KUBLAI KHAN Streaming New Track “Life For A Life,” BURY YOUR DEAD Vocalist Guests

Kublai Khan are a band that I found out about at the exact same time I learned about Vanna. I got the same vibe off of the former band and I really enjoyed their music. The band is currently promoting their new album New Strength, which will be released next month. Kublai Khan are currently streaming their new track “Life For A Life” which features guest vocals by Bury Your Dead‘s Mat Bruso. Check out the track below. Sickkk.       Continue reading

CARVED UP Stream New Track “We Built Riff City”

matadorCarved Up are one of those extremely rad bands that I want more and more of. Noisy post-hardcore bands are something that I adore and Carved Up are all up on that shit. The band will release Matador in November and the shit is sounding amazing. They have just unleashed a powerhouse of a song titled “We Built Riff City” and it cruuuuushes. Check out a stream of the song below.    Continue reading

ISLANDER Streaming New Track “Wake Up!”

Islander, a band I started digging last year, will be joining Korn on their twentieth anniversary tour coming up, but so far there hasn’t been any news about a new record for the band. Luckily, it doesn’t take that kind of news for Islander to put out some music. The band is currently streaming a new track titled “Wake Up!” that is pretty cool. I’m not digging it as much as I was anything on Violence & Destruction, but it’s cool nonetheless. Check it out below.     Continue reading

ATREYU Release “Do You Know Who You Are?” Music Video

atreyu do you know who you areI’m one of the folks who loved Atreyu back in the day, but I fell out of touch with them after The Curse. Well, when the band made a comeback and released their latest album Long Live, I decided to check it out and I am proud to say that I loved the album. It’s a strong collection of tracks that has a little new and a little old Atreyu. Well, one of the slower songs on the album “Do You Know Who You Are?” now has an accompanying music video and it’s pretty cool. Check out the video below.      Continue reading

DRIFTOFF Streaming New Track “Dying Light”

Driftoff, which is comprised of members of Junius, City Of Ships and Rosetta, was destined to make good music. I am absolutely blown away by the massive sounds that this band has created. It’s got a little bit of everything and it’s absolutely mesmerizing. Lane recently posted about one of the bands new tracks and I’m here to tell you about another. The latest track is titled “Dying Light” and it is the first song off of the bands debut, four-song EP Modern Fear. Check it out below.     Continue reading

ALEXISONFIRE Announce Their Return Also

AND THIS IS WHY TODAY RULES. You guys know how much I love Alexisonfire. I was distraught when the band called it quits back in 2011, but today brought wonderful tidings. The band recently played at Riot Fest in Toronto and while on stage, they announced their return. You can see the transcription of what Wade MacNeil had to say on stage as well as some fan-filmed footage of the incident below. OH, SO MUCH AWESOME.      Continue reading

CONVEYER Streaming New Album “When Given Time To Grow”

Conveyer will release their new album When Given Time To Grow this week and the band has given us a stream for the record in advance. I’m not super familiar with Conveyer, but I am digging what I’m hearing. You can check out the full stream of When Given Time To Grow below.      Continue reading

THE NIETZSCHE Streaming “Intro To Advanced Poetry”

The Nietzsche are amazing. This band came to my attention through Lane and I’m glad because their debut EP Intro To Advanced Poetry is crushing. Mathcore layered with post-hardcore and wrapped up in a nice package. You can now hear said EP right now by clicking on after the jump. Check it out.      Continue reading

DEFEATER Streaming New Album “Abandoned”

defeater abandonedDefeater are havoc-inducing madmen and their new album Abandoned is a work of art. The album won’t see it’s official release until Friday, but you can stream the record in full right now. If you ask me, Defeater went above and beyond on Abandoned. It is absolutely flawless and I find nothing wrong with the album whatsoever. Check out the full stream below.      Continue reading

BURIED IN VERONA Release “Extraction” Music Video

BIV - ExtractionMan, that new Buried In Verona album is siiiiick. It’s beautiful and sick. And it’s dope. Did I mention I like it? Well, I also like the bands new music video for their track “Extraction.” The video was just released, shortly after the album itself. Check it out below. Don’t take my word for it being rad.      Continue reading

CARVED UP To Release Debut Album “Matador”

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Pennsylvanian caustic, experimental post-hardcore trio Carved Up have announced the release of their debut full-length record. Titled Matador, the new album will see a release through Crowquill Records sometime in November. Record recorded and mixed at Skylight Studio by Vince Ratti (Circa Survive, Title Fight, Turmoil) with additional recording by Will Yip, Brad Wallace, Sam Pinola, and John Fachet, Matador will feature 10 new tracks and  sees guest contributions of cello, violin, and other noise by Greg Bortnichak and Erin Murphy of Teach Me Equals. The album’s artwork and track listing can be found after the break.

The band’s past discography can be streamed here.

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THE WONDER YEARS Release Music Video For “Cigarettes & Saints”

the wonder yeatsAt the beginning of July, The Wonder Years released the phenomenal music video for their new song “Cardinals.” Well, now the band has released their second music video this month! This video is for “Cigarettes & Saints.” This is an absolutely wonderful video for a fantastic song. Check it out below and take in all of The Wonder Years awesomeness. Can’t wait for this record.     Continue reading

COUNTERPARTS Streaming New Album “Tragedy Will Find Us”

Melodic hardcore act Counterparts are gearing up to release their new album Tragedy Will Find Us, which I had no idea was coming. I don’t know how I missed all of the Counterparts news, but I’m not happy I did. I am happy however, to check out the full stream of the bands new record. Tragedy Will Find Us is a great, solid record and I recommend checking it out. You can do that after the jump. Gracias.      Continue reading

Review: Will Haven – Open the Mind to Discomfort


I’ve been following Will Haven since the release of their 1997 album El Diablo, when I encountered the song Ego’s Game on a Revelation Records sampler CD (back when those still were a thing).  I saw them live the summer of that year and was hooked by the downtuned, sludgy riffs and hardcore intensity. Continue reading

BURIED IN VERONA Release Music Video For “Can’t Be Unsaid”

buried in veronaI regret to inform myself that I have never listened to Buried In Verona, but that is all about to change. I chose to check out the bands new music video for their track “Can’t Be Unsaid” and I was instantly hooked. The band is prepping the release of their new album Vultures Above, Lions Below and the aforementioned music video has been released in promotion of the album. This track is spectacular and Buried In Verona now have my attention forever. Check out the video below and see what’s up.      Continue reading