Change – Closer Still LP (Various Labels)

Change is a relatively new youth crew hardcore band from the Pacific Northwest, comprised of some familiar names in the game. The group consists of the musicians who were previously a part of some renowned hardcore bands such as Champion, Betrayed, The First Step, Union Of Faith, Keep It Clear, and Odd Man Out. Considering… Read More Change – Closer Still LP (Various Labels)

H.P. Zinker – Mountains Of Madness 2×12″ (Noise Appeal Records)

H.P. Zinker nurtured a turbulent lifestyle throughout their career, but that eventually nominated them for cult status among the Austrian underground music scene. Led by a prolific mastermind Hans Platzgumer, Zinker released five great albums, such as And There Was Light, Beyond It All, Perseverance, Staying Loose, and Mountains Of Madness. Besides the albums, H.P.… Read More H.P. Zinker – Mountains Of Madness 2×12″ (Noise Appeal Records)

American Nightmare – Life Support 7” (Deathwish Inc)

Life Support is the latest offering by American Nightmare, a legendary hardcore punk band from Boston, Massachusets. Like the Consider by Gouge Away, that I covered on our pages yesterday, this 7” record also went under the radar. For those who somehow missed this band, American Nightmare released some impressive recordings, such as a debut… Read More American Nightmare – Life Support 7” (Deathwish Inc)

Square Shapes – All Your Friends EP (People Of Punk Rock Records)

Square Shapes are striking once again with their latest offering to the broader auditorium. We covered their previous recording named After The Fact on our pages that gathered a lot of positive critics among the melodic punk rock scene. For those unfamiliar with Square Shapes, these island of Kauai, Hawaii natives are delivering profoundly energetic… Read More Square Shapes – All Your Friends EP (People Of Punk Rock Records)

Constant Elevation – Freedom Beach 7” (Revelation Records)

If you checked out our pages regularly, you probably stumbled upon our write up about Constant Elevation, a project between Sammy Siegler and Vinnie Caruana. You may know Sammy from his previous incarnations such as Youth Of Today, Judge, Gorilla Biscuits, Side By Side, Project X, Rival Schools, CIV…plus many others. Vinnie mainly dedicated his… Read More Constant Elevation – Freedom Beach 7” (Revelation Records)

Since We Were Kids – Break From Life LP (Irish Voodoo Records)

Break From Life is a brand new album by Since We Were Kids, a melodic hardcore punk group from Fullerton, California. Previously, the group released a couple of interesting recordings such as Skatecore 7”, a debut full-length Hard Cement No Regrets, and a Flexi 7” named Pool Dust Demo. Since We Were Kids formed when… Read More Since We Were Kids – Break From Life LP (Irish Voodoo Records)

Don’t Sleep – Turn The Tide LP (Mission Two Entertainment)

I have to admit that I admire all previous incarnations of Dave Smalley. No matter if we are talking about DYS discography, Can I Say by Dag Nasty, his appearance on Allroy Sez by ALL, the entire Down By Law discography, his work with The Sharpshooters and The Bandoleros, nobody can deny the importance of… Read More Don’t Sleep – Turn The Tide LP (Mission Two Entertainment)

FAIM – Hollow Hope LP (Safe Inside Records)

FAIM is powerful hardcore machinery originating from Denver, Colorado. Right from their start in late 2016, the group delivered a very heartening mixture of politically engaged lyrics and ferocious hardcore punk music. The group worked hard to gain respect on the local scene, and their effort undoubtedly paid off through wholeheartedly performed numbers that shine… Read More FAIM – Hollow Hope LP (Safe Inside Records)

DZTN 1980 – Don’t Give Up CS EP (1859 Records)

Dustin made it once again! His solo project is firing recordings one after another in a matter of months, and it seems that he’s just getting started. If you caught up on my previous articles about this interesting project, you’re probably familiar with this prolific act. DZTN 1980 began its career when Abolitionist disbanded at… Read More DZTN 1980 – Don’t Give Up CS EP (1859 Records)

Son Of The Mourning – Eulogy CD EP (Engineer Records)

Son Of The Mourning is a progressive metalcore quintet emanating from Salford, Manchester, UK. The group has its ups and downs since the formation in 2001, went through a couple of line up changes, and eventually broke up in 2008. However, Son Of The Morning conceptualized their musical direction and awaited the appropriate timing to… Read More Son Of The Mourning – Eulogy CD EP (Engineer Records)