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Photos: HIM at Philly’s Union Transfer

Finnish rock titans HIM recently tore through Philly’s Union Transfer venue along with Anathema as part of the band’s extensive…Read More

Photos: Unstitched, Dopestroke in Philly

Philly has a definite love for its punk brothers and sisters 300 miles across the state in Pittsburgh evidenced as…Read More

This Is Hardcore Fest 2014 Line-up Announced

In years past we’ve described Philly’s annual This Is Hardcore festival as “impressive”, “legendary”, and other relevant adjectives. All of…Read More

Photos: Tombs, Sadgiqacea, Plague Dogs shred Philly

Brooklyn, New York’ shredmasters, Tombs, recently lit up Philly’s Millcreek Tavern venue along with local destructors Plague Dogs and Sadgiqacea…Read More

Photos: Future/Primitive at The Pharmacy in South Philly

‘Twas a frigid South Philly evening as neighborhood coffee shop/art gallery/venue, The Pharmacy played host to an electric gathering of…Read More

Spotlight: Finland Punk Photo Exclusive

Blow The Scene’s Senior Photographer, Dante Torrieri recently embarked on a trip to Finland where he captured a radical show…Read More

Photos: Keystone Hardcore Jam II DAY 2

The second installment of the annual Keystone Hardcore Jam launched into day 2 with a bang at Reading’s Reverb venue…Read More

Dying/Woodwork Split EP Premiere

Enjoy an exclusive premiere and stream from Philly’s unrelenting practitioners of abrasive, 90s-influenced hardcore, Dying. Blow The Scene proudly presents…Read More

Photos: Keystone Hardcore Jam II Day 1

The second installment of the annual Keystone Hardcore Jam launched into a blistering day 1 at Reading’s Reverb venue with…Read More

Slapshot: Philly Photo Special

It was another night of rowdy hardcore presented by Joe Hardcore as long-standing East Coast mainstays, Slapshot ripped through the…Read More

Exclusive: Murder City Devils Photos; Philly’s Union Transfer

Murder City Devils brought their infectious blend of punk rock to Philly’s Union Transfer for a tight, late Friday night,…Read More

Decibel Magazine Tour 2014

The 2014 edition of the Decibel Magazine Tour will feature Liverpool’s seminal black metal and grindcore act Carcass, alongside heavyweights…Read More

No Time – Oi! Punk Photo Immersion

Pittsburgh’s Oi! punks in the newly formed band, No Time, recently embarked on a three-day regional tour that ripped through…Read More

Philly Spotlight: Fishtown Record Swap

Philly’s own Reptilian Records launched its inaugural monthly record swap at the city’s Kung Fu Necktie venue in the Fishtown…Read More

Philly House Shows XIV: Like Rats

Philly House Shows XIV brings us back to West Philly’s Golden Tea House for a gnarly bill featuring Chicago’s Like…Read More

Photos: Less Than Jake & Anti-Flag play Philly’s Trocadero Theatre

The feel-good, brass wielding rockers in Less Than Jake tore through Philly’s Trocadero Theater with Anti-Flag and Masked Intruder firmly…Read More

The Sword, Serpent Throne, Sunburster Philly Photo Special

Philly was overflowing with doomy metal goodness as The Sword ripped through town with support from Serpent Throne and Sunburster…Read More

Photos: Power Trip shred Kung Fu Necktie

Texas purveyors of thrashy hardcore, and Southern Lord recording artists, Power Trip ripped through Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie venue along…Read More

Photos: Cruel Hand, Agitator, & More at Kung Fu Necktie

Philly Hardcore Shows hosted a rager at the Kung Fu Necktie venue featuring Portland, Maine’s Cruel Hand and a slew…Read More

Photos: Bane play Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie

Massachusetts hardcore mainstay Bane lit up Philly’s Kung Fu Necktie with regional talents Wrong Answer, Rude Awakening, and Time Bomb…Read More

Fantasy Panther Philly Record Release Show Photos

It was an evening where grind and punk reigned supreme as Philly shredders Fantasy Panther hosted a raucous record release…Read More