12 Newer Hardcore Bands to Check Out in 2020
Helping to spread the word about great (underground) music.
Escuela Grind x Organ Trail x M.S.D. x Crawler @ Atlas Brew Works, Washington, DC (PHOTOS)
Grindcore and hoppy beverages go together nicely.
Bassist Kira Roessler on Her Time in Black Flag, Early LA Punk + More
"Physically, I was at my absolute limit pretty much the whole time."
Youth Crew 2020 Compilation Will Bring Together Hardcore Bands from Across the Globe
This will be seventh edition of the series.
Severed Beliefs Wave Metallic Hardcore Flag for New Zealand
7 Angels 7 Plagues, Merauder, and Day of Suffering are among the group's inspiration points.
Fastix: New UK Hardcore Band Kick Off 2020 with Purpose
Songwriter Ethan Treason cites his prime influences as Minor Threat, Inside Out, and Gorilla Biscuits.
Death by Stereo Singer Efrem Schulz Shares His Thoughts on Each of Their Albums (EXCLUSIVE)
It's been over two decades since the California band first appeared on record store shelves.
Song of the Day
Inner Turmoil, “Worn Thin,” from Trapped at Birth (2019)
"They cherry pick as much from NYHC’s groove as they do Syracuse and Connecticut."
Photographer Spotlight: Philip Monahan
"One of the best early shows I saw was Kerosene 454 and Bluetip playing a matinee in an old bank building..."
New Artist Focus: Infiltrate
The quartet features musicians from such groups as Fever Strike, Deathblow, and End of Your Rope.
Old Ghosts x Bystander Team Up for One Hundred for Haiti Charity Split LP (TRACK PREMIERE)
The non-profit was founded by Greg Bennick, a longtime member of the hardcore community.
Bassist Spotlight: Steph Jerkova (Regional Justice Center)
"Dee Dee Ramone was the major influence in playing strictly in downstrokes..."
Tuning: Bay Area Band Releases Track in Advance of Tour Run with Slapshot (PREMIERE)
The group counts musicians who have also played in Dying for It, Dead Hearts, and Spirits.
5 New England Hardcore Bands That Changed My Life, by Ethan Harrison (Great American Ghost)
His group's new album, Power Through Terror, was produced by Will Putney (Vein, Unearth).
Song of the Day
Rigorous Institution, “World of Illusion,” from The Coming of Terror (Whisper in Darkness, 2019)
FFO: Electro Hippies, Discharge, (early) Celtic Frost
Nathan Gray (BoySetsFire) Talks New Solo Record, Exorcising His Demons + More
"I am very cautious to be genuine to who I am, even if there are many sides to that."
Final Declaration: Buffalo’s Strong Hardcore Tradition Burns Brightly Through New Group
"I think often there’s a misconception that heavy bands are brainless, and bands with brains aren’t heavy..."