V​/A – Divine Wind E.​P. (Imminent Destruction Records)

Oh, those artists)) At first, I thought that cover shows a creature from Sumerian mythology (presumably Jinn). But I was as far from the truth as Leonardo DiCaprio was from Oscar in 2000. This small 4-way split is entirely Japanese, hence, we need to seek answers in their mythology. The artist depicted a Japanese god of wind by the name of Fujin, who protects the Japanese land from the capitalist invasion (in my opinion, roots of this idea grow from the period when Mongols were trying to conquer Japan’s shores). Vinyl is also not so simple. Its color reminded me … Continue reading V​/A – Divine Wind E.​P. (Imminent Destruction Records)

Corbata – En La Bruno (Imminent Destruction Records)

Grind or not grind at all! To be honest, I somehow did not track this Japanese band after their performance at the OEF and now… suddenly… After participating on a couple of compilations and releasing a demo, Corbata delivered their first full-length album. I remember I was chatting with their drummer once, and he told me several times that he doesnt want the album to get to the Internet. I think that’s why the album was released on vinyl (lazy pirates hardly will buy separate sound card and wind up with a bunch of hardware to steal this album, so … Continue reading Corbata – En La Bruno (Imminent Destruction Records)