Early ‘00s hardcore kids had a moment to forget that they’d become less-hardcore adults when news broke that American Nightmare’s original lineup began recording their first full-length album since We’re Down Till We’re Underground. The Massachusetts-based hardcore band gained popularity for their largely straight-forward, northeastern brand of hardcore peppered with elements of post-hardcore. After a struggle […]
Liber Abaci, the new album from Bristol based anarcho-punk outfit: Atterkop. This album is a bit of an anomaly. There is so much ambition, so many ideas crammed in; it’s hard to get your head around. You can tell by listening a lot of heart and elbow-grease has gone into creating this impressive blend of […]
It had been a year since Defeater’s last headline show at the Rainbow Courtyard, but a cold Monday night see them return in support of their latest release, Abandoned. Kids Insane from Israel played an impressive set off fast, aggressive hardcore. Very punk-heavy hardcore. The band said thanks to the crowd more than once, and seem […]
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The incredibly named, and sounding, melodic hardcore band, Wank for Peace, from Angers, France are calling it quits. We were lucky enough to put them on in April at JT Soar, and they played an amazing show. The band are playing one final EU tour throughout December, and two final shows in their hometown early […]
Touché Amoré earlier in the year announced a four-date tour of the UK to follow their appearance at Hevy Fest. Seemingly due to the exclusivity of their Hevy show, all of the shows announced were up past the Midlands, and we were lucky enough to catch them at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham. New Moon kicked things […]
After a successful year, Hevy Fest, the alternative music festival located at Kent’s Port Lympne, has announced it will be returning next year. The festival will take play Thursday, August 11th to Saturday, August 13th, with lineup announcements coming “sooner than you may think.” Tickets are on sale now here. Weekend tickets are £79, or […]
Four of the best bands in British DIY punk came together to do a weekender from the 12th – 15th February. Done independently, each band put on a show in their hometown for all of the bands to play including Southsea, Bristol, Brighton and Basingstoke. The bands all brought something slightly different to the tour, showing […]