A389 Recordings have definitely dialed in an overall label aesthetic, balancing impressively well between being eclectic and cohesive. Homewrecker’s Worms and Dirt fits perfectly, falling right in the middle of the label’s metal-leaning releases on one hand and the output of more hardcore purists on the other. This full length also marks A389 crossing the 100 release threshold.
In fact, it’s no surprise Homewrecker calls Ashtabula, Ohio home, a city only about an hour outside of Cleveland and similarly situated along the industry-riddled shores of Lake Erie. As if channeling the spirit of the nearby “Clevo” hardcore favorites from two decades ago, this quintet conjure sounds of Ringworm and I