Hardcore Reviews

Minors - Abject Bodies Album Cover Artwork
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Minors – Abject Bodies (, )
19th February 2019 -

By now you should be familiar with Holy Roar Records. If not; you need to sort that out immediately. Purveyors if all things interesting in the world of heavy music, their output is always soulful, emotionally wrought and more often than not spine snappingly heavy. Be it the barren, contemplative bearing of the soul of A.A. Williams, or the outright… Read More »

Starve To Survive - Have Me To Waste
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Starve to Survive – Have Me To Waste (, )
1st February 2019 -

The North-East has quietly become a burgeoning hub of hardcore. The nascent scene is producing bands who are speedily earning their way onto coveted tours, with the likes of Loathe, God Complex and Astronoid all hailing from upper regions of Britain. Despite its infancy as a hardcore destination, the North is coming out with new releases thick and fast, the… Read More »

Mastiff Plague Album Cover Artwork
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Mastiff – Plague (, , )
22nd January 2019 -

What if Primitive Man were a hardcore band? If that proposition has you salivating as it should, then settle in for one of the finest releases of 2019 so far. An album that is as punishing as it is cathartic. An album that will have you overwhelmed with murderous rage then praying for the sweet release of death. Like a… Read More »

Ithaca - The Language Of Injury Album Cover Artwork
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Ithaca – The Language of Injury (, , )
17th January 2019 -

Nowadays it’s hard to have any national pride. With the rise of populism and the far right leading to such wondrous results as the incumbent United States President and Brexit, taking gratification in one’s birth country is nigh on impossible. How refreshing then that, certainly for British readers, we can take solace and delight in the fact that we have… Read More »

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Fever 333 – Strength in Numb333rs (, , )
16th January 2019 -

Genuine life altering, game changing bands, much like vampire slayers usually only come around once in a generation. Apparently nobody gave  Jason Aalon Butler the memo though, as the world had just finished mourning the loss of Letlive when he came back with a vengeance with Fever 333. Coming into 2019 on the crest of a wave after a stellar 2018… Read More »