This Is Hardcore 2015 Lineup Revealed

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The lineup for the highly anticipated tenth edition of the legendary, annual This Is Hardcore festival has been announced. Day-to-day lineups are to be unveiled later this week and information on afterparties at Underground Arts, Voltage Lounge and KungFu Necktie will be announced later on through the year. Tickets will be up for purchase starting this Friday, April 3rd at 12 PM EST on thisishardcore.com in 4 Day Complete Fest passes, 3 Day Weekend Fest passes and individual date options. Check the official announcement below.
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ROTTING OUT Has Broken Up

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Despite plans for an album following their latest EP Reckoning and a previously announced spot on this year’s Warped Tour, California hardcore act Rotting Out have broken up. The disbanding has been addressed briefly and in little detail by both vocalist Walter Delgado on his tumblr page here and the band as a whole on their official Facebook here.

 

RED DEATH Streaming New Track “Permanent Exile”

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Following their furious 2014 demo, D.C. crossover act Red Death (members of Protester, Genocide Pact) have released for stream “Permanent Exile”, the frenzied title track off of their upcoming debut LP of the same name. If the single is any indication, expectations are high. Listen to the track below, pre-order Permanent Exile, due for release April 21st via Grave Mistake Records, here and catch Red Death on their upcoming full US run with UK’s THE FLEX, dates below. Continue reading

ALL OUT WAR Announce New EP

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Legendary New York metallic hardcore outfit All Out War have announced plans for a 2015 summer release of new material in the form of an EP entitled Dying Gods. Heralded as a triumphant return to the sound of their pinnacle LP For Those Who Were Crucified, the incoming seven song EP (five originals, two covers) was engineered and produced by Steve Evetts at West West Side Studios in New Windsor, New York. Peep the full press release below. Continue reading

VIOLENT REACTION Streaming New LP “Marching On”

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UK hardcore/oi outfit Violent Reaction have released for stream Marching On, the group’s sophomore LP and first release on new label Revelation Records, ahead of its street date of March 31st. Listen to the record via BlowTheScene here, pre-order it here and catch Violent Reaction live on their upcoming East Coast tour with brethren Arms Race, dates and details below. Continue reading

THE FLEX Streaming New EP “Don’t Bother With The Outside World”

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UK’s THE FLEX have released for stream a new EP entitled Don’t Bother With The Outside World. Teased earlier this year, the six-song outting is expected out this Spring via the veritable Lockin’ Out Records. Stream the full EP below and catch THE FLEX flexing on their upcoming full US trek, kicking off next month, with DC brethren Red Death, details also below. Continue reading

GOD’S HATE Streaming New Track “Father Inferior”

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California Troy-worshiping metallic hardcore outfit God’s Hate (featuring members of Twitching Tongues) have returned with “Father Inferior”, the band’s first new material since their awesome debut EP Divine Injustice early 2014. The new single serves as a teaser for the band’s Summer-expected debut LP, Mass Murder, and was recorded with Taylor Young at The Pit Studios in Van Nuys and mastered with Brad Boatright at Audiosiege Studios. Stream “Father Inferior” exclusively over at BloodyDisgusting and pre-order the limited 7″ single of the track via Closed Casket Activities here. Additionally, be sure to catch God’s Hate playing at United Blood, at the second date of No Warning’s reunion shows and supporting their California brethren in Disgrace around appearances at New England Metal Fest, dates below. Love live True Detective samples. Continue reading

Bleeding Edges Puts Up Streams For THE FLEX And PURE DISGUST

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New Jersey hardcore label Bleeding Edges have announced their next run of releases: a flexi for UK’s THE FLEX and a limited promo tape (featuring two new tracks off of their upcoming EP Chained as well as a rerecorded demo track) for rising DC hardcore act Pure Disgust. Both releases are currently available for streaming and free download on Bleeding Edges’s official bandcamp here, with the Pure Disgust tape due for release in a week at Damaged City Fest and THE FLEX’s flexi due for release next month.

Stream THE FLEX’s Flexual Healing Volume 5: Do You Think I’m Flexi? below:

Stream Pure Disgust’s promo tape for Chained below:

Be sure to catch both bands on their respective US tours, full details below. If you’re sleeping, you’re dead.

THE FLEX and Red Death 2015 US Tour Details

Pure Disgust 2015 US Tour Details

BITTER END Streaming New Track “Power and Control”

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San Antonio, TX metallic hardcore act Bitter End have returned with “Power and Control”, their first material since their 2010 sophomore LP, Guilty As Charged and the debut single off of the group’s upcoming third LP, Illusions of Dominance. Produced by Nick Jett (Terror, Piece By Piece), Illusions of Dominance takes on themes of “mankind’s fragility in the face of nature’s overwhelming and unescapable power”, features 10 all new tracks and will be released this Summer, June 30th on Deathwish Inc.

Stream “Power and Control” along with the full tracklisting and press release for Illusions Of Dominance below. Continue reading

VIOLENT REACTION Streaming New Single “No Pride”

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UK oi/hardcore act Violent Reaction have released for stream “No Pride”, a new single off of the group’s upcoming sophomore LP, Marching On, due out March 31st via Revelation Records. Check it out via Lambgoat here, pre-order Marching On here and catch Violent Reaction on their upcoming US East Coast tour with Arms Race, details below. Continue reading

HARM’S WAY Streaming New LP Rust In Full

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Chicago metallic hardcore heavyweights Harm’s Way are streaming their long-awaited LP, Rust, in full ahead of its March 10th release date. Check out the stream below, pre-order Rust digitally and on CD or vinyl via Deathwish Inc. here and check out the band on tour, details below!

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Exclusive Interview: Jeremy Tingle of LIFELESS + Track Premiere “Surrender”

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Lifeless at This Is Hardcore 2014; Photo Credits: Angela Owens (http://www.angelaxowens.com/)

Lifeless are a band out of New Jersey specializing in bleak, heavy as shit, memorable metallic hardcore. I first heard of the band through a b9 hate thread criticizing their excessively violent shows and fans. Being a fan of ignorant shit live and on record, I knew instantly that they were going to be at best, one of my favorite bands and at worst, at least an enjoyable listen. They quickly settled into the former category and I finally had the chance to see them live at last year’s This Is Hardcore Festival wherein news was ruminating of a new LP. That LP, DREAM, is now in sight, set for the release date of March 24th on Fast Break! Records. I had the chance to speak with frontman Jeremy Tingle about the new record, DIY tour horror stories, chilling with Fury Of Five, the time rumors spread that Jeremy had been beaten to death with his own torn off leg, our mutual interests in DOOM and The X-Files and lots more. Check it all out along with an exclusive premiere of the band’s new single “Surrender” below, follow Lifeless on Facebook here and pre-order DREAM via Fast Break! Records here.

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TERROR Announce Supporting Tour With THE STORY SO FAR, FOUR YEAR STRONG AND SOUVENIRS

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Los Angeles, CA hardcore heavyweights Terror have announced dates for a Spring supporting tour alongside The Story So Far, Four Year Strong and Souvenirs. Peep full dates and details below. VIP tickets are available now while regular tickets will be up this Friday through venue sites.

Terror’s last release was their 2013 5th full length LP, Live By The Code, split-released by Reaper Records and Victory Records. The band are currently working on their next album, The 25th Hour, due for release later this year. Continue reading

CDC Streaming New EP “End”

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Lansdale, PA long-running metallic hardcore outfit CDC have released for stream their latest EP End,the group’s first effort since 2009’s Burn, exclusively over at Lambgoat. Recorded by Vince Ratti at Skylight Studios and mastered by Will Yip at Studio 4, the five song End takes hardcore back to a time of simpler no-frills meat and potatoes heaviness and comes out this upcoming February 17th via Get This Right Records. Stream End here and pick it up on limited vinyl here or digitally here.