Saturday, April 30, 2016

COMMITMENT records to release new chapter of "Youth Crew" compilation

Straightedge xCOMMITMENTx records just announced they will release a new chapter of pretty famed youth crew/positive hardcore compilation named "YOUTH CREW".
The series was started back in 2008 by Positive and Focused Records with the aim of supporting new and upcoming youthcrew bands and, eight years after the first 7" record release, the comp has now reached its fifth edition.
"Youth Crew 2016" marks the 50th Commitment's release milestone right in the year The Netherlands' label celebrates 20 years since its inception.

You can stream here the compilation currently up on bandcamp

SAD BLOOD share new video for song "The Worriers" off “Legion Of Gloom” Ep

It isn't so wrong talking about EMO revival since recently lotta bands playing emoish songs have been popping out here and there. The true emo never died indeed!, anyway, read on about London, UK's SAD BLOOD...

After releasing the first single from their forthcoming EP a couple weeks back, SAD BLOOD are swinging for six again with a new video for their track "The Worriers". Filmed on a total budget of £0, Sad Blood prove you don't need big money to make a video that's both fun and righteous .

Sad Blood are real pleased to announce their second EP "Legion Of Gloom", out digitally on May 6th. Sad Blood are one of the better examples of the 'emo revival', drawing influence from Into It. Over It., Sunny Day Real Estate, Mineral and Algernon Cadwallader. Although Legion Of Gloom clocks in at under 15 minutes long it doesn't fall short of leaving you comfortably satisfied. With its real laid back attitude drenched in a thick layer of puns and innuendo.

Catch the video for "The Worriers" here:

Jamey Jasta talks about the frustrations found in the lyrics on new album "The Concrete Confessional"

Surely many of you already know HATEBREED is coming out with a brand new record via Nuclear Blast on May 13th 2016. Read on this press-release packed of Hatebreedian things...

On HATEBREED's upcoming album, "The Concrete Confessional", the lyrics grapple with a number of the injustices and frustrations that people are experiencing in today's society. Songs such as 'A.D.,' 'Us Against Us,' and 'Looking Down the Barrel of Today' speak to these issues.

"Sometimes it's not so easy to have a positive mental attitude," said HATEBREED's lyricist Jamey Jasta, "but at the end of the tunnel, there is light." Hear more of what Jasta has to say about the new album on this brand new video clip:

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Cumbrian punks COLT 45 release 'Snakes & Ladders' EP 29th April 2016 on Visible Noise Records

Cumbrian punks COLT 45 just revealed brand new single ‘All Hell Broke Loose’ – the first new material to be taken from their forthcoming new EP 'Snakes & Ladders' which is released on 29th April 2016 with a special EP release show at The Brickyard in Carlisle also revealed for the same day.

Watch here the video for the track "All Hell Break Loose" and read on what drummer Adam has to say about the single and new record...

WILD ANIMALS' "Avocado" second song preview off upcoming new record

The Madrid-based punk rock power trio WILD ANIMALS is releasing a new album called "Basements: Music To Fight Hypocrisy" and are now previewing the song titled "Avocado".
The Record comes in 12" format with gatefold cover and vinyl in 2 colors: black (800) and green (200) and is gonna be released through Brescia based Epidemic records.
The new album will be following-up to 2015 trio's first release "First songs" EP which you can check out at their bandcamp

Listen here to the sound clip for the new song "Avocado"

Sunday, April 17, 2016

UK's ALLUSONDRUGS live in studio video for the song "Handicappated"

Not only Hardcore punk...

Yorkshire’s finest purveyors of whacked-out sounds ALLUSONDRUGS have revealed a 100% live in the studio with no overdubs performance video for their track ‘Handicapped’, recorded in March 2016.

Shot by the band’s long-time visual collaborator and mate Giannis Kipreos and edited by guitarist Drey Pavlovic, it’s a full throttle peek at their visceral live sound on this ripping fan favourite that swells with Arabic-influenced melodies and psychedelic riffs.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

H2O interview with Adam Blake

by marcs77

One of the more melodic “pop” oriented and mentally positive driven bands in the NYC hardcore punk scene released a new album last October the 9th 2015 via Bridge9 records, the label they have been on since closing their short-lived major label stint with MCA, and that put out their successful, heads turning, hearts filling, minds empowering 2008's record “Nothing To Prove”. This band, formed by Sick Of It All's roadie Tod Morse, named themselves H2O back in 1994 and, working their arses off to record music, play shows and relentlessly touring the corners of the world, made it to become a household name in the New York city's boroughs and among the global hardcore-punk scene. Thanks too to the attitude they took; the PMA (positive mental attitude).
2015 was drawing to a close and we did email a few questions to Adam, formerly on bass but currently guitarist for H2O, about “Use Your Voice” (their latest disc), NYC punk hardcore (the scene and the book), growing as a musician and love songs...