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Pus: S/T 7"

Pus: S/T 7"


Tags: · 20s · black metal · hardcore · hcpmf · metal-punk · south america
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Huayno Amargo
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$11.00

Perú had had a strong punk scene since the 80’s and a very active metal scene as well. Metal acts with the likes of Curriculum Mortis, Hadez, and Mortem to name a few. We are excited to introduce the next generation of Pandemic inspired Peruvian Black metal Punk hardcore PUS. Black leather masks, bondage, and whips should tell you how much these guys rip some killer songs. Straight out of their 2020 demo.

Our take: Discos Huayno Amargo brings us the debut record by this new band from Peru. The label’s description calls them “Pandemic inspired Peruvian Black metal Punk hardcore;” if you take out the first three words, they could also apply to Philadelphia’s Zorn, and if you like the Hardcore Zorn EP that we just put out on Sorry State, there’s a good chance you’ll be into Pus as well. Like Zorn, Pus blends hardcore, punk, black metal, and goth into such a fine pulp that you can’t point to any individual part and say “that’s the black metal part” or “that’s the spooky part.” The music is energetic like the best hardcore punk, has the richness of texture and oppressive atmosphere of black metal, and just a hint of the campy spookiness of goth (I don’t think the record’s Sisters of Mercy-esque color scheme is an accident). Our age of information and access to everything can lead to a lot of unoriginal music, but it also leads to bands like Pus who take a bunch of things they think are cool, smash them all together, and end up with a sound that feels fresh, exciting, and contemporary.