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Pissed Regardless: Imperial Cult

October 9, 2019
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Pissed Regardless: Imperial Cult

Hailing from San Diego, California come destroyers Pissed Regardless. These heathens play a raucous brand of hardcore that pummels and hits you from every single direction until you are left unconscious. Their debut full length features ten head caving tracks one right after the next that leave your skull indented and your brain bruised. Imperial Cult is a bombastic and entirely explosive record from beginning to end. Without so much as a warning, Pissed Regardless ignites their fury leaving you riddled with bruises. This release is whiplash inducing as it snaps your neck back immediately, never to stop the unrelenting metallic onslaught until the final note has rang through your speakers.

As short as each track is, they pack more than a sizable punch as each one runs straight through you without batting an eye. Each track is a sledgehammer of hardcore fury, leaving you broken and bloodied on the ground once all is said and done. Imperial Cult is a bulldozer of explosive noise that sets off once you press play never to relent. There are no breaks and there is no reprieve as Pissed Regardless ladle healthy doses of skull smashing hardcore upon you until your head is entirely caved in.

If you don’t head bang to this release as it fires off bone smashing track after bone smashing track, you may as well not be alive. Each track does a great job of getting right underneath your skin and making their way up to your brain where they will manifest themselves for quite some time. As violent and neck snapping as these offerings are they are just as memorable too. With brain scrambling riffs that are supplemented by ever skull sanding drumming and gritty screamed vocals, Pissed Regardless offer up something here that is incredibly explosive and violent.

Through and through, Imperial Cult is one hell of a hardcore record. Each of the ten cuts here are just as heavy and memorable as the last as this truly is a well rounded, diverse and well constructed record. Cohesive and down right heavy, Imperial Cult grabs you from the beginning only to usher forth a beat down only for you to come back for more and more sonic punishment.

Imperial Cult will be unleashed October 18 through Creator-Destructor Records.

Links To Follow:

Pissed Regardless Facebook

Creator-Destructor Records Official Site

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Enemy of Creation: Victims of the Cross

August 7, 2019
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Enemy of Creation: Victims of the Cross

In a blitzkrieg of volatile hardcore noise, Enemy of Creation is set to bring to the forefront their upcoming EP titled Victims of the Cross. In five head caving and neck bending offerings, Enemy of Creation treats you to an explosive and incredibly heavy brand of hardcore that you ultimately will snap your neck to. Each of the five tracks that are present within this release are just as venomous and volatile as one another making this entire release to be one bombastic and explosive offering. Never leaving anything on the table, Enemy of Creation throw down a brand of no-holds-barred hardcore that is undeniable, incredibly in your face and down right anvil heavy.

Nearly from the first second onward, Enemy of Creation is in your face with ever shredding face melting riffs, bone breaking drumming and vocals that are shouted from beyond the wall of head caving noise. Each offering is an intense and adrenaline pumping cut that gets you mashing your brain against its skeletal prison before you know it. The five tracks that are harbored within the title of Victims of the Cross do a great job of getting underneath your skin and embedding themselves in your brain immediately. You can’t not thrash around and destroy shit to this release as once you press play, these tracks take over and take a hold of you never to release their grip.

You will not leave this release unscathed. Once you finish listening you feel as though you have been barreled through by a battering ram. As mentioned, each track here is intense, unbridled and incredibly explosive. Enemy of Creation gives you nearly no time at all to brace yourself for impact as they pummel their way through track after track providing you with a square and solid beating. Ever ceaseless and unrelenting you are given no reprieve from the metallic sonic assault as you feel as though you are getting battered and bruised by a pure wall of devastating metal.

There isn’t a track within this release that is lacking in any way, and the more you listen the better and better they get, and each track is already really fucking stellar. Victims of the Cross is five straight tracks of volatile hardcore that keeps charging forth barreling through anything in its path. This is one hell of a release, and perhaps one of my favorite hardcore releases this year by far.

Victims of the Cross will be unleashed August 30 through Camo Pants Records.

Links To Follow:

Camo Pants Records Bandcamp

Death By Fungi: Die In Bombay

July 21, 2019
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Death By Fungi: Die In Bombay

Hailing from Mumbai, India, Death By Fungi offers up a heavy and at times melodic hardcore sound that gets your neck cranking. With the incorporation of elements of punk, d-beat and more, Death By Fungi creates a heavy fist pumping sound that is undeniable. Formed in 2013, Death By Fungi have released one demo, an EP in 2015 followed by another EP in 2016, and now three years later they are on the verge of unleashing yet another EP by the name of Die In Bombay. Die In Bombay offers up four tracks of metallic hardcore fury that gets you mashing your brain against your skull in no time.

Death By Fungi does a great job of creating an overall unique hardcore sound that keeps you on your toes. Each of the four tracks that are present within this release display a wide range of diversity and variety as you are never to hear the same sound twice. Each of the influences that Death By Fungi utilizes through their incorporation of punk, d-beat, power violence and more can be heard and are palpable throughout the release. These tracks are cohesive, well rounded and constructed to create an overall well sewn together offering that provides you with plenty of diversity and plenty of metallic rampages.

As melodic and diverse as each track can be, that doesn’t detract from the fact that each offering is still powerful, potent, punchy and violent. As short as each track is, they surely pack quite the gut punch as each one stomps through each second with sharpened riffs, pummeling drumming and manic vocals that can be heard screaming up through the wall of hardcore madness. In great fury, explosiveness and violence, Death By Fungi offers up a skull caving, fist pumping sound that gets right underneath your skin from the very beginning.

Die In Bombay is a release that you have no problem listening to over and over again. Once you are finished with one listen you find yourself reaching for the play button yet again. Die In Bombay is an incredibly energetic, potent and powerful EP that hits and hits hard, never to stop until the final note calls through your speakers. Each track is a well written hardcore anthem that gets your head banging and your neck bending immediately. Death By Fungi brings something unique to the overall hardcore sound with this release, and it will surely please fans of hardcore, punk, d-beat and everything in between.

Die In Bombay will be released August 5.

Links To Follow:

Death By Fungi Facebook

Death By Fungi Bandcamp

Enforced: At The Walls

July 18, 2019
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Enforced: At The Walls

Volatile, explosive, destructive, head caving and many more descriptors can be used to describe hardcore/thrash crossover act Enforced. With unbridled intensity and fury, Enforced unleash a true metallic assault that is sure to snap your head back before you have any time to prepare. At The Walls features tracks from Enforced’s 2017 demo, Retaliation promo and not only that but two brand new tracks are present as well. With that said, through this release you are treated to nine incredibly heavy, bone shattering offerings that leave you bloodied and bruised at the end of it all. At The Walls begins with a ferocious onslaught and carries that intensity and explosiveness all the way through to the end leaving your face surely melted on the floor.

As mentioned, Enforced combines the likes of thrash and hardcore, and in doing so they present you with an overall bombastic and sharpened sound that gets you mashing your brain against your skull in no time. The sound that Enforced emits is one that is truly forceful and intense giving you no choice but to be all consumed by its potency and power. Each of the nine offerings within this title are as punishing and destructive as each other making the entire release foundation leveling and skull smashing.

Enforced provides you with no warnings, provides you with no filler or fluff as each track that they have here within this compilation is a vicious metallic onslaught of gargantuan proportions. With massive sharpened riffs that are wielded like weapons, drumming that shatters your bones and vocals that are incredibly intense, Enforced provides you with an overall sound that is caustic and down right face melting.

Each track that Enforced has compiled within At The Walls is a true heavy handed beat down that leaves you broken. One track right after the next of nothing but furious thrashing hardcore madness that gets your neck twisted and head banging immediately. These offerings are all volatile, pummeling and demolishing, and if you are looking for a great head caving release you don’t have to look further than what At The Walls offers.

At The Walls will be released July 19 through WAR Records.

Links To Follow:

Enforced Facebook

Enforced Bandcamp

WAR Records Official Site

Bleach Everything: So We Gnaw

July 13, 2019
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Bleach Everything: So We Gnaw

Hardcore punk collective Bleach Everything came to be in 2012 and after releasing several singles and an EP they recently released their debut full length titled So We Gnaw. So We Gnaw is filled with seven punchy and head caving tracks that get your fist pumping and your brain bashing against your skull in no time. Without so much as a warning, Bleach Everything set in immediately making their ferocious and energetic presence known. From beginning to end you are treated to nothing but whiplash inducing hardcore that gets right underneath your skin from second one. Grabbing a hold of you never to let go until the final metallic note rings through, So We Gnaw is an engaging, volatile and highly entertaining effort.

Fast, unrelenting and unapologetic in their metallic assault, Bleach Everything stomps from one leveling track to the next. Never offering a moment of reprieve, Bleach Everything continues a torrid pace through each offering never to let their foot off the gas until the final note rings through. With heavy riffage, pounding drumming, prominent bass lines and venomous vocals, Bleach Everything provides you with a bombastic and energetic sound that does a great job of getting you up and right out of your seat.

So We Gnaw has a great ability of worming its way into your brain and manifesting there for some time to come. Each of the seven tracks present within So We Gnaw are all memorable explosive cuts that will rattle around in your head once you finally are done listening. Each track is just as ferocious and neck bending as the last making the entire release to be an adrenaline pumping, head bang inducing onslaught. If you aren’t head banging and thrashing about while listening to So We Gnaw you may not have a pulse.

Loud, accosting, bombastic and down right heavy, So We Gnaw has it all. Through and through this release is great as it is entirely engaging and incredibly entertaining. Not a single track is an outlier when it comes to memorability or heaviness as each one is just as heavy and memorable as the one(s) that came before it. From the drop of the first note you become ensnared in the clutches of Bleach Everything only for them to let you go once So We Gnaw has finally concluded. With each track being as punchy and energetic as they are, this is an incredibly solid and highly entertaining record. If you are a fan of hardcore and punk, you cannot go wrong with So We Gnaw.

So We Gnaw is out now!

Links To Follow:

Bleach Everything Facebook

Dark Operative Bandcamp

Bleach Everything Official Site

Cold Curse: Violent Measure

June 18, 2019
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Cold Curse: Violent Measure

In a violent mashing of hardcore and death metal, Cold Curse is set to unleash a brand new offering titled Violent Measure. Taking ques of course from hardcore, death metal and even thrash, Cold Curse emits a foundation leveling and neck folding sound. There are four tracks attached to Violent Measure, each one of them as intense and volatile as each other. This spine ruining offering is just that as Cold Curse bulldoze from one track to the next, shattering your bones with their anvil heavy and unrelenting sound.

Right out of the gate, Cold Curse hits you hard with their opening track Clandestine. This rampaging offering lights you up from the drop of the first note already leaving you bloodied and your brain bruised well before it is over. Clandestine is a great tone setter for what is left to come, as the remaining three tracks that follow fall in line with its skull shattering assault. Never are you given a moment to breathe through the four offerings within this title as Cold Curse rampage from track to track leaving you battered and broken from their caustic death tinged metallic hardcore assault.

Undeniably potent and venomous, Violent Measure steamrolls you in to your own six foot deep hole. As short as each track is, they are incredibly destructive and leveling. Battering you from the first second onward, Cold Curse never relent as they keep their torrid pace all throughout catching you up in a pure cyclone of mayhem. Undeniably wicked and spine bending, Cold Curse provide you with something here that will definitely get you head banging and mashing your brain against your skull in no time.

Through and through, Violent Measure is a great release. This is a very entertaining and heavy release that will have you coming back for more destruction and mayhem.

Violent Measure will be released July 12 through Creator-Destructor Records.

Links To Follow:

Cold Curse Facebook

Cold Curse Bandcamp

Creator-Destructor Official Site

Friendship: Undercurrent

June 2, 2019
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Friendship: Undercurrent

Sewing the heads of sludge and hardcore together to create an intense aural assault is Friendship. Their upcoming record Undercurrent features ten ripping tracks of sludge infused hardcore insanity that will get you bruising your brain against your skull before you know it. In a little over twenty-two minutes, Friendship deliver and auditory assault that is not to be taken lightly. These face smashers roll from track one to track ten with the intent to bulldoze anything in their path leaving nothing but wreckage and carnage in their wake. Each of the ten offerings within this release are precise assaults that rampage from second one until the final second ticks off the clock.

Through Undercurrent you come face to face with oppressive track after oppressive track that leaves you beaten and bruised at the end of it all. There is no reprieve and you are gifted with no breaks in between tracks to catch your laboring breath. Friendship stomps from track to track delivering a battering ram of sound that is sure to leave you head spinning. Each track is a potent and powerful assault that comes at you from all angles with sharp technical riffs, ever battering drumming and vocals that yell out from behind the sonic wall of auditory torture. Undercurrent is a tearing and skull sanding release that makes its presence known from the very get go.

Friendship’s murky sound buzzes through your speakers, rattling your brain. Uncompromising and ceaseless, Friendship tears through each track, pummeling and battering you with a relentless sludge filled hardcore assault. As short as this release is, it packs quite the punch in its concise twenty-two minutes of run time. Not a second is wasted as each offering flies off the hinges immediately to greet you with a raucous and skin shredding sound that cannot be ignored. Friendship barrels forth through Undercurrent providing you with incredible amounts of energy and intensity that gets your neck bending and head banging.

Violent, technical and potent, Undercurrent has it all here as each offering is a well constructed metallic offense. Undercurrent is an auditory blitzkrieg that snaps your head back before you have time to prepare for the face smashing onslaught. Through and through, this release is an incredibly heavy and uncompromising one that sets out for destruction and greatly succeeds. These merchants of destruction have put out another great and memorable effort with Undercurrent.

Undercurrent will be released June 14 through Southern Lord.

Links To Follow:

Southern Lord Bandcamp

Southern Lord Official Site

Hands of God: Blueprint For Self Destruction

May 20, 2019
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Hands of God: Blueprint For Self Destruction

In true neck bending power and skull smashing fury, Hands of God unleash their new EP titled Blueprint For Self Destruction. This six track EP is the definition of head caving hardcore as each track bashes your skull open savagely and relentlessly. Each track harbored within the concrete walls of this title is a heavy, smashing offering that is as venomous and ceaseless as you would expect. Don’t expect punches to be pulled and don’t expect a break in the action as what you get are six unrelenting bone snapping tracks. The intro is the only track in which you get some amount of rest before being bludgeoned thoroughly by this sonic hardcore assault.

As in your face as this offering is, it is equally destructive and punishing as it ladles up an unrelenting assault for its entirety. Never gifting you time to breathe, Hands of God march forth with great intensity and savagery. Blueprint For Self Destruction is an unapologetically brain bruising effort that is brought to you by punishing riffs, chest cracking drumming and venomous vocals. With spine breaking break downs injected in to each track, you are treated to a pure all out bludgeoning assault. Once all is said and done you feel as though you have caught a sledgehammer up the side of your head.

In culmination of great intensity and savagery, Hands of God offer up something here that is undeniably heavy and memorable. Each track is a punchy, in your face effort that you will have a hard time forgetting as they will roll around in your head for some time. Blueprint For Self Destruction sinks its hooks in to you early never to let you leave the listen until you have been thoroughly battered and bruised.

Uncompromising and venomous, Blueprint For Self Destruction is a well rounded bone shattering effort from these hardcore head smashers. Once one track ends, another crops up in its place that is just as forceful and impactful. Overall, Blueprint For Self Destruction is a very solid outing one that will be stuck in your head for days to come.

Blueprint For Self Destruction is out now through Flatspot Records.

Links To Follow:

Hands of God Bandcamp

Flatspot Records Official Site

Adrenaline: Adrenaline

May 10, 2019
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Adrenaline: Adrenaline

If you are looking for something to sink your teeth in to, head bang to and rattle your brain around to, look no further than Adrenaline. These merchants of hardcore provide you with entertaining, highly memorable and infectious anthems of straight up hardcore that will rattle around in your brain for some time. Each of the six tracks that are present within this self titled release are solid; each one being a hardcore anthem that gets you up out of your seat and head banging before you know it.

Without filler and without gimmick, Adrenaline ushers forth one hardcore romp right after another. Each track is a short and punchy offering that gets you right in the gut before moving on only for you to be struck yet again. Adrenaline offers up explosive energy within each track that is infectious as each cut here gets your head nodding before you realize it. Adrenaline bring it all out here. Great groove filled riffs paired with pummeling drumming and infectious vocals yelled through the metallic hardcore storm. With this release being as short as it is, it surely brings the quality as it gifts to you six great hardcore tracks one right after the next.

From beginning to end, Adrenaline provides you with great entertainment through and through. Each of the six tracks here are just as good as the last making this a well rounded and cohesive offering. There is no bullshit here as Adrenaline keep it grounded and their sound true. This release leaves you wanting more punchy tracks from this new hardcore band and that in turn leads you to many more listens. This is a great debut, one that packs a punch, provides entertainment and memorable tracks that you surely are going to rattle around your skull for some time.

This self titled debut will be released May 24 through Flatspot Records.

Links To Follow:

Adrenaline Facebook

Flatspot Records Bandcamp

Fixation: Into The Pain

April 25, 2019
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Fixation: Into The Pain

In under five minutes, Fixation provides you with fast, potent and highly aggressive hardcore that will leave you bones shaking for days to come. Each track within their upcoming offering Into The Pain is a furious and explosive offering that leaves little room to breathe. This release is a no holds barred offering that delivers four tracks of explosive hardcore one right after another without batting an eye. Into The Pain is a ripping, skull smashing effort that hits often and hits hard, leaving you bruised at the end of it all.

Fixation gives you no time to give a second thought to pressing play as when you do you immediately become under siege by nothing but metallic punishment for near five minutes. Ever ripping riffs become coupled with tumultuous drumming and savage gritty vocals all to provide you with an incredibly heavy and brain bruising offering. Once one track ends the next immediately crops up ushering forth more hardcore savagery leaving you beaten down and bruised.

As short as each track is, they are punchy offerings that hit hard and often. There is not a single moment of reprieve until the final note has rang through. Even under five minutes you feel as though you have been listening for an hour once all is said and done. Into The Pain is an anvil heavy, explosive offering that will get you bashing your brain against its skeletal cell.

Into The Pain is an undeniable and memorable release, one that dishes out four great hardcore tracks one after the next. Fixation delivers combative ever charging tracks that cannot be ignored. You can’t not like this release as it is straight up punishing hardcore in its most pure and unfiltered form. In short, Into The Pain is a great release, one that will please the chewed up ear drums of hardcore fans all over.

Into The Pain will be released May 10 by War Records.

Links To Follow:

Fixation Bandcamp

War Records Official Site

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