Reviews Band: Various Artists

Band: Various Artists

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Various Artists - Through Trials & Plead the Fifth - Split album cover

Various Artists

Through Trials & Plead the Fifth - Split, 2009

2.0 / 10
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Oh for the love Mike, I need to stop swooping down on these split CDs on the promo list. I am always disappointed. I mean I try to be all ...

Various Artists - Fight Amp/Ladder Devils/Kowloon Walled City (Three-way split) – Lose Lose Lose album cover

Various Artists

Fight Amp/Ladder Devils/Kowloon Walled City (Three-way split) – Lose Lose Lose, 2010

7.0 / 10

This three-way split features the New Jersey trio Fight Amp, Philadelphia’s Ladder Devils (former members of The Minor Times), and San Francisco’s sludgy Kowloon Walled City. While the three bands play three different ...

Various Artists - A Death Cinematic / Sons Of Alpha Centaurii - Split album cover

Various Artists

A Death Cinematic / Sons Of Alpha Centaurii - Split, 2010

8.0 / 10

A good split record now and then is a great concept by two collaborating outfits, and even though people might be more familiar with one of the artists or groups ...

Various Artists - House Of Low Culture / Mamiffer - split album cover

Various Artists

House Of Low Culture / Mamiffer - split, 2010

8.4 / 10

Did you ever just want to pop on a record to zone out to while you are either doing work or trying to rest from some stressful situation, or, did ...

Various Artists - Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely State)/Into it. Over it. – Split album cover

Various Artists

Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely State)/Into it. Over it. – Split, 2011

7.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

There has been resurgence within the indie-emo genre lately, and these advocates of punctuation are taking cues from American Football and Sunny Day Real Estate.The A-side features Empire! Empire!’s, “If ...

Various Artists - Planning For Burial / Lonesummer- Split album cover

Various Artists

Planning For Burial / Lonesummer- Split, 2011

8.0 / 10

Could there possibly be any more strange a pairing than the two artists that participate in this split release? Sure, there might be; but you would be hard pressed to ...

Various Artists - Airs + Lunaire Split album cover

Various Artists

Airs + Lunaire Split, 2011

8.0 / 10

Airs are a band based on both sides of America. One member being in California and the other in Florida, how they get anything done is beyond me. But whatever ...

Various Artists - Homewrecker & The Love Below - Split album cover

Various Artists

Homewrecker & The Love Below - Split, 2011

7.6 / 10
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A389 Records announced earlier this year the signing of Homewrecker. The band play a nasty style of hardcore with nods to powerviolence and straight out heavy hardcore. While this may ...

Various Artists - Backslider & Nimbus Terrifix - Split album cover

Various Artists

Backslider & Nimbus Terrifix - Split, 2011

6.4 / 10

I have long been a fan of the split record format for a few reasons. The simplest one being a matter of attrition—two bands, one record. Sometimes it is seasoned ...

Various Artists - Spraynard & Sundials - Split album cover

Various Artists

Spraynard & Sundials - Split, 2011

6.1 / 10
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Spraynard hail from Pennsylvania and they play a style of punk that blends the varied melodic subgenres of punk rock (East Bay, beard punk, pop punk) to create their own ...

Various Artists - Grey Area & Go Rydell - Split album cover

Various Artists

Grey Area & Go Rydell - Split, 2011

8.0 / 10
200 Words Or Less

After 10 years since their last release, Grey Area returns with 2 new songs. They’ve brought along Go Rydell—the melodic-hardcore up-and-comers who are fresh off their well received debut album. ...

Various Artists - A.N.S. & Ramming Speed - Split album cover

Various Artists

A.N.S. & Ramming Speed - Split, 2011

7.2 / 10

This is like a new school thrash of the titans album. Both bands have made their names being basically thrash metal bands each with their own slight twist. So you ...

Various Artists - Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire/Nesseria - Split album cover

Various Artists

Clinging To The Trees Of A Forest Fire/Nesseria - Split, 2011

8.0 / 10

Clinging To The Tress Of A Forest Fire (hereafter referred to as CTTTOAFF for ease) hail from Denver, Colorado and deal in heavy as hell grind in all it's misanthropic ...

Various Artists - Junius-Rosetta album cover

Various Artists

Junius-Rosetta, 2011

8.5 / 10
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Junius and Rosetta are two odd bands to select for a split. It's hard to imagine the sonic distortion of the band behind The Galilean Satellites matching up with a ...

Various Artists - Alpinist / Masakari - Split album cover

Various Artists

Alpinist / Masakari - Split, 2011

7.7 / 10

Both Alpinist and Masakari have made alot of progress in becoming well known within the hardcore scene in a rather short period of time. Alpinist hail from Germany and over ...

Various Artists - As We Draw/Euglena/Hexis album cover

Various Artists

As We Draw/Euglena/Hexis, 2011

7.0 / 10

Split albums generally feature artists at their best, and when they feature artists from a strong label like Throatruiner, there's almost no way to go wrong. Though I hadn't heard ...

Various Artists - Police Bastard & War//Plague - Attrition split LP album cover

Various Artists

Police Bastard & War//Plague - Attrition split LP, 2011

6.0 / 10

Attrition brings together two punk bands from opposing sides of the Atlantic Ocean—England’s Police Bastard and the United States' War//Plague. Most of the material was recorded at various points in ...

Various Artists - Drainland / Enabler - Split EP album cover

Various Artists

Drainland / Enabler - Split EP, 2012

7.7 / 10
200 Words Or Less

Splits are, in general, a simultaneously good and bad thing. For each split that flows and feels strong through out (maybe even introduces you to a new band) there are ...

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