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Estorvo Sonoro – Corpos pelo Chão

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Brazil has had a very active and prominent crust/grind/mince scene since the early ’90s and now it seems to be having something of a revival with very strong and promising bands from different cities like Expurgo, Subcut, Social Chaos, Cruel Face and many more. Estorvo Sonoro is one of the newer names in the scene […]

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Artist: Estorvo Sonoro

Title: Corpos pelo Chão

Release: Digital

Year: 2022

Label: Self-Released

Brazil has had a very active and prominent crust/grind/mince scene since the early ’90s and now it seems to be having something of a revival with very strong and promising bands from different cities like Expurgo, Subcut, Social Chaos, Cruel Face and many more.

Estorvo Sonoro is one of the newer names in the scene – formed in 2019 and hailing from São Paulo, they have released a debut EP called Grindcore e Protesto and the first album called Corpos pelo Chão (which appeared on YouTube in 2019 and on Spotify in October 2022). There’s not much information about the band’s formation and members, but you can hear nine tracks of brutal grinding crust madness that continue the path they took on their EP—relentless and viciously violent anti-systemic crustgrind annihilation in the vein of fellow countrymen Rot and Necrose, Disgust, Disrupt, Destroy!, while also showing a lot of mincecore influences that remind us of bands like Archagathus or Dispeppsia.

The lyrics, sung in their native Brazilian Portuguese, deal with anti-state and anti-patriarchal feminist themes, poverty, police brutality, and especially Brazil’s corrupt military and religious institutions, exposing them in a radical and anarchistic way. I’d say this is the ultimate sound of oppressed and marginalized violence against all authority and institutions. The album’s nine tracks encapsulate this raw and honest anger well with its mercilessly thrashing riffs, diverse screams and super deep growls from talented vocalist Michael and endless blastbeat brutality from their tireless drummer.

There’s something about the sound of Latin American crust/grind/mince bands that I’ve always admired, something that makes them unique from similar bands in the global north, It just takes that anger a step further in terms of musicalized outrage against the perpetrators of the social conditions of this fucked up world we live in—which is certainly exacerbated by the corrupt regimes and poverty they live under. And this is not limited to punk, but extreme metal as well—just look at bands like Sarcofago, Vulcano, early Sepultura, Mutilator, Cenotaph, The Chasm, etc. A big “thank you” to the USA’s continuous and incessant imperialist meddling in this impoverished region. Kissinger is still alive and well… His death will surely be a holiday for the people there and also for all internationalists who express their solidarity with the post-colonialism and dictatorships that Latin Americans have to live with and fight against every day. Keep that in mind the next time you listen to a band from there, because their anger comes from a real place of deep loathing and the reasons for their utter loathing are more than clear.

To all fans of crust and grind as well as mincecore, I cannot recommend this release enough, as it seems to have it all—reaching the full potential of these underground (sub)genres with perfect compositional intuition, brave lyrics and good modern yet DIY production. The band will surely continue to surprise us, as they seem unstoppable on the path they’ve chosen for themselves, and we grind maniacs can’t wait to see their musical evolution and future endeavors. Check out Estorvo Sonoro, they deserve the attention of anyone interested in this niche milieu and seem more than promising!

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