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American Me – III

Yet another hardcore album finds its way into my hands for review. American Me’s third album, appropriately titled “III” released through Rise Records piqued my interest in the Portland, Oregon natives’ music. The bands Facebook states: Originally formed as a side project of It Prevails in 2006, American Me ended up going full time to […]

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Eidola – Companion

Upon receiving the request for the review of their newly released album Companion, I checked out the music video for the San Francisco Bay Area natives, Eidola. I’m not really the kind of person that is into Hardcore as a genre necessarily, but upon watching the video for “Landlocked,” my interest peaked. According to the band themselves: After […]

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No Trigger - Tycoon

No Trigger – “Tycoon”

Back in late 2010, the hardcore punk band No Trigger released this video, announcing that they were getting back together to write a new record. Before this, their last full length album (Caynoneer) takes us all the way back to 2006 so at this point, fans of the band were just dying for new material. […]

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Such Gold / A Loss For Words Split

Such Gold / A Loss For Words Split

  Two of my favorite “up and coming” bands decided to get together and create a 4 song split (each band contributing 2 new songs). For those unfamiliar with the bands, Such Gold is pop punk with a hardcore edge. Watch their music video “Sycamore” for a general idea of their sound. A Loss For […]

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This is Hell - Black Mass

This Is Hell – “Black Mass”

This Is Hell has been one of my favorite hardcore bands for the past few years. I was first exposed to them when they were touring with Four Year Strong, I Am The Avalanche, and A Loss For Words. There was a live stream of the entire concert online for one stop of the tour […]

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Title Fight - Shed

Title Fight – “Shed”

Title Fight is a pop punk/indie/hardcore band from Kingston, PA. Over the past few years they have absolutely blown up in the scene, which is even more impressive considering these guys are now barely into their 20’s. Their last release, a compilation called The Last Thing You Forget was absolutely incredible, and probably one of […]

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Restore - Wanderer

Restore – “Wanderer”

Restore is a post-hardcore band from the Chicago area. Having no idea what to expect, this album immediately got my attention from the get go. My ears were immediately under attack the second “Blinded” began. Excellent vocals and heavy, heavy guitars. But they also maintain that very melodic aspect, which usually is the deciding factor if I […]

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Polar Bear Club – “Clash Battle Guilt Pride”

“You want a friend for life, just listen to me.” Polar Bear Club is a punk/hardcore/indie band that everyone needs to take note of NOW. This is their 3rd full length album and is sure to be one of many people’s favorites of the year. PBC’s previous album, “Chasing Hamburg”, was my top album of […]

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