Grind My Gears: Death Vacation

From the beginning grindcore and d-beat crust had a bond that seemed almost unbreakable. It was a beautiful bond, an everlasting one. A bond of the most steadfast kind, one built on a common devotion to total sonic assault presented always at breakneck speeds. Soon, however, this bond developed into something more. It developed into the two genres bleeding into each other, feeding off of each other, and birthing a generation of grind acts infused with heavily d-beat tendencies. And, eventually, these two styles bleeding together would lead to the birth of a new grind act, coming from New Jersey, known as Death Vacation, the crust/grind act hell bent on total sonic destruction.

Converge/Napalm Death Split EP Available

Hardcore fans everywhere rejoice. The legendary bands Converge and Napalm Death have teamed up for a split EP, and it is now available for digital download at Deathwish, Inc. Here’s the information and tracklist on the release: Recorded as part of their new album sessions, Converge offer up the blazing…

Toxic Holocaust – Conjure And Command

Toxic Holocaust Conjure And Command   01. Judgement Awaits You 02. Agony Of The Damned 03. Bitch 04. Red Winter 05. Nowhere To Run 06. I Am Disease 07. In The Depths (Of Your Mind) 08. The Liars Are Burning 09. Revelations 10. Sound The Charge [07/19/11] [Relapse] If you…

R.I.P Henrik Frykman

As well as being a year for great music, it turns out that 2011 is full of heavy losses for the metal world. Unfortunately on Friday the 25th of March Henrik Frykman, bassist of the excellent d-beat band Disfear, passed away in his home after a battle with cancer. My…