Tag: Christian Hardcore
December 12, 2020
These are my 25 Best Christian Rock Albums of 1995. This was a monumental year for Christian Music and really the beginning of what was to come over the course of the next 2 decades. Check out my list below along with a playlist featuring some of the songs.… Continued →
July 1, 2020
Song of the Day: Takeheart - Access of Liberty
"Succubus of an insecure safety, I will never bow to your will... To die is gain, our life is our sacrifice, you will not take my pride. Your freedom means more than our safety. Christ is not a filthy word!" RIYL: Sleeping Giant, Madball, Stick to your Guns, and Hatebreed
July 30, 2017
INTERVIEW : Garrett Gutierrez of Rapture
On Tuesday night, I interviewed Garrett of the spirit filled hardcore band Rapture, from Los Angeles, California. Garrett and I spoke about their experience with the label, the band’s upcoming album, and some other cool stuff! Could you give a quick background on the band? We all came together in the summer of 2014. Richard and I (Garrett) came up with the idea of starting a Christian hardcore band. The goal from the start was to always share the message of our lord and savior to those who did not know it or wanted a relationship with god.… Continued →
July 14, 2017
To Live As Sons release New Song "Get the Horizon"
To Live As Sons, the new spirit filled hardcore band from Pennsylvania, has announced a new track titled “Get the Horizon” being released on Friends Volume 3. The band consists of two former members of ZAO, original vocalist Eric Reeder and original bassist Mic Cox. The band has released an EP through ZAP Records, titled beaten.broken.alive. … Continued →
June 16, 2017
Fit For A King - Deathgrip
After a year of releasing an amazing album, Fit For A King finally released a music video for their title track of the album Deathgrip. The track is one of the first I heard, and after hearing it, I fell in love with the album. Check the track out below. … Continued →
May 1, 2017
INTERVIEW : Symphony of Heaven
This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Logan Thompson, also known as Symphony of Heaven. I posted an article about him awhile ago here on Indie Vision Music about his release of “Stratagem”. Check that song out. We talk about upcoming music, gear, and lyrical backgrounds. Enjoy! Also, go check this article out on my blog, as well as other cool Christian metal and hardcore news! How are ya man? I’m good. How are you doing? I’m doing well. I’ve got a few questions for you.… Continued →
April 25, 2017
Introducing: Wait for the Day
How familiar are you with the Ohio metal and hardcore scene? Have your of Wait for the Day? I bet you haven’t, so here you go! Wait for the Day is a Metalcore band that formed in 2011. They have released an EP and a single titled “Guilt” via Bandcamp. They just recently released a new music video. Watch it here below! Enjoy! … Continued →
April 7, 2017
Facedown Records Online Flash Sale
The hardcore/metal record label Facedown Records has some news. Today they announced that for three days they will be selling CDs for 50% off, including pre-orders for Nothing Left‘s (Feat. For Today and Silent Planet members) new EP Destroy and Rebuild. The label is preparing for Facedown Fest 2017. Sale available from today to the 9th. Be sure to pre-order Nothing Left’s EP.… Continued →
March 3, 2017
Nothing Left (Re)-Releases "Hands of Death"
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. Oh, and in case you were wondering, occasionally they have Cody Bradley, formerly of Take It Back! fill-in on Bass live.… Continued →
February 16, 2017
Rottweiler Records Announces 1st New Band: Thirteen Minutes
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. I believe the label will be announcing the second band tomorrow and the next on Saturday.… Continued →
January 27, 2017
Strengthen What Remains (Blood & Ink) "Promo 2017" 7"
Christian metal/hardcore band Strengthen What Remains released exclusive vinyl pressings for their “Promo 2017” release for their upcoming album. The band started in 2010 and has released two studio albums and an EP. Go get one of these. Only 25 pressed.… Continued →
January 24, 2017
Facedown Records Announces Facedown Fest 2017 Lineup
Facedown Records has just announced the lineup for Facedown Fest 2017. The festival has hosted many bands that were signed to other labels or the subsidiary Strike First Records, including Clear Convictions (Strike First), Comrades (ex-Blood and Ink), Bloody Sunday (Strike First) and several others. This year is the 20th anniversary of the label so they have had many of their prominent acts come join in or even reunite. The label is also hosting the Fest for 3 days, which is very abnormal as it is usually a one day event.… Continued →
LIV. Come out of Hiatus
The Christian hardcore/punk band LIV. announced that they have come back from hiatus. LIV. formed in December 2012 with members Matthew Salamante (Vocals), Jason Diaz (Bass), Ace Esguerra (Guitars), and Tony Esquivel (Drums). The band has released an album in 2015 via the Christian hardcore label On The Attack! Records, home to Dangerous Minds, Spirit and the Bride, and Rapture. The band’s name stands for Liv’in in Victory. The band’s debut album can be listened to below. Check it out! … Continued →
December 17, 2016
5 Christian Metal/Hardcore Bands That You May Not Have Heard Of
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. The 80’s. The band did not have very much success or really any publications. Other than one in HM in 1991. But Raid, their next band, had a little more success. Same genre as One Way, but with a Straight-Edge message, alongside the uplifting Christian message.… Continued →
November 22, 2016
Conveyer Starts Working on Third Album
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. Recently, the band put out a post on their Instagram page stating they were hard work on their third album. The band will release more information soon I’m sure. Be prepared for that!… Continued →
October 22, 2016
Church Tongue (Blood & Ink) Releases Debut Album, "Heart Failure"
Spirit-filled Metalcore band, Church Tongue released their debut album, Heart Failure, on October 22, 2016 on the Christian hardcore/metal label, Blood & Ink Records. The band, based out of Indianapolis, recently signed to Blood & Ink Records, started in 2012. The band released the single, “Medicine Breath”, via Lambgoat. Blood & Ink Records started in the early 2000’s with Christian metal bands, With Blood Comes Cleansing, Soul Embraced, Besieged and Christian hardcore bands, Blessed by a Broken Heart, xLooking Forwardx, Stars Are Falling, and even being associated with Christian metal bands, Figure Four, Clear Convictions, and legendary Christian metalcore acts, Strongarm and No Innocent Victim.… Continued →
October 17, 2016
See the Rise Call It A Day... Again
Christian metalcore band, See the Rise, has called it a day. Vocalist Josh Meyers posted a statement on October 13, 2016, talking about why the band has decided to end. See the Rise formed in 2011 with Josh Meyers, and a few others. In 2014, the band disbanded. In 2015, the band reunited with Josh Meyers, Guitarists Brian Elliot and Jason Law, Bassist Andrew Davis, and Drummer Kyle Zahorski. The band, as mentioned above, announced their disbanding. The band will play their final show on December 3, 2016.… Continued →
July 5, 2014
REVIEW : Essentials - Trials
From the no-frills, organic sound, to the powerful, faith filled themes, this EP from Essentials is a home run for me. Read the entire review here.
June 14, 2014
REVIEW : Sound the Ruin - Bloodsong EP
Chaotic Hardcore band Sound the Ruin brings us their new EP "Bloodsong." Check out the review and see what the band brings to the table with this new release,
March 24, 2014
REVIEW : Beware the Neverending - Times of War
Hardcore band Beware The Neverending has released their second album through Red Cord Records, "Times of War." The group brings an aggressive, hard-pounding style that is sure to get the blood flowing, check out the review here.
March 12, 2014
REVIEW : LIV - Be the Change
Check out the review for the debut record, "Be the Change" from California punk hardcore band LIV.
February 27, 2014
Redeemer - See Red
Redeemer's music video for "See Red", from their upcoming album 'Dead Weight'. Due in stores & online April 29th on Mediaskare Records.
June 17, 2012
REVIEW : Day of Vengeance - Star Breather
Day of Vengeance are back with a powerful message, but does this new effort measure up? Read on to find out.