Monthly Archives: February 2016

From Ashes Rise – Demo CS

From Ashes Rise – Demo CS (self-released, 1997):  FROM ASHES RISE is one of the earlier crusty/metallic hardcore bands I heard after getting into stuff like TRAGEDY.  The tight, d-beat influenced bulldozing hardcore their known for apparently took a little … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Hoboken – Punish The Innocent CS

Apocalypse Hoboken – Punish The Innocent CS (Full On, 1992):  A lot of people are familiar with APOCALYPSE HOBOKEN.  They were a totally unique, legitimately weird band.  This relatively early tape, which pre-dates Todd Pot taking over vocal duties, is … Continue reading

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V. Reverse – Demo CS

V. Reverse – Demo CS (self-released, 1995):  I really like V. REVERSE.  Their 10″ is one of my favorite records from this time period in Chicago.  They’re a band that has always seemed to defy any kind of easy categorization … Continue reading

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