Thursday, June 26, 2014

I've got a twitter now!

This will mainly be used for nerdy things like gear, recording and mixing.
Follow if that kinda thang appeals to ya.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Have me record / mix your record!

Repost from the Audiosiege facebook:
Audiosiege is proud to welcome Joel Grind, of the legendary Toxic Holocaust, to our ranks. Joel is partnering with me at our incredible new location IN Buzz Or Howl Studios and will be handling all the mixing duties for Audiosiege. I'm incredibly excited, as Joel brings a great ear, some killer gear, and years of experience to the studio. Drop him a line at to say hi or have your recording mixed by him at Audiosiege.


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The new Toxic Holocaust record is complete!

The 5th full length and follow up to 2010's Conjure and Command was just completed a few days ago. It was mixed by Kurt Ballou and was sent off to be mastered by Brad Boatright at AUDIOSIEGE (

Expect 11 tracks of total Metal Punk mayhem in the vein of Discharge, Metallica, Sodom, Exploited, GBH etc.

Can't wait for you all to hear it!

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Joel Grind "Follow and Believe" 7" - Coming April 15th

Joel Grind "Follow & Believe" single sided 7"
Two fucked up, robotic and apocalyptic tracks originally released in 2001.
Totally DIY hand assembled as well as painted by Joel Grind. (Each copy is unique)
Limited to 135 copies never to be pressed again.
Acid Rat Record 002 

April 15th release date

"After the "Radiation Sickness" demo in 1999 the original Toxic Holocaust lineup sort of fizzled out but I was still left with the urge to continue creating music. I decided to forge on alone....without really knowing what to do or how to do it, I learned as I went. I wanted to be free to create without the confines of people's egos, lame influences, and/or general laziness. This period, while at times pretty spotty listening back years later, was a lot of fun. I used to record daily, making up new songs on the spot and recording them. This record you are holding was originally released under the name Toxic Holocaust in the autumn of 2001. It was a split with my close friends Dave's band Oprichniki. My two tracks from this release were a big departure from the Toxic Holocaust sound, focusing less on the Thrash Metal that I'm known for and going in a more robotic and apocalyptic direction. Lyrically though, the themes remain consistent: anti-religion (Follow and Believe) as well as doomsday (World at End). This re-release comes about because a lot of people have asked me about these songs over the years, as well as seeing the original record going for absurd amount of money. It's being released under my own name this time because I didn't want any Toxic fan to feel cheated if they bought this record and expect it to be different musically.
Enjoy the tunes and never be afraid to do what you want, your own way.
Joel Grind / Jan. 2013"