The Most Influential Figures of NYHC: Jimmy G. (Murphy’s Law)
Celebrating an Astoria, Queens legend.
Song of the Day
Lowest Creature, “Law Down the Law,” from Misery Unfolds (Isolation Records, 2018)
Swedish crossover thrash with riffs by the pound.
Control System, Uncertainty Reigns (Self-Released, 2018)
FFO: Nails, Black Breath, Code Orange, Axis
Suffer on Acid: Boston Power Trio Blend Pummeling Sludge with Hardcore on New Album
This Boston power trio is recommended for fans of Mastodon, Crossed Out, and black coffee.
Restraining Order Write a Snotty HC Anthem with “Better Luck Next Time” (PREMIERE)
Meet one of New Age Records' newest signings.
Record Collector: Matt Ford, aka variant_coverage_blog
"...if anyone is getting into vinyl for the sex appeal, I think they should go back and rethink that choice..."
Hardcore and Comic Books: What Is Your Favorite Superhero Listening To?
Suspend your disbelief for the 5 minutes it takes to read this article...
Skeleton, Pyramid of Skull (Super Secret Records, 2018)
Any record that brings to mind Kyuss, Dystopia, and Bolt Thrower deserves our attention.
Tile: Noise Rock, Skateboarding + “Landmines” (PREMIERE)
"Some days I want to drive full speed into traffic and not even touch the brake."
Photographer Spotlight: Shaun Regan
"At the age of 11 or 12, I bought Rollins Band’s Life Time album on cassette..."
Blind Justice, No Matter the Cost (Flatspot Records/Edgewood Records, 2018)
The hardcore record you didn’t know you needed, but you do.
Precious (Mems of Threadbare, Snapcase) Hit Hard on “Hammer or Nail” (PREMIERE)
The first taste of the hardcore outfit's forthcoming album, Sick Rooms.
Open City: Hardcore Vets Don’t Want Their New Band to Coast on the “Ex-Members” Thing
"History is always important for providing context, but I’d rather have it be implicit than spelled out..."
Krimewatch, Initiate, Provoke, Khiis @ Humanist Hall, Oakland (PHOTOS)
NYC + SoCal + NorCal hardcore = a night of killer live music
No Echo Presents FireBurn, Nomads, Dare, Soul Power, Clear Focus, Dying for It (PHOTOS)
SoCal legend Albert Licano captured the action.
Song of the Day
Spiritual Cramp, “I Feel Bad Bein' Me,” from Police State (Deranged Records, 2018)
The Bay Area punks get all Talking Heads on us.
Day By Day (Singer Ian Dolan, Guitarist Jared Hutcherson)
Get to know the story behind of the Florida hardcore scene's best rising acts.