Hardcore Reviews

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Bleeding Through – Love Will Kill All (, , )
15th May 2018 -

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like being trapped in a tiny room with an angry bear and no escape? well, imagine that you haven’t but you are curious to know what that feels like…Well, may I suggest listening to the new Bleeding Through album? It’s been 6 long years since the bands then swansong The Great Fire… Read More »

Cancer Bats - The Spark That Moves Album Cover
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Cancer Bats – The Spark That Moves (, )
20th April 2018 -

Nowadays it’s common for albums to have an excessive amount of time dedicated to pre-release hype. The teaser of an announcement, the first single and the actual announcement are all steps in this excessively long process. This makes it so refreshing when a band completely scraps this process and just drops a surprise album. Which is exactly what Cancer Bats… Read More »

The Family Welcome To The Family EP Cover Artwork
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The Family – Welcome To The Family EP (, )
11th May 2017 -

Dead Harts were always a promising band in the UK Hardcore scene but never quite got their break. Now members of the band are back with a new project that sees them heading in a new direction. The Family ditches hardcore for something a bit more melodic. Drawing heavily from grunge, Welcome To The Family is a great introduction to what this band are all… Read More »

Provoker - The Long Defeat EP Artwork Cover
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Provoker – The Long Defeat (, )
13th March 2017 -

The Long Defeat is the debut EP from British newcomers Provoker. Featuring former members of Munroe Effect, Housefires, Attention Thieves and Elephantis the band have plenty of experience when it comes to delivering heavy music. With this EP Provoker look to deliver a blend of aggression and passion without watering either element down, and as debut EP’s go, they could not have done a better job. Opening track Admission explodes… Read More »

Code Orange Forever Album Cover Artwork
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Code Orange – Forever (, )
12th January 2017 -

Hardcore is often seen as a very limited genre, it’s so entrenched in its own values and it’s very rare that bands step outside these. In 2014 Code Orange pushed the boundaries of the genre with I Am King, when they ditched the Kids from their name it was more than just a name change. The band evolved into something much heavier and more… Read More »