New Blood! METER FEEDER, LÍO, OHYDA, COMMUNITY, TORPUR, and CUTTING THROUGH


November 10th, 2016 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:
METER FEEDER

Date & location formed:
March, 2016 in Western Massachusetts.

Reason for forming:
Since hardcore should be over & done with already, we wanted to start an entirely new genre.

What are your lyrics about?
A day in the life of your average Meter Feeder; feeling remorse about having eaten at Applebee’s when you should have gone to Chile’s for unlimited enchiladas (for only $9.99), how it should be against the law to be obligated to go to some garbage party your co-workers are having, and reading about rural Massachusetts warriors who make their own license plates out of cardboard in MassLive & trying to get a job there. Our new material is about how L.A. is an uninhabitable city of robots, and stalking Anthony Kiedis.

How would you describe your sound?
Roll, NEVER rock.

Meeter Feeder (photo by Laura Motley)

Meeter Feeder (photo by Laura Motley)

What’s in the future for this band?
A new cassingle on Gut Freak, playing Be Bad Weekend in Richmond in January, followed by a short East Coast tour.

Links and contact info:

meterfeeder.bandcamp.com
gutfreak.storenvy.com

 

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Band name:
LÍO

Date & location formed:
November 2015. Santiago de Chile.

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Lío (photo by Viviana Perez Figueroa)

Reason for forming:
To show how bored we are about our routine life.

What are your lyrics about?
Frustration and anger against a world that fills us with absurd obligations.

How would you describe your sound?
Furious adolescent fastcore.

What’s in the future for this band?
We want to record an EP for the 2017 and a couple of surprises with some friends bands.

Links and contact info:

liopv.bandcamp.com

 

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OHYDA

Date & location formed:
Don’t remember the exact date, probably beginning of 2015. We played our first show on 1st may 2015. 3/4 of band members live in Lublin, Poland, while our vocalist lives in Łódź, Poland.

Reason for forming:
3/4 Ohyda members played in the last Alert! Alert! line-up. After A!A! broke up after 4 years of existence, we felt we still wanted to play together. Kamil whom I’ve been in bands before joined us as the drummer.

What are your lyrics about?
Olo, our vocalist writes all the lyrics. All of them hold an orwellian, pessimistic if not misanthropic vision of the future and mankind.

How would you describe your sound?
Hmmm… we;re aiming for being dark, raw and psychedelic at the same time. I guess we’re inspired by both older polish bands like early Siekiera, Tragiedia or Atak, 90’s bands like P.E.S.D., lots of contemporary bands and I must admit we probably wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for Destino Final, haha!

What’s in the future for this band?
We played 20 gigs so far, including a small tour with Life Fucker, done one gig abroad (Dublin, Ireland) and released a tape. We have a 12″ out soon on LVEUM. Hopefully after the record is out we’ll play some more shows and tour outside of Poland.

Ohyda (photo by Olga)

Ohyda (photo by Olga)

Links and contact info:

ohyda.bandcamp.com
lavidaesunmus.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
COMMUNITY

Date & location formed:
Round about 19:00, 16th November 2015. Sheffield, UK.

Reason for forming:
Ben wanted to try singing in a band, paddy likes drums. We each liked the bands the others had been in, and liked each other.

What are your lyrics about?
Hating work, wrecking the planet and feeling helpless to do otherwise, hating magic and people who do magic tricks; they’re generally pretty sarky with an occasional hopeful bit… basically qualified negativity.

How would you describe your sound?
Some mid paced jammers, some fast stuff, mostly kind of mushy.

What’s in the future for this band?
We’ve recorded for a 7” and got a bunch of new tunes for a tape for Blenk, and we want to get out of the UK for a bit in the new year as well. No definite timeframes on any of this stuff. More Habesha (Best food in Sheff).

Community (photo by Davey Gooch)

Community (photo by Davey Gooch)

Links and contact info:
thepunkcommunity.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
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TORPUR

Date & location formed:
December 2015 in Kraków, Poland.

Reason for forming:
Drunken conversation and a slimy cellar.

What are your lyrics about?
Male-induced disgust. Dungeon skate gang. Punk opinions. Using skateboards to hurt people. Nationalistic delusions. A goblin that is hungry and fucked up. Free time as a means of wasting potential. Free time as a means of resistance.

How would you describe your sound?
Goblin punk. Dungeon rock. Crooked grind.

What’s in the future for this band?
Learning how to play our instruments. Also a split tape and more shows.

Torpur (photo by Zuzanna Dzwonkowska)

Torpur (photo by Zuzanna Dzwonkowska)

Links and contact info:

torpur.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/torpurpunx

 

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Band name:
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CUTTING THROUGH

Date & location formed:
May 2016 Portland, Oregon.

Reason for forming:
Singer Mike and guitarist Kyle looking to do a band for a long time with a specific nyhc sound and aesthetic.

What are your lyrics about?
Our lyrics are a mix of issues such as the epidemic of sexual abuse in punk, positive thinking and health, and the straight edge.

How would you describe your sound?
Our sound is fast and hard hitting late 80’s New York hardcore, similar to many revelation records bands.

What’s in the future for this band?
We are recording in winter, hoping to have an ep out by summer and we would like to play the east coast in 2017.

Cutting Through (photo by Dan Gonyea)

Cutting Through (photo by Dan Gonyea)

Links and contact info:

cuttingthrough.bandcamp.com

 

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Do you have or know of an awesome new band*? It’s easy to submit to be in MRR’s New Blood feature — just email us the following info, and keep keeping’ it real…

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:

Along with the answers please send a band photo at least 600px on the longest side (with photo credits), and a logo if you have one, to:

*By “new band” we mean a band that formed within the past year or year and a half.

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