Sunday, November 8th, 2015
HOUSECORE HORROR FEST is set to invade San Antonio this weekend. Now in its third year of audio and visual pandemonium, this year's multi-stage gore gala will take place at the Aztec Theater, The Korova and the Holiday Inn Riverwalk Hotel on November 13th -15th, 2015 and features three film-screening rooms, multiple vendors, special artist signings, the return of The Metal Masters And Horror panel with special appearances from performing bands and legendary filmmakers throughout the weekend as well as what's mutated into one of the most punishing live lineups of the year!
For the onscreen carnage cravers, this year's edition of HHF includes 80 ...
Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
Milwaukee crust blasters No Brainer are the living embodiment of heavy. Saturated with a smoldering low-end presence and menacingly precise drum attacks, No Brainer leave no prisoners in its wake. Featuring a hodgepodge of musicians that have done time in numerous touring acts, No Brainer are one of the most exciting and truly underground DIY bands active in the USA today. No Brainer recently recorded for a split LP with New England buddies Eaten, which we had the pleasure of previewing and can affirm its tremendous wallop.
The tour kick-off listed below on October 22nd at Milwaukee's Bremen Cafe, is also the psychical release show ...
Monday, October 5th, 2015
The Black Dahlia Murder will return to North America this fall to headline the IndieMerch Tour with Iron Reagan, Harm’s Way, and Maruta before Goatwhore, Entheos, and Artificial Brain tag in.
IndieMerch Tour Pt I w/ The Black Dahlia Murder, Iron Reagan, Harms Way, Maruta
10/01 Syracuse, NY @ The Lost Horizon
10/02 Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques
10/03 Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
10/04 Toronto, ON @ Opera House
10/05 London, ON @ London Music Hall
10/07 Thunder Bay, ON @ Crocks
10/08 Winnipeg, MB @ The Pyramid
10/09 Saskatoon, SK @ Louis’ Pub
10/10 Edmonton, AB @ Union Hall
10/11 Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Ballroom
10/13 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre
10/14 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
10/15 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
In support of its critically-acclaimed new LP, Frozen Niagara Falls, Prurient kicked off a North American tour with Godflesh last weekend. The tour, which spans just over three weeks in September and October, marks the first shows outside of the East Coast and Europe for Prurient this year. Check out all of the dates below.
Known as America’s most prominent noise figurehead, for nearly 20 years under the moniker of Prurient, Dominick Fernow has created a sonic entity unlike any other in the realm of experimental, ambient, and noise music respectively. Throughout a massive repertoire that consists of full-lengths, EP’s, splits, singles, limited ...
Thursday, September 10th, 2015
The crushing title track to the mighty third LP by Seattle's Black Breath, Slaves Beyond Death, has just been issued as the first single from the highly anticipated album through an exclusive premiere at Noisey as the album nears release through Southern Lord late in September.
Arriving three years after the band's 2012-released Sentenced To Life, a revered album of morbid metal anthems laced with a deadly allure that few could resist, it's safe to say that Slaves Beyond Death represents a harder, bleaker Black Breath than ever before. With every track on the record surpassing the five-minute mark, and several of them close ...
Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
Seattle death grind faction, Theories, will return to the stage this Fall on a bout of live takeovers with iconic West Coast hardcore nihilists, The Infamous Gehenna. The band's latest path of destruction begins October 22nd on their home turf of Seattle and will raze seventeen cities, the trek drawing to a close on November 7th in Olympia. The tour follows Theories' successful Summer journey supporting Goatwhore, Black Breath and Ringworm.
Issues the band of the impending run, "Fuck a normal quote talking about how excited we are to share the road with the bands we're touring with and pushing a new record or whatever. This tour, The Infamous Gehenna and Theories ...
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Vice Magazine's music channel, Noisey, has premiered the track "Dwell" from Philly-based ultra-grind trio, Die Choking, and their III debut LP, impending October release via The Compound Recs. In addition, a CD version of the record will see release via The Compound and Selfmadegod Records this Winter.
Die Choking's mission to perpetually surpass their own boundaries is realized with damaging proof on their III debut LP. Stripped of overproduction and performed with devastating efficiency, III drips with a foul aggression that is frequently absent in today's extreme music landscape, with no samples or triggers utilized in the recording and mixing process. The songwriting of ...
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
Metal Injection has premiered a new Fight Amp song this morning. “No Trace” is the A-side to the band’s new 7” vinyl release via Reptilian Records (Hatebeak, Legendary Divorce, Cutthroats 9). The 7” which officially drops today is part of Reptilian’s Keystone Noise Series, which features abrasive sonic goodness from the Keystone state. In the case of Fight Amp, their music encompasses sonic shreds of noise-rock, sludge, hardcore, grunge and punk.
Listen to “No Trace” via Metal Injection premiere below:
Brooklyn Vegan also recently premiered the B-side “Hide Your Teeth” which features guest backing vocals from Pat Troxell, (of CREEPOID), who was Fight Amp’s ...
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
90s straight-edge hardcore legends By the Grace of God will play their final show Sunday, September 6th at the Boot n' Saddle in Philadelphia joined by regional talents Pulling Punches. The band is promising to play a select few Endpoint songs in their set. This show will wrap up 3 US dates following New York and Kentucky.
Known as a sincere, radical, and politically outspoken band of the straight-edge and hardcore revival scenes of the mid-'90s, By the Grace of God distinguished themselves from the pack with their uplifting, politically charged, high-energy version of hardcore. The band was originally formed by singer Rob Pennington and guitarist Duncan ...
Monday, August 31st, 2015
H2O's forthcoming album Use Your Voice, is now available for pre-order on vinyl, CD, cassette and digital formats. The second song from the record is now online as well-stream the title track via Noisey.
In addition, the band have announced a series of Use Your Voice album release shows for November and December. The November dates take place in the Midwest and northeast and will feature Angel Du$t and GIVE on all shows, while December's run involves a short trek through Florida with Boys No Good and the Attack. Here are dates:
11/12 Chicago, IL @ Reggie's
11/13 Detroit, MI @ Majestic ...
Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
After having just supported Faith No More on a US run and in addition to the previously revealed European dates for the "Deathcrusher Tour" 2015, UK Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death continue joining up with headliners Carcass, Obituary, Voivod as well as Herod, on a string of UK/Ireland dates of the "Deathcrusher Tour."
Full tour schedule below, including several updates:
"Deathcrusher Tour 2015"
Carcass, Obituary, Napalm Death, Voivod & Herod
10.23.15 Wolverhampton (UK) - Wulfrun Hall NEW
10.24.15 Glasgow (UK) - Barrowlands NEW
10.25.15 Belfast (UK) - Limelight 1 NEW
10.26.15 Dublin (Ireland) - Olympia NEW
10.27.15 Bristol (UK) - Motion NEW
10.28.15 Newcastle (UK) - Northumbria Uni NEW
10.29.15 London (UK) - Forum NEW
10.30.15 Manchester (UK) - Ritz NEW
10.31.15 Antwerpen (Belgium) ...
Thursday, August 13th, 2015
Fucked Up are one of the most prolific hardcore punk bands of our generation. Since their 2001 inception, they’ve challenged listeners with thoughtful artful chaos and a seemingly limitless drive for musical experimentation. Because of this, they’ve also become a record collectors worst nightmare; releasing over 80 recordings and collaborations on countless labels that include Arts & Crafts, Matador, Jade Tree, and more. Year of the Hare is the latest installment of their Zodiac themed releases. Over a two year period, it was recorded and constructed at Electrical Audio, Key Club Studios, and Candle Studios. Title track “Year of the Hare” is a 21 minute epic that frantically ...
Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
Enjoy pt III of a three-part wave of hardcore coverage as we debut a quick gallery archived by Anne Spina from earlier this year. In part III, we launch a quick series featuring Suburban Scum, King Nine, Eternal Sleep, Sick Sad World, and Broken Teeth as these parties collectively laid waste to Philly's Voltage venue courtesy of Philly Hardcore Shows. We've included links for purchase and further investigation below. We've also started to unleash our 2015 This Is Hardcore Fest coverage where you will find many of the bands covered below and much more.
Without further ado, enjoy a fresh batch of photos by BTS's Anne Spina ...
Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Mutoid Man is excited to announce a headline tour in support of its newly released debut full-length, Bleeder (Sargent House). The band recently completed a string of east coast dates supporting Dillinger Escape Plan, and is now gearing up to headline these new shows with support from Sweet Cobra, Wild Throne, Indian Handcrafts and more, with additional stops scheduled at Wrecking Ball (Atlanta) and the Gwar-B-Que (Richmond). Check out Mutoid Man's detailed tour schedule below.
Mutoid Man boasts and impressive lineup of Steve Brodsky (Cave In) on guitar and vocals, Ben Koller (Converge, All Pigs Must Die) on drums and Nick Cageao on bass, ...
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Give Praise Records has just unveiled the a new Summer 2015 Sampler- A free 20 track digital compilation for stream and/or download featuring a slew of grindy talent from the label's impressive roster.
The label commenting, "Give Praise Records strives to be the main source in grind and we are bringing you just a taste of what we have lined up. We are constantly working with new and upcoming bands, so some bands you may not have heard of, but they are most defiantly worth listening too. We are also adding a taste of classic and raw deathmetal to offset some of the grind blasts.. This comp ...
Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
Legendary UK grindcore unit, Napalm Death, who are no strangers to social and political causes, have just released a new song "Earthwire" taken from the band's latest LP "Apex Predator- Easy Meat" recording sessions although the track was not included on the LP. All proceeds obtained from the track sales will be donated to the current response efforts in Nepal via the dZi Foundation in the wake of the massive Earthquake that struck Nepal in April of this year:
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Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Revocation will hit the road this September and October. The tour, which is being presented by Gear Gods, featured support from Cannabis Corpse, Archspire, and Black Fast. This is Revocation's first headlining tour following the release of their latest album, "Deathless." The tour is scheduled to launch on September 3rd in Providence, RI, with the opening acts joining the package the following day in New York, NY at the Studio at Webster Hall. On October 3rd, Boston fans will be treated to a huge hometown show to bring the run to a close!
08/07 Montreal, QC Heavy Montreal
Tour w/ Cannabis ...
Monday, June 29th, 2015
Philip H. Anselmo’s third annual horror-themed film and metal festival will commence in San Antonio, Texas this year at the Aztec Theater on November 13th -15th, 2015.
Already featuring a jaw-dropping lineup, bands confirmed to perform the yearly gore gala include Autopsy, Child Bite, Cripple Bastards, Eyehategod, Nails, Suffocation, Warbeast and YOB, with the recent additions of Agoraphobic Nosebleed (performing their second show ever), Author & Punisher, Corrosion Of Conformity featuring Pepper Keenan, Crowbar, Dropdead, Ghoul, Gristnam, Negative Approach, Poison Idea and Zombi! And we’re not even close to done!
Housecore Horror Festival Lineup [with more to be added!]:
Agoraphobic NosebleedAuthor & PunisherAutopsyChild BiteCorrosion Of Conformity (with Pepper)
Cripple BastardsCrowbarDropdeadEyehategodGhoulGristnamNailsNegative ...
Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
Primitive Man will continue their quest for global destruction with another round of live takeovers set to commence today. Accompanied by French metallers Celeste, the band will raze nineteen more cities through June and early July before uniting with Birmingham, UK misery troupe, Opium Lord, and heading east to level ten more locales. The final leg of the tour finds Primitive Man trudging through eight more venues then pairing up with Milwaukee sludge slingers, Northless, for a bout of dates out west.
Home Is Where The Hatred Is by Primitive Man
PRIMITIVE MAN tour ...
Thursday, June 4th, 2015
American metal icons, Superjoint, will embark on their first tour in over a decade! Presented by frontman Philip H. Anselmo's own Housecore Records, The It Takes Guts Summer takeover will commence on July 10th in Oklahoma City and ravage its way through thirteen US cities with additional dates to be confirmed in the coming weeks. Support will be provided by punk metal/noise rock misfits, Child Bite, and Australian grind miscreants, King Parrot, both members of the Housecore Records family.
Now featuring Anselmo (Down, Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals, Pantera et al), guitarists Kevin Bond (Christ Inversion, Artimus Pyledriver et al) and Jimmy Bower (Down, ...
Thursday, June 4th, 2015
As raging So-Cal punk/Hardcore faction, Obliterations, takes off on their latest live attack this week, with even more new shows added to the itinerary, a new video for the band's "Scapegoat" has been released.
Directed and edited by Ian McCullough at Annotation Films, the "Scapegoat" video is as rampant as Obliterations' unruly output, ramming as much seizure-inducing visual violence as possible into each frame in a whirlwind of violent angst. Cvlt Nation delivers the video to the public for the first time, enthusiastically issuing, "Anyone who's seen Obliterations live can testify to the hellish rage and sonic warfare they unleash on their audiences! Today we're stoked to bring you the ...
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
Detroit hardcore collective The Armed have premiered another new song this week- Entitled "Paradise Day" and taken from the forthcoming album Untitled out June 23rd, this latest effort features drums by Nick Yacyshyn (Baptists/SUMAC) and was recorded by Kurt Ballou (Converge) at God City Studio.
Pre-orders are up at No Rest Until Ruin.
The Armed live:
June 26 - Majestic Cafe - Detroit, MI - Record release show
Previously released video for "Forever Scum"
Monday, June 1st, 2015
Goatwhore launches a North American tour with Black Breath, Theories, and Ringworm this week. The journey will officially commence June 6th at FreePress Summer Festival in Houston, Texas. The cross-country run will trample its way through thirty-four cities, drawing to a close on July 12 in Atlanta, Georgia. Support will come from Ringworm, Black Breath and labelmates, Theories. Tickets for the tour are on sale now. The lengthy march follows Goatwhore’s extremely successful Australian run last month, and their stomp across Europe, just wrapping up.
Goatwhore on Tour
6/06/2015 FreePress Summer Festival 2015 – Houston, TX
w/ Ringworm, Theories:
6/07/2015 Paper Tiger – San ...
Thursday, May 28th, 2015
One of the World's leading heavy music festivals, Obscene Extreme is slated to hit Montreal's Théâtre TELUS on August 20-23rd featuring a cross-section of some of the best grindcore, metal, and hardcore punk acts from around the Globe. The fest is "freak friendly" with organizers stating,
Get your goregrind banana suit ready, put on your gasmask or your most comfortable stagediving costume and get psyched for a wide selection of underground acts. The first Canadian edition of this DIY party will bring the best of grindcore, crust, punk, death, thrash, hardcore, and everything in-between to the stage.
The Obscene Extreme Festival began in the Czech Republic in ...