NOVEMBER 21, 2014
NEW INTERVIEW WITH SEAN MOTT OF SYRACUSE NY'S GHOSTxSHIP
R.I.P. BRAD HANCOCK OF SALT LAKE CITY'S CLOSE GRIP
Fucked up news out of Salt Lake City from last Saturday night the 15th as Close Grip singer Brad Hancock was shot and killed by another concert goer who was later caught by police. The 24 year old singer leaves behind a 1 year old son and his fiancee. Friends and family have set up a Go Fund Me site to raise money for Brad's family. The band also has taken 3 songs they recorded for an upcoming full length and have made it available online with all proceeds going to the family as well. RIP Brad.
BLACK 'N BLUE TAKEOVER RADIO SHOW TO RETURN TO NYC & EAST VILLAGE RADIO
The boys over at the BNB Radio Takeover show will be reuniting with EVR (East Village Radio) on 1st Avenue on NYC’s Lower East Side hopefully by the end of December. Back in May EVR closed shop which led the Takeover Crew to head out to Stony Brook University out on Long Island where they did 2 shows a month on WUSB Radio. EVR has renovated their studios in Manhattan and are actually expanding into Brooklyn with an EVR like store front studio in Williamsburg. Time slots and schedules are still to be announced. Click the logo abovefor the full BNB press clip.
TURNSTILE RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR "DROP" OFF OF UPCOMING ALBUM "NON STOP FEELING"
CHECK OUT A COOL NEW PODCAST OUT OF LA "RAWW"
Check out the new RAWW Podcast (episode #3) put out by 2 of the dudes in LA’s Relevant Anger (good band). Episode 3 features Carlos from Stand Guard who is interviewed. The RAWW podcasts have been dropping once per week and all have been in excess of 1 hour and change where Dustin and Kattan shoot the shit about happenings in and around the world of hardcore punk and more. Give ‘em a shot!
WISDOM IN CHAINS GIVES A SNEAK PEEK AT THEIR (STILL UNFINISHED)
NEW ALBUM COVER FOR "THE GOD RHYTHM"
Wisdom In Chains gives us a sneak peak at their upcoming album cover (still in progress) for their new LP titled "The God Rhythm”. Look for the new 14 track full length in early 2015 via FastBreak! Records
MAD AT THE WORLD RECORDS SET TO RE-ISSUE TOKEN ENTRY'S "FROM BENEATH THE STREETS" LP
Mad At The World Records will be reissuing the first Token Entry LP "From Beneath The Streets". The original version was released in 1987 on Positive Force Records which was run by Kevin from 7 Seconds. After having numerous delays MATW says these reissues will be on the streets in early December and as expected with most vinyl put out these days there are all a couple of different options when you choose what color vinyl you want. Check their website for more info!
WATCH ANGEL DU$T'S SET FROM THE 2014 VENGEANCE FEST HELD ON LONG ISLAND
FOOTAGE COURTESY OF COLIN FEENEY. RUN TIME: 18:21
Check out some nice footage of Angel Du$t’s set from the 2014 Vengeance Fest which went down on November 1st and 2nd out in Amityville, Long Island. Footage shot by: Colin Feeney. PS: Angel Du$t is AWESOME.
IRON REAGAN RELEASE VIDEO FOR "I WON'T GO" OFF OF THEIR "TYRANNY OF WILL" LP
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
INSTALLMENT 3 OF CLASSIC VS. CLASSIC IS UP NOW. WE ASKED YOU THE READER TO CHOOSE JUST ONE OVER THE OTHER AND THE RESULTS ARE IN! LOTS OF PHOTOS AS WELL AS GUEST OPINIONS AND A LINK TO THE NEXT MATCHUP WHICH FEATURES 3 NYHC ICONS WITH NEW ALBUMS
ALL FOR NOTHING RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR "5 LEAF CLOVER"
TURNSTILE RELEASE NEW TRACK "GRAVITY" OFF OF UPCOMING "NONSTOP FEELING" LP
Turnstile will be releasing their debut album titled “Nonstop Feeling” on January 13th on Reaper Records. The band released a new track off of this new album last week titled “Gravity”. Click on the photo above to listen.
Photo by: Joseph Carey/JC Photo Media
SIXTH BOROUGH RADIO SHOW EPISODE #74 ONLINE NOW
FEATURING OUTBURST DRUMMER JOE SONGCO
The latest episode of the Sixth Borough Radio Show is online now and features an interview with Outburst drummer Joe Songco. 6BRS deserves more recognition for the work they do as this current episode is #74 and they have interviewed a who’s who list of hardcore band members and others along the way. They play a nice mix of new and old tunes mixing in the interviews along the way as well as general scene talk as well. Give ‘em a shot if you haven’t already. (Downloading episodes is recommended for easier navigation through the show).
Photo by: Gretchen Baria
RUDE AWAKENING TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION RECORD STORE DAY 7"
Rude Awakening will release a limited-to-500 Record Store Day 7inch on Black Friday, November 28th. The 7inch will feature a cover of Wrecking Crew's "Why Must They" as well as two originals from R.A.'s debut full-length, “Collateral Damage”, which was released this past summer on Bridge 9 Records.
OCTOBER 24, 2014
NEW "20 QUESTIONS WITH" INTERVIEW WITH BILLY GRAZIADEI OF BIOHAZARD
A SNEAK PEAK AT THE NEW BOOK "NYHC NEW YORK HARDCORE 1980-1990" BY TONY RETTMAN
AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT CHAPTER 43: "BREAKDOWN- LIFE OF BULLSHIT, JUST ANOTHER RAW DEAL"
DUE OUT MID-DECEMBER VIA BAZILLION POINTS PUBLISHING
PORTUGAL'S PUSH DEBUT NEW VIDEO FOR "I AM CURSED"
OCTOBER 18, 2014
NEW INTERVIEW WITH ARTIE OF CONCRETE CROSS
"We don’t really give a shit about being popular – we are all on the same page that this band is strictly a creative outlet and a way to connect to the music we love."
7 SECONDS RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR " I HAVE FAITH IN YOU"
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FRESH BLOOD PAGE UPDATED WITH NORTH CAROLINA'S SOCIETY SUCKER
CHECK OUT "STILL RAGING" BY BELGIUM'S SUNDAYS
DEBUT ALBUM OUT EARLY 2015
If you are a fan of bands like Modern Life Is War, Verse, or Bane you might want to check out this new track from Belgium’s SUNDAYS. This preview track is the only track currently recorded for an upcoming full length due out in early 2015. Pretty impressive for a group that has been together only 6 months.
RUCKTION RECORDS TO RELEASE NEW SPLIT CD WITH LONDON'S TIRADE AND PROVEN
The UK’s Rucktion Records will be releasing a split CD in early 2015 with 2 of London’s bad boys in Tirade and Proven. Each band will have 4 new songs on this new release. Rucktion has also re-released Bun Dem Out’s “The Few The Deep” full length CD (originally released in 2009) for all of you beatdown style fans out there.
Check out a cool interview with FREDDY MADBALL on the Live Life Aggressively Podcast with Mike Mahler. http://www.mikemahler.com/blog/live-life-aggressively-podcast/ep-102.html
PA’s Harvcore Records will be putting out a split 7” in early 2015 with South Jersey/PA’s
TIMEBOMB and Tokyo’s DEACON. http://www.harvcore.com/home
Chicago’s HARMS WAY are in the process of putting out a new 10 song album (still untitled)
which is scheduled to be out in early 2015 via Deathwish Inc.
Long time NYHC head HOWIE ABRAMS announced that he has come to an agreement with the BAD BRAINS' HR to publish “Finding Joseph I: The Story Of HR” via a new book publishing company Howie has created with former Roadrunner Records owner Cees Wessels. Howie and James Lathos will co-author the new book along with James working on a documentary with the same name.
BACKTRACK has released a cool tour video (footage/diary) of their recent trip to Japan set to
Bane’s “Non Negotiable”. Good stuff: http://vimeo.com/107698207
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