I just saw this amazing old documentary of Swedish hardcore punks, Anti-Cimex, circa 1985. Well, maybe, Discharge was more of a blueprint for this considered to be the masters D-beat, but Anti-Cimex, surely got their own variation with the a new wave of noisy and high-speed sound. Their classic Raped Ass and
1983, the year that punks started listening to metal. It all started with Motorhead – they were the first metal band that was cool for punks to be into. Then we heard Venom & the rest was history! SoCal punks & SoCal metal heads started seeing more eye to eye.
by Sean Reveron (CVLT Nation) 1, 2, 3…let’s go & rip the heads off the downpressors!!! Let’s kill them with 666 blows of HELLSHOCK! I totally dig this horde of Portland crusty warriors! They play their own brand of crust with trailer loads of emotion that take the listener beyond