Kurokuma's new EP 'Sheffield's Best Metal Bands Vol. 1' sounds, from the title, like a compilation of local acts. It is, in fact, a 4 track EP of psychedelic, doom sludge. Whatever that means, I'm just quoting the press packet if I'm being honest.
Lotus Eater's new EP 'Social Hazard' is a 7 track fast paced angry extravaganza of biblical proportion. The song lengths are consistently short, which works far better for this metalcore outfit, especially from the point of view of someone who doesn't listen to the genre. And that's not because it's over fast. It's because it actually makes it feel accessible rather than overpowering. After reviewing I expected to find myself in a cold sweat, but in actual fact, I was only slightly too warm.
Climate of Fear are an emerging talent from the UK who offer a new take on melodic death metal. The five piece have began to create quite a reputation for themselves combining a plethora of genres that ebb and flow between metal, beatdown and hardcore - forming a full arsenal of riffs, punishing vocals and ear shattering meltdowns.
Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the upcoming talent across the world! Up next, we have Bristol's melodic hardcorers Backroads!
UK hardcore powerhouse, Napoleon are back at it again. The bands new record, Epiphany, is out on November 2nd. The record follows the groups 2016 debut, Newborn Mind. Epiphany packs some serious punch into its 10 tracks, proving to be a 43 minute romp of power, passion and most importantly, grooves! Napoleon are often pegged […]
Dayshifter have released their new single Common Ground through Famined Records! The melodic hardcorers says of the new single; “The lyrics from ‘Common Ground’ essentially makes this song a ‘Serpent Eyes Part 2’. This track takes a much harsher approach to a difficult situation, bringing someones true feelings into light; essentially a confrontational outpour directed towards the person […]
Neon Lights have released the first single off their upcoming EP Your Colours (October 19). The single is titled Neon Lights and you can check it out here! Mike, the band’s vocalist has spoken about the inspiration behind the new single. “Essentially, this was about a particular night where we all went out as a band and I […]
Glasgow post-hardcorers Tenements released their new EP What Hasn’t Killed You Is Only Getting Stronger on August 31st. We spoke to the band to discuss the EP Are you looking forward to the release of your new EP ‘What Hasn’t Killed You Is Only Getting Stronger’? Absolutely! We had set up a gofundme to help finance a part […]
Following the success of UK Tech-Fest this year, TECHABILITATION 2018 has been announced! It will be held on 11th November at The New Cross Inn, London. Uneven Structure will be joined by The Hirsch Effekt, Sumer, Perception, The Cartographer, Dividium, From Her Ashes, Jonny Turner, Brink of Extinction and Altitudes for what will be an insane night! Advance tickets are only £15 for […]
Former members of Hang The Bastard have come back fighting with their new 3-piece project URNE and a 4 track EP titled ‘The Mountain Of Gold’ – Which is an instrumental focus piece of work. Opening with a lengthy instrumental in Dust Atlantis of hardcore-riffage the introduction to vocals at the 2 minute mark penetrate […]
When bands split, this can make way for new and improved formations as New Graves show! The melodic hardcorers feature former members of High Hopes and When We Were Wolves and while they have only released one single, show a lot of promise! That single is their debut effort Empty Lungs, which you can check out below; Drummer Daryl […]
It’s a sad day in British melodic hardcore as Create To Inspire have revealed their split! The band will be heading out on a farewell tour in July with their friends in Lifetight. The band say in a statement; “We have thought of many ways and many words to tell you all exactly why this is happening. Exactly […]
Palm Reader have been one of the best bands of the UK underground hardcore scene. With their third album Braille they will surely break out of the clutches of the underground. The seething melodies and bone shaking riffs, create an intense yet gripping atmosphere. With the magnitude and quality of the songs on this album, […]
Taken from their new album out 6th April 2018, CALIBAN have released Ich blute für Dich with an epic amplified music video, check it out here! CALIBAN’s upcoming album is called Elements. Guitarist Marc Görtz comments “We used the elements Earth, Air, Fire, and Water as symbols for realization, ideas, power, and emotion,” he explains, talking about the album artwork. “These […]