Quicksand – Glassjaw – Primitive Weapons: Live At Brooklyn Steel

If you grew up in the 198os and you liked heavy music, New York Hardcore has a profound effect on you. If you were born too late, say the little bros and sisters of hardcore kids, you too might have been influenced by this massive scene. Some of you formed bands yourself, that matched the style and fire of the earlier wave but did their own thing, like Madball. Others included their own influences, emo, thrash, rock, reggae and other subgenres to shape and mold what musical sound was coming next. What came next was post-hardcore. Not exclusive to NYC or even the east coast, it soon became a worldwide phenomenon, and like it’s older brother, it also came in waves. All these years later, two of the most impressive and talented bands ever Quicksand (first wave, helped create the genre) and Glassjaw (second wave, equally defining and crucial) not only have recent new albums out, they are both vital today as they were back then. Continue reading

Win Tickets To See Glassjaw In London, Last Day To Enter

 

Glassjaw is closing in on their gig on 18 August at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. You can win a pair of tickets from Ghost Cult and join in the madness of Glassjaw’s first proper UK show in ages, but time is running out. The contest ends today! Details to enter are below. Continue reading

Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Glassjaw In London!

Post-hardcore kings Glassjaw shocked the music world when they surprised released their latest album last December, Material Control. Now the band is nearing their gig on 18 August at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. You can win a pair of tickets from Ghost Cult and join in the madness of Glassjaw’s first proper show in ages. Details to enter are below. Continue reading

Glassjaw Is Streaming “Material Control” Online

Glassjaw‘s first full-length album in 15 years, Material Control, is now out in stores thanks to the good people at Century Media. To celebrate, the Long Island post-hardcore heroes are streaming the entire record online. Continue reading