EP Review: Merciless Scum – “The Meek Inherit Nothing”


Tampa, Florida needs no introduction with its rich history in the extreme metal scene. Often remembered as the death metal capital of the world throughout the 90s, Tampa has always had some form of an extreme metal scene clear to present day. Today’s heavy metal scene is still active to with many bands continuing to emerge onto the scene. One of the latest to cause quite the stir in central Florida is Tampa’s Grindcore outfit Merciless Scum. Taking influences from bands such as Rotten Sound, Nasum, Napalm Death, and more, Merciless Scum quickly gained the attention of many. Throughout the many shows the group performed throughout 2017, Merciless Scum fans have been waiting patiently for a recorded release. Merciless Scum’s anticipated “The Meek Inherit Nothing,” successfully showcases the four-piece band for exactly what they are: utter chaos, abrasive noise, and grinding brutality. Continue reading

Photo Gallery: 10 Years In The Black Tour (Part II)

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Here’s gallery #2 of our photos covering the Sumerian Records 10 year anniversary tour (10 Years In The Black). As usual, it was a blast. Photos below.

Venue: The Ritz Ybor

Location: Tampa, Florida

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Lineup: Bad Omens, Upon A Burning Body, After The Burial, I See Stars, Born Of Osiris, and Asking Alexandria.

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