Hardcore

Full EP Stream – Vatican – “Ache of Eternity”

August 21, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the flattening new EP from hardcore heavyweights Vatican NOW before its release on Friday.

Track Premiere: God Mother – ‘Tar Mirror’

August 10, 2017 Vince Bellino

God Mother are as exhilarating as they are aggressive. Listen to a new song from their Party Smasher Inc. debut now!

Conflict is Inevitable: An Interview with Moral Void

August 10, 2017 Neill Jameson

Unhinged blackened hardcore trio Moral Void have an explosive debut record with Deprive. Delve further into the madness.

Track Premiere: Burn “Dead Identity”

August 9, 2017 Shawn Macomber

Check out a new track from reactivated NYHC legends Burn.

All Out War

August 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Metallic hardcore heroes All Out War are this week’s Best New Noise.

Still Screaming After Thirty-Six Years: An Interview with Raw Power

August 3, 2017 Kevin Stewart-Panko

A couple months ago, with an almost devil-may-care, casual shoulder shrug, one of my all-time favourite bands in the history of forever, Italian hardcore legends Raw Power, quietly released their new album. We caught up with vocalist Mauro Codeluppi to discuss growing old, not giving a shit and the time they played with G’N’R.

Integrity

July 31, 2017 Michael Wohlberg

Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume
Consistency is the Devil
dB rating: 8/10

Full EP Stream: Atonement Theory – “Illumination”

July 26, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the new album from Atonement Theory, featuring Harm’s Way’s Jay Jancetic.

Track Premiere: OLDBONES – ‘Followed With a Swarm’

July 25, 2017 Vince Bellino

Ex-A Life Once Lost frontman Bob Meadows has been busy as of late. When he’s not laying down groove metal with Mind Power, he’s unleashing furious, grinding metal with OLDBONES. Their latest offering, “Followed With A Swarm” is a fast, angry song. “The song ‘Followed With A Swarm’ touches on a relationship that no longer exists,” Meadows says. “Lyrically, the…

Streaming: High Priest Kill Your Buzz with “Grail Sludge”

July 19, 2017 Sean Frasier

Virginian pit-stirrers High Priest blast out hardcore/grind extinction sermons on their ferocious Grail Sludge EP.

Label Spotlight: Tripsquad Records

July 10, 2017 Vince Bellino

Introducing: Tripsquad Records, plus track premieres from Full Scale Riot and Huge.

Pro-Pain Frontman Injured In Robbery, GoFundMe Started To Cover Medical Expenses

July 10, 2017 Vince Bellino

Pro-Pain frontman Gary Meskil was injured last week in Belgium, where he was the victim of a robbery and attempted murder.

Video Premiere: Get the Shot – ‘Hellbringer’

July 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Check out the new lyric video from metallic hardcore outfit Get the Shot.

Full Album Stream: River Black – ‘River Black’

July 6, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the new record from River Black, featuring members of Municipal Waste and Revocation.

5 Great Live Roadburn Albums

June 30, 2017 Vince Bellino

ConvergeGodfleshNeurosis and more have immortalized their Roadburn performances as live albums.

Track Premiere: Hellweed – ‘Guts Out’

June 23, 2017 Vince Bellino

Russia’s Hellweed premiere new song “Guts Out.”

Track Premiere: Loyal Until Death – ‘What Never Dies’

June 7, 2017 Vince Bellino

Loyal Until Death are a whirlwind of hardcore punk riffs and pummeling breakdowns.

Hardcore Legends Integrity Grace the Cover of the Latest Decibel

May 30, 2017 Albert Mudrian

Dwid Hellion of the metallic hardcore pioneers Integrity emerges from a Belgian castle to make his Decibel cover debut while doom metal darlings Khemmis appear on this month’s flexi disc with an exclusive new song. Hurry, quantities are limited.

Full Album Stream: NY In 64 – ‘The Gentle Indifference of the Night’

May 25, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the entirety of instrumental hardcore/post-metal crew NY in 64‘s sophomore LP, The Gentle Indifference of the Night. 

Full Album Stream: Wormwitch – ‘Strike Mortal Soil’

May 10, 2017 Vince Bellino

From “As Above” to “So Below,” Wormwitch deliver a powerful debut album. 

Full Stream: Broken Cross / Vegas ‘Split’

April 25, 2017 Neill Jameson

Exclusive: stream the new split by Broken Cross and Vegas. 

Track Premiere: Endon – ‘Born in Limbo’

April 13, 2017 Vince Bellino

Endon unleash a primal, punishing noise/metal combination on “Born in Limbo.”

Full EP Stream: Crushed – ‘Deep User’

April 12, 2017 Vince Bellino

Stream the insane new EP from New York hardcore/noise outfit Crushed. 

Full EP Stream: Excessive Cruelty – ‘Excessive Cruelty’

March 21, 2017 Vince Bellino

Featuring ex-Ghoul and ex-Strung Up members, Excessive Cruelty deliver killer hardcore.

Track Premiere: Heiress – ‘Restless Aim’

March 21, 2017 Vince Bellino

Listen to “Restless Aim,” a new song from Heiress‘ compilation release. 

Track Premiere: Prisoner – “Starve”

March 17, 2017 Vince Bellino

Prisoner stream a ferocious new track from their upcoming LP, Beyond the Infinite. 

Full Album Stream: Pain Tank – ‘97,901,726 Confirmed Kills’

March 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Pain Tank is on a killing frenzy, or at least exposing one, on 97,901,726 Confirmed Kills.

Track Premiere: Silence Equals Death – ‘Peacemaker’

March 15, 2017 Vince Bellino

Silence Equals Death flex their muscles on the first song from their Eulogy Recordings debut.

Track Premiere: Trappist – ‘No Corporate Beer’

March 8, 2017 Adem Tepedelen

We present Trappist’s “No Corporate Beer,” a pit-churning blast against macrobrews and the sheep who drink them.