Be Well – The Weight And The Cost LP (Equal Vision Records / End Hits Records)

The Weight And The Cost is a highly anticipated debut full-length album by Be Well, a supergroup comprised of some renowned musicians who spent quite an amount of time in bands such as Battery, Bane, Darkest Hour, Fairweather…to name a few. The group already set the bar up high with their previous 7” record, but… Read More Be Well – The Weight And The Cost LP (Equal Vision Records / End Hits Records)

The Fall Of Troy – Mukiltearth LP (Big Scary Monsters)

The Fall Of Troy is a longstanding post-hardcore trio from Mukilteo, Washington. The group has it’s ups and downs since their formation in 2002, but the trio always delivered top-notch recordings to the broader auditorium. So far, they published records such as a debut self-titled full-length album, Doppelgänger, Ghostship Demos EP, Manipulator, Phantom On The… Read More The Fall Of Troy – Mukiltearth LP (Big Scary Monsters)

Death Of Youth – Suburban Dystopia 12″ EP (Engineer Records)

Death Of Youth searched for the formula to blend the essence of emotive hardcore with detailed harmonizations, characteristic for a newer school of melodic hardcore. This South East London based group ultimately succeeded in their strivings with their second recording named Suburban Dystopia. Whoever attempted to merge down these two similar genres, acknowledges this is… Read More Death Of Youth – Suburban Dystopia 12″ EP (Engineer Records)

Johns – Night Market CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Johns is an extremely energetic noise rock/post-hardcore quartet from Buffalo, New York. The group comprises of John Toohill on vocals and guitars, Nick Gordon on guitars, Sean Kader on bass and Ryan McMullen on drums. Night Market is their second offering to the broader audiences, with eleven compelling compositions that are tearing everything apart with… Read More Johns – Night Market CS (Swimming Faith Records)

Come The Spring – Echoes CD (Engineer Records)

Echoes is a third album by Brighton-based alt-rockers Come The Spring, but I would not necessarily classify them as an alternative rock band, because there’s certainly more than meets the eye. Sure, they contain all the possible qualities of a classic alternative band, but for me, they’re more into emo/indie group sound than the remaining… Read More Come The Spring – Echoes CD (Engineer Records)

Amalia Bloom – Maiden Voyage CD (Engineer Records)

Amalia Bloom originates from Vicenza, and Maiden Voyage is one of their latest offerings to the broader audience. This Italian emotive post-hardcore quintet has been active for a while, paving their way to the top with a profoundly melodic, but yet delicate approach to the genre. The group worked hard since the formation at the… Read More Amalia Bloom – Maiden Voyage CD (Engineer Records)

Sleave – Don’t Expect Anything CD (Engineer Records)

There’s something about groups who merge alternative with melodic punk rock music. The vast portion of these groups incorporates exact measurements of each ingredient to highlight particular moments in their music, but eventually, these examinations grow into something much monolithic. Sleave is one of the beforementioned bands that possess the common sense and knowledge about… Read More Sleave – Don’t Expect Anything CD (Engineer Records)

End Of Pipe – Mass Hysteria CD (Various Labels)

End Of Pipe has been pretty much active for almost a decade and a half, usually performing at the punk rock parties, and skateboarding championships. The group built up the sound based upon the nineties’ melodic punk cherished by the skateboarding culture. Originating from Florianópolis, these Brazilian punk rockers have published some decent recordings, such… Read More End Of Pipe – Mass Hysteria CD (Various Labels)

The Idoru – Old Songs 7” (Black Star Foundation)

The Idoru is back! The group emerging from the legendary Hungarian metalcore band Newborn is back after being on hiatus for nearly a decade. The band managed dozen of underground headliner tours throughout Europe since their formation in 2003 and released the impressive amount of great recordings such as After The Storm demo, Brand New… Read More The Idoru – Old Songs 7” (Black Star Foundation)