New Jersey hardcore band Heavy Chains have signed to Flatspot Records, and are set to record their debut EP in the fall, with a release date sometime in early 2016. You can check out the band this summer as they hit the road with Terror, Bane, Backtrack, and more on the "Life and Death" tour. Full-press release and tour dates can be found in the replies.
Jake Denning on 06/24/15 - 11:24 AM
Head to the replies to check out Mizery's full performance at the Rainfest Pre-Show.
Jake Denning on 05/22/15 - 04:29 PM
Head to the replies to check out Xibalba's new video for "Guerrilla".
Jake Denning on 05/22/15 - 04:23 PM
Rat Path is one of the best examples that hardcore music is alive and thriving in the Pacific Northwest, and I really think they're going to do something big soon. They just released a brand new split with Malice, as well as a new music video for "Misfortune", which you can view in the replies.
Jake Denning on 05/08/15 - 11:01 AM
Hit the replies to check out a video in which Davey Havok (AFI), Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy), and more discuss what vegan straight-edge hardcore band Earth Crisis mean to them, particularly their album Destroy the Machines, which is approaching its 20th anniversary in May.
Jake Denning on 04/01/15 - 08:01 AM
Ladies and Gentlemen, Australian hardcore band Miles Away is BACK. They're set to release their fourth full-length record, Tide, on May 5th via Six Feet Under Records. The record was produced by Jay Maas (Defeater). Hit the replies to check out a brand new song, "Grateful", a fast and heavy track about looking back on your youth and those who helped along the way. If you liked the track, you can pre-order the record soon.
Jake Denning on 03/18/15 - 06:59 PM
We're premiering a brand new track from Australian hardcore band Deez Nuts, off their upcoming record Word Is Bond, which drops April 21st via Century Media. "Face This On My Own" is a straight-laced anthem for those who push through adversity and never quit on their dreams. Hit the replies to check it out - if you liked it, you can pre-order the record here.
Jake Denning on 03/12/15 - 08:40 AM
Hardcore music festival Rainfest has announced their first wave of bands on this years fest, which you can check out in the replies. Highlights include: Rotting Out, Turnstile, Angel Du$t, and Chain of Strength. The 2nd announcement will be on February 15th at 5pm PST. Tickets are available here, but you'd better act fast.
Jake Denning on 01/15/15 - 07:35 PM
Every Memorial Day weekend at Neumos in Seattle, WA, the best hardcore festival in America takes place - Rainfest. The first half of this year's announcement has been posted, along with ticket links (which will go fast). Head to the replies to check out the bands, which include: Down to Nothing, Backtrack, and Cold World. The second half of the bands will be released February 15th at 9pm PST. Oh yeah, did I mention Andrew W.K. may perform? Nobody can miss that.
Jake Denning on 01/15/14 - 10:02 PM
Hate5Six has posted Trapped Under Ice's last set before going on hiatus, which you can view in the replies. This is something I've been looking forward to for awhile, definitely check it out.
Jake Denning on 12/06/13 - 11:34 AM
Head to the replies to check out a brand new song from Backtrack, titled "Their Rules," featuring Down To Nothing vocalist David Wood.
Jake Denning on 12/06/13 - 01:00 AM
Head to the replies to check out highlights from Terror's performance in Portland, OR at Backspace. This show was without a doubt one of the best ones I've been to in quite some time.
Jake Denning on 02/18/13 - 12:15 PM
The first batch of bands on this year's Rainfest have been announced. The annual festival will take place at Neumos in Seattle, WA on May 24th-26th. Ticketing info and full lineup will be announced Feb. 15th at 9pm PST. You can follow Rainfest on twitter and facebook for more announcements as they come.
Jake Denning on 01/15/13 - 10:15 PM
Head over to the replies to check out a new song from Terror, "Hard Lessons", off their upcoming 2013 record Live By The Code. The record was produced by Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory.
Jake Denning on 11/28/12 - 12:36 AM
Strife is streaming their brand new record, Witness A Rebirth, here. They've also posted the music video to "Torn Apart", which you can view in the replies.
Jake Denning on 11/05/12 - 12:36 PM
Guitarist Casey Hjelmberg has left Comeback Kid.
Jake Denning on 01/21/12 - 11:55 AM
This year's Chaos in Tejas (a weekend of punk, metal, doom and hate moshing in Austin) has released its initial line-up. Flyer in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 01/20/11 - 01:28 PM
Something About Death Or Dying (featuring Alex Rosamilia of The Gaslight Anthem) has posted a 5-song demo on Facebook.
Matthew Tsai on 11/29/10 - 09:09 PM
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Linda Ferreira on 11/22/08 - 04:06 PM
A slew of Chicago hardcore bands will be coming together to celebrate the release of the book Burning Fight: The Nineties Hardcore Revolution in Ethics, Politics, Spirit and Sound. Bands set to play include Bane, Split Lip, and many others - full lineup can be seen in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 10/31/08 - 07:16 AM
The following metal and hardcore acts have been confirmed to play for The Reading And Leeds Festival this summer in the UK. The event will take place on the following dates: August 25th, 26th, and the 27th.
Hardcore / Metal Acts ConfirmedSlayer
Killswitch Engage
Bullet For My Valentine
Sick Of It All
Rise Against
Boy Sets Fire
Bleeding Through
Municipal Waste
The Bled
Pat Marquez on 06/20/06 - 09:38 AM
This website made me laugh: CoalitionAgainstHardcoreDancing.com
Frank Giaramita on 03/30/06 - 01:39 PM
The 8th Annual New England Metal And Hardcore Festival will take place at the Palladium in Worcester, MA on Friday April 28th, Saturday April 29th, and Sunday April 30th. Friday tickets are $35; Saturday and Sunday individual day tickets are $40. Meanwhile, three-day passes are $109.50. Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 24 at 10:00am at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849. The line-up has not yet been finalized, but the following bands have been confirmed thus far:
New England Metal & Hardcore Festival Line UpLacuna Coil
Gamma Ray
Arch Enemy
The Black Dahlia Murder
Bullet For My Valentine
Pat Marquez on 02/24/06 - 05:34 PM
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