“State of Mind” by Those Who Fear will be the soundtrack to my Hulk-like transformation of 2017.
Tag: Facedown Records
January 19, 2017
January 18, 2017
The Christian metalcore band Clear Convictions has announced their disbanding. Clear Convictions started in 1999 but didn’t release their debut album, Warning until 2004 through Strike First Records, the subsidiary of Facedown Records. The band recorded another album that came out through On The Attack! Continued →
December 27, 2016
Facedown Records has been rather notorious for throwing a festival each year since the early 2000’s to give people a show and sometimes to showcase bands for the label. On December 26, Impending Doom spoiled that they would be playing, though Facedown is no longer their label. Continued →
December 21, 2016
The black metal/death metal band A Hill to Die Upon has something new on the horizon. The band teased something new on December 15, 2016, saying that in March 2017 there will be something new. The band formed in 2004 with brothers Adam (Guitar, Vocals) and Michael Cook (Drums), and Bassist Elisha Mullins. Continued →
December 17, 2016
These are some bands that were sort of popular, but didn’t get very far. Hopefully this sheds some light to the underground SFHC Scene or more appropriately, SFMC Scene.
5. One Way/Raid
Christian metalcore/hardcore One Way formed in… I don’t know when. Continued →
November 25, 2016
A testament to hard work paying off, Comrades release some of their best work to date backed by Facedown Records.
November 19, 2016
For All Eternity, the Christian melodic metalcore band, has started to work on the demos for their third album. After the release of Metanoia, the band hit the ground running. Scoring high in the charts, the album hit 23 in Billboard Christian Albums and 21 in Billboard’s Top Heatseekers Albums. Continued →
November 18, 2016
Facedown Records has announced something incredible cool called “Facedown LTD.” which is a subscription based vinyl plan. There are 12 Vinyl Records available from Comeback Kid, xLookingForwardx, War of Ages (2), For Today, Gideon, Sleeping Giant, xDeathstarx, A Plea for Purging, Hands, xDisciplex AD, and Figure Four. Keep in mind that these are rare and limited to just 250 of each album. Some of these haven’t been pressed to vinyl before and the others will be rare collectors items in a few years. The price is $190 for all 12 Vinyl in a bundle (shipped at different times with last shipment in March 2017). You must pre-order by January 10th and there is a chance it’ll sell out before then. Order here. Continued →
November 9, 2016
Facedown Records are teasing or rather unveiling new vinyl pressings of some of their catalog of releases. The picture below appears to show quite a few vinyl releases with 3 revealed so far: Comeback Kid “Turn It Around”, xLookingForwardx “The Path We Tread”, and War of Ages “Arise & Conquer”. What will be next? Are you excited about these pressings? It’ll all be available on November 18th. Speaking of Facedown, what has been your favorite release this year from the label? Some really strong efforts have been released so far: Rival Choir, My Epic, Everything in Slow Motion, Hope for the Dying, Poured Out, Comrades, and soon – Those Who Fear (December 9th). Continued →
November 7, 2016
Read this article about Impending Doom and their upcoming album!
November 5, 2016
Everything in Slow Motion bring a shorter, but more refined collection of songs to the table with “Laid Low”
My Epic returned mid-2016 with an album that continues to be among the best this year’s rock has had to offer.
October 21, 2016
Facedown Records has unleashed the HEAVY with a new Those Who Fear track titled “Ten Years”. The song will appear on the band’s upcoming full length release “State of Mind”, due out December 9th on Facedown Records. This is HEAVY stuff and I believe most of you hardcore/metal fans will find something to appreciate. Continued →
October 17, 2016
May 4, 2015
New email interview with Eric Gregson of xDeathstarx. We talk about the breakup, the new single, Facedown Fest, & the future!
October 16, 2014
Gideon have made an extremely fun album full of tracks that will bring out the Hulk Hogan everyone.
October 3, 2014
Colossus’ sophomore effort, “Badlands” uses a very similar formula as “Time & Eternal” while still showing a natural progression and maturity. This is still the young and energetic band we all fell in love with on “Time & Eternal”, just more refined in every way imaginable.
September 17, 2014
September 9, 2014
Sonshine Festival was a huge success, as far as getting to see some amazing groups perform and being able to interview a few bands. Honestly, the crowd was down from a year ago. One of the groups kind enough to chat with me was Those Who Fear, a hardcore outfit on Facedown Records. They were a long way from their hometown of Pittsburgh, PA, and it showed a little bit in our short interview. I think they must have been driving all night, because they seemed a little tired. That’s alright, I still love them. John Healy and Jacob Wilder share their thoughts on Sonshine, the new album, and fan response. Enjoy! Continued →
August 21, 2014
August 15, 2014
Expect a heaping dose of down tuned guitars and pummeling drum beats, accompanied by Josiah Lyle’s furious howling and brutally honest lyrics.
August 5, 2014
Colossus have released the lyric video for a new track called “Outcast” which also features Dan McWhorter of Gideon . Watch below. The song will appear on the band’s upcoming album, titled Badlands, that releases September 16th via Facedown Records. New pre-order packages are available now & you can also download the new song on the band’s website. Continued →
July 31, 2014
July 20, 2014
Following 2012’s modest “Return to Life,” War of Ages return to form with “Supreme Chaos.” But, is this album a worthy addition to WOA’s impressive discography? Find out here.
July 17, 2014
June 19, 2014
Those Who Fear’s newest album is about as subtle as a sledgehammer blow to the skull. Following last year’s brutal “Unholy Anger,” “Death Sentence” is an even more lyrically aggressive follow up. Check out the full review here.
June 6, 2014
Those Who Fear have premiered “Ego Trip” over at MetalInjection, another new track from the band’s upcoming album titled Death Sentence. The song also features guest vocals from Ryan Kirby of Fit For A King. Check it out below. The album hits stores June 24 via Facedown Records. Check the song out below. Continued →