Idealist was a North Carolina post-hardcore band that mixed elements of Norma Jean and Defeater, along with guest contributions from Attalus.
March 23, 2017
March 10, 2017
March 9, 2017
March 7, 2017
Read this review of Dire’s “Volume 1”
March 6, 2017
March 3, 2017
The metalcore/hardcore project Nothing Left has re-released the first song they released titled “Hands of Death”. The band started in October 2016, as a way to preserve the legacy of the Metalcore giants For Today. The band consists of former For Today members Ryan (Guitar) and Brandon Leitru (Bass, Guitars), Silent Planet drummer Alex Camarena and former A Bullet for Pretty Boy vocalist Danon Saylor. Continued →
March 2, 2017
A great independent Ambient metalcore act known as Heliocentric has released their debut song, titled “Moonshine”. The song is musically amazing and brings me to think of bands like What We Do in Secret and Wage War. The uncleans are very hardcore style, while the cleans seem like a power metal vocalist. Continued →
February 28, 2017
The metalcore band Flawed By Design has begun to work on new material. The band formed in late 2011 with founding members Shane Atkinson (Drums) and Tony Greer (Guitars). They hired on Vocalist Dillon Reynolds and Bassist Davie Huffman and the band recorded their debut album A New Creation in 2015 through Rottweiler Records. Continued →
February 24, 2017
February 18, 2017
Thumper Punk Records has released a special benefit compilation for Grave Robber singer and Rottweiler Records founder, Shawn Browning, to raise money for his medical expenses. The compilation titled “Kill The Ill” is a really cool one that features 80 tracks and spanning nearly 4 hours. Indie Vision Music is proud to have 3 songs on this compilation: Light The Way “BRKN”, Josiah “This Is The New War” (2017 Remaster), and Dismissed “Hard Day” (2017 Remaster). Check it all out below.
February 16, 2017
Rottweiler Records has announced their first or three new bands. The band is called Thirteen Minutes. The band is from Tulsa, OK and formed in 2016. The band has a free song download and lyric video at HM Magazine. Go check these guys out and keep an eye out for the other two bands that Rottweiler will be announcing here soon. Continued →
February 15, 2017
February 11, 2017
All you fans of heavy, brutal, thick sounding HARDCORE will love this new band called “Earth Groans” out of South Dakota. They released their debut 5 song ep titled “Renovate” through all digital networks including Spotify and Apple Music, last August. Give this band a listen and be prepared to throw down in the pit with the best of them. [iTunes Link] Purchase the band’s merch including ts, hoodies, tanks, and CDs right here.
January 26, 2017
Real punk is harder to find these days – but hey, not everything will fit on a Tony Hawk soundtrack. Cristo Suburbano Volume 3 is equal parts overdriven, nostalgic, and Christ-focused. There’s a mix of punk, skate punk, hardcore, and other punk derivatives. Continued →
January 19, 2017
“State of Mind” by Those Who Fear will be the soundtrack to my Hulk-like transformation of 2017.
January 17, 2017
On January 12, Solid State Records posted a cryptic video to their Facebook page which indicated that they’ll be signing another band this Thursday (January 19). They also posted a similar video earlier today. Check out both of the videos below and take a guess at which band they’ll be signing in the comments section. Continued →
January 16, 2017
The Danger of Falling channels European melodic hardcore influences on this succinct-yet-power EP.
January 11, 2017
Just as you can’t judge a book by its cover, neither should you be expecting cowboy music from Easter Teeth on Shake Hands With Danger. You can expect something oddly brilliant and challenging.
Since 2009, the Eymann brothers, Josh and Tim, have been messing with peoples ears as they mix soul into hardcore. Continued →
December 21, 2016
December 3, 2016
I have added a couple old albums from last decade to the IVM Bandcamp page. You can find albums from Short 4 Robert (Third Wave Ska), Terra Firma (Spirit Filled Hardcore), and The Distance Between (Melodic Punk Rock). I still have a few other independent releases here in my collection that I’ll be posting soon so stay tuned to that page. Continued →
December 2, 2016
November 28, 2016
November 23, 2016
Read this review for Fit For A King’s new album “Deathgrip”
November 22, 2016
The melodic hardcore band Conveyer has started to work on their third studio album. After the release of their Victory Records debut, When Given Time to Grow, the band has spent the last year touring, playing countless shows with countless bands, including Colossus, Comrades, Ghost Key, and many more. Continued →
November 19, 2016
The Blamed have begun writing their new EP. This will be the first official new release since 2002. The band has taken a turn back towards more old school punk/thrash sound as found on their early albums. It’s much welcomed in this scene of jaded cynicism and a certain sort of safe complacency. 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 10, 2016
Grayson, Kentucky’s own chaotic hardcore outfit has decided to reunite recently. Along with the reunion, we’re sure to see more shows (like this one) and new music to follow. Check them out on Facebook for updates. Fans of The Chariot, Botch, Norma Jean, and Rival Choir will definitely enjoy their sound. Continued →