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  • Really Red - 'Teaching You the Fear - The Complete Collection 1978 - 1985
    Alternative Tentacles releases two-disc Really Red collection 1978 - 1985
    If you are familiar with many of the first-generation punk bands, you may know of a little underground band from Houston, Texas that existed from the late '70s through the mid '80s called Really Red. This is one of the early bands that...
  • Topshelf Records' huge 2014 sampler
    Topshelf Records' huge 2014 sampler
    To end 2014, Topshelf Records released a colossal 93-song sampler. Divided up between bands and singer/songwriters with releases on the Topshelf Records and artists whose music the label simply appreciates and felt the need to share, this sampler...
  • 'Wild' by Pord
    'Wild' by Pord
    Back in September Solar Flare Records released an LP by French noise rock trio Pord. Titled Wild, this seven-song record is a musical volcano spewing rock'n'roll magma which explodes into the air and then rolls down in impossibly hot...
  • 'Start Today' by Gorilla Biscuits
    Revelation releases Gorilla Biscuits' 'Start Today' Silver Anniversary Pressing
    It is hard to believe it has been twenty-five years since New York hardcore band Gorilla Biscuits released their most influential and essential recording, Start Today. To mark the occasion, Revelation Records - the very same label that originally...
  • Lizard Kingdom - Back to the Suture
    Metal chameleons, Lizard Kingdom, go 'Back to the Suture.'
    Put away your Doors references, because shit's about to get real.There's a lot of leeway in calling your musical act post-hardcore - especially when you tack on words like "experimental" or "progressive." It's a...
  • 'Hardcore'
    First look: 'Hardcore' - a first person shooter video game inspired movie
    First person shooters have been an important part of video games because of how immersive they can be. Remember the time when you first experienced games like "Doom," "Half Life," "Unreal Tournament," and now "...
  • Kodiak Ice Cream War
    Kodiak: The dark party god has risen
    San Diego is a nice relaxing little beach paradise. Forever summer, forever youth, forever fun. Nestled amongst the beach bungalows and dog parks lies a little neighborhood: North Park. Just north of famous Balboa Park, North Park houses young...
  • The Acacia Strain Coma Witch album cover
    The Acacia Strain Coma Witch
    The Acacia Strain are often referred to as the heaviest band around, and any doubt of this claim will surely be silenced when they unleash their new album, "Coma Witch", on October 14th through Rise Records. The band has gone through...
  • Sick of It All Announce US tour dates
    Sick of It All announces fall US tour dates
    Hardcore punk band Sick of It All have announced they are hitting the road this fall in support of their 11th studio album “Last Act of Defiance” via Century Media Records. Shows start October 4 in New York at Irving Plaza and wrap up...
  • 'Stranger Songs' by My Fictions
    'Stranger Songs' by My Fictions
    My Fictions, a four-piece Massachusetts band that has its own unique take on the hardcore aesthetic, have released their latest record and first full-length studio album, Stranger Songs, on Topshelf Records. This ten-song album, although only...
  • Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt vs. Jxckxlz split LP
    Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt vs. Jxckxlz split LP
    Two of Australia's loudest, heaviest and most chaotic underground bands - Fat Guy Wears Mystic Wolf Shirt and Jxckxlz - have teamed up to release a killer split LP on the Art As Catharsis label. Now, having listened to this thing nonstop since...
  • 'Go to Prison' by Pears
    'Go to Prison' by PEARS
    New Orleans hardcore punk quartet PEARS are working with Ryan Young of Off With Their Heads to release their debut album, Go to Prison, on vinyl. Scheduled for a September 30th, 2014 release by Young's Anxious and Angry project, Go to Prison...
  • Tankcrimes reissues Final Conflict's 'Ashes to Ashes' LP
    Tankcrimes reissues Final Conflict's 'Ashes to Ashes' LP
    Tankcrimes has re-released the 1987 debut album, Ashes to Ashes, by Los Angeles, California’s hardcore punk quartet Final Conflict. With the thrash of D.R.I. and Institutionalized-era Suicidal Tendencies, the grit of Black Flag, the metal of...
  • 'The Sieve and the Sand' by Run With the Hunted
    'The Sieve and the Sand' by Run With the Hunted
    Phoenix, Arizona's hardcore crew Run With the Hunted have released their brand new full-length album, The Sieve and the Sand, on Panic Records. This release, arguably the band's best to date, is seven heavy, sometimes chaotic, sometimes a...
  • Bad Daddies to release new 7"
    Bad Daddies to release new 7"
    California punks Bad Daddies have an upcoming 7" on Negative Fun Records as part of the label's 2014 Subscription Singles Club. This four-song slab o' wax is a slop bucket of well-used feedback, loose and fuzzed-out guitars, hard...