2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Hardcore, Punk + Metal Books
These recent titles will make improve anyone's home library.
Discrepancy: OC Hardcore Combo Get Introspective on “In Due Time…” (PREMIERE)
Words have power.
Record Collector: Richard Moody (As$troland, Miscegenator)
"You just have to laugh when you see stuff like 'Limited Press of 2000' on a record."
Axis: The Band’s Most Unlikely Influences
Each member of the metallic hardcore crew breaks it down.
Sean A. Garrison (Kinghorse)
A brutally honest conversation with a Louisville punk original.
Song of the Day
Kite Fight, “Try Deny” (2017)
Musicians who have been in such bands as Copper and Snapcase join forces to craft melodic post-punk.
Chain Reaction: Ex-Mems of Rise and Fall, Congress Go “Clevo” on “Hangman” (PREMIERE)
Hardcore fueled by the disease of modern politics.
Record Collector: Anthony Biello, aka bloodflame123
"Nothing is worse than flipper scum."
Lose Lose, Demo (Self-Released, 2016)
The latest project from Billy Davis (Tragedy, Deathreat, From Ashes Rise, Copout) is examined.
Record Collector: Tony Pence (Celebrated Summer Records, WarxGames, Deep Sleep)
"It all started when a older girl in my neighborhood gave me a copy of AC/DC's Back In Black..."
Record Collector: Rachel Calkins, aka rachel_excarnate
Mercyful Fate, Sigur Rós, Depeche Mode, and everything in between...
New Heart Write Anthemic Straight Edge Burner w/ “One Less Chain” (PREMIERE)
FFO: Ten Yard Fight, In My Eyes, Better Than a Thousand
Record Collector: Paul Hyde, aka 4maldehyde
"...people that buy records and have bands sign the vinyl drives me nuts."
James Hart (Eighteen Visions) Guests on 100 Words or Less Podcast
The charismatic vocalist opens up about various aspects of his personal life.
Braidedveins Offer Up a Swinging Post-Hardcore Jam with “Everything Dies”
A portion of the record's sales will be donated to INCITE!, a nationwide network of radical feminists.
Song of the Day
Balance, “Out of My Head” (2017)
UK hardcore with some fuzzed-out guitars and '90s-like alt.rock atmosphere.
Photographer Spotlight: Luca Giorietto
"When I first listened 'to 90s records by Nirvana and Hole, my entire world totally changed."