Tag: Hardcore

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

Life of Agony – River Runs Again Live 2003 Review

A brief history for the uninitiated: Life of Agony was a hardcore band from New York that didn’t really sound like their contemporaries. While many of them wrote about the streets, violence, and social outrage,

Integrity – To Die For Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon With a name like Integrity, you can be pretty sure that you’re dealing with a hardcore band. Reformed and aligned with a new record label, Deathwish Inc., Integrity add another

All Out War – Condemned To Suffer Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas In 1998, I dismissed AOW’s “For Those who where Crucified”, as bland hardcore, and to be honest with you, I was mired in Nile worship and had my death metal