Upstate records

Video Premiere: Revenge Beast – “Inclination to Darkness”

April 26, 2023

Get stoked on the forthcoming release from the Marc Rizzo-led Revenge Beast with the first single from their debut album, “Inclination to Darkness.”

Video Premiere: Revenge Beast – “Bastard” (Mötley Crüe Cover)

March 15, 2023

Hear Marc Rizzo’s new band, Revenge Beast shout out the glam metal with this cover of Mötley Crüe’s “Bastard.”

Video Premiere: Fury of Five – “Feel the Reign”

February 9, 2023

After a long break—23 years, to be exact—metallic hardcore heroes Fury of Five are back on the scene with a new song and video, “Feel the Reign!”

Video Premiere: Revenge Beast – “Egregore”

December 7, 2022

There’s a new tech death band in town, hailing from both Boston and New Jersey and dishing out us some classic, heavy brutality, get to know Revenge Beast via their new video for “Eregore.”

Track Premiere: Freya – “Thousand Yard Stare”

November 9, 2022

Freya — the hardcore act fronted by longtime Earth Crisis vocalist Karl Buechner — return with “Thousand Yard Stare,” the first track off their 2023 Upstate Records debut, Fight As One.

Video Premiere: Bloodclot – “Souls”

September 8, 2022

Hear ex-Cro-Mags frontman John Joseph’s reformed Bloodclot featuring ex-Quicksand and Madball members.

Track Premiere: Bovice — “Sluggo Season”

July 27, 2022

Bouncy, brutal hip-hop-infused metallic hardcore is up to bat via the new Bovice jam “Sluggo Season.”

Track Premiere: Point Break — “I Am”

June 29, 2022

No Keanu, but the latest metallic hardcore jam from Pointbreak hangs a hard ten nonetheless.

Full EP Stream: Brick by Brick / Cutthroat

December 3, 2021

East Coast meets West Coast when Brick by Brick and Cutthroat join forces for a split seven inch.

Exclusive Stream: Merauder — “94 Demo”

March 10, 2021

Revisit the apprentice killer days of metallic hardcore innovators Merauder.

Video Premiere: Matriarchs – ‘Slave City’

December 10, 2020

Los Angeles metalcore bruisers Matriarchs refuse to go to “Slave City.”