Moments are a Belgian hardcore band and this is their latest EP.
Energetic and dynamic, Moments manage to mix elements of both the old and new schools of hardcore, blended with a bit of modern metal, of course. Continue reading
This is the debut album from Danish post-hardcore/metal band Kollapse.
Angst is not your average release. The band don’t easily slot into a neat genre classification, so I’ve gone with post-hardcore/metal, as that’s as accurate as anything, I suppose. Continue reading
Thieves are a US hardcore band and this is their debut album.
Thieves play dark, violent hardcore. I can’t help but like this kind of relentlessly bleak and abrasive music. Over the course Continue reading
Cloud Rat are a grindcore band from the US and Crevasse are a Dutch/German hardcore band.
Hot on the heels of their recent split with Moloch, Cloud Rat turn up again with over 5 minutes of their imaginative, sophisticated grind.
Sophisticated grind? How is that possible? Well, it Continue reading
American Standards are a US hardcore band and this is their second album.
Here’s a band we’ve met before, and they impressed when we did. The Death of Rhythm and Blues stood out with its aggressive, angular hardcore. Continue reading
Gnarwolf are a US hardcore band and this is their latest EP.
You’ve gotta like this kind of thing; less than 14 minutes of angular, chaotic hardcore. The band play it well and make one Hell of a noise. What’s not to like? Continue reading
This is the latest release from US hardcore bruisers Primal Rite.
This is a twisted crossover mix of hardcore and metal, weaving punk and death/thrash influences together into three furiously ugly tracks. Continue reading
This is the second album from Jagged Vision, a Norwegian metallic hardcore band.
As a starting point for Jagged Vision’s sound, imagine a band like Black Tusk or Doomriders, add in some All Pigs Must Die, and then coat the entire thing in a violent metallic hardcore sheen.
Jagged Vision play a hardcore/sludge/metal mix that borrows from aspects of all styles, allowing the band to firmly cement their own personality. Continue reading
The Bearer are a hardcore band from the US and this is their second release.
The Bearer play hardcore that’s influenced by metal – so far, so generic, right? Wrong. On paper this description may be accurate, but it doesn’t do The Bearer’s sound justice. Continue reading
Invoker are a Swiss hardcore band and this is their debut album.
This is an enjoyable combination of classic, old-school hardcore and modern new-school thought. Continue reading