Album Review: Cyanic/Infinite Waste 2015 Split

Posted by on Nov Mon, 2015 in Album Review, Death Metal, Grind, Hardcore, New Releases

Album Review: Cyanic/Infinite Waste 2015 Split

This EP is a collaboration between San Jose’s Cyanic and Oakland’s Infinite Waste. Both bands from the California coast have a propensity for coarse, ball-busting dissonance with distorted guitars and beastly vocals. Here is a track-by-track review of this split: Cyanic have blasting soundwalls of sinuous counterpointed rhythms, which intertwine with complexity. The vocals are good, even though the sound quality itself is somewhat choppy. The drums, bass, and guitar each play their own thing, … read...

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Upcoming Shows: *UPDATED*

Posted by on Dec Tue, 2014 in Upcoming Shows

Upcoming Shows: *UPDATED*

First and foremost, I am pleased to announce that CATTLE FREAKING DECAPITATION is coming to my humble hometown to play at The Locker Room on January tenth. That’s one way to start 2015 with a bang. The official line up inlcudes Carrion Kind, Fields Of Elysium, Yar, Impaled Offering and A Malicious Plague. Meanwhile, in Albuqurque, Launchpad will be hosting this show on December 18th. Show some love to Omingnome, touring from Georgia.  I’ve never … read...

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Album Review: Infinite Waste: Ghost Town

Posted by on Jul Fri, 2014 in Album Review, Death Metal, Grind, New Releases

Album Review: Infinite Waste: Ghost Town

Featuring members of Burning Monk and Apocryphon, Infinite Waste is an Oakland, CA based Grindcore band. Their new release, Ghost Town, is discordant and vicious, but the vocals stand out as being especially brutal. Matt Eiseman and Jamison Kester are both outrageously aggressive in their approach to singing, and they also play guitar and bass, respectively. Meanwhile, drummer Kevin Swartz maintains a furious pace, emulating the punk rock influences of his previous work in … read...

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