Downard – Agony City

Despite this minimal set up, Downard make use with what they’ve got, stretching their caustic and frothing sound far and wide through the liberal use of effects pedals, weird-times changes and the kind of scrappy, barbaric percussion that was last heard blasting out of the first METZ album.

Ampwrecked: New Tracks For Your Ears #8

On Ampwrecked – Wormrot bring the grind, Terrible Love show a false flag, a party sofa with Prophets of Rage, biscuit beards from Frau Pouch, amateur happiness from Christian Fitness, a calming storm from Truckfighters, Holy Gold find gravity and Earth Moves visit a house of flowers.

Refused – Freedom

You’ve got to admire the guts of these Swedes. Returning/reforming back in 2012 for some shows, which from all accounts from everyone who was lucky enough to see them have been “the best band I’ve ever seen.” Then the announcement of going into the studio to record some more songs.