The Best Grindcore Album

  • Ass To Mouth - Degenerate
  • Corrupt Moral Altar - Mechanical Tides
  • Dephosphorus - Ravenous Solemnity
  • Gridlink - Longhena
  • Hierophant - Peste
  • Implore - Black Knell
  • Jig-Ai - Rising Sun Carnage
  • Keitzer - The Last Defence
  • Suffering Quota - Suffering Quota
  • Vermin Womb - Permanence
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    Ass To Mouth - Degenerate

    Rimming is pretty nasty most of the time, but there has allegedly been a popular resurgence regarding acceptance of the practice. Ass To Mouth is here to help us celebrate this fact with their filthy grind and its nicely bleached production.

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    Corrupt Moral Altar - Mechanical Tides

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    Whether you believe it or not, elegant, varied, funky and intelligent grindcore isn't a series of oxymorons. It exists, and even if it didn't, Corrupt Moral Altar would have invented it with their pummeling début rightfully titled Mechanical Tides. Let yourself drown in successive waves of the finest punk-and-sludge-inspired grindcore.

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    Dephosphorus - Ravenous Solemnity

    Astro-grind? Yep! Dephosphorus, with this Ravenous Solemnity, wrote a twisted grind album totally immersed in science-fiction. Hell, the album is dedicated to the memory of the late Iain M. Banks, and it definitely features several quotes from his books. Music-wise, expect to be pummelled by a furious assault led by !T.O.O.H.!-like vocals, with twisted guitars and relentless drumming - and a great flair for memorable songwriting!

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    Gridlink - Longhena

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    This is some furious technical grind that moves faster and hits harder than just about anything from 2014. It's actually insane. Deserves to be called insane.

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    Hierophant - Peste

    Hierophant must have gone through hell trying to gather all the punch they could find in death, black, grind and hardcore punk. The result is an addictive cocktail which could be compared to a less civilized Trap Them, but not as insane as Nails. All in all, these Italian "deathpunkers" struck the perfect balance between methodically violent and faeces-smearing-on-walls-batshit-crazy.

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    Implore - Black Knell

    Nine minutes. You couldn't do a lot in nine minutes, but the German new-comers Implore didn't need more than that to prove with their furious, death-infused and groovy grindcore that the scene is still alive and grinding. Explosive, original and addictive, Black Knell is just as short and refreshing as the cold shower you need after a night of heavy partying.

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    Jig-Ai - Rising Sun Carnage

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    Pussy barbecue and hentai goregrind from Czech Republic anyone? Yes? No? All in of course. Jig-Ai are here to blow your head off with pulverizing, blasting and relentlessly raw annihilation. Simple, non-complex grindcore party with a pinch of death metal seasoning on top. Cheers!

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    Keitzer - The Last Defence

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    Groove and aggression with no time wasting whatsoever. Part Bolt Thrower riff-work, part Trap Them abrasiveness, The Last Defence is unadulterated, rapid grindcore artillery fire.

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    Suffering Quota - Suffering Quota

    Damn, see that artwork? That's where everything and everyone you know goes to, with Suffering Quota as a soundtrack. The debut of this Dutch group is a relentless mix of grindcore and death metal, with slower parts that really emphasize the heaviness and sense of impending doom behind the music. The tight and varied composition makes this album a less than half hour of fat-free chaos.

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    Vermin Womb - Permanence

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    Formed from the remnants of Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire, the new Vermin Womb trio decided to take grind to a new level of ugly by punching impetuous death and thick sludge elements into their sound. There's no superlative strong enough to describe the mix of ugly, ugly, and ugly Vermin Womb play. And ugly grind is the best grind.

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    Write-in votes

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    Columns - Please Explode
    Cretin - Stranger
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    Nausea - Condemned To The System