ALBUM REVIEW: Malevolence – Malicious Intent


The very title of Malevolence’s new record should tell you all you need to know about what to expect.

Malicious Intent (Nuclear Blast) is the third full-length release from the groove-meets-metalcore five-piece outfit hailing from the UK and follows up 2017’s Self Supremacy. Boasting all original members, Malevolence has returned with a vengeance, though one that is tempered.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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Kublai Khan TX Shares New Video – “Swan Song” ft. Scott Vogel of Terror


Hardcore band Kublai Khan TX will release their new EP, Lowest Form of Animal, on 1st April 2022 via Rise Records. Pre-orders are live now at the links below. The band has shared the video for its latest single – “Swan Song,” featuring Terror frontman Scott Vogel. Watch it now!

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Terror Teams Up with Hotel Radio to Livestream Their London Matinee Show This Sunday


Hardcore Punk legends Terror will play in London this weekend as part of their European tour kickoff with Death Before Dishonor, Lion’s Law, and Jesus Piece. The tour is to support Terror’s 2018 album Total Retaliation via Nuclear Blast (Europe) and Pure Noise (rest of the world). The band have now teamed up with Hotel Radio to live stream their London matinee show at The Underworld this Sunday, November 3rd! The stream begins at 6pm GMT| 7pm Cet | 11am PDT at the links below. Continue reading


Hatebreed – Obituary – Cro-Mags – Terror – Fit For An Autopsy: Live Worcester Palladium


There’s something that happened at the Worcester Palladium that may be the best thing I’ve witnessed in many many years. I don’t want to waste anyone’s time with lead up, let’s dive right into this perfectly orchestrated amoeba of chaos.Continue reading


Moros – Weapon


An effects-heavy floor tom pounds and reverberates sinisterly sounding like an unholy sub drop as a layer of distortion grows from the aether. Various squalls of feedback and twisted auditory hallucinations wrap their way around the percussion making ‘(vortexwound)’ a fittingly unsettling opening to Weapon (Hidden Deity). This segues into the first track proper, ‘We Don’t Deserve Death’, a creeping, sanguine number that evolves into a Rock paced rager. The instrumentation is crisp and bass heavy, perfect for the Sludge/Doom hybrid Moros are seeking to evoke.Continue reading


GUEST POST: Joe Naan of Nuclear Blast (UK) – 2018 in Review


As the largest Metal label in the world, Nuclear Blast and it’s subsidiaries (SharpTone and Arising Empires) has a conveyor belt of exceptional talent at their disposal. Joe Naan joined their PR team earlier in the year and has been a regular in our inbox ever since, representing their incredible roster.Continue reading


Hatebreed Announce 25th Anniversary Tour With Obituary, Cro-Mags, Terror And Fit For An Autopsy


Hatebreed who made hardcore influenced music mainstream has announced their 25th-anniversary headline tour for 2019. Formed when frontman Jamey Jasta was a teenager in Connecticut, Hatebreed has gone from a local phenom, a regional success story to an internationally hailed band. The first leg of the tour will feature support from Obituary and Cro-Mags, both bands an influence on Hatebreed. Terror and Fit For An Autopsy will also open. A second leg will be announced soon. Continue reading