Hardcore

Video Premiere: Blistering Joy – ‘Funeral for the Death of My Dreams’

October 5, 2021

Chaotic hardcore band Blistering Joy release video for “Funeral for the Death of My Dreams.”

Video Premiere: SPY – “Obtained Under Duress / Exceptional American”

October 1, 2021

Eye Spy a double-dose of hardcore punk in VHS-inspired form from To Live a Lie Records.

Jim Saah On His Defining Photos of DC Hardcore, Black Flag, Minor Threat and More

September 17, 2021

Legendary DC hardcore photographer Jim Saah shares images and ’80 punk tales from his book In My Eyes: Photographs 1982-1997.

Double-Header Track Premiere: Fast Break! Records’ Z9 and MH Chaos

September 14, 2021

Decibel brings you a double-dose of early ’90 hardcore and late-’90s post hardcore from Fast Break! Records signees Z9 and MH Chaos!

Five Times Harvcore Records Ruled

September 13, 2021

Revisiting hardcore label Harvcore Records.

Album Premiere: Turn Cold – ‘Break Your Faith’

September 1, 2021

Dive into a riff-blizzard with Atlanta crossover thrashers Turn Cold as they unleash their three-track EP, Break Your Faith.

Listen: Turnstile Release New Album “Glow On”

August 30, 2021

Hardcore mainstays Turnstile embrace new sounds on Glow On.

Video Premiere: Wolf King – Live at Rapture Recordings

August 24, 2021

Wolf King release a live session from California studio Rapture Recordings.

Album Review: DARE – ‘Against All Odds’

August 18, 2021

DARE deserve to be spoken of in the same breath as Rotting Out, Mizery, Incendiary and others at the vanguard of hardcore.

Video Premiere + Interview: Eyes of Perdition – “When Deeply Ingrained Traumas Spill Forth Like Maggots in Carrion”

July 20, 2021

Chameleonic frontwoman Lindsay O. (Coma Cluster Void, Natalia) embraces her slam/death side with Eyes of Perdition. Watch their new video and read an interview with Lindsay here.

Video Premiere: Ingrown – “Waste”

July 6, 2021

Watch Idaho’s killer hardcore power trio Ingrown in their natural habitat in the new video “Waste.”

Album Premiere: Vorvaň – ‘Awakened’

May 26, 2021

Russian hardcore/sludge outfit Vorvaň rise from slumber to release their bruising sophomore record, Awakened.

Track Premiere: Blue Ox – ‘Lesser Gods and the Science of Superstition’

May 17, 2021

Blue Ox dole out sludgy, metallic hardcore on “Lesser Gods and the Science of Superstition.”

Health Awaits: Cro-Mags’ Harley Flanagan on Being In the Best Shape of His Life at 54

April 7, 2021

Welcome to Health Awaits, a new Decibel column devoted to fitness. For this first installment, we speak with Harley Flanagan of hardcore punk pioneers Cro-Mags.

Video Premiere: There Were Wires – ‘His Talk, Her Teeth’

March 30, 2021

Underappreciated early-aughts metalcore unit There Were Wires rear their heads with a remastered version of 2003 banger “His Talk, Her Teeth.”

Earth Crisis Premiere “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

March 24, 2021

Hear and acquire this Earth Crisis flexi disc single, featuring a brand new recording, available as part of the Decibel Flexi Series. Hurry, quantities are extremely limited!

Full Album Stream: Wolf King – “The Path of Wrath”

March 4, 2021

Wolf King take the path less traveled and embrace their extreme metal influences on their second LP.

Earth Crisis To Release “Smash or Be Smashed” Via the Decibel Flexi Series

February 26, 2021

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, March 1 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single from straight edge hardcore heroes Earth Crisis.

Track Premiere: Bridge Burner – ‘Disempath’

February 10, 2021

Bridge Burner tell us how they really feel on the title track to their new album, Disempath.

Track Premiere: Seized Up – “Marching Down the Spiral”

February 3, 2021

Californian supergroup Seized Up deck you with an uppercut of hardcore punk in the upcoming EP’s title track, “Marching Down the Spiral.”

Full EP Stream: Ten Ton Hammer – ‘New Failures’

December 3, 2020

Philadelphia-based bashers Ten Ton Hammer drop five new tracks of ’90s-fueled metal and hardcore squarely on your cranium with the New Failures EP.

Video Premiere: Wolf King – ‘Sanctuary’

November 20, 2020

Bay Area blackened hardcore crew Wolf King are on the hunt for “Sanctuary.”

Video Premiere: Eternal Struggle- “Indoctrination”

November 13, 2020

Tel-Aviv’s metallic hardcore warriors are here with a new video from their upcoming full-length due out this winter.

Album Premiere: Hanging Fortress – Darkness Devours

November 3, 2020

Morbid Midwest wrecking crew Hanging Fortress make their presence known, painfully loud and frighteningly clear, with their debut full-length Darkness Devours. Out Friday, stream it in its entirety right now.

Dropdead Talk 2020 Reissue campaign, New Discography Album

October 1, 2020

Catching up with Dropdead‘s Ben Barnett and Bob Otis to talk about the band’s extensive 2020 reissue campaign.

Exclusive Interview: The Faith/Embrace Drummer Ivor Hanson Talks “Live at CBGBs”

September 28, 2020

Let the sublimely chaotic, enlivening 1981 set captured on “Live at CBGBs” help you regain The Faith.

Track Premiere: Subzero — “House of Grief”

September 23, 2020

Don’t be left out in the cold — stream the first new music in fourteen years from NYHC legends Subzero right now!