Photo Gallery/Gig Review: ROTTEN SOUND + CRACKWHORE + GROSS MISCONDUCT + NORTHERN STEEL at Funky Winkerbeans, Vancouver (3 June 2016)

Photo Gallery/Gig Review: ROTTEN SOUND + CRACKWHORE + GROSS MISCONDUCT + NORTHERN STEEL at Funky Winkerbeans, Vancouver (3 June 2016)

ROTTEN SOUND

Finnish grindcore legend Rotten Sound brought its gutting buzzsaw sound to Vancouver on Friday, decimating an emphatic crowd and leaving a wet red smear of bloody, beer-drenched chunks in their wake.

[UPDATE: names changed to protect the nefarious]

With solid local support from Prince George’s grinning Northern SteelGross Misconduct and Crackwhore (featuring the blistering rapid-fire percussive assault of skinsman Bitchslapper on drums and vocalist Regurgitator’s cavernous eructations), the show at Funky Winkerbeans was a complete auditory apocalypse.

Following grindcore’s tradition of brevity, now on to the photos: