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This is Hardcore Announces 2014 Lineup

Philadelphia’s premier hardcore festival, This is Hardcore, announced their lineup today, and it’s punishing. Featuring the likes of Converge, Madball, Blacklisted, Title Fight, Code Orange Kids and many more, This is Hardcore always does their best to outdo the previous year’s festival, and they were once again successful this year. This is Hardcore has been […]


REVIEW: Dr. Dog – ‘B Room’

Artist: Dr. Dog Album: B Room Genre: Psych-Rock, Folk Label: Anti- “I’m fine on the shelf.” That’s the refrain repeated over and over and over (9 times, I counted) on “Broken Heart,” the second track from Dr. Dog’s latest effort, B Room. And while Toby Leaman’s lyrics are as earnest and heartfelt on this song as they’ve […]

Red Bull Sound Select

See Azealia Banks, The Gaslight Anthem, Frightened Rabbit, and More for Free

The only thing that beats free shows are free shows in the summer. Thanks to Red Bull, a new concert series called Red Bull Sound Select will be happening in ten cities across America from July 26 – 28. Artists include The Gaslight Anthem, Metric, Azealia Banks, Dirty Projectors, Frightened Rabbit, Erykah Badu, Juicy J, Yeasayer, and plenty […]

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Bomb Threat At Philly Venue Of Spring Fever Tour

According to some tweets there was a bomb threat at the Philadelphia venue on this year’s Spring Fever Tour. As of a few minutes ago though there was an all clear and the show started up again. You can check out the tweets by taking a look below the jump. As of right now, there’s […]


Made In America 2013 Lineup Announced: Beyoncé, Phoenix, Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails and many more

Philadelphian’s rejoice! The jigga man himself, Jay-Z, is bringing back his Made In America festival to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend (August 31 and September 1). After last year’s star-studded line-up, many were waiting in anticipation for this year’s performers and boy did they come up big. Made In America 2013 […]

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HOLY SH!T: Modern Life is War is Back, New Album in the Works

This is not an April Fool’s joke. Today we are happy to share that Iowa-based hardcore band Modern Life is War has come out of their basement to announce that they are back. The band has been hard at work, having written a new album in September of last year, which is slated to be […]

Reign Supreme

REVIEW: Reign Supreme – Sky Burial

Band: Reign Supreme Album: Sky Burial Genre: Metallic Hardcore Label: Deathwish, Inc. Philadelphia’s Reign Supreme have always had a reputation for being heavy. The guitarist of my band loves them, and he listens to only super heavy music for the most part. So when I was assigned Reign Supreme’s new EP Sky Burial, I knew […]

Cannibal Corpse 2013

2013 Decibel Magazine Tour Is Going To Destroy

It’s evident that the 2013 Decibel Magazine Tour lineup is going to destroy everything in its path. Last night, at the Decibel Magazine’s 100th Issue Celebration, Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates) revealed the official bands to be Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, and Immolation. Check out the statement from Metal Insider below and watch out for […]

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Meek Mill Says Beef With Cassidy “Ain’t Fun No More”, To Stop Releasing Diss Tracks

Meek Mill is taking one of the lessons he learned in grade school to heart; if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all. The Philadelphia-based rapper recently spoke with HipHopSince1987 on a number of topics, ranging from his upcoming mixtape Dreamchasers 3, his haters, and his ongoing beef with Cassidy. Well, it […]


WATCH: Taking Back Sunday Discuss “Rivalry” With Brand New

The so-called “feud” between Taking Back Sunday and Brand New is as old as the misuse of emo. Since the days following the release of Tell All Your Friends people have used message boards and venue parking lots to debate the cause of the battle that reportedly inspired a slew of fan favorites from each […]


Finch Adds Chicago And Philadelphia Shows

Finch has added a total of three California shows, one Europe show, and now has added a show in Chicago and a show in Philadelphia. I will continue to clamor for a full on tour, but this isn’t so bad, is it?  The band keeps hinting at doing more than just What It Is To […]


Texas is the Reason Announces Reunion Tour

This isn’t super surprising, but nevertheless it’s awesome.  Texas is the Reason announced today tour dates for 2013, and they’re hitting some places on the East Coast as well as in California. Texas is the Reason is a really important band in punk history, so seeing them tour around again is really welcome. They also […]