Monday, September 22, 2014

Shadows and the Silence

So this is a band I have very little information about. They've done two splits with bands already posted on this blog. I have their split with Choke their Rivers With Our Dead, and the other tour cd is the same tracks as the split with Robot's don't Cry. I don't know if they've released anything else. Anyway good stuff, check it out.

Edit, found this: First Tour CD

Second Tour CD

Split with Choke Their Rivers With Our Dead

Friday, September 19, 2014


These guys were from Toronto, and apparently released a split with Canadian celebs I Spoke. They're pretty aggressive, and kinda spazzy like a lot of bands coming out of Canada at this time. Minus their split with I Spoke (which might be the ep tracks below), this should be most of what they've released.

DDMMYY split (DDMMYY sound kind of similar, more melodic and electro'ie, check them too if that sounds appealing)

Thursday, September 18, 2014

System 2600

This band is obviously most known as that random band that did a split with City of Caterpillar. It's kinda weird that even with that they have faded into pretty much total obscurity. They're actually really good, very nice instrumentals. Anyway, you should probably check them out if you haven't.

*local arrogance demo cd- 5 songs
*7th story split 7” 500 on pink wax (sea of dead pirates records)
*tour cd- 5 songs made on the road (basically contains both 7”s)
*city of caterpillar split 7” 400 silkscreened cover 100 special darby edition (sea of dead pirates records)
*electric wine cd ep - if you have one we probably know you 

Here's what they've released according to their I have here both the 7"'s that they released, and some tracks off their myspace. What's missing is their demo, and the two other cd's. Would be cool to hear those some day.

City of Caterpillar Split

Seventh Story Split

Myspace Songs


Wednesday, September 17, 2014


From Philadelphia active around 2003. Decent band, lots of jangly melodic parts, a little bit metal-core at times. I'm lacking their demo, and some promo cd, but here's their other release. Members went on to a whole bunch of stuff, I think the big one being Fighter Hayabusa, which I will probably post at one point as well.

Etchings of Manzanar - Demo

Say Hi to your Folks

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

El Minotaur

From Springfield MO. They're pretty spastic with some really weird vocals at times. Here's their split with tunes for bears, and their demo. They have more stuff out there, which I unfortunately do not have.


Tunes for bears to dance to split

Monday, September 15, 2014

A Company of Heroes

From California, released one album in 2006. Alright stuff, pretty much sounds like typical stuff from that era, worth a listen though I'd say.


A Company of Heroes

Saturday, September 13, 2014

El Ahrairah

This is a band I have zero information about. There's a black metal band with the same name, but I can't seem to find any info saying that they are the same band, so I'm just going to go ahead and say that they are not. Anyway, pretty good stuff actually. Dual male/female vocals, and pretty well thought out aggressive sound. One of the vocalists sounds like he's from another more popular band, but I can't quite say which one. If anyone knows more about this band, leave a comment or something.


**Update - Found this as well. It's pretty good.

Bug Records - Rare and Previous Sampler


From Florida, sharing members with Jesse Washington, Heroes and Heresay, and Capsule. Kinda sounds like an early version of Capsule, with some similarities to other Florida bands. Check them out, decent stuff. No idea when they were active. I'm missing their split 7"'s according to their, and one of these releases isn't listed on the, so dunno about that.

Self Titled

We are Devices

Split 7inch with Capsule

Split 7inch with The Critic