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bane 2012

Bane And Cruel Hand Announce Tour

Hardcore group’s Bane and Cruel Hand have announced that they plan on touring in the US and Mexico in February/March. The venues are still being figured out (in Mexico) but the official routing can be viewed through the jump. This run starts out in Twin Falls, ID on February 18 and ends in Mexico City, […]

Frank Turner 2012

Mongol Horde (Frank Turner) Release “How The Communists Ruined Christmas”

Frank Turner’s hardcore band Mongol Horde has only been in existence to the public’s knowledge for a little over a week, but from the way bloggers and fans have been speaking you would think they have a long history of challenging the norm under their belts. Their latest single, “How The Communists Ruined Christmas,” tells […]

Frank Turner 2012

Frank Turner Starts Hardcore Band, Unveils First Song

Folk favorite Frank Turner is taking a spin at Hardcore this fall with his new project, Mongol Horde. Very few details are known about the group at this point, but Turner himself has already debuted a premiere single entitled “Casual Threats From Weekend Hardmen.” You can stream the song (and mosh your ass off) after […]

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REVIEW: Counterparts – The Current Will Carry Us

Artist: Counterparts Album: The Current Will Carry Us Genre: Melodic Hardcore Label: Victory Records About six months ago, I moved back to DC from Boston, I love both those cities with all my heart, I grew up in DC, and I don’t think I’ll ever get sick of living here, but I still miss Boston […]

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REVIEW: Trapped Under Ice – Big Kiss Goodnight

Artist: Trapped Under Ice Album: Big Kiss Goodnight Genre: Hardcore Label: Good Fight Music Music’s vernacular evolutions on a generation to generation basis is unavoidable but the modern day hardcore scene has suffered from extreme image transformations as each band is trying to look tougher and sound tougher than the last. The race to have tighter […]

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REVIEW: Hundredth – Let Go

Artist: Hundredth Album: Let Go Genre: Christian Hardcore Label: Mediaskare Records Some time ago, I reviewed an album by a band called Blindside, a Christian metal band, and I mentioned that, for whatever reason, I was drawn to Christian metal/hardcore bands; not because of their devotion to God – not that I have anything wrong […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Liferuiner – 1990

One of our favorite hardcore acts, Liferuiner, have returned with another song and visual from their forthcoming Sons Of Straight Edge EP. “1990,” the video for which can be viewed below, finds the band venting about change and evolution of self. It’s a topic that should ring familiar with Liferuiner fans ever, but probably never […]