPERATE HOURS, BROKEN NEEDLE, BLASTING CONCEPT, etc.. This is a limited edition of 200 professionally duplicated cassettes which come with awesome looking printed covers.
noistalgia (2012/TANK CRIMES)
GRINDCORE. BENT SEA was formed in 2011 by Dirk Verbeuren (SOILWORK, ABORTED) as a musical homage to the founding fathers of grindcore and noise, such as NAPALM DEATH, REPULSION and TERRORIZER. Enlisting his ABORTED bandmate and fellow belgian Sven De Caluwe on vocals and metal giant Devin Townsend on bass duties and production. Verbeuren handles guitar and drums. The band self released this 12 song tape digitally through their website and now available in physically on cassette format from Tankcrimes.
GARAGE-PUNK-ROCK. BLACK TEETH is a new band from Mannheim, Germany. On their debut demo tape, they deliver 6 snotty and raw punk tracks with a garage and lo-fi edge. Each song is short, sharp and a fireball of energy.
demo (2013/CUT THE CORD THAT)
METAL-PUNK. BLACK TOWER from Ottawa, Canada consist of members from the CRUSADES and VISITORS. You could call them fantasy or metal-punk or the BLIND GUARDIAN of melody-punk, ha ha. Limited 4 track demo tape.
2014 demo (2014/BLEEDING EDGES)
HARDCORE-PUNK. A new project from the suburban hell of New Jersey featuring a current member of NIGHT BIRDS, BLOODTYPE and PHIBES. Mainly influenced by bands like SLAPSHOT, BLUNT FORCE blends Boston '82 hardcore with U.K. '82 punk/oi. The songs are melodic yet hard and mid-paced. Includes a cover of a Boston classic.
rugged cross (2015/ERSTE THEKE)
OI/PUNK-ROCK. Oi! Oi! This is the hotly anticipated debut recording of New York's THE BRASS, who have instantly become one of the best live bands in the NYC punk scene. Instead of playing what many see as the modern NYC sound, THE BRASS has both boots planted firmly in classic U.K. oi!, in particular BLITZ. The sound is rough, direct and angry. THE BRASS delivers one of the sickest, hardest and best demo’s recorded on American soil in 2015. An absolute killer. It's some of the best oi! This is from the streets for the streets, a honorable successor for a NY Band like IRON CROSS. Grab the tape, the us version was sold out instantely.
s/t (2012/YOUTH ATTACK)
HARDCORE. On this all-out hardcore assault, Denver's CADAVER DOG hit hard with their debut of '80s-style anthems filled with gruff vocals, catchy three-chord hooks, and stomping mid-tempo breakdowns. Taking cues from NEGATIVE APPROACH, C.I.A. and NEGATIVE FX, these 5 tracks are timeless in their pissed off delivery. This chrome-pro-printed cassette release features deluxe inner wrap-around sleeves held with custom stickers and enclosed in an outer foldout cover. Limited to 500 copies.
HARDCORE. CHEAP DRUGS features former VOGUE members. On their debut 7" you'll get 5 tracks packed with mean, dirty hardcore. Limited to 500 copies on white vinyl.
CHEVIN / ANXIETY ATTACK
POWER-VIOLENCE/GRINDCORE. CHEVIN from Dresden, Germany makes power-violence hardcore. Similar to the new german breed of bands, like HENRY FONDA, SICKMARK or DERBE LEBOWSKI. ANXIETY ATTACK out of Lille, France plays ginding hardcore, very cool stuff. Pro-made tape is limited to 100 copies.
s/t (2015/SUBURBAN FIGHT)
HARDCORE. Three songs from this D.C./O.C., straight-edge hybrid. Nothing but CONFRONT and BROTHERHOOD worship on this tape, but really, what else would you want? Featuring current members of FURY, RED DEATH, PURE DISGUST, PROTESTER, HARD STRIPES and about 100 other bands.
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barred life (2015/PAINKILLER)
HARDCORE. "barred life" is the 6 song cassette debut of this north-western hardcore band that has members of BONE SICKNESS in tow. There's almost an early-'80s Swedish element to the guitar playing, but shoved through the classic US hardcore blender, and then pumped full of the kind of performance-enhancing drugs that get you banned from professional competition.
s/t (2015/FIGHT EM' ALL)
HARDCORE-PUNK. Formed by ex-members of Los Angeles's DISAPPROVAL and SOUL SEARCH, CONVICT takes cues from classic US hardcore but serve it with a very healthy dose of oi, pounding out 5 mid-tempo stompers on this, their debut release.
demo 2015 (2015/D.I.Y.)
HARDCORE. CORRECTIVE MEASURE is a young band from Maine and, with this demo, bring 4 blasts of lighting fast hardcore taking cues from LÄRM with youth-crew stomps and perhaps a little cowbell.