crust

To Hell And Back

Riding the New Wave of Anti-Fascist Black Metal

Anti-fascist black metal is everywhere all of a sudden, so we put together a heap of recommendations for Nazi-smashing metalheads, including Redbait, Underdark, Yovel and more.
Kim Kelly
8.24.18
Premieres

Taking Care of Black Tusk After 13 Years, a Death, and a Rebirth

Stream the Georgia sludge 'n' roll outfit's new album and check out some sick tunes from Terrorizer, Downtrodder, Burial Invocation, and more.
Kim Kelly
8.17.18
Premieres

Svalbard's Political Hardcore Is the Soundtrack to the End of the Old World

The British outfit's epic new album, 'It’s Hard To Have Hope​,' is a fiery indictment of wage theft, sexual violence, and the repression of women's rights.
Kim Kelly
5.24.18
Recipe

Apple Pie

Pick a combination of apple varieties for a balance of acid, sugar, and tannin in your pie. But remember that apples must be ripe for full flavour. If the seeds are darkening, the apple is mature.
Tom Burford
12.1.17
bread

There's a Scientific Reason Why Baguettes Taste Better Than Sliced Bread

Researchers from the American Chemical Society claim to have figured out exactly what gives the French stick its je ne sais quoi.
Daisy Meager
5.19.17
Premieres

Call of the Void's 'Are You Fucking Kidding Me' Fucking Rules

Stream the brutally pissed new album from these sludgy, grinding hardcore maniacs (out December 16 on Translation Loss).
Kim Kelly
12.15.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Death Vacation's 'Bones Grow Cold' Is a White-Hot Hardcore Punk Rager

The NJ/NY quartet's snarling, vitriolic take on hardcore is firmly rooted in grindcore and crust—punk to the bone, but far beyond basic.
Kim Kelly
8.24.16
Interviews

Dead to Dying World’s Sean Mehl and Overcoming Depression

The epic crust guitarist opens up about his ongoing struggle with mental health, the joys of fatherhood, and the magic of collaboration.
Ben Handelman
7.19.16
british food

Bedfordshire’s Answer to the Cornish Pasty Mixes Marmalade with Bacon

The Bedfordshire clanger is a suet pastry with a savoury filling (like bacon and eggs or minced lamb) in one end, and a sweet filling (rhubarb, custard, marmalade) in the other.
Luke Slater
6.9.16
meat

A Visual Guide to What Makes Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza Great

During my travels on <i>The Pizza Show</i>, I’ve sampled and tested some of Chicago’s finest deep-dish pizzas. Here’s a quick crash-course on deep-dish anatomy.
Frank Pinello
5.24.16