Swamp Witch, whose members come from Oakland and California's Central Valley, have been steadily building the ranks of their burgeoning doom cult in recent months, gathering worshipers in a stream of smoke-choked live rites that recall the hedonistic frenzy of Ancient Greek mystery religions.
Bädr Vogu (pronounced Bah-Dur Voh-Goo) is a sludge/crust band from Oakland,CA. They formed in 2010 and since then have released a demo in 2011, a full length entitled "Exitium" also in 2011 and a split with deathgrind/crust band Wilt.
Acts Of Sedition are a hardcore/thrash/crust band from Oakland, CA. They are: Will (Bass/Vocals), Clint (Drums), Al (Guitar/Vocals), and Kenny (Guitar). Discography:
split 7" with Surrender
split 7" with Sadville
Crown Victoria EP
split 12" with Bafabegiya
Oiltanker is a hardcore punk band from Hartford, Connecticut. Influenced by bands like Cop on Fire, Behind Enemy Lines, His Hero is Gone, Amebix, and State of fear. Discography:
Demo tape (2007, self released)
Welkin Dusk is an anarchist blackened thrash/crust band with members of Expendable Youth and Abrade. They formed in Chicago in mid 2010. Their influences include black metal, crust, and thrash. They released their first 4 song S/T demo tape in Sept. of 2010 and In June 2011 they released their first full length, Born Into A Dying World.
Black Freighter is a dark and sludgy hardcore band from Leipzig/Germany (even though some members now live in Göttingen and Jena). The band was founded in 2008 and played their first show in September of the same year. Their first release was a 12“ split LP with crowskin from Potsdam on the Berlin based label vendetta records in the late summer of 2009.