Tag: JCHC

April 9, 2021

Song of the Day: Chasm - Unknown

In the mid- to late-90s when all of the other Christian hardcore bands were doing new school/chugga chugga style hardcore with increasingly metallic influences, Bakersfield’s Chasm were drawing on earlier inspiration. These influences came mostly from the 80s British hardcore punk/d-beat sound (Discharge, Conflict, etc.), although somewhat ironically this track has elements of early black metal in the guitar riffs (a la Venom or Bathory). Nonetheless it’s still filtered through a hardcore punk sound. The band released one 7″ (Squander, Squander the Bright New Dawn) and one full-length (Gye Nyame, from whence our featured song is taken).… Continued →

February 9, 2021

April 9, 2018

REVIEW : Grave Robber - Escaping the Grave

This Friday, April 13th, 2018, horror-punk band Grave Robber returns with their first album in 7 years, titled “Escaping the Grave”. How fitting is it for these guys to re-emerge after seven years of silence on a Friday the 13th? This release is an album that has been long awaited and anticipated by many, myself included. Over the past 7 years, the band has undergone a number of changes, such as band member changes as well as a number of challenges in various areas of their personal lives.… Continued →

January 24, 2018

February 15, 2017

Pleading Guilty "Defacto" Now Available from Thumper Punk Records

Thumper Punk Records has released the debut full length from Denver, CO. melodic punk band, Pleading Guilty. The album is available on all digital networks (including bandcamp) and on CD here. Listen below. Highly recommended for fans of Dogwood, Good Riddance, Strung Out, Much The Same, Craig’s Brother, and Slick Shoes. Continued →

December 18, 2016

October 30, 2016

October 26, 2016

October 17, 2016

The Blamed is Back!

The Blamed has been a Christian Hardcore/Punk band since the 90s. The Line up for the Blamed is going back to its roots with Original band members: Jim Chaffin on drums and Bryan Gray on guitar. Joining them will be Sid Duffour on bass (formally of Headnoise) and guitarist Jeff Locke (who recorded in 1998 on the album “…again” and toured with the Blamed) and New lead vocalist of October Bird Of Death, Wiley Willis. The New record will be heavily inspired by Old-School Hardcore and Punk.… Continued →

June 12, 2014