On this new 7″ co-release between REALITY IS A CULT RECORDS and PROFANE EXISTENCE RECORDS, KATA SARKA bring the blackened crust while BODDICKER plays aggressive grindcore influenced crust punk. Recorded by Carl Byers in Detroit April – May of 2012, this one is highly recommended if you like your crust with lots of blast beats. Both bands currently reside in the Indianapolis / Detroit areas.
KATA SARKA’s first release was way back in 2010, an EP called Riding a Wind of Knives. Via a prodigious recording schedule, theyve released 5 eps / splits and one LP in 3 years, the DAVID LEE GORGOROTH split being the 5th. With black metal song structure / riffage and crusty vocals, this band slays all standing in their way. Im not able to understand everything being said, and there is minimal info about them on the record, but in the song Mired in Spleen (which also appears on their newest 7″), they chant “liberation”, perhaps referring to animal lib. A great guitar solo is also buried in the song. Poaching The Boar is non-stop intensity from start to finish, and some of the guitar riffs feel a bit introspective like good black metal does. If KATA SARKA toured out to Victoria BC and played a show with ISKRA, Ive got a feeling the PA would melt by the time the night was over! according to their bandcamp page, their full length endeavor title Existential Oblivion was released March of 2012.
BODDICKER unleash a powerful fury of blazing guitars, amped up bass, gruff vokills, and fast as fuck drums. Plenty of good grooves from these bong heroes and socially conscious lyrics to boot. This is Boddickers 2nd recording, and have released 2 more split 7″s since. Theyve released 4 songs on this one, all brutal with an in-your-face aggression. Insert comes with recording information, and lyrics, and gangland style band photo. Very Intense!
BODDICKER BANDCAMP: http://boddicker13.bandcamp.com/music
KATA SARKA BANDCAMP: http://katasarka.bandcamp.com/
From the pine covered hills of Portland Oregon comes this 6 piece powerhouse right off the busy busking corners of the Pacific Northwest. Playing a kind of punk rock thats not quite gypsy, and not quite crust, but totally anarchist, this is a great adition to the PROFANE EXISTENCE label. Instruments such as accordian, 2 mandolins, and a washboard accompany the more conventional RnR instruments, and everyone in the band sings the songs. There is a ton of different influences prevalent in DIRTY KID DISCOUNT ranging from acoustic gypsy to ripping crust. The drums hit a double time sequence in the song Solomon’s Circle, and vocal style ranges from olde timey ballads to “cookie monster” gruff. Lyrically, this record covers two very obvious issues prevalent within punk rock; that is religion / ignorance caused by such, and green activism / environmentalism. The EP title is a reference to the song “Argoth”, a ballad about the horrors of the logging industry. I would call this style GYPSY CRUST, and recommend for those who like such bands as: MISCHIEF BREW, RUM REBELLION, ABSINTHE ROSE, etc. Limited Edition color vinyl is coke bottle clear. this is the 9th installment of the PROFANE EXISTENCE LIMITED EDITION 7″ SERIES.
DIRTY KID DISCOUNT facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DirtyKidDiscount
DIRTY KID DISCOUNT bandcamp: http://dirtykiddiscount.bandcamp.com/
This collection of underground artists loosely categorized within black metal captures the filth, ambiance, and destructive elements of black metal, along with 4 traditional low-fi black metal songs. I hear similarities of Raspberry Bulbs (Chicago), and at other times Burzum (Oslo), but this musical ogre definitely feels unique with approach and style. Side A is mostly ambiance laden with noise and 2 black metal songs. Side B is the musical reverse, being mostly black metal but still experimental as hell. This could probably be used as a film soundtrack, but the combination could potentially be scarring. Nine ‘songs’ total, multiple artists have been used on this release to paint the evil atmosphere. the booklet is laid out like a zine, and the gothic / satanic media give respect to Olde European lifestyle, sacrifice, satanism (surprise surprise), and some intelligent lyrics about the decay of Detroit city. limited to 500 copies, this record comes with a bonus sticker and can be found via Thee High Priestess.
Thee High Priestess: theehighpriestess.com
Classified Resistance: classifiedresistance.com
Classified Resistance-THEE Compilation.
Featuring 9 tracks from:
1 Premonition by Thee High Priestess
2 Black Heart by Oede
3 Wolves Surround My Grave by Strigoi
4 Conjuring the Black VVorm by Vermapyre
5 Die En Route by VVEGAS
6 Frisson Nouveau by Cape of Bats
7 Poison Blood by Broken Cross
8 A Shallow Grave For Rick Snyden by Hedorah
9 Widow Someday by Shane Speal
A mix of red,clear and blue, Profane has a limited amount in the webstore
WAR//PLAGUE’s “Primal” 7″ is finally out! After a long delay at the pressing plant we finally have this fine slab of wax in our hands. This marks the kick off of the second half of the PE Limited Edition Singles Series (starting with record #7). If you ordered the subscription I’m pleased to announce that your copies will go out in the mail tomorrow. You can also order individual copies as well.
WAR//PLAGUE – Primal is potentially the best release these Minneapolis punks have yet to offer! The driving force behind this release is laden with mad as fuck thrash punk. These tracks are an all out assault on the shallow society we live in. This is “Primal”…war cries to decimate corporate sponsorship in the DIY punk underground, and to curse the thrones of those who rule. WAR//PLAGUE carry the torch for what really matters in this desolate world of superficial living and material gain. The scathing and metallic riffs, the onslaught of drums and the scorching vocals makes this a serious addition to their previous releases. This is a clear and concise release with a message to raise the flag high and to bestow nothing but rage against the masses that lie, cheat and kill.
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This is Rachael Resist. I am the newest intern for Profane Existence. Ben Crew wanted to do a promo with my album that I just released in April. It’s not punk, but it’s one of the roots of punk and that is country music. I have been known to still do basement shows though….I have also played at the PE warehouse for Art-a-Whirl. If you like old roots country like Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, or Patsy Cline…you might like what I do. It’s still underground music and I am still as punk as I was in 1987.
So, if you order this, you get my album, Rachael and The Ranch Hand Resistance, and my favorite PE t-shirt….Defenders of the Faithless …always making punk a threat again!
A sample of what’s to come on the PE single release of the War//Plague e.p. “Primal”
the 2 songs on this flexi 7″ are crusty melodic punk rock from the Midwest. this 4 piece from Omaha use great drum rhythms with guitar melodies and gruff political vocals. the sound is a bit muddy but the bass doesnt get lost in the mix. for fans of melodic crust punk, this is a fully competent band. Released on World Trade Records, and Bezerker Records.
Relentless Approach: www.relentlessapproach.bandcamp.com
World Trade Records: https://myspace.com/worldtraderecords
Bezerker Records: http://xbezerkerrecordsx.bigcartel.com/
here is a hardcore split from Indiana recorded between 2010 and 2011. Rat Storm is a female fronted band that brings 4 songs on their side, one of which deals with rape and how serious the issue is. they rock the fastcore approach, with crisp production and enough breakdowns to keep it interesting, with clear explanations of the songs. Chaotic Neutral is a 5-piece that plays 4 songs of classic punchy Midwest hardcore. this is a good record to have if you like hardcore / fastcore. a joint release from Dead Rodent Records, Reality is a Cult Records, and Get Better Records.
Rat Storm: rodentcrust.blogspot.com
Chaotic Neutral: email@example.com
Reality Is a Cult Records: www.realityisacult.com