ALBUM REVIEW: Blind Girls – An Exit Exists

Rising from Gold Coast, Australia, Hardcore quintet Blind Girls redefines standards with their own brand of the genre. With their new album, An Exit Exists (Persistent Vision Records), the band proves they know how to keep listeners on their toes.Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Fórn – The Departure of Consciousness

Nothing beats a sunny day, a cold beer, and some sludge and doom blasting over the speakers as I melt in the heat. Just in time for summer, Fórn is reissuing The Departure of Consciousness (Persistent Vision Records) for its ten-year anniversary. The Boston-based funeral doom/sludge outfit made their name in the Boston scene by bringing some of the heaviest, most beefy riffs. Now they grace us with a reissue of their debut full-length where those riffs are as tasty as ever.Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Prisoner – Putrid – Obsolete

Technological horror, the literal or metaphorical collision of organic life with machines, from JG Ballard to David Cronenburg to Akira, there’s something so compelling (and often terrifying) about the welding of machine and flesh. The jaws of the thresher know no remorse, while the body is destined to suffer in its grip. Such thoughts occur listening to Putrid / Obsolete (Persistent Vision Records), the latest record from Richmond, Virginia’s extreme-metal unit Prisoner. Continue reading

Prisoner Drop New “Leaden Tomb” Single and Video From Upcoming Album

Richmond’s Prisoner have shared “Leaden Tomb,” the lead single from their second album, Putrid|Obsolete. Combining elements of death metal, doom, crust, and industrial, the long-player is due out on March 15th via Persistent Vision Records. Head into the article below to catch the new video and read more from Prisoner. 

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