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Slave To The Grind Fest hits Toronto this Saturday with SIEGE, PLF, Die Choking & More

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
slave to the grind fest 2017 A group of DIY filmmakers behind the forthcoming 2017 documentary focusing on grindcore and related sub-genres,  "Slave To The Grind" are hosting a second annual Slave To The Grind Fest this Saturday at Toronto's Velvet Underground venue with an exceptional lineup of grind royalty and newcomers including SIEGE, PLF, Die Choking,  Ground, Deche-ChargeGas Chamber and more!  Tickets are still available.    

All Pigs Must Die Tour Europe with Gust in 2017

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
all pigs must die gust 2017 tour All Pigs Must Die has announced a European tour with Southern Lord labelmates Gust. The unification of musicians in All Pigs Must Die -- including members of Converge, The Hope Conspiracy, Bloodhorse, and The Red Chord -- also head into Godcity Studio this month to record their third album, which will emerge in the new year through Southern Lord. In the meantime, the band are making "Curse Of Humanity" and "Silencer" 7 -inch records available digitally for the first time via the APMD Bandcamp, where you can also stream the dissonant and punishing album, Nothing Violates This Nature, one of 2013's cruelest sounding releases ...

Neurosis prepare for West Coast dates starting Dec 17 in San Francisco

Monday, December 12th, 2016
neurosis 2016 Neurosis continues to bring the monolithic tones of their recently-released Fires Within Fires LP to audiences, with a run of four West Coast North American live performances rapidly approaching next week. Following recent shows in London with Earth, Discharge, and Subhumans, and two shows in Portland with labelmates Yob and Kowloon Walled City, Neurosis next week plays to fans in their Bay Area origin, with a show in San Francisco on December 17th, again with support from Yob, Kowloon Walled City. The next day, Neurosis headlines the multi-day The Power Of The Riff in Los Angeles, the fest also including sets from Wolves In The Throne Room, Incantation, Nails, ...

Sixth Annual Decibel Magazine Tour Lineup & Dates Announced

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Decibel Tour 2017 Since its inception in 2004, Decibel has redefined what a metal magazine can accomplish. From authoritative books and celebrated festivals to the revitalization of the classic flexi disc format and the creation of the renowned Decibel Hall of Fame series, Decibel continues to push far beyond the accepted boundaries of print. The annual Decibel Magazine Tour -- launched in 2012 -- may very well be the finest of its ventures. For the past six years, ambitious curation has unified artists from far reaches of the extreme universe who would otherwise never have the opportunity to tour North America together. The lineup for the 2017 Decibel Magazine Tour continues that proud ...

Hollow Earth stream new album Dead Planet on eve of Good Fight Music release

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Hollow Earth band With new album Dead Planet out this Friday, December 2nd, on Good Fight Music, Hollow Earth offers up a stream of the entire album, premiered via MetalInjection: Founded in the greater Detroit area, Hollow Earth has been perfecting its apocalyptic metalcore over the past few years, gradually arriving at a sound that's essentially the ultimate soundtrack to hurtling through glorious yet deadly expanses of deep space. Dead Planet pushes Hollow Earth's outerspace obsessions via a full-fledged sci-fi storyline, connecting it to the band's previous release, the Parting Remains EP. Concept and music are synced perfectly – monolithic Neurosis-core evokes visions of the interstellar void. Produced by Misery Signals' Greg Thomas, ...

Trash Talk release short film, allow fans to download new Tangle EP for free

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
trash talk tangle Fresh off the release of their new EP Tangle and subsequent North American tour with Antwon and Black Noise, NoCal hardcore punk band Trash Talk has just dropped a short film that highlights the group's recent 4-city Japanese tour. Directed by Will Mayer and shot by GlenJamn in partnership with Stashimi. Sharing its name with their EP, 'Tangle' the film affords a glimpse of the Japan underground and shows its contrast to everyday life in its cities. You can currently download the EP for free from Trash Talk's website. Trash Talk - Tangle short film Trash Talk - Tangle EP - Full Stream ...

AXIS / SERAPH THE LIGHT: new joint collaboration effort EP stream, tour the Southeast in December

Monday, November 28th, 2016
axis seraph the light collab tour

Good Fight Music announces the December 2nd release of Axis / Seraph the Light, the new EP documenting the unique collaboration between these two bands.

Orlando, Florida's Axis and Memphis, Tennessee's Seraph the Light teamed up this year as one eight-man band to write and record this batch of songs. Produced by Jonahan Nuñez of Torche and mastered by Brad Boatright (Nails, Full of Hell), the collab sees the new mega-band stray from their lanes to pound out a new, almighty-heavy sound in the Neurosis realm.

Hear new song "Crawl," from Axis / Seraph the Light, here: Axis and Seraph the ...

MARTYRDÖD Stream New Album, List, announce live dates

Monday, November 28th, 2016

martyrdod - list

MARTYRDÖD, the unparalleled Swedish giants of modern metallic d-beat, are streaming their new full-length List,  released on Southern Lord just this past Friday.

Behold MARTYRDÖD's crushing full-length, List. List by Martyrdöd Also view the official video for "Harmagedon" by Jimmy Johansson

MARTYRDÖD are central figures in the modern era of the international crust community - in no small part due to their members' links to other exemplary bands such as Skitsystem and Agrimonia - and over the years, their powerful allure has resonated with listeners across the spectrum of heavy, enamored by their ...


SPAZZ: Tankcrimes Records To Reissue From Legendary Hardcore Punk/Powerviolence Faction

Monday, November 28th, 2016
spazz - sweatin II

Following their reissue treatment of Sweatin' To The Oldies and Sweatin' 3: Skatin', Satan & Katon from iconic, now-defunct hardcore punk/powerviolence trio, SPAZZ, this past Spring, the ear bleeders at Tankcrimes Records are pleased to bring fans Sweatin' 2: Deported Live Gorilla just in time for the holidays!

Initially released on 625 Records in 2001 as Sweatin' 2: Deported Live Dwarf, Sweatin' 2: Deported Live Gorilla boasts a whopping thirty-five tracks from 1995-1996 culled from splits with Subversion (1995, Deported Records) and now Romantic Gorilla (1996, Sound Pollution Records) not included on the original version, plus a full live set from KFJC radio (1996). Everything ...


Tonight: Dysogyny, Voarm, Nite Raids, Bumfeeder – Nov 16 KFN show preview

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
voarm BlowTheScene.com is hosting an intimate showcase of regional and national touring bands tonight at Philly's Kung Fu Necktie venue featuring Dysogyny, Voarm, Nite Raids, and Bumfeeder. We've hand-picked some of our favorite up-and-comers for this billing as we believe all the bands featured are on the cusp of larger notoriety in the very near future. bumfeeder Kicking off the show is new Philly-area grind band Bumfeeder. The three-piece utilizes a frill-free guitar, drum, and vocal assault as demonstrated on Bumfeeder's first recorded effort Cloaked In Vomit. The record was recorded at staple DIY Philly venue, Beaumont Warehouse in a single ...

NY’s Folk outfit Walking Bombs link up with Gridfailure for anti-Trump song

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
walking bombs Walking Bombs, the solo/collaborative project of Kingston, NY based singer Morgan Ywain Evans, has linked up with Gridfailure (the one-man experimental powerhouse and brainchild of musician Dave Brenner) to deliver a pointed track taking aim at Donald Trump. Earlier this year, Walking Bombs released a full-length debut Know Your Wild, a grunge/emo/acoustic hybrid featuring guests including Nate Hall of USX and Sean Paul Pillsworth of punk band Nightmares For A Week, but now a new and heavier EP called Peace Quest is imminent. Evans teamed up with Surmiser guitarist and studio engineer Jay Anderson to craft this latest work which is a far departure from his folky-acoustic offerings. For the track "Demagogue," ...

The Dillinger Escape Plan stream new song “Symptom of Terminal Illness” from forthcoming ‘final’ album

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan have premiered new song "Symptom of Terminal Illness," from their upcoming 'final' album Dissociation, due out on October 14. The song can be streamed below via Revolver at the 1:55 mark. Top photo by BTS's Dante Torrieri for our exclusive DEP Kung Fu Necktie gallery

Philly stoner noise purveyors Bardus drop new music video for Song Sky King

Friday, September 9th, 2016
Bardus Philadelphia, PA's indefinable stoner-noise rockers, Bardus have released new music video for song "Sky King" taken from the band's recent sophomore full-length, Stella Porta that hit streets via Solar Flare Records in April. We had the pleasure of debuting track "Haze" from the aforementioned effort in March. Be sure to scope it here if you missed it. Top photo by BTS photographer Dante Torrieri

Fight Amp: Philly noise-rock heroes announce November US tour dates

Friday, September 9th, 2016
Fight Amp Noise-rock force Fight Amp announces its next live action: a short headlining tour of the Eastern US and Canada in November. Fight Amp - November 2016: Nov 4 - Kent, OH @ Outpost Nov 5 - Chicago, IL @ Township Nov 6 - Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary Nov 8 - Toronto, ON @ Coalition Nov 9 - Montreal, QC @ Turbo Haus Nov 10 - Boston, MA @ tba Nov 11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie Nov 12 - Brooklyn, NY @ Sunnyvale From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Fight Amp appeared on the scene more than a decade ago and has worked nonstop, building up a thick catalog of releases and touring tirelessly with the likes of Eyehategod ...

Wormrot release new song & video from forthcoming Voices full-lenth

Friday, August 19th, 2016
wormrot voices cover Singaporean grindcore champs Wormrot have just released a brand new music video for the track 'Fallen Into Disuse' taken from their forthcoming album Voices hitting streets on October 14th via Earache Records. After a 4 year hiatus Wormrot are back with a much awaited third studio album. ‘Voices’ offers up 20 ferocious slabs of punk-fueled grind of the highest calibre. Feral grindcore in the grand tradition of early Earache releases like Napalm Death, Brutal Truth and Terrorizer. Hailing from Singapore, Wormrot are Earache’s first ever signing from the East, having risen to prominence via series of primitive underground releases and near relentless world touring. Pre-order 'Voices' now CD/vinyl/signed (Europe) - CD/vinyl/signed (...

Trap Them stream new song ‘Hellionaires’ from forthcoming Crown Feral full-length

Friday, July 29th, 2016
trap them crown feral Taking their patented blend of grindcore, metal, d-beat punk, and hardcore to the next level, Trap Them have returned with a brand new stream of song 'Hellionaires' taken from the forthcoming Crown Feral LP coming September 23 on Prosthetic Records. Crown Feral marks the first repeat line-up for back-to-back full-length recordings in the band's history, as vocalist Ryan McKenney, guitarist Brian Izzi, drummer Brad Fickeisen, and bassist Galen Baudhuinand once again collaborated with Kurt Ballou at his GodCity Studio before Brad Boatright of Audiosiege for the mastering process to bring this sonic devastator to life. Tour dates have been released for Fall as well. Definitely a band ...

Carcass launch 2016 North American Summer Tour with Crowbar, Ghoul, Night Demon

Thursday, July 7th, 2016
carcass usa tour 2016 British metal icons Carcass will return to North America next week for their One Foot In The Grave 2016 headlining tour. Set to commence on July 16th and level nearly two dozen stages through August 6th, the journey includes performances at Chicago Open Air Festival as well as Heavy MTL. Support will be provided by Crowbar, Ghoul, and Night Demon. The band’s latest stateside journey follows their recent and successful assault on North American soil alongside label mates Slayer and Testament. CARCASS w/ Crowbar, Ghoul, Night Demon: 7/16/2016 Chicago Open Air Festival – Chicago, IL 7/17/2016 Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS 7/19/2016 Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO 7/20/2016 The Complex – Salt ...

Siege: Influential Boston Hardcore Punk band reunited for US dates

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
siege Short-lived, but highly influential Massachusetts hardcore punk band, Siege are gearing up for a set of US reunion dates. Originally active in the Boston hardcore scene circa 1984, Siege are one of the major influences in the overarching grindcore and powerviolence sound adopted by countless bands over the subsequent decades. Dropdead, who will play with the band July 9 at AS220, took its name from Siege’s six-song demo. And even mainstays Napalm Death have cited Siege as an influence. Original vocalist Kevin Mahoney and his replacement Seth Putnam both passed away in 2011, thus making this the first trek without either behind the mic. Siege’s ...

Philly Still Fucking Shreds Fest 2016 kicks off tonight

Friday, June 24th, 2016
philly still fn shreds 2016 One of the summer's largest gatherings of punk and metal heads is happening throughout Philadelphia this weekend as Philly Still Fucking Shreds Fest 2016 kicks off at the Vox Populi venue tonight at 7PM with local favorites Nightfall and touring acts Green Beret, Aggression Pact, and more. Full event listings below. Friday June 24th Vox Populi (319 N 11th St) - 7pm - $12 Nightfall, Green Beret, Aggression Pact, Asylum, Humanmania, Mortal War -------------------------------------------------- Friday June 24th Aftershow Century (29th & Reed) - 11:30pm - $7 Short Leash, Jenkem, Incisor -------------------------------------------------- Saturday June 25th Day show Grays Ferry Skatepark - Noon - Free (But we will accept donations - there are 4 out of ...

Portishead drop ABBA cover to tribute murdered Labour politician Jo Cox

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
portishead Portishead remember Jo Cox, the recently murdered Labour politician in their home country of Britain, with the release of a stark music video covering ABBA's 'SOS'. The new video was released yesterday on what would have been the late MP's 42nd birthday. Cox, the Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was slain last Thursday outside Birstall public library and was declared dead less than one hour after being shot three times and repeatedly stabbed. A 77 year-old man was also stabbed trying to stop the attack. Cox leaves behind a loving husband and children. Portishead's video carries the hashtag #MoreInCommon, in reference to Cox's now celebrated beliefs. ...

Every Time I Die drop new song “The Coin Has Its Say” from forthcoming LP ‘Low Teens’

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
etid low teens cover Buffalo's Every Time I Die have just dropped a new music video for "The Coin Has Its Say", the first track released from band's forthcoming LP, Low Teens coming later in September of 2016 via Epitaph Records. Pre-orders are live.