Kublai Khan – Live at Heavy Montreal 2014

While naysayers will continue to boast about the downfall and saturation of metalcore in the underground, young and determined bands like Kublai Khan, from Texas in this case, exist to prove the naysayers wrong. Here we have a four-piece who love metal, love hardcore, and want to deliver their pain to the masses via straight-forward, [...]

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Throwdown – Live from Rockfest 2014 in Montebello

Like most bands with staying power extending beyond a few years, veterans Throwdown have gone through quite a few changes themselves since their early years of rising out of the Southern California suburbs alongside Bleeding Through, Eighteen Visions, Avenged Sevenfold, and Atreyu in the late 90’s. Fortunately for fans of catchy grooves that sound like [...]

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Madball – Live at Heavy Montreal 2014

The continued rise of Madball in the global heavy music scene is but one of many feats that can’t be taken from the reigning kings of street-style New York hardcore. As the band has spent the last many years piling up successful tours and an impressive pace of new releases, Nuclear Blast Records has stepped [...]

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Indecision Interview – We’ve Stopped Telling People That They’re Flat-Out Wrong When They Do The Wrong Thing

New York’s Indecision are still here. One of their many classic releases, Unorthodox, was just given a beaming new repress via Bitter Melody Records, and as we know with hardcore as with anything, every little bit of effort counts. Every show, every press, every article. Everyone’s efforts come together to help keep a band’s spirit [...]

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