Tag: Hardcore

Despised Icon – The Healing Process Review

Originally written by Ian Duncan-Brown. I’ve found that one of the most difficult aspects of doing album reviews is dissecting releases that I really enjoy in search of errors. Lately, I’ve had to divvy up

Agnostic Front – Another Voice Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance Twenty years after getting their start in the New York underground, Agnostic Front’s backbone of Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma is “still strong.” Driven by rich, punk derived chord progressions and

Misery Index – Dissent Review

Originally written by Justin Bean. Misery Index occupies a rather unique position within the spectrum of extreme music, drawing instrumentally on the speed and ferocity of grind and crust a la Assuck, His Hero Is Gone, and Napalm Death while

Drowningman – Learn To Let It Go Review

Originally written by Andy Smyth Ah hardcore…the genre of music that has definitely seen its heyday. Many a band has since treaded on this style of music and given us their interpretation. That wasn’t enough…bands

Pro-Pain – Fistful of Hate Review

Another year, another Pro-Pain album. These guys keep putting out albums about as regularly as Iron Maiden albums get reissued. That’s not a complaint, just an observation. Now calling Candlelight Records their home both stateside

Swarm Of the Lotus – When White Becomes Black Review

In my last review I made a prediction about “the next big thing”…singsongy metalcorish rock in the vein of cleanly sung Killswitch Engage, and how I felt like I was already tired of it even

All Shall Perish – Hate Malice Revenge Review

Just fucking brilliant execution. A good band writes some good songs, then performs and records them with passion, depth, skill and style. All this is mixed and mastered in a way that preserves and enhances

Hatebreed – The Rise Of Brutality Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon Ah yes, Hatebreed, a band that has been a flashpoint of sorts for discriminating metalheads lately. Lambasted by some for being the leaders of the new wave of chug-heavy, mosh-ready