Archive for Crust

Crusty Thrash from America’s Dairyland: “Stalemate” 10” by Protestant

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on January 22, 2012 by Underneath A Dying Sun

Alright, first post of 2012! I hope you enjoy it:

After releasing a certain amount of 7“, Splits and LP’s, Protestant from Milwaukee, WI, are about to unleash their latest output onto humanity: a 10” containing six tracks, titled Stalemate. It’s being released by five labels: Dingleberry, Parade Of Spectres, Caramba, Halo Of Flies and Apocaplexy. Continue reading


These sisters show no mercy: 7″ by Doomsisters

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on December 7, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

Wow, I just dropped the needle and a few seconds later it’s all over! Well, not really, but French Grindcore outfit Doomsisters keeps the pedal to the metal most of the time.

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Double edged French Crust: Human Compost-Geraniüm split 7″

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , , , on December 2, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

This one’s a real gem if you’re into Crust with some melodic overtones. Two excellent French bands carved into vinyl as black as their sound. It came out in 2010 already, so maybe you heard about the bands earlier…

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Someone got a torch? – “No Light For Mass” by Okkultokrati

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on November 10, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

Earlier this year, (in February, to be accurate) I went to see Kylesa in Bochum, Germany. Although totally blown away by them, Okkultokrati, that night’s supporting band, also left a permanent impression. I recently picked up a copy of their first album, No Light For Mass, at Drake Records in Cologne.

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Old School Crust: “A Wind Of Knives” by Zygote

Posted in Obscurities with tags , , , on October 15, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

Ever wondered what happened to the mighty Amebix? Well, this is what became of the band after their split in 1987. Zygote, as the new band was called, was formed in 1989 and consisted of Amebix  members Stig (guitar & vox), Spider (drums), George “Smutpig” (guitar & vox) and Tim Crow, a newly recruited bass player. Musically, they stayed in the vain of the sound developed on Monolith, the blueprint for what later become known as Crust Punk.

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New Norwegian Hatred: Livstid’s Full-Length!

Posted in Reviews with tags , , , , on October 6, 2011 by Underneath A Dying Sun

With Black Metal shifting to countries like the USA (Wolves In The Throne Room) or getting mixed up with shoe-gazer elements in France (Alcest) and TRBNGR in its death throes (seriously: a new singer???), Norway’s music scene needs some fresh blood again. Enter Livstid (“Lifetime”).

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