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.
demo 2012 (2012/CLEARVIEW)
THRASH-METAL/HARDCORE. This is the one-sided vinyl version of the tape that Tank Crimes released. IRON REAGAN from Richmond has members of MUNICIPAL WASTE and Darkest Hour. 1500 pressed and all hand numbered with no repressing planned. This demo tape deliver 5 tracks of metal-hardcore-punk with fast hardcore hints from Richmond's IRON REAGAN. B-side comes with an etching.
HARDCORE. New band with members of HELL NO and ALL FOR ONE. Heavy mid-tempo hardcore in the vein of BL'AST or "my war" era BLACK FLAG. You'll get 8 tunes that have one foot in the present, all the while hanging to everything the band members grew up on. JOHATSU (japanese for "displaced" persons in society). Live version of the band will include members of TOKEN ENTRY, SUPERTOUCH.
demo 2012 (2013/CUT THE CORD THAT)
HARDCORE. THE LIGHT from the Bay-Area is the new band of Ruby from NO STATIK and they play frantic, raw hardcore. They just did this quick demo recording for some live-shows.