Grind My Gears – No Snappy Title This Week (They All Got Panic Bought)

As Europe begins its long-overdue descent into a pandemic paranoia, the Grind keeps Grinding here at Heavy Blog. From my frozen mountain hideaway, I’ve picked some rowdy and punky grind and powerviolence acts to soundtrack your self-isolation. Some demos, some fully realised works of shart, some shit that could quite…

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Rat King – Vicious Inhumanity

The overuse of the facetious idiom “don’t judge a book by its cover” loses most of its power when discussing Rat King’s 2020 sophomore release, Vicious Inhumanity. A flash at the name, title, and colourful slime of the artwork and a first or second guess will probably get the correct…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Stream Three Tracks From Psychoneurosis/Herida Profunda/Suffering Quota Split

Not just one. Not even two. Three! Three brand new microdoses of pissed off, cathartic grinding from mainland Europe. Like an edgy cocktail of swirling football violence and brutalist poetry, we have a track from each band from this upcoming three-way split. Poland’s Psychoneurosis, Herida Profunda, and the Dutch savages…

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Hey! Listen to Not Your Friends!

Short bursts of off-kilter aggression have yet to go out of style for me. As much as I’ve gravitated toward longer and more complex music, I still periodically revisit my high school affinity for the ’00s mathgrind and noisecore scene. I was addicted to bands like An Albatross, iwrestledabearonce, and…

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