Tag Archives: hardcore

Michale Graves

Michale Graves + So Long Until The Séance | Fuel, Cardiff

For the second time in a week, ex-Misfits frontman Michale Graves decided to play Cardiff’s legendary Fuel Rock Bar. The highly anticipated punk legend certainly made an impression after selling out four nights previously, but returns to an oversold crowd of 30 people or so. Though not the biggest of venues, this difference turns Fuel into a condensed powder keg ...

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Venom Prison at The Black Heart, London

Live: Venom Prison at The Black Heart, London

When you are told to take out just under two months from gigs for health reasons from your doctors, some choose to return to it lightly, others jump in the deep end. I returned to doing gigs with photographing Nails the weekend previous, nothing quite like an explosive gig such as that to get you back in the game. Is ...

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Toe To Toe – Rise Up

Rise Up by Sydney hardcore band Toe To Toe is their new album released on 24th November, through Golden Robot Records. Formed back in 1992, and with original singer Scott Mac still at the helm, Toe To Toe are one of few Australian hardcore band to have received acknowledgment in their own country, and taken in national tours through Japan, ...

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Agnostic Front

Agnostic Front announce 4 date UK tour

Celebrating a milestone of 35 years, American legends Agnostic Front have carried the Hardcore flag for many decades and influenced not just bands, but an entire scene. Never faltering, they have helped create one of the most positive and well supported scenes imaginable, and they are now set to return to UK shores to do what they do best, bringing ...

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Fire From The Gods - Narrative Retold - Album Cover

Fire from the Gods – Narrative Retold

Fire from the Gods is a name I didn’t know of until I found it getting mentioned on the side of some of other news about an extremely known person doing their first production of an album. It brought some intrigue but nothing that really sat in my mind as a must check out simply because the band that person ...

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Code Orange

“We’ll always be a hardcore band as long as we’re still Code Orange” – Eric Balderose

They’re a band who has brought a lot to the table over the past few years garnering the interest of many since the release of 2014s I Am King which turned heads from hardcore and metal fans alike. Code Orange recently returned triumphantly to the UK as they joined the might of metal kings themselves Gojira who were also back in ...

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The Darkhorse – The Carcass of the Sun will Sleep

Review: The Darkhorse – The Carcass of the Sun will Sleep

Back in 2014, I was having a blast at Bloodstock as I always do, a 3-day hangover usually started by a night of serious liver abuse in Brewdog Birmingham the day before hand, and reliably topped up during the festival. The weekend would never work out well though if it wasn’t thanks to the regular cups of tea over at ...

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Review: Sick of it All – When the Smoke Clears

If you looked up integrity in the dictionary, you wouldn’t see a picture of Sick of it All because dictionaries don’t have pictures, but if they did there’s a pretty good chance they’d make it in. Thirty years into their career these New York City punks have never once sold out or even dipped a toe over the line. Their ...

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Live: Testament, Brooklyn Bowl, London

The typical nightmare of the London rush hour, British weather bringing torrents of rain and flooding, and then the break down of two tube trains on route to the O2 all tried their hardest to dampen the excitement of a unique night with one of thrash metals finest. Testament were in the capital and rather than just a night of ...

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Beartooth

Beartooth announce December UK Tour

If you managed to catch the mighty Beartooth unleash their hardcore assault on the moshpits of Download Festival’s main stage this year, you won’t want to miss their just-announced UK Dates in December. The Metal Hammer Golden Gods nominees (Best Breakthrough category) will be giving fans a taste of latest album, Agressive, available now on Red Bull Records. Support comes from Boston ...

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