Tag Archives: hardcore

UNDERER: The Code – Scream Blast Repeat

“From the opening china splashes of ‘01:19’, The Code sets out its stall as a tumultuous descent into cabin fever and paranoia, like watching English actor, Stephen Graham, at his most unhinged. […] Fans of Dillinger Escape Plan’s seminal 2007 album, Ire Works, will…

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BRENNER & MOLENAAR: Uninvited Savior – House of Prog

“There are deep and dark notes which make me think of a foghorn crying out a warning, yet against that there is a distant melody which makes me think of a fairground luring unwary children to a doom they can…

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OXX: The Skeleton is Just a Coat Hanger; These Are the Black Strings That Make You Dance (2019) – House of Prog

“We are talking about truly progressing music as opposed to regurgitating Genesis. Massively complex musical threads and time signatures have been woven together to create something powerful which never loses its edge, just like Damascus steel. […] It is intense,…

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Review: EL DRUGSTORE’s The Golden Age of Bad Ideas – Black Insect Laughter

“Early Mastodon meet the Cardiacs doing Botch cover numbers is probably the nearest I can get to a quick description and even then I am falling short of the mark. This is head-fuck music of the highest order […] Like…

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OXX: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Labyrinth” Video By Danish Hardcore/Grind Outfit; Band Embarks On First US Tour Next Week – Earsplit Compound

Aarhus, Denmark-based avant-hardcore act OXX presents a video their belligerent new LP, The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, following its release through Nefarious Industries in August. The new video for the track “Labyrinth”…

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OXX: The Skeleton is Just a Coat Hanger; These Are the Black Strings That Make You Dance – ninehertz

“DEP, Botch, Rolo Tomassi – there are reminders of all the common pointers, but the tech-y elements are brightly jaunty, and come packaged with a really heavy approach. […] like a sludge The Armed, on at twice speed, and as…

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OXX: New Album By Danish Avant-Hardcore Act Streaming At Captured Howls; LP Sees Nefarious Industries Release Friday + US Tour Dates Announced – Earsplit Compound

This Friday, Nefarious Industries releases The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, the decimating new LP by Aarhus, Denmark’s avant-hardcore crew, OXX. Ahead of its release, Captured Howls is now streaming the entire…

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OXX: The Skeleton Is Just A Coathanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance – Everything Is Noise

“OXX has not only made a record called The Skeleton Is Just A Coathanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, which is a feat in itself, they also managed to make it uncompromisingly unique… weird melodies, nail-biting…

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Bathe In The Caustic Storm Of OXX’s Brand New Utterly Insane Avant-garde Hardcore – Captured Howls

“There’s not any clear way to overstate how off-the-walls insane the new record from Denmark’s avant-garde hardcore crew OXX really is. Called The Skeleton Is Just A Coat Hanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, the seven…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Oxx Rock Out With Some Seriously Unstable Hardcore On “Screwdriver Hymn” – Heavy Blog Is Heavy

“Pay attention, idiot… “Screwdriver Hymn” has a floor-scraping bass riff that the guitars lurch alongside, flirting with math-rock guitar noodling and chaotic, dissonant hardcore scrapes that fans of KEN mode and GAZA will enjoy, just as much as the fans…

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