HEATSEEKER: On the Ropes: 7”

“Screaming and complaining don’t mean a thing” is such an interesting lyric on a record that is essentially just a bunch of screaming and complaining. I know there’s a place for basic angry hardcore, but part of me wonders if records full of dudes shouting clichés about being on the ropes and having no way out and breaking these chains are really relevant in 2019. I guess that’s for the kids to decide. This lady’s looking for more. –Emma Alice Johnson (Refuse, refuserecords.bandcamp.com)