The German scene does not stop to surprise with some nice releases. Local bands from there are interesting and truly crazy, hehe) Both acts on this split were silent for a while, must say it`s really nice to hear new songs from them. Here is a few words about our guys. Generally, Guyana Death Tape and Jigsore Puzzle are playing very fast and crazy variations of grindcore, but they don’t sound in the same way, I will tell you about that in a minute 😉 This LP has a cool cover art too. I love this idea of using old black&white photo that has nothing common with grindcore. The concept looks like a good thing for some rock band of for free jazz orchestra, haha! Now it`s a time to see what this split is all about!
Guyana Death Tape from Berlin is a new name for me, well to be short they managed to make me smile. Their grindcore has not the best production, sometimes songs are too messy, but this shit has a fire! I can describe this music like a wall of ridiculously fast and heavy noise with strong punk roots. It`s hard to catch most of the riffs but I enjoyed this screaming chaos.
Jigsore Puzzle (Niedersachsen) I know well for their split with Exit Wounds. This recording session is really good. Blast beats – check, loud vocals – check, chainsaw guitar sound – check… Everything is here) But the most important to me that this music has a great portion of energy. Everything sounds alive, I bet guys didn’t make a lot of tries during the recording, which helped to save the atmosphere.
Summing up, this is not the split of the year, but this a great grindcore release. Try it and you will see it for your own!
Rating: 8/10 Jigsore Puzzle fb
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