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New Blood! WILD ROSE, AMYGDALA, SIAL, DROP IN, THE COMPLETERS, and SPLIT TONGUE

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MRR Radio #1554 • 4/23/17

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New Blood! RATAA, CELL, VELVET SUNSHINE, ENEMIES, SECT MARK, and ANTI-SEED

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MRR Radio #1553 • 4/16/17

This week on MRR Radio, Greg blasts into the stratosphere with Lourdes from DON'T ASK and Alex...from punk. Grab a ...

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New Blood! CRUZ DE NAVAJAS, HIGH-VIS, NIHILISTIC FIT, CLOUDGAYZER, GARDEN CENTRE, and RELEVANT ANGER

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New Blood! WILD ROSE, AMYGDALA, SIAL, DROP IN, THE COMPLETERS, and SPLIT TONGUE


April 28th, 2017 by

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, check out some killer new shit…

Band name:
WILD ROSE

Date & location formed:
Summer 2016.

Reason for forming:
To rock HARD with our friends in our small town.

What are your lyrics about?
The soul.

How would you describe your sound?
A melding of power pop and hard rock or as one reviewer aptly puts it “The Steve Miller Band trying to be a punk band.”

What’s in the future for this band?
Recording in a studio, touring, and hopefully releasing a record.

Wild Rose (photo by Farrah Skeiky)

Links and contact info:

wildroseva.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
AMYGDALA

Date & location formed:
Formed in late 2014 and released our first album in 2016. That release was followed by a 30 day tour through Europe and another month-long tour through the U.S. to support our album Population Control.

Reason for forming:
To dismantle cool kid clubs.

What are your lyrics about?
CSA (child sex abuse) Depression, mental illness, racism, inner misogyny, patriarchy.

How would you describe your sound?
Aggressive, emotional, hardcore punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Working on album #2, split 7” release with Soul Glo, Mexico/South America tour winter 2017.

Amygdala (photo by Rhylli)

Links and contact info:
Write us! For merch, shows,booking at
amygdalatx.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
SIAL

Date & location formed:
December 2016 from Singapore, Southeast Asia.

Reason for forming:
Producing raw hardcore punk representing the voices of the minority and the marginalised class. Singing in our native language, Malay.

SIAL (photo by Andreas)

What are your lyrics about?
Spewing our hatred towards humanity and the system that you’ve created. Against, power,gentrification, progression and modernisation in the world’s most expensive state.

How would you describe your sound?
Raw, dark, primitive punk hardcore mixed with blood and tears.

What’s in the future for this band?
No future.The world is dying, so is punk.

SIAL (photo by Andreas)

Links and contact info:
sial.bandcamp.com

 

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Artwork by Rich Gutierrez

Band name:
DROP IN

Date & location formed:
Jan 2016 in San Jose, CA.

Reason for forming:
I think we all just really wanted to DO something- cole & jerm were pretty fresh out of their last bands & we just went into the basement & started jamming. ricky showed up sometime during that first practice, took over on bass & that was that.

What are your lyrics about?
Most of the lyrics come from the self-perpetuating loop of sadness & anger, I guess.

How would you describe your sound?
I feel like we play pretty straightforward hardcore… maybe like Mindset-meets-Blazing Eye.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just put out our second tape, “Antifascist Hardcore”… as for the future, we’re planning some upcoming gigs up & down the west coast, & we’re probably going to start working on a full length pretty soon.

Drop In (photo by Saoirse Alesandro)

Links and contact info:
dropin.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:

THE COMPLETERS

Date & location formed:
We are from Porto Alegre, Brazil. We had our first gig in December 2016.

Reason for forming:
We played in some local hardcore bands and we wanted to form a new band, with post-punk influence.

What are your lyrics about?
About the way we live our lives in the middle of streets and buildings.

How would you describe your sound?
Post-punk played by punks.

What’s in the future for this band?
We’ve just released a single and we are looking for labels for our debut album.

The Completers (photo by John Souza)

Links and contact info:

thecompleters.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/TheCompleters

 

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Band name:
SPLIT TONGUE

Pdoih – Vocals
Gaga – Guitar
At – Bass
Lem – Drum

Date & location formed:
Shah Alam, Malaysia.

Reason for forming:
We just wanted to make a hardcore punk band and make friends all around the world.

What are your lyrics about?
They’re about what happens around us. About what we love and hate.

How would you describe your sound?
I think hardcore + Oi! + UK82. How about you?

What’s in the future for this band?
We just release new Ep Smash The Wall, released by Secret Records (Malaysia). We’re getting split with Losst, also from Malaysia. We’re also planning to touring a few countries in Southeast Asia.

Links and contact info:

lidahbercabang.bandcamp.com
secretrecs.bandcamp.com

 

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1) Band name:
2) Date & location formed:
3) Reason for forming:
4) What are your lyrics about?
5) How would you describe your sound?
6) What’s in the future for this band?
7) Links and contact info:

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New Blood! RATAA, CELL, VELVET SUNSHINE, ENEMIES, SECT MARK, and ANTI-SEED


April 20th, 2017 by

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, check out some killer new shit…

Artwork by Hafiz Bastard

Band name:
RATAA

Date & location formed:
Late 2016, Singapore.

Reason for forming:
The love for Spanish hardcore punk.

What are your lyrics about?
“Freedom” in one of the most watched first world countries, oppression, and of course, our friendly neighborhood police force.

How would you describe your sound?
Punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Waiting for our release by Runstate Tapes (Canada), GLordRecords (Malaysia) and The Land In Between DIY (USA). We also hope to tour soon!

Links and contact info:

rataapunk.bandcamp.com

Rataa (photo by Erra loathe.child)

 

 

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Band name:
CELL

Date & location formed:
Montreal, QC, Canada in the summer of 2016.

Reason for forming:
Things were on an upswing in Montreal and Adam and Andrew were interested in starting a new, more mid-paced hc band. They tried out some songs with a friend of theirs who couldn’t commit and they eventually teamed up with Sasha and Evan. Creating with friends is essential to life.

What are your lyrics about?
The lyrics are about frustration and repetition. It’s about the banality of cyclical tasks of everyday life, and mundane interactions with the world. Kind of Kafka-esque, but with more reverb.

How would you describe your sound?
Noisy, stompy, mid-paced hardcore with the occasional nod to first wave bm.

What’s in the future for this band?
Drunken Sailor is releasing our demo on 7”. We have 4 new songs that we’re going to record before the end of the summer. More shows and touring.

Links and contact info:

cellfromthegrave.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
VELVET SUNSHINE

Date & location formed:
Formed in mid 2016.

Reason for forming:
We formed because we all worship the sun and all live in Rogers park, IL. Rip azd.

What are your lyrics about?
The sun, not the moon, and everything in between those two things.

How would you describe your sound?
We are a blend of love, sunshine, and cone studs (not pyramid) but we are mostly influenced by The Mob, Rancid, and Judas Priest

What’s in the future for this band?
We have no future. We are disbanding in June 2017 but have a full world tour planned. See you in Tokyo! After that we will be playing on the surface of the sun so the universe can experience our eternal sunshine

Links and contact info:
velvetsunshine.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
ENEMIES

Date & location formed:
Late summer 2016 In Calgary, Alberta.

Reason for forming:
We just wanted to start a band that wasn’t compiled of the same members who form every other band here. We also wanted to start a band that doesn’t sound like anything else we have here in Calgary.

What are your lyrics about?
Stuff that we don’t like such as racism, police brutality, working a lame job, idiots…

How would you describe your sound?
Hardcore Punk with an Oi! influence, done by four non-skinheads.

What’s in the future for this band?
Recording again soon, Maybe playing some out of town shows, Maybe do a split.

Links and contact info:

enemiesab.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
SECT MARK

Date & location formed:
We formed in Rome with the actual line up somewhere near June 2016, first we attempted to play together with another line up and a different sound some months before as we were more attracted to a crust kinda mood and had a different drummer while our drummer was the singer and the singer played guitar ahahah! Also three of us were in another band called Lexicon Devils that had already been playing for long time.

Reason for forming:
We were good friends before banding together and shared very similar music taste so it was pretty much an obvious foregone conclusion to start up the new project together. We are all in other bands but this was the band that fully embodied our actual taste and mood in music.

What are your lyrics about?
Lyrics are mainly brief statements of paranoia, an emotional mirror of ourselves sometimes, they talk about politics, state murders, having to deal with people on your own local scene to which you’re just worthless unless you go to their macho themed gigs, they also talk somehow about relationships, about lust, there’s a big sexual charge on them somehow, they talk about the fuck we give about all the things that might or might not be considered art.

How would you describe your sound?
I would say a raw, dark, gloomy and furious punk hardcore maybe a little crust influenced.

What’s in the future for this band?
Bother people. We’re preparing new stuff to record soon. We count on having a new release ready by fall and play as much shows as possible!

Links and contact info:
sectmark.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
ANTI-SEED

Date & location formed:
Dec 2016 in Kansas City MO.

Reason for forming:
The members of our band have always had a strong influence from punk. Some of us have been going to shows for years and ever since it’s entered our lives it’s given us a drive of emotion and independency that has severely impacted us. It’s given us a voice. We want to express it with this band further.

What are your lyrics about?
Fascism, resources, toxic relationships, destruction, anxiety.

How would you describe your sound?
Punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Saying and playing what we want and inspiring others to do the same.

ANTI-SEED (photo by Aaron Rhodes)

Links and contact info:

anti-seed.bandcamp.com

 

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1) Band name:
2) Date & location formed:
3) Reason for forming:
4) What are your lyrics about?
5) How would you describe your sound?
6) What’s in the future for this band?
7) Links and contact info:

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New Blood! CRUZ DE NAVAJAS, HIGH-VIS, NIHILISTIC FIT, CLOUDGAYZER, GARDEN CENTRE, and RELEVANT ANGER


April 13th, 2017 by

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, check out some killer new shit…

Band name:
CRUZ DE NAVAJAS

Date & location formed:
June 2016, Mexico City.

Reason for forming:
At first to give life to some songs that I (Alex) had intended for a “solo” project that never happened, one day while talking with Sharon about doing something together in the post punk genre I told her about those songs which she liked after I showed them to her, so we started reworking on them. After unsuccesfully trying with different guitar players we decided to keep it a 2 piece, wrote a couple more songs and asked Daniel if he could write some guitar parts for the songs, to which he said yes and did a great job, he has also played with us in the live performances.

What are your lyrics about?
The lyrics are mostly about issues in Mexico like feminicides and forced disapperiances, but theres also other songs that talk about anti-capitalist organizations that existed in other countries but that can fit into what is going on in the world and how we could still use their main idea to create newer ways of action.

How would you describe your sound?
Dark and danceable post punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Write and record more songs, reléase an LP on Going Underground Records in the US and Symphony of Destruction in Europe, we got asked to play 2 really cool fests in Oakland (Near Dark) and San Antonio (San la Muerte) this summer so we’re gonna do that and more dates in between hopefully.

Links and contact info:


cruzdenavajas.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:

HIGH-VIS

Date & location formed:
Summer 2016, London UK

Reason for forming:
This band was spawned from a couple of homeless demos originally destined for former projects. These groups never really met their potential due to some pretty horrendous personal circumstances, but we liked the songs and wanted to give them a chance once the dust had settled. Having nailed those old numbers, we realised that the combination of a mutant washout from the hardcore scene, a frustrated London cab driver, the French Superman, an Israeli fugitive, and Crappy Rob made for a great lineup.

What are your lyrics about?
First world problems.

How would you describe your sound?
Miserablist punk. Imagine if MASSHYSTERI played songs in the style of THE CHAMELEONS with a Scouse singer…

What’s in the future for this band?
‘A Fist For When You’re Down’ b/w ‘Positive Intervention’ (Farewell Records UK) is in the pressing plant right now. Look out for two more 7”s already recorded by Misha Hering at Holy Mountain Studios in the near future.

High-Vis (photo by Neil Anderson)

Links and contact info:

highvis.bandcamp.com
farewelldeath.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
NIHILISTIC FIT

Date & location formed:
2015-16 Fort Worth, TX.

Reason for forming:
Lots of bands were breaking up//people moving away from NTX so it was time for a new group of bozos to play the HC.

What are your lyrics about?
Prayers, commandments and hymns from the doctrine of assbeating directly and perfectly translated by our very own oracle of assbeaterdom which he received during winter solstice from the most high on Mt. Dogweed

How would you describe your sound?
I wouldn’t.

What’s in the future for this band?
Tour this summer w/ ELIX-R, recording new material, swinging belts from coast to coast.

Nihilistic Fit (photo by Will Mecca)

Links and contact info:

i-nhnf-i.bandcamp.com

 

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Artwork by Destiny Stubbs

Band name:
CLOUDGAYZER

Date & location formed:
May 2016.

Reason for forming:
We thought a hardcore band would be a good front for our transgender vigilante bigot-smashing super squad.

What are your lyrics about?
Radical queer resistance, killing rapists, dysphoria and dissociation, gender fuckery, destroying the state on the first date.

How would you describe your sound?
Spastic thrashy powersass hardcore.

What’s in the future for this band?
Fed up fest July 2017, tape release soon!

Links and contact info:

cloudgayzer.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/cloudgayzer

 

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Band name:
GARDEN CENTRE

Date & location formed:
Brighton UK, Last year.

Reason for forming:
Desperate need to write about a single, fictional social group.

Garden Centre (photo by Josh Harvey)

What are your lyrics about?
Garden Centre started off with the idea of writing about a group of friends who meet up, or have met up, at an abandoned plant nursery. For the first record I wrote almost exclusively about this group. I really wanted to make songs that were based around a young person’s connection with free spaces in the landscape around them. Garden centres, junkyards, and portions of the beach where you can find really good bits of rubbish are islands in a sort of ‘archipelago of adventure’- where for some the realisations that come with growing up can be discarded. I wanted to write about relationships in these environments. Since then I have also taken a great interest in semi rural energy drink consumption.

How would you describe your sound?
Zingy, but not nearly zingy enough.

What’s in the future for this band?
I am hoping that the other members of the band will all join together and buy me a place in a cookery school, or at least that one of them might teach me to correctly cook. Never once have they hinted that they might be so kind as to do this.

Links and contact info:

gardencentre.bandcamp.com

 

 

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Band name:
RELEVANT ANGER

Date & location formed:
Technically we were a band in 2014 but broke up a few months later then reformed with a new and consistent line up and sound in late 2015. We formed in San Dimas, CA.

Reason for forming:
Other than spewing nonsense that goes in my head, I’ve always wanted to front in a band and the band I was in broke up to become Relevant Anger. But that incarnation of the band is done.

What are your lyrics about?
The flaws that goes on in hardcore, getting through everyday life, hating stuff, how much I hate the fucking military and how this country should stop bombing others as well as killing innocent people.

How would you describe your sound?
Someone said we sound like Think I Care and that made me happy because that’s the best hardcore band to ever exist on this miserable planet. Fight me if you disagree.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just got out of a hiatus a few months ago so we can play Book Your Own Fest that’s taking place in Olympia which will be happening by the end of April. Day prior to that we’re playing in Portland and after the fest we’re playing our first show in SoCal since like September. Considering focusing on writing new material, but we’ll see.

Relevant Anger (photo by Photo by Daisy Donutt)

Links and contact info:
relevantanger.bandcamp.com
abnormalbroadcasting.bandcamp.com

 

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New Blood! PRETTY, ULTRARAT, LÖSS, and DECOY


April 6th, 2017 by

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, check out some killer new shit…

Band name:
PRETTY

Date & location formed:
December 2016/Boston, MA.

Reason for forming:
Most of my creative output is centered around recording and drumming, so I wanted to start a solo project where I could play badly play some riffs and yell a lot; I’m constantly inspired by a ton of talented friends and a lot of it rubs off on me whenever I pick up a guitar and noodle!

What are your lyrics about?
Queerness, embracing identity, and toxic complacency.

How would you describe your sound?
Fairly rockin’~

What’s in the future for this band?
Writing new material and playing some shows with my buds! I’m moving to NYC soon, so hopefully gigging with some of the fantastic bands in the area!

Pretty (photo by Kit Castagne)

Links and contact info:

iampretty.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/artifactaudio

 

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Band name:
ULTRARAT

Date & location formed:
February 2016 in Montreal.

Reason for forming:
At first the Ultrarat demo was a solo project.
I wanted to play shows so I decided to form the band with my best buds.

What are your lyrics about?
Pain, Life and social, and mental issues.

How would you describe your sound?
We’re a d-beat raw punk band with a lot of Swedish punk influences.

What’s in the future for this band?
We are working on a lp and planning to go on tour in the end of 2017.

Ultrarat (photo by Marie Eve Scarey)

Links and contact info:
ultrarat.bandcamp.com

 

 

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Band name:
LÖSS

Date & location formed:
Late summer of 2016. Gothenburg, Sweden.

Reason for forming:
Three of us played together in another band that was on hiatus at the moment and so we got restless, switched some instruments and started a new band together with Clara.

What are your lyrics about?
First world problems, slaves to new trends, void, having Jesus as your only friend, morons who walk in the bicycle lane, greed, bs…

How would you describe your sound?
Raw & catchy.

What’s in the future for this band?
Make more songs and do more shows…we just got started!

LÖSS (photo by Masoud Vatankhah)

Links and contact info:
losspunx.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
DECOY

Date & location formed:
FALL 2015 IN A STORAGE UNIT IN GREENSBORO NORTH CAROLINA BUT MORE LEGITIMATELY EARLY 2016 IN THE FANTASY ULTRA LOUNGE.

Reason for forming:
To rock as hard as possible, and because 90% of punk bands here are the same 5-6 people switched around.

What are your lyrics about?
Street metal, how Decoy is your favorite band, death, standard stuff.

How would you describe your sound?
Pummeling Street Metal.

What’s in the future for this band?
Touring, gigging, and making tons of money.

Decoy (photo by Matt Martin)

Links and contact info:

decoy666.bandcamp.com

 

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New Blood! SUB SPACE, CRICO, TOTAL REALITY, OMERTA, and GAG TAPE


March 30th, 2017 by

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Band name:
SUB SPACE

We are:
Vocals- Sam Light
Guitar- Joe Z.
Bass- Martin
Drums- Tony Kaplan

Date & location formed:
March 2016 Brooklyn, NY.

Reason for forming:
I really wanted to start a hardcore project. I had a lot of aggression that was consuming me in an unhealthy way, and music has always been an outlet for me, so I thought why not start making some. Around that time there were so many amazing femme-fronted hardcore bands coming out and KILLING IT! It really inspired me to finally start a project and put myself out there.Me and Joe started the project and then asked Tony and Martin if they wanted to be part of it. We have all known each other for the better part of a decade so everything just kinda fell into place as we began to write. We all put an equal amount of effort and creative energy into the songs, so everything we have written so far has been a real collaborative effort.

What are your lyrics about?
The lyrics all have interconnecting themes about standing your ground and the constant struggle of internal and external destruction. It’s about raw femme and queer power, about claiming our space, about confronting anger and actually using it as a source of strength. I wanted to write fem-dom lyrics to assert my dominance and make it very present.

I also made the decision to write some of the songs in Spanish. I chose to do that because I am a mix Latina New Yorker. This is a part of me and the lyrics I wrote in Spanish are actually the most personal and vulnerable.

How would you describe your sound?
Sub Space is definitely hc with punk sensibilities. We found a sound that really represents every single one of our personal styles and we are super excited to continue to grow into that sound.

What’s in the future for this band?
As for the future, we are getting ready to put out tapes of our demo and wanna keep playing shows!

Sub Space (photo by Ayşe Yasa)

Links and contact info:

subspacenyc.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
CRICO

Date & location formed:
Mexico City, November 2016.

Reason for forming:
We wanted to start a Rock’n’Roll band influenced by Garage Punk with a raw Hardcore backbone. We all listen to a lot of different stuff as well as sharing a lot of common interests in music and general. Fun, friendship, punk, and memes.

What are your lyrics about?
Our lyrics talk about having fun with our friends, the boredom of everyday life and the satisfaction of emotional and musical self destruction. Dating, relationships, and anecdotes, want to see the city blow to bits, letting your feelings take control disregarding the consequences. We invite people to dance and go nuts, to enjoy the music and just dance.

How would you describe your sound?
Strong and fast. a No-holds-barred invitation to wobble your head, stomp around a have a good time.

What’s in the future for this band?
Tour, make more music and more memes.

Crico (photo by San Atarashi)

Links and contact info:

crico.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
TOTAL REALITY

Date & location formed:
I don’t know about date, but some time around May or June 2016 in my flatmate’s room while hanging out with our now singer (Thauer), who was visiting the glorious.

Reason for forming:
Thauer was never in a band and really wanted to sing somewhere so I figured why not. We hit up our two mates Basti (Bass) and Marcel (Drums) and then I wrote the Demo in two weeks cause I still had some riffs leftover from a former band that never really went anywhere.

What are your lyrics about?
It’s mostly about personal stuff which in Thauer’s case involves a lot of social anxiety and disdain towards his peers which – living in Berlin – consists of Tumblr warriors living behind a computer screen. I think if he would live somewhere else, he would be less aggravated but since he’s a graphic designer Berlin is kind of his natural habitat.

How would you describe your sound?
Primitive, simple but effective. In terms of bands I’ve ripped off probably Urban Blight, Negative Approach, SSD or something like that.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just toured so it might be a while before that happens again but definitely writing and recording new stuff. Gonna play some weekends and fests here and there, maybe throw in the occasional one off show.

Links and contact info:

totalxreality.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
OMERTA

Date & location formed:
July 2016, Ottawa.

Reason for forming:
Sick and tired of being sick and tired.

What are your lyrics about?
World/society, scene politics, grieving the loss of loved ones, destruction.

How would you describe your sound?
Fast hardcore influenced by early Italian and finish Hardcore in the vein of Wretched, Puke, Mellaka etc.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just came back from touring Mexico in February, gonna write new songs, play more shows and hopefully release a 7 inch in the future.

Links and contact info:
omertapunk.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
GAG TAPE

Date & location formed:
Boyle Heights, CA 2017.

Reason for forming:
We were tired of the same bands playing in every show in the L.A scene.

What are your lyrics about?
Oppression, police brutality, and feminism.

How would you describe your sound?
Ass Clapping Hardcore.

What’s in the future for this band?
Tour in the bay area June 9-11, 2017.

Links and contact info:
gagtape666.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/GAGTAPE666

 

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