Bassist Spotlight: Pat McClimans (Endpoint, Metroschifter, Falling Forward, Tramlaw)
"If you’re doing it for any reason other than facilitating the expression of something inside of you, quit now!"
Cables & Arms: San Francisco Post-Hardcore Group Returns with “Burn” (VIDEO PREMIERE)
"The song is about the natural conclusion to overt inequality, amplified by traditional and social media..."
Jacob Bannon on Umbra Vitae, Working During the COVID-19 Lockdown, Death Metal + More
"Many artists will play dress up in sub-genres for better or worse. We are not interested in that."
Drummer Andy “Outbreak” Granelli (The Distillers, The Nerve Agents, Model American)
"I always had this drive to do music, I never thought of anything else. Fucking laser focus on that. That was it."
FAIM: Denver Hardcore Band Announces Debut LP, Premieres “Division Ave” (EXCLUSIVE)
Inspired by "learning about the racist history of redlining," the track will appear on Hollow Hope.
Drill Sergeant: New HC Band Feat. Current/Ex-Members of Fixation, Stud Count + More
Citing influences like Infest, Crossed Out, and Vaccine, this group's debut demo is a brutal one.
Umbra Vitae, Shadow of Life (Deathwish Inc, 2020)
Members of Converge, The Red Chord, and Twitching Tongues go on a death metal rampage.
Mainstrike Vocalist Roland Roller Looks Back on the Dutch Hardcore Band’s ‘90s Run
"It was a great time as we stood at the beginning of a birth of a scene Europe had never seen before."
Thirty Nights of Violence Singer Zach Wilbourn on Their New EP, the Nashville Hardcore Scene
"We want to test the confines of our genre.”
Don’t Sleep: East Coast Hardcore Band Reveals Album Details, Drops “Refine Me” Music Video
When Dave Smalley (DYS, Dag Nasty, ALL, Down By Law) is singing, we're listening.
Mikey Erg + Postage Merge Forces on New Split EP, Donating Proceeds to NAACP
Hooky punk purveyors collaborate on a cool project.
5 Bands That Introduced Me to Death Metal, by Lucas Anderson (Funeral Leech)
The New York City-based drummer/vocalist pays tribute to some of his early influences.
The Story Behind the Fake BOLD Reunion of 1996
Cookbook author (and former NYHC musician) Eddie McNamara takes us back to the fateful day.
Punitive Damage: Meet One of the Sickest Newer Hardcore Bands Out Right Now
"...I’m tired of clowns with ACAB tattoos acting like cops thinking they belong."
Song of the Day
Mal Aux Yeux, “Le Soleil Me...,” from Séquestré par la futur (Gargouille Association, 2020)
Left of center punk that features shades of Ebullition Records, crust, post-metal, and rock steady (!).
185 Miles South Podcast Host Zack Nelson Bleeds Southern California Hardcore
A seminal Bad Religion album lit the fuse.
Rotting Out, Ronin (Pure Noise Records, 2020)
A hardcore album built for these traumatic times.
Death Eyes: San Diego Band Whips Up Angry Noise Rock on "Management Is Not Your Friend"
Do not watch the music video for this track around small children.