ALBUM REVIEW: All Out War – Celestial Rot


 

When we last heard of our New York heroes in All Out War they were still practicing a charged-up, violent brand of Metallic Hardcore on 2019’s Crawl Among the Filth. Yet it’s now 2023 and a global pandemic later and those gentlemen are again picking up that metallic mantle like it never went out of fashion on Celestial Rot (Translation Loss Records).

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INTERVIEW: Andrew Thorp King On Punk Rock Ethos, “Failure Rules,” and How to Learn From Your Mistakes


 

We chatted with Punk/Hardcore Label Founder and Entrepreneur Andrew Thorp King! His new book FAILURE RULES!: The 5 Rules of Failure for Entrepreneurs, Creatives, and Authentics is out now via Lioncrest Publishing. Andrew discussed what led him to writing the book, his career in the Punk scene as a label founder and band manager – putting out records from Madball, Blood for Blood, US Bombs, and more – through his many business endevours – success and failures and what he learned along the way. He also discussed his curated soundtrack that accompanies the book and inspirations.

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Black n Blue Bowl 2022, with Agnostic Front, Sick Of It All, Madball, Murphy’s Law, Burn, No Redeeming Social Value, Crown of Thornz, and More Streaming on VOLTA Video On Demand


VOLTA, the leading interactive, viewer controlled multi-Camera VOD experience, is proud to present the VOD of NYC’s legendary Hardcore Festival, The Black N Blue Bowl this October 27.

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When We Were Hungry Festival Announces Its Cancellation


 

The inaugural When We Were Hungry Festival has announced its cancellation, due to unforeseen circumstances. The event was originally scheduled to take place on October 20 and 21 in Las Vegas at Rockstar Bar – Concert On The Green.is set to take place in Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 at Rockstar Bar – Concert On The Green. The festival was to feature headlining performances from Black Flag, Madball, Secondhand Serenade and Every Avenue, the 18+ festival will cater to fans of punk rock, emo, and metal with some of the scene’s most popular acts from the past immersed with new up-and-coming talent.

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When We Were Hungry Festival Books Final Bands Doll Skin, Marked Life, and Forever For Now


Doll Skin at ShipRocked, by Rick Triana

 

The inaugural When We Were Hungry Festival is set to take place in Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 at Rockstar Bar – Concert On The Green. Featuring headlining performances from Black Flag, Madball, Secondhand Serenade and Every Avenue, the 18+ festival will cater to fans of punk rock, emo and metal with some of the scene’s most popular acts from the past immersed with new up-and-coming talent. The lineup has been finalized with the addition of Doll Skin, Marked Life and Battle of The Bands winners Forever For Now.

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Black Flag, Madball, Secondhand Serenade, Every Avenue and More Booked for When We Were Hungry Festival


When We Were Hungry Festival will take place in Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 at the 3,000-capacity venue Rockstar Bar – Concert On The Green. The festival will highlight independent-focused acts that represent a who’s-who of the past and present rock, metal, punk and emo scene. The 2022 lineup will include headlining performances from punk rock icons Black Flag, legendary NY hardcore group Madball, emo rockers Secondhand Serenade and pop punk band Every Avenue plus more than 50 bands across two outdoor stages and one indoor stage over both days.

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Riot Fest Books Taking Back Sunday, Coolio, Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg, Poliça, Zola Jesus and More


Riot Fest has added Taking Back Sunday, Coolio, Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg, Zola Jesus, Reece Young, Poliça and cumgirl8 join the diverse lineup of bands playing September 16-18 in Douglass Park. They join a lineup stacked with headliners My Chemical Romance, The Original Misfits, Nine Inch Nails. Continue reading


This Is Hardcore 2022 Announces Full Line-Up Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror and More!


This Is Hardcore has announced its full lineup for this summer, taking place July 9th at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia, PA. Heading up the stacked bill are headline bands such as Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror, and More! Tickets are on sale now at the link below:

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GWAR Books a Headline Tour with Napalm Death, Madball, and EyeHateGod


GWAR has booked a headline tour of the USA! The band recently released their all unplugged The Disc With No Name (Metal Blade Records), but don’t expect them to wimp out on tour! Support will come from legends like Napalm Death, Madball (on select dates), and EyeHateGod. Tickets are on sale now at the links below. Continue reading


Watch Madball, Murphy’s Law, and Bloodclot Play a Concert with No Restrictions in New York City


Yesterday in New York City, respected promotor Black N Blue Productions held a concert in the famed Tompkins Square Park in the Lower East Side. The bill included Madball, Murphy’s Law, Bloodclot , and The Captured and featured all the hallmarks of most classic hardcore shows: close quarters, moshing, stage diving. The crowd of 1000s seemed to only have minimal mask-wearing fans and zero social distancing. Watch some fan-filmed videos of the show here.

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