Post-Hardcore is a sub-genre that gets tossed around today as commonplace, but in the early 1990s, it was a new little brother that the older sibling was not ready to cede attention to. As Hardcore Punk mutated into other offshoots, post-Hardcore started to gain ground. In New York City alone, the epicenter for many new waves of hardcore music, a lot of bands crossed over (see what we did there) and bands started to absorb elements of both with Prong, White Zombie, and Biohazard were all leaning more on metal vibes, Quicksand formed by members of ex-hardcore legend status bands we’re pushing towards a new sound. Heavy, but not in a tough guy way, vulnerable, but smart. By the time the members of essential musical outfits Gorilla Biscuits, Youth of Today, Beyond, Bold, Burn, and Collapse formed an anti-supergroup, released demos and the amazing Slip (Polydor) album, and toured tirelessly, fans in the scene could feel they were building to something huge. They walked in both worlds of Punk and Metal but were also world-building themselves at the same time. Continue reading
Hardcore and Metal legend Billy Graziadei (Powerflo, Biohazard) has shared a new music video from his BillyBio project for ‘No Apologies No Regrets’! The video for the track was directed by Billy, with editing by Gabby Vesson and Juan Melendez served as director of photography. ‘No Apologies No Regrets’ comes from BillyBio’s 2018 debut Feed The Fire, out now on AFM Records. Catch the band on tour now in Europe on the Persistence tour with Agnostic Front, Gorilla Biscuits, H2O, Street Dogs, Wisdom In Chains and more!
BillyBio, the solo project led by Biohazard and Powerflo guitarist and singer Billy Graziadei has released a new video for his single ‘Rise and Slay’. The track comes from his late 2018 album Feed the Fire, out now via AFM Records. Watch it now! Continue reading
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Billy Graziadei’s entire career is like a one-man version of Fight Club, though without the toxic masculinity and insanity. He might have some insomnia, based on his creative output and the depth of his repertoire though. As the co-founder of Biohazard, he helped put New York back on the map when it came to nineties metal and hardcore, inspiring many others. As a voice in other bands like Suicide City, Powerflo and in his producing career, Billy is unmistakable as a vocalist and musician. So, his long-gestating solo project BillyBio arrives as a pre-holiday gift and brings a surprisingly fun and upbeat debut with Feed The Fire (AFM Records), as opposed to the typical heavy but dour aesthetic we often get. Continue reading
BillyBio, the new project from Billy Graziadei (Biohazard, Powerflo) is currently on tour as direct support for Life Of Agony’s “Rise of The Underground World Tour” in Europe. Both bands have jammed together on classic songs from their respective groups each night. Watch fan-filmed footage of Billy and LOA covering Biohazard’s’ all-time track ‘Punishment’ live the other night in The Netherlands. Continue reading
BillyBio, the new project of Billy Graziadei of Biohazard, Powerflo and Suicide City fame is dropping his debut solo album on November 30th via AFM Records. The album is called Feed the Fire and you can watch an animated teaser for it right now! Continue reading