Year:  2000
Country:  South Africa
City:  Johanesbourg
Label:  Morbid rec.
Format:  CD
Tracks:  13
Time:  30 min.
Lyrical themes:  social issues
Genre:  rock
Style:     Grindcore

4th album of this south african grindcore three-piece from the Vaal Triangle (south of Johannesburg), formed in 1993. Their first demos were released in 1994, with things looking promising thanks to a run of split singles, compilation appearances, and overseas performances. After a troublesome attempted relocation to Europe, the band returned home. Musically the band plays and excellent, technical and good-produced grindcore in the vein of the mince-core bands as Agathocles, Brutal Truth, Benümb, Fear Of God, Assück, Rot, etc.... but Groinchurn has its original and personal style with a "modern" sound production and a little influences of the called new-school hardcore bands from the USA such as: Snapcase, Earth Crisis, Quicksand, Indecision or Helmet. Is not also a lineal and static grindcore music but there are a lot of changes of velocity, intensity, types of distortion and kind of voice. Its sound is hard and powerful but not excessifly noise but quite clear and "clean". Christo Bester (bass and vocals) has recently gone on to form a b-side project grindcore band by the name of INSEK. It seem the south-african legend continues...
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