Monday, August 3, 2009
Catheter first appeared on the Illogical Contraption radar back in April, as part of 1998's fabulous Hymns For The Hearing Impaired compilation. While they don't have the most original sound in the world, they make up for their lack of innovation with an abundance of pure grinding crusty brutality, bringing it fast and heavy to anyone foolish enough to get in their way.
Catheter come from Denver, CO, and are part of that whole midwest/southwest grindcore/hatecore/noisecore thing that seemed to peak back in the late 90's (as evidenced by a slew of split records with bands like Laughing Dog, Black Market Fetus, and Bent Over Backwards). They're still around, but Preamble To Oblivion was their first "official" full-length, and thus far, also their best.