CRUELTY BOMB: Atrocities Demo: CS

Cruelty Bomb hails from L.A. and is best described by picturing what a live set of theirs would look like. Crust, d-beat, and powerviolence kiss and make up in the pit, while the soundboard peaks out. There are requisite tempo changes, breakdowns, and a fucking vicious set of pipes on the vocalist. It’s as good of a debut hardcore release as I’ve heard in ages. It is way beyond demo quality on all fronts. –Art Ettinger (Suck Blood,