Unholy Grave, the longstanding Japanese grindcore band, announced this sad news on their Facebook page on January 19: Tonight,UG drummer “HEE-CHUNG”(HIRONORI SUZUKI) passed away…. We are deeply sorry to hear Continue reading Unholy Grave drummer passes away
Muerte from Mexico City (and Tercer Mundo, a band with whom Muerte shares members) and Sete Star Sept from Japan happened to be on tour at the same time in Continue reading Muerte and Sete Star Sept: video from tour stop
Jon Chang, Bryan Fajardo, Takafumi Matasubara, Ted Patterson, and Steve Procopio, when you put them all together, have a long, impressive list of band memberships: Discordance Axis, Burnt By The Sun, Continue reading GridLink interview: the final album
Let’s start with Japan’s Melt-Banana, who are coming back to the States for a tour as they’ve done many times before. Their new album is called Fetch, and it’s yet Continue reading Melt-Banana and Brain Tentacles U.S. tour
D.U. previously reported on S-Explode from Japan doing a U.S. tour, which is happening as of this writing. We saw them play the first show in a basement in Leesburg, Continue reading S-Explode “3songs” review + live photos
Tideland from VA has got some national and international touring miles under its collective belt, and the latest, in support of new album Lull, is a few U.S. dates coming Continue reading Tideland and S-Explode touring the U.S.
In this grindcore edition of Musical Darwinism, we played J.R. Hayes some records, and he played us some records. Here are his first impressions of and comments on each, with Continue reading Musical Darwinism with J.R. Hayes
“One Earth Tour” is the name of this troupe’s jaunt through the States that’s going on now. These guys and girls are extremely ambitious, talented and entertaining, both visually and Continue reading Kodo drummers from Japan on U.S. tour