Category Archives: Reviews

Review: NEQUIENT – “Wolves at the Door” – Svbterranean

“Chicago’s NEQUIENT unleash over 40 minutes of atypical hardcore mayhem on their full-length debut, Wolves at the Door. […] They rip and roar through various extreme metal subgenres, melding them almost perfectly, to arrive at their ultimate goal at ripping … Continue reading

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Premiere: RICARDA COMETA twist melody into strange shapes on “Panca y Piquín” – Treble

“Minimal but intense, showcasing a woozy instrumental style that showcases a heavy no wave influence as well as a more powerful indie sound that recalls the likes of Battles and Gnarwhal. The duo pulls and twists melody into odd shapes … Continue reading

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Premiere: FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY “Afterlife” – Toilet ov Hell

““Afterlife” drips with an earnest sound that is as catchy as it is sneeringly in-your-face. It reminds me of when I used to stay up late in high school, recording college radio shows to cassette, and just hoping the DJ … Continue reading

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NEQUIENT: Wolves at the Door 8.0/10 review – Ghost Cult Magazine

“A sea change seems to be afoot in the heavy music game. Young bands like Code Orange, Knocked Loose and now NEQUIENT’s approach to the genre is to craft albums that pull from as wide a net of influences as … Continue reading

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Track Premiere: NEQUIENT Taps Old Veins with “Cult of Ignorance” – Decibel Magazine

“There are many things in life that will instantly put a stupid smile on my stupider face. The list includes, but is not limited to, D-beat madness, late ’90s/’00s chaoscore, and the collapse of mankind transposed into sound. Wolves at … Continue reading

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RICARDA COMETA’s ‘Soltá el Bambú’ Is a Rhythmic Noise Rock Explosion – Noisey

“The Peruvian-Argentine duo’s new track is built on a stark contrast between noise rock, improvisation, and pure rhythm. [..] an entirely original blend of dissonance, improvisation, muscle, brains, and above all, rhythm—that phenomenal cadence that generic noise rock generally lacks … Continue reading

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SVB Exclusive: FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY Debut New Single “Cargo Shorts”

“Weaving together elements of garage, math, pop and indie rock with dashes of post-hardcore edge here and there, FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY seem to be masters at all things catchy and eclectic. With its slow-burning verses, massive guitar chords, and earworm … Continue reading

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RICARDA COMETA: “Galgo Tuerto” Song Premiere – New Noise Magazine

“[Galgo Tuerto] is short, sweet, and full of the unique improvised math vibe dissonance that the group is known for. Guitar licks are woven in between discordant chords and a quick paced rhythm structure.” – New Noise Magazine

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Nequient Trusts Their Vonne-Gut on “Cat’s Cradle” – Invisible Oranges

“The composition is barreling and misanthropic, like many a good Vonnegut tale; and is certainly a worthy take at honoring one hell-of-a-good writer who always seemed right on the edge of fantasy and reality. NEQUIENT is aware of this precarious … Continue reading

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NEQUIENT has a Scorcher for ya – Toile ov Hell

“Your first taste of Wolves at the Door is “Scorcher”, the opening track and a fitting introduction to an album that’s gonna punch through your door like the Kool-Aid Man, drink all your beers, and make you tearfully apologize to … Continue reading

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