Science Man – II LP + Flexi 7″ (Swimming Faith / Big Neck Records)

After the Match Game 7″ comes the second full-length recording by Science Man. Once again, John Toohill proved there are no boundaries when it comes to writing and publishing everything in the true spirit of the DIY ethos. We all know that prolific artists are becoming repetitious or losing quality during mass production, but Toohill… Read More Science Man – II LP + Flexi 7″ (Swimming Faith / Big Neck Records)

Death Of Youth – Some Demons Never Die CD (Various Labels)

Death Of Youth are familiar faces in the underground circles and certainly not strangers to these pages. I previously wrote an article about their earlier recording Suburban Dystopia, released ona 10″ vinyl record a while ago by Engineer Records. This time, Engineer Records teamed up with Sonicslap Records and Disillusioned Records to release a collection… Read More Death Of Youth – Some Demons Never Die CD (Various Labels)

Chain Reaction – Figurehead 12″ EP (Atomic Action! / Control Records)

Chain Reaction is heavy hardcore machinery hailing from Belgium. The group comprises members of the Belgian hardcore scene, such as Spirit Of Youth, Congress, Kingpin, and Rise And Fall. If you’re familiar with these beforementioned outlets, then you already know what to expect from Chain Reaction. Everything about this band is calibrated, calculated, and well-planned… Read More Chain Reaction – Figurehead 12″ EP (Atomic Action! / Control Records)

Get A Grip – United Fight EP 12” (Criminal Records)

Today, I would like to introduce a powerful hardcore punk quartet that keeps spinning on my record player for weeks. Get A Grip comes from Tucson, Arizona, and this interesting outlet showcases more than the same old hardcore maneuvers on their recordings. Since their formation, the group released a couple of releases, such as the… Read More Get A Grip – United Fight EP 12” (Criminal Records)

Speedway – S/T 7” (Triple B Records / Svensk Hardcorekultur)

I am running a bit late with this one, but better late than never. Speedway is a relatively new youth crew hardcore group hailing from Stockholm, Sweden, and this is, what I firmly believe, their debut 7” recording. The group consists of Adam Hagerum (Blood Sermon and Wayside), Anton Larsson (Existence and Time To Heal),… Read More Speedway – S/T 7” (Triple B Records / Svensk Hardcorekultur)

Nowheres – The Way Back Home CS EP (Negative Aggression Tapes / Tromatized Tapes)

I can’t even express how desperately I needed to hear a band like this at the very beginning of 2021. This group represents the best melodic hardcore could probably offer right now. Nowheres is a brand new melodic hardcore punk quintet that emanates from Linköping, Sweden. If you’re profoundly into hardcore music, then you’re probably… Read More Nowheres – The Way Back Home CS EP (Negative Aggression Tapes / Tromatized Tapes)

Choice To Make – Vicious Existence 7” (Flatspot Records)

Today, I’ll talk about one of those records that went under my radar during 2020. Vicious Existence is a debut extended play by Choice To Make, a hardcore quintet that shares members from Wilkes Barre and Scranton, Pennsylvania. Choice To Make previously released a demo 7” in 2018 and a promo cassette EP in 2019.… Read More Choice To Make – Vicious Existence 7” (Flatspot Records)