Where they from? Stoughton, Wisconsin. Stoughton is known throughout the midwest for its Norwegian heritage and hosts a yearly citywide celebration Mellow Harsher - Served Cold Syttende So Sehen Wir Euch - Loikaemie - III, the Norwegian constitution day.
What do they sound like? The most insane, snazziest, chaotic grindviolence on either side of the Mississippi. Why the hype? There are certain bands who set benchmarks in terms of intensity.
Mellow Harsher combine the most abrasive aspects of fastcore, the razor-sharp punk guitar spasms, with the sort of disjointed rhythmic notions of bands like Throat Slitter and Shooting Spree to create a product so undeniably good that it sort of reaches that None So Vile territory, meaning that I am genuinely depressed that no other band makes music as brilliant as this band does.
The two songs here show that this band can still what they do best even with Mellow Harsher - Served Cold more polished production, which makes us all very happy.
This band found a way to marry complete chaos with actual god damn catchy riffs and the result is nothing but spectacular. A Wisconsin Death Trip we can all go on:. Related Stories. Read More. December 19, Hard Charger has a new video, and old videos. And Decibel has a contest for you.