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COWARDS «Still»December 2nd 2016 · 12"EP, Digital · THRT057

"Far from resting on the laurels earned with their monumental second full-length, 2015's "Rise To Infamy", Paris most nothing COWARDS keep it busy with "Still". This brand new EP gather all their abilities - the sharpest riffing, the vilest grooves - on side A, with three tracks between thuggish sludge, unmoshable hardcore and knife-fighting black metal. Side B features two life-crushing covers (The Police "Every Breath You Take" and The Horrorist "One Night In NYC") in the grand COWARDS tradition, recorded during the Rise To Infamy sessions.

Once again produced by Francis Caste at Sainte Marthe Studios and illustrated by Camille Blanchemain, "Still" crowns these full-time lonewolves as one of the most focused, major acts in today's metallic hardcore realm. Played by and for people who have strictly zero concern about fitting in any scene, ever."

CREDITS

— Recorded, mixed and mastered by Francis Caste
— Artwork by Camille Blanchemain

TRACKLIST

01. Still (Paris Most Nothing)
02. Let Go
03. Like Us
04. You Belong To Me
05. One Night In Any City

PRESSING INFORMATION

xxx x blood red vinyl
xxx x black vinyl


COWARDS «Rise To Infamy»February 9th 2015 · LP, Digital · THRT048

"Parisian quintet, COWARDS, has become an unrelenting force since their inception in 2012, imposing their ruthless blend of metallic hardcore and sludge through several vinyl releases to date, and having crushed live audiences all across Europe. Having only grown stronger with every step of their brutal journey so far, the band will now unload their second album, «Rise To Infamy».

These ten tracks stand up as their most cohesive work, brutally combining the heritage of Holy Terror/H8000 inspired-hardcore with devastating sludge and black metal savagery. Carrying a deep, oppressive urban coldness behind their spectacularly crushing wall of sound, the level of aggression spilled on «Rise To Infamy» is difficult to endure. Everything has been managed to inflict maximum aural damage; once again recorded by Francis Caste at Sainte Marthe Studio (Arkhon Infaustus, Eibon, Kickback) as with their previous output, the band's monstrous tones sounds colder and more massive than ever. This is nothing but a monument of down-to-earth, unvarnished violence, punishing from start to finish."

CREDITS

— Artwork by Camille Blanchemain
— Recorded, mixed and mastered by Francis Caste at Studio Sainte Marthe

TRACKLIST

01. Shame Along Shame
02. Never To Shine
03. Frustration (Is My Girl)
04. Beyond My Hands
05. Birth Of The Sadistic Son
06. Low Esteem
07. Anything But The Highroad
08. Wish For Infamy
09. Bend The Knee
10. So Easy

PRESSING INFORMATION

150 x 180 gram ultraclear vinyl
350 x 180 gram black vinyl


COWARDS «Hoarder»September 15th 2013 · 12"EP, Digital · THRT034

"Parisian filthy metallic hardcore act COWARDS returns with "Hoarder", the follow-up to 2012’s "Shooting Blanks And Pills". This new EP was recorded by producer Francis Caste (Kickback, Eibon, Arkhon Infaustus) at Sainte-Marthe Studio and illustrated by respected tattoo artist/illustrator Jean-Luc Navette. Five new tracks of throat-ripping hardcore/sludge, including a massive cover of 16 Horsepower's «Blessed Persistence»."

CREDITS

— Recorded, mixed and mastered by Francis Caste
— Artwork by Jean Luc Navette

TRACKLIST

01. The Old City
02. Smell Of An Addict
03. Fork Out
04. Where Lies The Anchor
05. Blessed Persistence (16 Horsepower)

PRESSING INFORMATION

500 x bone white vinyl


COWARDS «Shooting Blanks And Pills»June 30th 2012 · LP, CD, Digital · THRT022

"Gathering parisians with an already strong pedigree in dark and heavy music, COWARDS regurgitates gutter hardcore, unhealthy sludge/doom and nauseous black metal in "Shooting Blanks And Pills", their deeply raw and anxiogenic debut release. Only six months were needed to give birth to this full-length, monstrosity with a desperate urban feeling, bridge between the knife-in-the-heart crudeness of Eyehategod or Kickback and the majestic darkness of bands like Deathspell Omega or Thou. With a sound carrying smells of pissy streets and the dry blood you get for a sidelong glance, producer Francis Caste have perfectly catched the gist of these 38 minutes, recreating this forced apnea in a bile tank with a no frills approach. Cowards features current and ex-members of Sickbag, Death Mercedes, Hangman's Chair, Eibon, Glorior Belli, Dacast, Colossus of Destiny…"

CREDITS

— Recorded, mixed and mastered by Francis Caste
— Artwork by Fortifem

TRACKLIST

01. Hoarse From The Get Go
02. Last Card
03. Scarce
04. Vices & Hate
05. Arrogant, Unseen
06. Grand Failure

PRESSING INFORMATION

300 x 180 gram black vinyl


Tour Dates

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