Tor Johnson Records, “Ten Year Anniversary Omnibus” 7-inch

cover-tor-johnson-10-yearTor Johnson Records is a label from which I’ve happened to get a couple releases for review over the past couple years. Over the course of that time, I’ve gone from being a curious outsider to an actual fan of what the label’s putting out.

Their Ten Year Anniversary Omnibus compilation 7-inch was something for which I’ve been waiting for ages. While I got my download pretty much instantly after ordering the record, the actual physical vinyl took a while to get here.
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Now Denial, “Fuck Now Denial” 12-inch EP

cover-now-denialNow Denial
Fuck Now Denial
(Tor Johnson Records)

Boston’s Now Denial have a good listen with this 12-inch EP, entitled Fuck Now Denial. Lots of hoarse-voiced screaming over deeply-hitting rhythms, and that all has the counterpoint of sparse guitar licks against stoner-metal riffage. The mixture of hardcore punk’s anger and frustration with the tuneful nature of classic rock is entertaining … while I’m listening to it.
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