Posts Tagged ‘Magrudergrind’

The Sleigher: Agoraphobic Nosebleed, “Merry Chrystmeth”

HO HO WHO: Cult grindcore favorite Agoraphobic Nosebleed was founded by Pig Destroyer guitarist Scott Hull in Springfield, Mass., back in 1994. The band's new "Merry Chrystmeth" is a one-sided holiday flexi-disc packaged with the January 2013 issue of popular U.S. metal magazine Decibel.
FROZEN CORPSE STUFFED WITH DOPE: This isn't Agoraphobic Nosebleed's first wintertime rodeo: Last year [...]

When the Creators of Veep Vetted Magrudergrind

Sunday marks the premiere of Veep, the HBO comedy series that stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the vice president of the United States, and in the coming days there will no doubt be a slew of stories recalling the show's filming in the area. The Baltimore Sun had one great tale involving a scene filmed at Ottobar: Veep [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 20

In case you were wondering, Far Out vs. Hot Dang is eternal, and therefore it cannot retire. So in 2021, when you're reflecting on the excellently formative things of your mental youth, Far Out vs. Hot Dang will not be among them, because it will not have gone away. We'll be there in the Thunderdome, [...]

What’s in a Grindcore Controversy, Anyway?

Jay Randall, frontman for grindcore act Agoraphobic Nosebleed, has opinions, and a blog to share them on. In mid-November, that blog got a new message affixed squarely at the top of the page. It reads:
Disclaimer notice: The ideas expressed on this site are solely the opinions of the author and do not necessarily represent the [...]

Ground to a Halt: Magrudergrind’s Scion Deal Alienated Its Peers, But Does It Matter?

Magrudergrind singer Avi Kulawy doesn’t want to talk about Scion, the Toyota brand that controversially released the group’s recent EP, Crusher. Kulawy would rather chat about the years his band spent toiling in D.C.’s underground music scene. He’d rather discuss how the trio brought its unique spin on grindcore—an aggressive sound that combines elements of [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Dismemberment Plan, Laughing Man, Marcus, and Magic

Aaron Leitko leads off this week's arts section with his look back at the making of Emergency & I, The Dismemberment Plan's classic, recently reissued 1999 album. Ryan Little reviews the debut album of D.C.'s Laughing Man, while Steve Kolowich checks out the latest Decemberists full-length. In theater, Trey Graham reviews Studio Theatre's Marcus; or [...]

New Magrudergrind EP Available Now

It seems like Toyota's Scion Audio/Visual, otherwise known as Scion A/V, has been marketing itself to a younger generation of music-literate Americans for years now, featuring special releases by burgeoning musicians.
The newest band featured by Scion A/V? Local grindcore trio Magrudergrind. Perhaps Scion isn't exactly the kind of name a metal musician would like to be [...]

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