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 Post subject: Out now! GRIPE: The future doesn't need you Tape! (Grindcore
PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 4:03 am 
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Out now! GRIPE: "The future doesn't need you" Demo tape!

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GRIPE blows fuses in Athens (Usa) and dismantles your head
with 8 tracks of crushing grindcore with powerviolence touches!


Listen: http://gripe.bandcamp.com/album/the-fut ... t-need-you


It comes as a white tape, on Visceral Circuitry records.
Available against 1,50 euros + postage from this shop: http://visceralcircuitry.bigcartel.com



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 Post subject: Re: Out now! GRIPE: The future doesn't need you Tape! (Grindcore
PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:48 am 
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Here's what some websites had to say about this recording:

OPERATION GRINDCORE:
Gripe are a three-piece powerviolence band from Athens, Georgia. Their sound is a good mixture of grindcore and powerviolence. I really love the high-pitched vocal style, which is one of the things I love about most powerviolence bands. "The Future Doesn't Need You" is Gripe's first e.p. and it is insanely good. It's so good that I can see these guys being on a label like To Live A Lie, Give Praise, or even Grindcore Karaoke. I know that it is clichéd to say this but this e.p. just sounds violent. I feel like this would be a perfect soundtrack for a killing spree , and the song titles reflect Gripe's violent sound with titles like "Go For Throat" and "History of Violence". "The Future Doesn't Need You" comes in at around 10 minutes, but all the songs are memorable and because of that this e.p. feels a lot longer. My favorite songs of of "The Future Doesn't Need You" are "Prison Tycoon", "Eatr Bot", and "Go For The Throat". The cover art is also really cool.


IN NOISE WE CRUST:
Gripe send me their 8 song's demo that can feed us eargasm, to those people digging new band that playing brutal as fuck hardcore/grindcore, Gripe is worth to put into your hard drive.srsly brutal shit... to know more about gripe check their facebook and bandcamp for show and updates.( thank you for sending me your band, i really appreciate it)


INVISIBLE ORANGES:
So Gripe surprise me by being a powerviolence band that I not only tolerate, but enjoy. I don’t know how old they are, and I don’t really care, but they do have the young-dude-midrange yell that makes me grit my teeth. The classic grindcore “little bear/papa bear” vocal dynamic is present, though, so sometimes the vocalist sounds like his balls have dropped. I guess I do care about age, in that I genuinely hope this band does not last long. Few things would be sadder than old dudes in a band called Gripe. (...)
I fend off powerviolence/grind/everything-core bands daily. My inbox is like a batting cage with a pitching machine at double speed. I swear, if I hear another blastbeat, I’ll… But then come Gripe, young-dude-midrange yells and all. And I let them play. They know what they’re doing. They know how not to bore me. Their riffs twist achingly, and their snare sound is fantastic. (That sounds trivial, but I really get off on great snare sounds.) With smart complaints lyrics about societal/personal injustices, and comical photos of cops on Segways (somehow imagery of cops on Segways makes perfect sense for a band called Gripe), this package is a tasty cookie of bile.
(...)
I am not a bilious person, so who knows how long Gripe will last in my consciousness. (Hopefully not too long – few things would be sadder than an old dude listening to a band called Gripe.) But for a sharpshooting blast of grind that hits sideways but drills deep, Gripe fills that “need”.


An interview of GRIPE is also available here:
http://operationgrindcore.blogspot.com/ ... gripe.html

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http://visceralcircuitry.voila.net/Gripe_promo.htm

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 Post subject: Re: Out now! GRIPE: The future doesn't need you Tape! (Grindcore
PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 2:05 am 
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Some GRIPE tapes will be soon available from:

BLASTBEAT MAILMURDER (Greece)
DIY NOISE (Usa)
FASTDIE (Malaysia)
NIHILISTIC HOLOCAUST (France)
SPIDER BABY (Uk)

More will be also available from NERVOUS TONGUE (Usa), PATHOGEN (Philippines), ETERNAL DARKNESS CREATIONS (Usa), SKULLFUCKING METAL (Canada)...

http://visceralcircuitry.voila.net/Gripe_promo.htm

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 Post subject: Re: Out now! GRIPE: The future doesn't need you Tape! (Grindcore
PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:03 am 
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Here's more reviews about this recording:


AMERICAN AFTERMATH:
Gripe is a great name for a powerviolence band. I loved it before I even heard the music. This band has a way of working to all aspects of grind and powerviolence. From the fast, aggressive, chaotic tracks to the slower, sludgier side of things, this band is pretty fantastic. I love the high-pitched vocals on these tracks. Those are some of my favorite styles of screaming. It’s brutal, harsh and vicious and I absolutely love it. This band has released an EP called The Future Doesn’t Need You and from first listen I can tell this is going to be one of my favorite releases out right now. Being an unsigned powerviolence band means that these guys probably don’t get the kind of recognition they deserve, and boy do they deserve it. Right off, tracks like “History of Violence” and “Just Fucking Die” stick out a lot. I love both of these tracks. The title being screamed at the beginning of “Just Fucking Die” is fantastic. Every single track on this album is fucking unbelievable. It’s a ferocious attack of grinding madness that I cannot get over. I can easily compare this band to a hideous car crash in the sense that you are drawn to it whether you want to be or not. I have no connection to this band whatsoever, but I honestly wish them the best and hope that music pays off for them because I am looking forward to hearing more from them.


WE MUST OBEY:
Finally, we have a slab of raging, grinding powerviolence that kicks some serious ass. Gripe’s ‘The Future Doesn’t Need You’ contains 10 brutally harsh tracks. They keep it interesting through – not every track is a 30-second blast – songs are allowed to flourish, allowing for deviation in the riffs, the tempo and more. As a result, it kicks ass all the way through. The final track here, entitled ‘Universal Stupidity’, pretty much sums up the way Gripe set up their stall – in one way, and one way only – to smash some heads in. And with a closing lyric such as ‘Gripe wins!’, you can’t really argue.


NECROSLAUGHTER:
2010 in Athen gegründet, ziehen GRIPE ihre Einflüsse aus schnellem Hardcore, Grindcore und Powerviolence. Entsprechend ist die Musik an manchen Stellen schon mal etwas chaotischer. Doch gerade der Anfang von “The Future Doesn’t Need You” ist unterhaltsam und lässt den Hörer trotz vieler Stop’n Go-Passagen nicht unbedingt stolpern. Das zäh beginnende und mit über 2 Minuten fast schon epische “History Of Violence” ist ein richtig geiler Brecher. Gleichsam kann die schnelle Fuck-Off-Nummer “Just Fucking Die” kann, wie auch das eher punkige “Prison Tycoon“. Auch wenn GRIPE nach diesem Song nicht mehr so spannend sind, wie zum Beginn der Kassette, muss man der Band ihre Diversität zu Gute halten.
Im Frühjahr 2011 wurde “The Future Doesn’t Need You” als 10 Song starkes Demo veröffentlicht. Mittlerweile finden sich 8 der Lieder unter dem gleichen Banner auf der Bandcamp-Seite von GRIPE. Der Song “Officer Down” wird gesondert angeboten. Lediglich “Siege Bringer” steht weder zum Download, noch Anhören bereit, sondern ist scheinbar ein exklusiver Teil des Tapes.
Mit schwarz-weiß kopiertem und handnummeriertem Falteinleger, präsentiert sich “The Future Doesn’t Need You” in bester oldschool Punk-Attitüde. Auch, dass die weiße Kassette nur auf der A-Seite nur zur Hälfte bespielt ist, werte ich an dieser Stelle dem DIY-Charakter dieser Veröffentlichung geschuldet. Ansonsten würde mich das ewige Spulen schon etwas nerven, haha! Die Kassette für wirklich schmale €1,50, also zum Punk-freundlichen Preis im Bigcartell-Shop von Visceral Circuitry Records. Crust-Freak und Grinder, greift zu und lasst euch von dem hektischen, chaotischen und stellenweise ziemlich nihilistischen Bombardement in den Schlaf wiegen!


GRIND OR BE GRINDED!

More infos:
http://visceralcircuitry.voila.net/Gripe_promo.htm

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 Post subject: Re: Out now! GRIPE: The future doesn't need you Tape! (Grindcore
PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 12:18 am 
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The tape will reach 100 copies soon

More reviews will follow

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 Post subject: Re: Out now! GRIPE: The future doesn't need you Tape! (Grindcore
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:16 am 
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