I have never been into Bleed From Within. I honestly don’t think I’ve ever really listened to the band before I got a promo for their latest album Uprising. What I initially thought I had got my hands on was a corny deathcore album that I was going to toss to the side. Instead of just throwing it out however, I listened to it and, after some deliberation, I have come to love it. As far as metalcore goes in 2013, good bands are few and very, very far between. As it turns out, Bleed From Within are one of those good ones. Continue reading »
According to a recent Facebook update, Arsonists Get All the Girls will be releasing their new full length album independently this Summer. The new fifteen track outing will be entitled Listen to the Color and will see the band rejoined by ex-vocalist Remi Rodburg. No official release date has been announced just yet. Check out the official track listing below:
Now this is a metalcore band I can get behind. I have been a fan of August Burns Red ever since I got their 2009 album Constellations on a whim. I’m not sure what drew me to the band, but I liked it from then on. These guys know how to write catchy, memorable metalcore tunes and I can get behind that.
Recently, the band unveiled the album art for their new album and it broke Solid State Records’ website. The album art is cool, but this new song the band has released is great. Continue reading »
Back in September, Parkway Drive released their video for “Dark Days” which I wasn’t a huge fan of. The song was alright, but it just didn’t tackle me the right way. The band has now released a new music video for their track “Wild Eyes” which also comes off of their latest release Atlas. Continue reading »
I can’t believe I missed this but apparently Freya (Earth Crisis, etc) will be releasing a new album at some point this year. The band’s fourth full length record will be entitled Paragon of the Crucible and is currently being prepared for a U.S. release through Holy Mountain Printing and overseas through Deadlight Entertainment. Freya recently released the official cover art for the record which can be viewed above, obviously. Pretty epic isn’t? Freya’s Bandcamp page has two tracks from the upcoming available for streaming right now. The tracks in question are the title track and “Serpentine”, which features a guest guitar solo from Paul Waggoner of Between the Buried and Me. Feel free to stream those tracks directly below.
Aside from a few tours, Chicago, Illinois hardcore group Harm’s Way have been relatively quiet since the release of 2011′s devastating Isolation. That silence has been broken. The recently Deathwish-signed group will have a new EP entitled “Blinded” out soon. Recorded at Bricktop Studios with engineer Andy Nelson(Weekend Nachos), Blinded features five tracks of what are said to be the band’s heaviest and most exploratory material yet. The full track listing as well as album artwork, by the mighty Florian Bertmer(Converge, Pig Destroyer, etc.) can be viewed below with release date and pre-order info soon to follow. In the meantime, mark your calenders for Harm’s Way on their upcoming European Summer tour with peers Twitching Tongues and I Exist, dates below. Continue reading »
New York hardcore group, Backtrack, kick off their UK/European tour today, running now through early May and including dates alongside Comeback Kid and Trapped Under Ice. In addition, Backtrack have recently tweeted that their as-of-yet untitled sophomore follow-up to 2011′s Darker Half is currently finishing up.
We're about halfway done writing for the new LP.—
Backtrack NYHC (@BacktrackNYHC) March 20, 2013
Pittsburgh, PA hardcore group, Code Orange Kids, are currently streaming a new track entitled ”VI (Worms Fear God // God Fears Youth)”. The latest entry in a narrative series of songs, ”VI (Worms Fear God // God Fears Youth)” is part of an upcoming four-way split release between Run For Cover and Topshelf Records featuring the likes of Tigers Jaw, The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, and Self Defense Family set to be released the 23rd of February, tomorrow. In addition, the Kids are set to perform at a variety of shows, including festival dates as well as support dates alongside Anti-Flag and Circle Takes The Square, full details below. Stream Code Orange Kids’s topically-arranged, narrative series of songs including the most recent “VI (Worms Fear God // God Fears Youth)” below and pre-order the split digitally here or via Run For Cover Records or Topshelf Records. Continue reading »
Santa Barbara metallic hardcore heavyweights, Downpresser, have returned from their three year slumber with a new May 28th due album entitled Don’t Need A Reason(6131 Records), of which the title track is currently streaming exclusively over at BNB Takeover here. Additionally, Downpresser are set to tour later this month with allies, Take Offense, full details below. Pre-orders for Don’t Need A Reason are up now via No Sleep Records here. Continue reading »
According to a recent interview, Norma Jean frontman Cory Brandan reveals that the band have pretty ambitious plans this year. Other than the new full length they are working on now, Norma Jean are planning to write and record another full length live in one week and write and record an EP in 24 hours and film the process. This is what the interview revealed about the upcoming efforts:
I discovered Into The Moat the way a lot of people did. Well, I discovered them the way HBIH‘s Alkahest did: the long-forgotten MySpace search. I was hooked on bands like The Dillinger Escape Plan and The Number 12 Looks Like You, therefore I stumbled upon Into The Moat. From A Second Story Window fits into this story somewhere also, but this is about Into The Moat first and foremost. Apparently the dudes are active enough to give out some free tunes… Continue reading »
By Lane Oliver
After releasing small quantities of music in the forms of singles and EPs over the years, the New Jersey hardcore trio of Old Wounds have finally delivered the crushing blow of a full length we have been waiting for. Old Wounds have prayed to the metallic gods only to be bestowed with the powers to forge a mighty musical weapon. Prepare to be disemboweled by their powerful weapon; the twelve track, twenty four minute From Where We Came Is Where We’ll Rest.
Winnipeg melodic hardcore heavyweights Comeback Kid are set to embark on an eleven date tour throughout May and June to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of their debut album Turn It Around with performances again featuring original vocalist, Scott Wade. Setlists will heavily feature tracks from Turn It Around as well as their celebrated sophomore LP, Wake The Dead. Support will come from Bitter End and Suburban Scum or Alpha & Omega and Twitching Tongues on select dates, full details below. Continue reading »
Aeon, Animals As Leaders, Cattle Decapitation, metal blade records, Norma Jean, periphery, Razor & Tie, relapse records, Revocation, sumerian records, Summer Slaughter, The Dillinger Escape Plan, the ocean
I know there are more than a handful of you who hit up the Summer Slaughter festival every year, even if it’s for a single band. Every metal site looks forward to this tour for the simple reason of wanting to see who has been announced will be a part of Summer Slaughter. This years line-up looks fucking killer, if I say so myself. Check out the full line-up and poster below. Continue reading »
Yep. They’re back. This is the way I’ve wanted Killswitch Engage to sounds since Jesse left the band back in the day. The grooving riffs are incredible and Jesse’s voice is very welcome with Killswitch‘s all around improved sound.
Wait, what the hell am I talking about? Oh, not much. Just a new Killswitch Engage song that is currently streaming. It’s rad. Check it out… Continue reading »