New Blood! SOUL GLO, RECTAL SWAB and GAASP


June 22nd, 2015 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:
SOUL GLO

Date & location formed:
7/2014. Philadelphia.

Reason for forming:
Frustration and the need to express it.

What are your lyrics about?
The experience of the Black American.

How would you describe your sound?
Aggressive.

Soul Glo (photo by Shayne Maister)

Soul Glo (photo by Shayne Maister)

What’s in the future for this band?
An August tour through the Southern US and 7 new songs released very soon.

Links and contact info:
http://soulglophl.bandcamp.com
https://facebook.com/soulglophilly

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Band name:
RECTAL SWAB

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Date & location formed:
Late 2012 – West Kalimantan, Pontianak (Indonesia)

Reason for forming:
This band originated from our discontent with the very mainstream genres of music in our city. We want to make genre-minded noisy grind in our city. Fuck pop music, everything sucks, the dirty government, and anti-intellectualism. Fuck this.

What are your lyrics about?
The lyric are about our hatred for our government, environmental concerns, boredom, and flatterers.

How would you describe your sound?
like Swedish grind, like a doom band.

What’s in the future for this band?
To keep playing fast and noise. And
to bring more grindcore to our city.

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Links and contact info:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rectal-Swab-Grindcore
https://soundcloud.com/redwood-record/
Watch’em on Youtube

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Band name:
GAASP

Date & location formed:
Fall 2014, Portland OR.

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Reason for forming:

A bunch of friends who met in Portland and shared an interest in punk / metal, crust, stenchcore and ‘80s hardcore.

What are your lyrics about?
introspection, life struggles, social politics, religion and mysticism.

GaASP ((photo by Aarika Skeels)

GaASP (photo by Aarika Skeels)

How would you describe your sound?
punk-metal, crust.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just released our first cassette in 2015 at Black Water in Portland!

Links and contact info:

gaasp.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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