XERXES Streaming New Track “Exit 123″

xerxes - collision blondeI fell head over heels for Xerxes a while back and then the band kinda fell off of my radar. Well, look who’s back and kicking ass? Xerxes will be releasing a new record titled Collision Blonde in October and the band has also *unveiled a rad new track titled “Exit 123,” which can be heard below. I love this new track and I honestly think it is one of my favorite Xerxes tracks to date. Stay tuned for more.      Continue reading

NO BRAGGING RIGHTS Streaming New Track “Brave Hearts”

No_Bragging_Rights_-_The_Concrete_FlowerNo Bragging Rights will be releasing their new album in late September and the band has unleashed a new track titled “Brave Hearts” for you to enjoy. I wasn’t really familiar with NBR before this post, but I’m digging this quite a bit. You can hear NBR‘s new track, which features guest vocals from Gideon‘s Daniel McWhorter. Check it out:     Continue reading

OLD WOUNDS Announce North American Tour

New Jersey metallic hardcore act Old Wounds have announced a string of North American tour dates in support of their forthcoming EP, Death Projection, which is due out on September 16th via Good Fight Music. The trek will extend from September 12th through the 27th and will see the band joined by Canada’s Exalt throughout the tour. You can check out the dates after the break.

Be sure to stream their new track, “Dead Beat Blues”, if you haven’t already.

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TO THE WIND Release Video For “Vacant Home” + Tour Dates With SENSES FAIL

12 Jacket (3mm Spine) [GDOB-30H3-007}I have really become a fanboy of Pure Noise Records over the last few months. With albums from bands like Vanna and My Iron Lung, I have become a huge fan of all the music the label has been putting out and their latest offerings are no different. To The Wind are a band that I have only gotten into very recently and I am loving their new album Block Out The Sun & Sleep. The band has just released a music video for their track “Vacant Home,” one of my favorite tracks off of the album. It’s a pretty rad video and I love the song, so it works! Check out the video after the jump. DO IT.     Continue reading

OLD WOUNDS Streaming New Track “Dead Beat Blues”


Old Wounds have premiered a new track from their forthcoming EP and follow up to their 2013 debut,  From Where We Came Is Where We’ll Rest, Death Projection, over at Revolver. The new track is entitled “Dead Beat Blues” and it will crush you under its metallic weight in just two-minutes time. Get flattened by solid metallic hardcore at Revolver now.

Death Projection will be released on September 16th via Good Fight Music. Pre-orders can be placed at this location.

EXES Streaming New Album “Phantasmaboring”


Brighton-based Exes (Narrows, Tropics) have premiered their forthcoming album, Phatasmaboring, over at Punktastic. The album will be self-released by the band on July 28th and can be pre-ordered here. The album comes across as a cross between These Arms are Snakes’s brand of math rock/post hardcore and Botch’s chaotic sensibilities. Check out for yourself over at Punktastic.


AS WE DRAW Streaming New Track “Losing Ground”

As We DrawThroatruiner Records has yet to release an album that I have not enjoyed. With amazing records from Plebeian Grandstand, Cortez, Vuyvr, Bone Dance and more, you just can’t go wrong. The label will be releasing the new album from French post-hardcore band As We Draw and you can hear a new track from that effort right now. MetalSucks has premiered the track “Losing Ground” and for the life of me, I don’t know why anyone wouldn’t enjoy it. It’s heavy, it’s amazingly organized and it’s As We Draw. Check out the track below, courtesy of MetalSucks.     Continue reading

HOLY TONGUES Streaming New Track “Filters”

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Holy Tongues (ex-Ruiner) have premiered a new track from their forthcoming debut album, Weak People, over at Brooklyn Vegan. The new track is the five minute, lumbering beast “Filters” and it channels a healthy amount of early post-hardcore aggression. You can stream the track over at Brooklyn Vegan now.

Weak People will be released on August 5th via Melotov Records.

HOLY TONGUES Announce New Album “Weak People”; Stream New Track

Holy Tongues (ex-Ruiner) have announced the release of their debut full length record. The record, which was produced by Kevin Bernsten (Full of Hell, Magrudergrind) and mastered by James Plotkin (Isis, Earth, etc), is entitled Weak People and will be released through Melotov Records on August 5th. The album’s artwork and track listing can be seen after the break.

A.V. Club have premiered the first taste of the new record, “92”. Head over there to check out the noisy, driving barrage of force.

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PLANES MISTAKEN FOR STARS Announce Tour, New Album In The Works?

planes_01Planes Mistaken For Stars, possibly one of my all-time favorite bands, has announced their plans for a reunion tour taking place next month. The band will be hitting the road with All Eyes West and it will definitely be memorable. Rumor has it that the band is also in the process of writing material for a new album, which would be unbelievably amazing. Like, truly. Check out the bands upcoming tour dates after the jump. Stoked?      Continue reading

ISLANDER Release Music Video For “Coconut Dracula”

islanderSo, shortly before starting this post I had no idea who Islander were. I have gotten a few press releases for the band, but never gave them the time. Well, I have now given them the time and I’m in love with this band. The press release states that this band is for fans of Deftones, but honestly I’m hearing something more. This band obviously draws influence from Def, but they are doing something all their own, which is very commendable. Well, luckily for all of us, Islander has released a music video for their fantastic track “Coconut Dracula.” I mean, with a title like that, how are you not already watching? Check it out after the jump.     Continue reading

THE SWAN KING Announce New Album “Last So Long”, Stream New Track

Chicago post-hardcore outfit The Swan King (Pelican, Planes Mistaken for Stars, etc) have announced the release of their second full length album, and follow up to 2011’s Eyes Like Knives. The new Sanford Parker produced offering will be entitled Last So Long and will see a release through War Crimes on June 3rd. The album’s official artwork and track listing can be seen after the break.

The band have also shared the second track from the record, “At Who’s Expense”, which can be streamed below along with their first album, Eyes Like Knives. Tour dates with fellow Chicagoans Jar’d Loose can be seen below as well.

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VANNA Streaming New Track “Holy Hell”

Boston metalcore outfit Vanna are something I have just gotten into over the last week or so. The band has existed for ten years now but for one reason or another, I always passed over them. I recently stumbled across them on Spotify and listened to their 2013 album The Few And Far Between and I loved it. I also recently downloaded the bands single from last December Preying/Purging which is also phenomenal. Well, the band will be releasing their next outing in June and the band has just released a lyric video for their track “Holy Hell” which you can see after the jump. Seriously digging this. Check it:     Continue reading