Tag: metallic hardcore

July 23, 2021

Song of the Day: Besieged - The Years Between

How often have you gone back to listen to an album that was more than 10 years old, only to find it didn’t hold up as well as you thought it would? A sloppy guitar part here, or a bad mixing job there, or even just song ideas that didn’t really work as well in hindsight? I first heard Atlantis in 2007 when I was asked to review it for Uprise Zine (if you remember that publication, give me a shout!)… Continued →

February 21, 2020

Song of the Day: Zao - Lies of Serpents, a River of Tears

Zao had already made a name for themselves, working up from the underground, with a 7″, cassette demo(s) and 2 full-lengths. They were quickly becoming known for taking hardcore in a new direction. I remember a friend telling me that although he loved the riffs on their sophomore effort Splinter Shards the Birth of Separation, he also found them really hard to dance to. With the third album, they would push the metallic limits of hardcore even further.… Continued →

July 13, 2019

December 7, 2018

REVIEW : Thin Ice "Misery Noose"

San Antonio, Texas' Metallic Hardcore act Thin Ice has recently released demos for what would've been their full length follow up to their Blood & Ink records EP release "Revelation Through Tribulation". Needless to say, this doesn't disappoint in the least. Heavy and aggressive as expected.

June 19, 2018

Full Ep Stream: Dreaded Dale "Wayward Ep"

Check out this ep stream from new metallic hardcore band – Dreaded Dale. The band just released “Wayward Ep” today. It is available on their bandcamp here and through digital networks in a few days. Ep stream and a little background on the ep, below. The band plans to release 3 eps in 2018 so keep your eyes peeled and ears ready. Dreaded Dale has set out to bring Christ to a generation that has all but given up on typical ChristianityContinued →

February 11, 2017

Introducing: Earth Groans

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.… Continued →

January 18, 2017

Strengthen What Remains Stream New Song; Cassettes Available for Pre-Order

The metallic hardcore act, Strengthen What Remains has a new song streaming, as well as pre-orders for their Promo cassette for 2017. The band started in 2010 and released two studio albums and an EP. The band recently had a few members step down and had new members join. One of those is Logan Hayworth, former Bassist for Abated Mass of Flesh. The Promo tracklist is:
  1. Exploit. Enslave. Overpower.
  2. Liberation of the Spirit
  3. Against the Stone
Pre-order it here.… Continued →

November 21, 2011