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Slave to the Grind (2018)

Grindcore is the worlds fastest most aggressively intense music. Fusing the anarchistic and leftist attitudes of the UK Punk scene with the speed and drunken aggression of American Death ... See full summary »

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John Jarvis
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Grindcore is the worlds fastest most aggressively intense music. Fusing the anarchistic and leftist attitudes of the UK Punk scene with the speed and drunken aggression of American Death Metal, Grindcore continues to challenge and offend most listeners.

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Worth Watching For Non Fans
28 February 2019 | by god_bless_sketchSee all my reviews

Having been unfamiliar with what Grindcore was exactly I went in to this as a blank slate, if you will. I assumed it was something akin to punk rock or metal. I was pleasantly surprised to find out you don't need to know, or even like, grindcore to enjoy this well made documentary. Following a sort of time line formula to begin with you find yourself getting wrapped up in the stories being told. If you like music documentaries, or well made documentaries in general then this is definitely worth watching. Unlike the music it describes the film makers, wisely, chose not to assault the viewer with too many quick cuts and in your face "style". It's well made, and you can tell the director loves his subject matter, but it doesn't becoming cloying or overbearing. It gives the viewer the good, the bad and the ugly and let's you decide for yourself whether this music is worthwhile or a waste of time just like a good documentary should. Very well done and highly recommended.


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