Wednesday, January 21, 2009

BLACK FLAG - The Complete 1982 Demo's plus more.

Never officially released, these are Black Flag's demo recordings from the period of time in which they were legally prevented from releasing any new material. Tracks 1-10 are the only recorded material with this lineup: Henry Rollins on vocals, Greg Ginn and Dex Cadena on guitar, Chuck Dukowski on bass, and Chuck Biscuits on drums. Most of the songs were demo versions of tracks that would appear on My War and .

Tracks 11-14 are a session recorded for Radio Tokyo in '84 and feature Rollins and Ginn, but with Kira Roesller on bass and Bill Stevenson on drums.

If you've never heard this shit, it's some of the best Black Flag shit I've ever heard, a perfect blend of their early ferocity and later experimentation. It's also the only recorded material the band has with Biscuits on drums.

Groundwork - Discography

I first got into Groundwork when i bought their split with Unbroken years and years ago. Groundowrk was a inflential hardcore band from the early 90's, who's members went on to form Four Hundred Years and Absinthe.

Groundwork played slow, heavy hardcore with a tendency to get noisy and discordant. Their style wasn't too dissimilar to Unbroken's Life. Love. Regret, but with the noisy and experimental elements of Rorschach or Deadguy included. Definitely ahead of their time.

Sunday, January 18, 2009

AD - Demo 2009

Intense and angry hardcore.
Chris Anger will like this.
You should like it too.
The end.



Religious As Fuck - S/T EP

This was a request by a couple different people.
These dudes are from Gainesville, FL. They churn out some honest DIY hardcore punk. Fast and angry. I love it.

You should too.

If you like it, buy the record. Its fucking cheap.