Friday, August 31, 2012

DOWN BY LAW new album out on DC Jam records

DOWN BY LAW the band of punk icon Dave Smalley (DYS, Dag Nasty, All and Raspberries) and Sam Williams is back with a new record.
It's been 9 years since the previous output, titled "Windwardtidesandwaywardsails", from one of the bands that with their music (albums like "Blue" and  "Punkrockacademyfightsong"), lyrics, show all around the world highly contributed to shape to the 90's punk rock along with the likes of Lag Wagon, Nofx, Rancid, NUFAN, Pennywise, The Offspring, Green Day, Millencolin, Less Than Jake to name a few of the most talked about acts of the era.

In late 2011 they signed with DC Jam Records who released their new 16 tracks effort "CHAMPIONS AT HEART".

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

WHALES ISLAND on tour through Europe this October/November

Palermo, Italy melodicore combo WHALES ISLAND are gonna hit the road for an Euro tour this October/November. The guys are gonna bring their music, passion and sweat socked shows any HC kids may not miss.
The band will be supporting their lastest offering a 7" vinyl "Cronicles of the pretenders" featuring 3 brand new songs and out via Indelirium Records , Raining Records, Noreason Records and world's appreciated kitsch (Greece).

COUNT ON PRIDE to release debut album

"Growing", out soon on Bruised & Broken records, is the title of debut full-length from  this German young and up and coming band that completed is current line-up in 2011 after a year of some of struggling and hard work.
On the same year the guys from Hamburg recorded an EP titled "Back Home"  featuring 5 tracks of modern hardcore with a metal laquage -the album is still up for free download -link below.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Subwaste / Stabbed In Back Euro Tour kicks off on 31st Aug.

Albuquerque NM's Stabbed In Back leave August 30th to embark on their 2 week European tour with Warbird Entertainment Recording artist's Subwaste, from Sweden.
Both bands will be on the road together for 17 days throughout 8 countries in support of their Split 7" "Allies" which drops on September 18th via Warbird Entertainment.

Race Riot 59 stream two brand new tracks

Race Riot 59 which features Samoan Rob from American Werewolves & Crowd Deterrent, streams two brand new tracks (Street Education 101 & Smash Nazis).
The two tracks will be released on Race Riot 59's 8 track ep for a early 2013 release.

Here the link to stream

LESS THAN JAKE announce release of new album via Rude records

Gainesville, Florida natives LESS THAN JAKE have revealed details of their forthcoming new album “Greetings and Salutations”, set for an October 16th release via Rude Records

The band - comprised of lyricist/drummer Vinnie Fiorello, vocalist/guitarist Chris DeMakes, vocalist/bassist Roger Manganelli, saxophonist Peter "JR" Wasilewski, and trombonist Buddy Schaub – has are playing the Lock Up Stage this weekend at Reading and Leeds festivals, giving fans a first glimpse of the new material as well as old faves.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012


From the stage through Antartica (the record) to the wild sea

by marcs77

I honestly must admit that though having heard many people talk about, sporting t-shirts of  SEA SHEPHERD or saw their banners pasted all around the web I have never really spent the time necessary to get a better understanding of what this, 
US based non-profit marine wild life conservation organization started out in 1977 by Paul Watson (age 62 and co-founder of Greenpeace), is all about.

Monday, August 20, 2012

COVERGE announces Euro tour dates this fall

This Fall/Winter, Boston's CONVERGE will be heading out on tour in support of their new album "All We Love We Leave Behind".
The album will be released on October 9th, 2012 on Epitaph/Deathwish.

They guys will share the stages with Touche Amore, A Storm Of Light, and The Secret (IT).

For updates keep checking back their FB page or website.

START SOMETHING zine #1 out now and downloadable in pdf

START SOMENTHING is a brand new Italian paper zine that has his first issue out since the beginning of this summer.
The guys now uploaded a pdf version for free download at their webpage but inform that there are still copies left for those who wanna put their hands on the real thing.
Black/white, in Italian language and featuring a brief intro on what this project is all about, reviews, interviews (with Maio La Crisi, Gab The Smashrooms, Lion Estates, Anti You and more), tour reports, columns, comics and illustrations.

OUR LAST NIGHT stream first single "Liberate Me" / Watch Video Trailer

The new album "Age Of Ignorance", from OUR LAST NIGHT, hits streets tomorrow through Epitaph.
Post-hardcore upstarts Our Last Night have perfected a potent mix of sonic power and unforgettable melodies that make their new release "Age Of Ignorance", an absolutely lethal force in modern rock.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

TUGH X LIFE debut EP out on tape

Poland's straight edge crew TUGH X LIFE released their debut 7" vinyl "All Eyez On You" last April on Refuse records (Vitamine X, Anchor, Hoods Up, Liar, Government Flu).
The new record will be released on tape through  xMore than inkx records as well.
They have it now available for free download on mediafire -link for downloading below.

The guys played this year Warsaw Straight Edge Fest

Saturday, August 18, 2012

PUNISHABLE ACT official website up and free download of latest work

The guys in PUNISHABLE ACT launched their new official webpage where you can get all the news and info on this Berlin based street hardcore combo around, under this moniker, since 1993.
On the webpage you can free download their new record "Dogs Of Hardcore"

POLYBIUS debutes with the album As The World Burns

Post metallers, Codogno, Italy based POLYBIUS recorded their debut full-length record and are now looking for labels to sign to. This young up and coming combo comes from a very varied musical background that it is mixed in their challenging proposal.

Polybius’ new album “As the World Burns”

Orange County Hardcore Scenester out earlier than announced

I read from the facebook profile of Orange County Hardcore Scenester that the s/t DVD scheduled to be released on 04 Sept.2012 hit the estores on a earlier date (14 Aug).
This documentary, about the OC HC-punk scene from 1990 to 1997, his the brainchild of writer/director Evan Jacobs.
It took three years to collect all photos, videos and interviews that feature the likes of Insted, Inside Out, Carry Nation, Farside, Outspoken,

Saturday, August 4, 2012

UP RIVER interview

Interview by marcs77

UP RIVER, who formed in 2011, are a young and up and coming hardcore outfit hailing from Midlands UK (Brighton) that released their debut 7” “Rough Ground” on Anchors Aweigh records (Break Even, Dead Swans, Lighthouse, November Coming Fire and Revolution Summer among the others). The band's debut follows-up to their demo cassette out last summer on Pinky Swear records.
During their second stint this year here in Europe gotanerve-zine caught up with them to learn everything about their short yet hectic history, their music and musical background, their views about UK hardcore, their fresh impressions about the show they did just play and more.

Friday, August 3, 2012


VIRTUE CONCEPT Sources (digital/CD)

Acuity records/Let It Burn is pushing these young guys outta Regensburg, Bavaria, one of their latest adding, very much. And I can confirm that musicianship and song crafting level is really top-notch for a newcomer.
VIRTUE CONCEPT started out last summer and by the end of the year they holed themselves up in the studio (with Deadlock guitarist Sebastian Reichl at Slaughter's Palace -who produced also Metal Blade's band Anima- and Kristian Kohlmannslehner at famed Kohlekeller studio) to record this full-length debut entitled “SOURCES”.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

IN OTHER CLIMES new album out soon

Nice based metallic hardcore outfit IN OTHER CLIMES are gonna release their sophomore full-length record "Empty Bottle & Wasted Nigths" later this year.
The new album follows up to their 2008's debut and marks the third release since band inception in 2004.

Here below you can hear a track entitled "This Is Your Time" the guys recently posted on thir bandcamp page.

BETTER TIMES debut 7" BETTER MEASURES out soon on Commitment records

A new 7" out soon on Commitment records. Youth crew sXe BETTER TIMES...

Buffalo, NY band Better Times started late 2010, when members of Our Times, No Love Lost and Impact teamed up to form a new straight edge band. Better Times played its first show in January 2011 and recorded their first demo one month later. In October of that year, the band entered the studio again, and recorded six songs for the “Better Measures” EP, that was released on tape by Like Glue Records. Commitment Records now releases a remixed version of this EP on vinyl.

SHINTO KATANA sign with LET IT BURN RECORDS to release their new album "Redemption" in Europe

The latest signing at Let It Burn records hails from Australia...

Everyone at LET IT BURN RECORDS is pretty psyched to welcome SHINTO KATANA to the label roster! THE most promising new band coming from Australia, the remote continent that already brought us amazing bands such als Parkway Drive, Deez Nuts or I Killed The Prom Queen.

SHINTO KATANA's new album "Redemption" will be released on LET IT BURN RECORDS (cd) and ACUITY.MUSIC (Digital Download) in Europe on August 17.