Brooklyn hardcore quartet Syndromes (ex-His Hero Is Gone, Masakari) recently premiered their forthcoming self-titled EP via Clrvynt. The four-track effort will officially be released on April 21 via Halo of Flies and can be purchased here. This short but sweet release is a relentless blitzkrieg of darkened crust that frequently conjures downtrodden melodies alongside the bludgeoning hardcore riffs. Check out the release in full after the break.
Scavengers is an upstate NY crust/hardcore band conceived in early 2016 by current and ex members of First Blood, Recon, Hell Mary, You and I, NY in 64, Lariat and Forgery. As you may have gathered from this (only partial) pedigree, these dudes are not only busy on the music front, but also may have been around the block a time or two. It turns out that is a crucial ingredient in churning out a fully competent and thoroughly blistering 20 minutes of crust laden hardcore, which they have in the form of their debut LP Progress to Oblivion. Continue Reading