Haemorrhage Club Sonar, Baltimore MD May 26

Haemorrhage Club Sonar, Baltimore MD May 26
Having seen Madrid, Spain's Looking for an Answer near the beginning of day three, the theme of Spanish grind stuck near the end of the day with Haemorrhage, also from Madrid. This time, however, the grindcore attack was infused with loads of gore. The veteran band performed a grotesque, high-energy set, complete with hospital surgery costumes and the requisite fake blood that vocalist Lugubrious came out dripping with. "Disgorging Innards," from 2006's Apology for Pathology, was ferocious live, while "Funeral Carnage" and "Mortuary Riot," off 2002's Morgue Sweet Home, were both murderously disgusting and filled with heavy riffs. Death metal-tinged track "911 (Emergency Slaughter)" was one of the set's highlights, as Haemorrhage evoked some sort of demented evil with their chugging guitar work and powerful blast beats. The crowd went nuts for it.