Tag: SFHC

June 3, 2022

Song of the Day: No Innocent Victim - Strength

Emerging from the original wave of Spirit Filled Hardcore (or SFHC) came southern California’s No Innocent Victim, AKA N.I.V. In contrast to their SFHC peers like Unashamed, Strongarm, and Overcome, who often integrated metallic influences that were becoming more popular in hardcore, NIV stuck to their old school roots with a “Loud Fast Rules” mentality. In fact, their old school approach to fast and heavy hardcore played a part in sparking a revival of the style, which eventually evolved into “tough guy hardcore,” essentially an update of that old school sound with added breakdowns and heaviness.… Continued →

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 →

April 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

January 24, 2017

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!
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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┬ápublications. 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 7, 2016