Category Archives: Reviews

Humans Etcetera: West Virginia Musician Is Obsessed with Death on “Bedsores” (PREMIERE) – No Echo

“With the Humans Etcetera material, Henry dives into his love for ’90s alt-rock and post-hardcore, and incorporates elements of ambient music and other sonic textures.” – No Echo

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AMN Reviews: Brandon Seabrook’s Needle Driver – Needle Driver (2017; Nefarious Industries)

“Perhaps Zevious is the best point of reference for NEEDLE DRIVER, as Seabrook and company provide five short bursts of energy, each featuring aggressive riffing, speed picking, and disjointed time changes. Particularly, Deblase and Seabrook’s lines are barely controlled chaos, … Continue reading

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Track Premiere: Brandon Seabrook’s Needle Driver Twist The Knife On “Synonymph” – Invisible Oranges

“It’s a similar kind of “musicianship as a cudgel” approach that bands like Helmet, Unsane, Behold The Arctopus, and countless others have used to punish New York audiences for decades. Seabrook, Miller, and Deblase carry on that legacy with devilish … Continue reading

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Review: BIONATOPS “Voices” – Bloodrock Media

“BIONATOPS is as if Mike Patton (Faith No More) and Les Claypool (Primus) did acid, fucked like rabbits, and had a shiny new baby – what the fuck?!?!” – Bloodrock Media

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Full Album Stream: Bionatops – “Voices” – Decibel Magazine

“If you’ve ever wondered what a high-speed collision between Revocation and The Dillinger Escape Plan plus any or all of Mike Patton’s musical endeavors would sound like, look no further than BIONATOPS. The duo, signed to notoriously odd label Nefarious … Continue reading

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Premiere: BIONATOPS – ‘The Great Pancake Massacre of 1957’ – Toilet Ov Hell

“The ground was soaked in syrup, that day. […] a groovy banger that slowly creeps up your spine and lays eggs in your brains. Those eggs would probably go well with the massacred pancakes and some hash browns. If you … Continue reading

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Thank Satan It’s Friday: Mechanical Triceratops! – The Pop Break

“Let’s kick this week off with something that sounds like if Primus were a death metal band, yeah? […] The project is meant to be a simultaneous descent into a fun version of insanity, and a break from all the … Continue reading

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LACES OUT: s/t (Nefarious Industries) review – Collective Zine

“There was a time where if you read zines like HeartattaCk, Double Decker, and Nothing Left, you couldn’t seem to go three reviews without a record being compared to Fugazi or Hoover. For LACES OUT, either the past 20 years … Continue reading

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BIONATOPS’ (Ex-BLACK CROWN INITIATE, CARICATURE) New Song Will Make You Hear “Voices” – Metal Injection

“We’ve been given the privilege to stream the title track off the album, which is just totally nuts. Some of the vocals make you feel like you’re listening to an old school Primus song (as does the rest of the … Continue reading

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LACES OUT: Review – Metal Trenches

“LACES OUT oozes aesthetic of the days when alternative radio reigned supreme and MTV actually played edgy music videos instead of reality garbage. As the droning, infectious bass groove of ‘Will To Become’ kicks off, I am immediately thinking of Fugazi. … Continue reading

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