Hardcore Reviews

Deez Nuts – Word Is Bond ()
24th April 2015 -

On paper combining hip-hop with hardcore seemed like an impossible fusion but Australian four piece Deez Nuts have established a unique sound over an eight year career. With an appearance at Impericon Festival in Manchester drawing ever so closer the band are ready to unleash their fourth studio record, Word Is Bond, to the world. Does this new offering by… Read More »

Cancer Bats – Searching For Zero (, , )
1st April 2015 -

After taking almost all of 2014 off, Cancer Bats have made their return with their fifth album Searching For Zero. With four fantastic albums already under their belt Cancer Bats have come back with something a little different, Searching For Zero will no doubt prove to be the most divisive album Cancer Bats have released. The most discussed aspect of the album has no… Read More »

Stick To Your Guns – Disobedient (, , )
12th February 2015 -

Orange County’s Stick To Your Guns have steadily built their reputation in the modern hardcore scene. 2012’s Diamond propelled the band into countless tours and festival appearances and now, three years later the band are back with their fifth studio record; Disobedient. Does this new offering by Stick To Your Guns match the excellence that was Diamond, or does it… Read More »

Zoax Is Everybody Listening EP Artwork
ZOAX – Is Everybody Listening? (, , )
10th February 2015 -

On this, their second EP, ZOAX continue to follow in the footsteps of the Glassjaws, Refused’s and letlive.’s of hardcore. Experimental in nature ‘Is Everybody Listening’ sees a primarily vocal driven fusion of hardcore and jazz. The problem though, is that it’s just not exciting. There are several moments in which the band exhibit some very good ideas. ‘Lonely Souls’… Read More »

Enter Shikari - The Mindsweep Album Artwork
Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep (, , , , , )
14th January 2015 -

Enter Shikari are arguably one of the flagship bands in the British alternative scene and it’s even harder to believe that 2015’s The Mindsweep is their fourth studio record. Following extensive touring and festival appearances the four piece act from St. Albans are ready to unleash The Mindsweep to the world. But does it live up to the high expectations?… Read More »