melodic hardcore GENRE ARCHIVES


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 […]

Urne – The Mountain Of Gold EP

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 […]

Meet New Graves who have Empty Lungs

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 […]

Create To Inspire announce split and Friends & Family Farewell Tour

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 – Braille

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, […]

CALIBAN Release Music Video for Ich blute für Dich

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 […]

VALIS ABLAZE reveal video for new single ‘Frequency’, ft. Drewsif Stalin

Prog-metallers VALIS ABLAZE have released a video for new single Frequency ft. Drawsif Stalin. Check it out here! VALIS ABLAZE have their debut album Boundless out 6 April via Longbranch Records.

AWOOGA release new single Temporal

AWOOGA have released new single and video Temporal, taken from their debut album Conduit. Bassist and vocalist Tam Ali comments “We tried to condense everything that Awooga loves into one song and video.  Joe Pesci’s vile character in Moonwalker starring Michael Jackson, Egyptians and mysterious pyramid shit.  And North Korean military rallies  –   Existence is imperative and […]

The Amsterdam Red Light District – Sapere Aude

French melodic hardcore foursome, The Amsterdam Red Light District, are releasing their third album, ‘Sapere Aude‘ on March 2nd. ‘Nobody Moves Like You‘ pushes you straight into the deep end, immersing you in everything the band are known for: a blitz of punchy hooks, trashing guitars, a deadly bass, and gritty but melodic vocals. It’s […]

The Amsterdam Red Light District release new single!

French melodic hardcorers The Amsterdam Red Light District have revealed their new single Carry On. The entrancing track is taken from their forthcoming album Sapere Aude (March 2, 2018. Red Light Records). Speaking of the video, the band say; “We wanted to play on the concept of madness with this song. This world makes us lose ourselves, and […]

Architects to release limited ‘Doomsday’ 7″ vinyl

Architects will be releasing a limited edition 7” for their latest song ‘Doomsday’ this Friday, 8th December. The 7” will be etched on the B-side and is limited to 1,000 copies. You can pre-order it – HERE Next year the band plan to tour Europe and the UK in January and February 2018. The tour will take the […]

Like Moths To Flames reveal new track From The Dust Return

Like Moths To Flames have shared new single From The Dust. The track has been taken from their latest album Dark Divine released on 3rd November. Check out the single here! Commenting on From The Dust vocalist Chris Roetter said “We are super excited to share From The Dust Returned. It’s one of my favourite songs on the album. It keeps a lot of […]

CALLIGRAM announce debut LP Askesis

CALLIGRAM have announced debut LP Askesis out November 24th via Basick Records! In celebration of the announcement, CALLIGRAM have released hard-hitting single Scourge! The band also have loads of UK shows coming up, catch them at one of the dates below! Friday 3rd November at The Red Lion, Bristol w/ LINK & Regret Saturday 4th November at Fuel Cafe Bar, […]

Uneven Structure interview

Before Uneven Structure‘s London Headline show at Underworld, Camden on Monday 9th October I got to have a chat with guitarist Igor about their UK tour here’s what he had to say! Why is the tour called The Cooking Man tour? It’s actually about lyrics in one of the songs on the new album where our […]


Dutch heavy music festival Complexity Fest have announced SikTh, Carnifex, Three Trapped Tigers, God Mother, Ulsect (Including members of Textures and Dodecahedron) and finally John Frum (supergroup made up of members from The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Faceless, John Zor) Many more acts are still yet to be announced. The dates of the festival are Friday 23 and Saturday 24 February 2018 and more information and tickets can be found […]

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