hardcore (genre)

UTG PREMIERE: Wanderer – ‘Gloom Daze’

Today, we have the pleasure of bringing you the vicious, throat-ripping Gloom Daze from Minneapolis five-piece Wanderer. Clocking in at around 20 minutes across seven tracks, the band’s newest effort is ripe with metal-laced hardcore and underlying punk influences. It leaves little room for breathers during its brief runtime but offers plenty of chaos for […]

REVIEW: We grieve with Greaver on immense full-length, ‘The Faun’

Artist: Greaver Album: The Faun Genre: Post-Hardcore Label: Cardigan Records At one point in our lives, we all love someone or something. And at another point we all lose that someone or something. This is the circle of life. As Mr. Vonnegut so aptly put it, “and so it goes…” Music has the power to […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Monterrey – ‘I’m To Blame’ EP

Indiana emotional hardcore-punk band Monterrey have an undeniable appeal and potential, evident on their brand new EP, I’m To Blame, streaming exclusively at UTG today. Melding elements of mid-aughts emo/hardcore acts like Boys Night Out and Moneen with newer post-hardcore, scream-heavy affluentials like Aviator and Octaves, Monterrey’s material is raw and visceral and real. It’s […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Robots and Monsters – “Down To Ash” (Music Video)

Under The Gun Review is pleased to present you with a new video from New Jersey metal outfit Robots and Monsters. “Down To Ash” is the title track off of the band’s debut EP and the video features a tribute to metal icons from Prong to Death Angel. Fresh off of a weekend gig with […]

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REST IN PEACE: Vanities (2013-2015)

Hardcore outfit Vanities have decided to call it quits after just three years of giving people a good reason to still care about heavy music from New England. Writing to fans by hand, which was shared with the world via Facebook, the members of Vanities have explained their decision to part ways by citing a […]

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Counterparts Sign With Pure Noise Records

Canadian hardcore band and Victory Records alumni Counterparts have signed with Pure Noise Records / New Damage Records for the release of their upcoming fourth full-length record this Summer. This is extremely exciting news for Counterparts. The band received near universal acclaim for 2013’s The Difference Between Hell and Home, but the lack of promotion that accompanies […]

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Rotting Out Call it Quits

Better to burn out bright than to fade away, eh? Though they’re far from being the first to release music of this kind, there aren’t many groups doing what Rotting Out has done in the past couple of years – which has arguably been the peak of this Los Angeles hardcore band’s career. With their one-of-a-kind stage presence and willingness to play […]

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The Definitive Ranking Of New Found Glory’s 20 Best Songs

There are more listicles than ever these days, and for what it is worth we have tried very hard to not succumb to the temptation of flooding our front page with every meaningless list we could conceive. We pride ourselves on crafting content we would actually want to read ourselves, and though it hasn’t always […]

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Stream Self Defense Family’s Split EP With Touche Amore

Earlier this year, Self Defense Family announced that they will be putting out a collaborative split 7″ EP with Touche Amore. The split, entitled Self Love, will be released on Tuesday, March 10, via Deathwish Inc. The EP was created by all fifteen members of both bands collectively with the help of producer Will Yip […]

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The Word Alive Announce Co-Headlining Tour With Chelsea Grin

Phoenix hardcore outfit The Word Alive have just announced that they will be embarking on a U.S. co-headlining tour called ‘The Real Sick Tour’ this spring with Salt Lake City natives, Chelsea Grin. The momth-long run is scheduled to kick off at the end of April and will end at the end of May. Like […]

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Listen To Blacklisted’s New Album, ‘When People Grow, People Go’

Blacklisted will be gracing our ears with their first new material in five years come the release of their upcoming album, When People Grow, People Go. The release date is set for next week, February 10, via Deathwish Inc., but you have a chance to listen to the album’s entirety a week early. Teaming up […]

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Harm’s Way Release New Song, “Law Of The Land”

On March 10, Harm’s Way will be releasing Rust, their first full-length since their signing to Deathwish Inc. and release of their 2013 EP Blinded. This record is poised to take the hardcore community by storm. I say this because the band has debuted a new song off the upcoming release, titled “Law of the […]