demo (2013/CUT THE CORD THAT)
HARDCORE. Distorted guitars and bass, fast pounding drums, shouted insane vocals full of echo and reverb, twisted guitar solos that pop up in the sonic hell, filthy sound quality. This is ABSOLUT, they come from Toronto, Canada and this is their 2013 demo. The tape consists 6 tracks of noisy, chaotic and raw d-punk in the vein of DISCLOSE, DISORDER or D-CLONE.
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.
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.
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.
negative reflection (2012/YOUTH ATTACK)
HARDCORE. Much like counterparts CADAVER DOG, Denver's CIVILIZED come out swinging on their debut release featuring 5 gritty and furious '80s-style hardcore songs. With a similar stripped down delivery of label mates VILE GASH, THE ROPES, and SUBURBANITE, these songs capture hardcore at it's most intense. A bombardment of aggression dispersed with bludgeoning momentum, these are songs to fuel your own war. This pro-printed-chrome cassette releases comes housed in a thick custom cardboard box with a 12 booklet and sticker. Limited to 500 copies.
COKE BUST / DEVOUR / STRIPMINES / SICSENSATION
4 way split (2011/TO LIVE A LIE)
HARDCORE. Crushing live set from 2010 - recorded in Raleigh. Features Raleigh's own SIC SENSATION, STRIPMINES, DEVOUR and DC's own COKE BUST. The tape contains over 60min. of music. Released by all the bands. All tapes come on yellow shells, pro-pressed, and handnumbered out of 400 copies.
first two years (2012/KNOCHENTAPES)
THRASH-HARDCORE. CRIPPLED FOX hail from Hungary and this tape captures the 1st two years of their existence. Super fast straight in-the-face thrashcore that will keep you beggin' for more. Awesome packaging. Pro-made demo tape with lyricsheet; handnumbered out of 50 copies.
throw up a 'v' that stands for venice (2013/KNOCHENTAPES)
THRASH-HARDCORE. "throw up a 'v' that stands for venice" deliver 20 new CRIPPLED FOX songs and 4 live recordings. This is Budapest thrashcore at it's best
s/t (2013/RIDE THE FURY)
POWER-VIOLENCE HARDCORE. This is the 1st cassette release from New jersey power-violence inspired hardcore band DAMAGED GOODS. Pro-made demo tape, handnumbered out of 100 limited copies.
demo (2012/BLACK WATER)
METAL-PUNK. This is the pro-printed demo tape from Portland based metal-punk band DEATH MACHINE. Killer vocals and steadfast beat with no shortage of maiden influenced guitar solos to keep the punx and thrashers coming back for more!
DEATH OF PRESIDENT
the six screwed up years (2011/KNOCHENTAPES)
HARDCORE. DEATH OF PRESIDENT from indonesia delivers you all that they have recorded in the last 6 years: "mokondo terror", the split with JALANxSEHALA, the "too fast too live too thrash too die" and the demo plus some live and compilation tracks. You'll get 33 tracks in total. Full of fast-thrashy noise attacks straight in-your-face! All tapes come on yellow shells, pro-pressed, and with lyric-sheet.
s/t (2013/CUT THE CORD THAT)
HARDCORE. Don’t know this band? Who cares? DEISM from Alambama play some modern hardcore stuff and their self-titled 4 track demo just blew.
demo #1 (2012/GIVE PRAISE)
HARDCORE-PUNK. Fuzzed out catchy hardcore-punk barreled over with angry vocals. Back-and-fourth, stop-and-start punk noise. Static shocks of paused blast beats. Their 1st demo that started a East-Coast tour and a bevy of noise.
tanto sexo (2012/SORRY STATE)
HARDCORE-PUNK. Demo tape from this new Raleigh, NC band featuring members of BRAIN F?, WHATEVER BRAINS, LOGIC PROBLEM, DEVOUR, DOUBLE NEGATIVE, and a slew of others. Originally inspired by the tough yet catchy sound of newer Spanish punk bands like SUDOR and SILLA ELECTRICA, INFECCIÒN's sound quickly grew to incorporate numerous other influences, including full-bore noisy hardcore, big melodic punk ala NAKED RAYGUN, and even a little garage stomp. "tanto sexo" deliver 7 originals, all distinctly different from one another, and a KINKS cover. Dubbed on cool orange tapes with handscreened, handnumbered cards.