(Hed) P.E. to release new album ‘Stampede’ June 21st

(Hed) P.E. will release its new album, “Stampede,”on June 21 via Pavement Entertainment. The follow-up to 2016's "Forever" fuses elements of rock, punk, hip-hop and reggae and is ready to deliver on the eclectic and evolving sound synonymous with (Hed) P.E. "Stampede" is currently available for pre-order here. With the pre-order comes the first taste... Continue Reading →

‘Say It Ain’t So’: A Weezer review on Live Metal

Weezer's string of "colorful" albums had hits and misses but all together eventually propelled them from MTV darlings to pop-rock cult status to where they are now 25 years later: bonified arena rock headliners.

Madball releases music video for ‘Freight Train,’ kicks off tour with Suicidal Tendencies Sept. 18

NYHC kings Madball are gearing up to join Suicidal Tendencies on the Still Cyco Punk After All These Tours on September 18th in Phoenix, Arizona! Today, the band released the music video for "Freight Train" off their recent album, "For The Cause." https://youtu.be/XpHpkAAlKYQ Madball will also play a handful of one off dates during the... Continue Reading →

PICKS OF THE WEEK: Jesus Piece – “Punish”

After hearing this track on SiriusXM's Liquid Metal, my pick of the week goes to Philadelphia's Jesus Piece. A self-proclaimed hardcore band, this music borders on death metal, in particular with this song, "Punish" (listen below). The band just released its full-length, "Only Self" on August 24th via Southern Lord. Buy the album in various... Continue Reading →

Kerrang! magazine presents ‘The United States of Hardcore’: the best hardcore band of each state

A couple of months back, many of you read (and argued over…and argued over…) Kerrang!'s United States of Metal map, which crowned the best heavy metal band from every U.S. state. Now, the long-running U.K. publication has upped the ante, with a hardcore sequel.  Above is Kerrang!'s definitive, objective, indisputable list of the single best... Continue Reading →

Harley Flanagan to release ‘Cro-Mag Demos’ and ‘Hard Core’ Dr. Know EP, set to open for Misfits

The Hard Core Dr. Know EP features 6 brand new tracks from founder of the legendary NYHC band the Cro-Mags, Harley Flanagan. This focus of this release is to raise money for Dr. Know of Bad Brains to help with medical expenses from a health issue he suffered in 2015. These new songs are in... Continue Reading →

REVIEW – Ministry – ‘AmeriKKKant’

Review by Jeff Maki —— Though just recently released on March 9, 2018, I've had Ministry's "AmeriKKKant" on the imaginary shelf for some time. Why? The only logical reason I can think of is that in a close-minded way, I prefer to remember Ministry at its peak during the 1989-1996 period when the classic albums... Continue Reading →

Burn the Priest celebrates 20th anniversary with new covers album

Lamb of God may be one of the biggest bands in modern metal, but they will never forget where they came from. Mark Morton (guitar), John Campbell (bass) and Chris Adler (drums) formed the first incarnation of the band, Burn the Priest, in winter 1994 after meeting four years earlier as students at Virginia Commonwealth University.... Continue Reading →

Bridge Nine Records to release “xXx Fanzine 1983-88: Hardcore & Punk In The Eighties”; Includes 288 pg book, 19-song covers compilation

During hardcore’s rise to prominence in the 1980s, a teeneage Mike Gitter chronicled and self-published the musical and cultural revolution in one of Boston’s most beloved DIY zines, xXx. Now, three decades later, the history of the underground has been assembled into the long awaited, 288-page 11” x 11” book, “xXx Fanzine 1983-88: Hardcore &... Continue Reading →

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