Definitions

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  • noun A genre of heavy metal music or punk rock, incorporating aggressive guitar riffs, extremely rapid drumming and loud, undecipherable screaming.

Etymologies

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grind +‎ -core

Examples

  • Before Napalm Death, the bracing amalgam of extreme metal, brutal hardcore and intense speed called grindcore did not exist.

    Westword | Complete Issue

  • Napalm Death, the bracing amalgam of extreme metal, brutal hardcore and intense speed called grindcore did not exist.

    Westword | Complete Issue

  • Napalm Death, the bracing amalgam of extreme metal, brutal hardcore and intense speed called grindcore did not exist.

    Westword | Complete Issue

  • Before Napalm Death, the bracing amalgam of extreme metal, brutal hardcore and intense speed called grindcore did not exist.

    Westword | Complete Issue

  • Morbid Angel were that band for the subgenre of a subgenre called "grindcore," and they excised from it any social consciousness bands like Napalm Death may have had, slipped on the carcass of screaming and speed like a stage costume, and very successfully upped the ante of metal idiocy.

    Urban Alienation: Cultural Carnage and Alleycats

  • Elks expecting to hear some kind of grindcore being shot out my speakers, or at least a wall-of-noise thrash band, one of the (far too) many that are constantly floating in and out of the underground music scene.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Elks expecting to hear some kind of grindcore being shot out my speakers, or at least a wall-of-noise thrash band, one of the (far too) many that are constantly floating in and out of the underground music scene.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Elks expecting to hear some kind of grindcore being shot out my speakers, or at least a wall-of-noise thrash band, one of the (far too) many that are constantly floating in and out of the underground music scene.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • When he's not writing, Jacques acts as the lead singer of Brazilian grindcore band Rabujos.

    April 2010

  • If it's a singer with stamina you're searching for, give Caninus a whirl – a grindcore group that features two pitbull terriers as vocalists, although sadly co-frontdog Basil was put to sleep earlier this year due to a brain tumour.

    Matthew Herbert's pig project is a strange beast, but not the only animal album on the (butcher's) block

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