Blue Collar Calling: Musicians from ‘90s Cleveland Hardcore Scene Start New Noise Project
Steven Meketa (Apartment 213, Lockweld) and Jim Szudy (Fellahean, Windscale)
Brain Cave: Ohio Band Brings ‘90s-Styled Post-Hardcore on Debut Album
A raw and emotionally charged sound, reminiscent of '90s post-hardcore mixed with Betty-era Helmet.
Prime: Louisville Group Delivers Tough-as-Nails Hardcore on Debut EP, Killing the Community
FFO: Negative Approach, Madball, American Nightmare
5 Guitarists That Influenced My Playing, by Brian Ortiz (Xibalba)
If you've heard the band before, you already know this dude's tone is apocalyptic.
Record Label Profile: Dropping Bombs
"Don’t worry about what’s ‘cool’ or ‘hype’, just do the shit you like..."
Various Artists, So This Is Progress Flexi / Zine 001 (...So This Is Progress, 2020)
A 5-way split of roaring hardcore punk accompanied by a gorgeously rendered photo zine.
Chopping Block: Ex-Members of Moving On, Safe & Sound Link Up in New Seattle Hardcore Band
The group recently forged a partnership with Safe Inside Records.
Old Ghosts: Vocalist Derek Dole on the Buffalo Hardcore Group’s Forthcoming Album
"I think most of the songs end up being questions about how we treat the world, each other, and ourselves."
Speedway: Listen to “Endless Stride” from New Swedish Hardcore Unit (PREMIERE)
Members of Existence, Lifeblind, and Blood Sermon offer up a killer track from forthcoming debut EP.
Sinking: Massachusetts Group Brings ‘90s Emo-Influenced Sound on Debut LP (PREMIERE)
The band features musicians who've also played in Maniac, Restraining Order, and Piece of Mind.
Damien Done: Dark Rockers Take Us To Night with New EP
FFO: Danzig, '80s new wave, Love-era The Cult
The Undertaking!: San Diego Band Asks “Who’s Afraid of Eleven Wolves?” on New Track
Dave Quiggle (Facedown Records, No Innocent Victim, xDisciplex A.D.) created the cover art.
5 Punk Songs That Changed My Life, by Brian McTernan (vocalist of Be Well)
Also check out the lyric video for the DC hardcore band's track, "Frozen."
The Criminal World (Mems of Soft Kill): Darkwave Trio Admit We Spilled Blood for the Money on New EP (PREMIERE)
The Portland-based trio creates music that is gloomy, dizzying, and catchy, often all at the same time.
Video Prick, Demo 2019 (Forever Never Ends Records, 2020)
"The vocals snarl like a rabid dog snapping his/her jowls at the throat of life’s frustrations..."
Conviction: Guitarist Jim Winters Reminisces on His Days in the ‘90s Hardcore Band
Throughout the years, he's also been a member of Earth Crisis, Believer, and The Promise.
Bent Out of Shape: New Oi! Band Brings Together Musicians from the Dutch Scene
The outfit features former members of such groups as Spirit 84, DSS, and No Denial.
Bricks: Pennsylvania Trio Cook Up Industrial, Grind + Noise on Opposite of Icarus EP
FFO: Full of Hell, Sissy Spacek, Godflesh