2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Hardcore, Punk + Metal Books
These recent titles will make improve anyone's home library.
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."
Strife Exclusive Song Premiere, Interview w/ Guitarist Andrew Kline on Their Future
The Los Angeles hardcore institution documents a hometown show/party.
5 Underrated '80s HC/Punk Records, by Dave Guiterrez (Despairadisio, Lethal Aggression, Social Decay)
The New Jersey underground OG offers his picks.
Art Spotlight: Kat Fajardo
"...I spent an unhealthy amount of time reading Clamp manga and watching way too much anime..."
Integrity Guitar Contest Winner Announcement
It wasn't easy for Dom Romeo to pick just one from the entries...
Red Death, Formidable Darkness (Triple-B Records, 2017)
"...no gimmicks, no bells, no whistles..."
Apartment 213, Collected Violence (EXCLUSIVE ALBUM STREAM, INTERVIEW)
47 tracks of sonic mayhem (and some Cleveland hardcore history).
Record Collector: Laura Kerkhofs, aka cinnamon_girl95
"My most prized single record is my Type O Negative October Rust, original European pressing..."
Andrew Kline (Strife, World Be Free, Berthold City) Guests on 100 Words or Less Podcast
The LA hardcore stalwart chats with Ray Harkins.
Aaron Stauffer (Seaweed, Gardener, The Blue Dot, Ghost Work, Waveform NCC)
Sub Pop, hardcore, Kevin Smith, signing to a major, fatherhood, career changes, and much more.