NOVEMBER 22, 2013
SOLID BOND RECORDS TO RELEASE NEW EP BY LA'S PIECE BY PIECE FEATURING NICK JETT OF TERROR
CLICK PHOTO TO WATCH "PRIMITIVE AS FUCK"
Solid Bond Records will be releasing the new Piece By Piece 8 song EP titled “Primitive As Fuck” on December 17th. The LA based outfit is fronted by Terror drummer Nick Jett who also handled the recording on this new release which will be available on red/pink/ and yellow vinyl and includes download codes and full color poster. This will be Piece By Piece’s first release since their 2011 self-titled album on Reaper Records.
DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR ANNOUNCE JANUARY US TOUR AS WELL AS NEW ALBUM ON BRIDGE 9 IN 2014
Boston’s Death Before Dishonor have announced an upcoming tour which will kick off in Albany, NY on January 7th along with Betrayal and Seeker and runs through January 26th in Hartford, CT. The band will also be heading into the studio in 2014 to work on a new album with Bridge 9 Records which will be their first release since 2009’s “Better Ways To Die”.
BACKTRACK UNVEIL COVER ARTWORK FOR NEW ALBUM DUE OUT IN JANUARY TITLED "LOST IN LIFE"
NY’s Backtrack have released the cover art for their new album “Lost In Life” which is due out in January via Bridge 9 Records. You can listen to the title track off of this new album as well as pre-order a 2 song 7” featuring the “Lost In Life” track and the track “Stuck With A Sting” which is exclusive to this 2 song 7” by following the link below. Look for an interview with Backtrack guitarist Ricky Singh discussing this new album shortly on In Effect.
SOUL SEARCH & MINUS TO RELEASE SPLIT 7" ON CLOSED CASKET ACTIVITIES
SOUL SEARCH SIGNS WITH REVELATION RECORDS
Closed Casket Activities (NY) will be releasing a split 7” in early 2014 featuring 2 songs each from fellow So-Cal outfits Soul Search and Minus. This past summer Minus released their first full length on Triple B Records and now Soul Search has signed on with Revelation Records with a 2014 debut full length on the way as well.
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
LONDON UK'S NINJA FEST WHICH WAS HELD IN OCTOBER IS COVERED INSIDE OUT WITH PHOTOS, VIDEOS, REVIEWS & AN INTERVIEW WITH IT'S FOUNDERS MAY & RACH
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
IN THE MIRROR PAGE UPDATED WITH UNDERDOG LIVE ON WNYU'S CRUCIAL CHAOS
WITH CARL THE MOSHER ON VOCALS
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
NEW INTERVIEW WITH BELGIUM'S THE SETUP
FRESH BLOOD PAGE UPDATED WITH NYC'S ZOMBIE FIGHT
HATE5SIX.COM RELEASES SICK OF IT ALL LIVE FROM THE THIS IS HARDCORE FEST 2013
Hate5Six.com who are the MASTERS of live hardcore show footage have just released Sick Of It All’s set from the This Is Hardcore Festival this past August in Philadelphia. Crystal clear images mixed with soundboard quality audio makes you think you were there (or are still there). Running time is 36:05.
Long Island’s Tension* who started out way back in the early 90’s and have been on again and off again in recent years are in the process of recording 6 new songs and compiling them with the bands complete discography. In a collaboration with Sadistic Records and Last Resort Entertainment this late winter/early spring slated release will include their ’94 “Falling Down” demo, “The Struggle Within” 7”, live tracks from a Hofstra radio show appearance, various compilation tracks as well as the remaining band catalog of songs re-mastered and released on CD and vinyl.
OCTOBER 26, 2013
INTERVIEW WITH LONG ISLAND NY'S LIVE FAST DIE FAST
PAINKILLER RECORDS TO RELEASE RARE BREAKDOWN MATERIAL ON LIMITED VINYL
COMING SOON: Painkiller Records from Massachusetts will be releasing a limited run (1000 copies) Breakdown 12” which will include the “Runnin’ Scared” 1988 demo, a WNYU Crucial Chaos live radio set as well as a Giant Studios demo.
WISDOM IN CHAINS & TWITCHING TONGUES TO RELEASE SPLIT 7" ON DURTY MICK RECORDS
Above is the artwork for the Wisdom In Chains side of a new split 7” that they are doing
with Twitching Tongues (CA) coming soon on Durty Mick Records.
NY'S ZOMBIE FIGHT RELEASE NEW 4 SONG EP "BREACH"
Zombie Fight have just released a new 4 song EP titled “Breach” which is a preview to their upcoming new full length which will be coming out this winter. “Breach” is available for just $2 via their Bandcamp page. In case you missed it check out their video for the track “Reconnect” off of their “Alive And Well” EP by clicking the image below.
OCTOBER 18, 2013
YUPPICIDE DEBUT NEW VIDEO FOR "AMERICAN OBLIVION" &
READ AN INTERVIEW WITH JESSE AND STEVE OF YUPPICIDE ABOUT ITS MAKING
OCTOBER 11, 2013
SEE YA IN 2015... A NEW INTERVIEW WITH TRAPPED UNDER ICE'S BASSIST JARED CARMEN
ON THE BANDS CURRENT HIATUS AND FUTURE
FRESH BLOOD PAGE UPDATED WITH SOUTH KOREA'S THINGS WE SAY
GRAY MUNCY'S PHOTOS OF JUDGE, STRIFE, AND ROTTING OUT
FROM THE OBSERVATORY IN SANTA ANA, CA ON OCTOBER 5TH
(Click on any photo for complete set)
BULLSHIT MONTHLY ISSUE #27 ON NEWS STANDS NOW!
Bullshit Monthly #27 is out now (AND FREE) and available to view online. Click the image! Mike started BS Monthly as a NYC youth a very long time ago and this past August resurrected his handwritten rag which is now up to 4 pages of info all hand written by the BS Meister himself. I was one of many who would buy BS Monthly outside of CBGB’s for a quarter or 50 cents and then slide off to the side and give it a once over to see what was happening with the goings on in the scene at the time. Mike is out in the Bay Area of California now and his content reflects his current home base as well as where he grew up.
ALL FOR NOTHING TO RECORD NEW FULL LENGTH DUE OUT IN 2014
TOURS IN THE WORKS FOR CHINA, JAPAN, AND SOUTH AMERICA
All For Nothing from The Netherlands will be going into the studio in January to start recording for their follow up to 2012’s “To Live And Die For” album. The band is shooting for a spring 2014 release for the new full length and like their last effort they will be releasing the still untitled album with GSR Music and will be recording once again at Kohlekeller Studio in Germany. Plans are in the works for separate tours to both China and Japan as well as a South American tour later in 2014. Click on the band photo above to read an In Effect interview from 2012 with AFN.
ZERO PROGRESS SET TO RECORD DEBUT FULL LENGTH "CHAMPIONS OF HARDCORE"
Nor-Cal’s Zero Progress will be heading into the studio in early November to start recording for their debut full length which will be titled “Champions Of Hardcore”. The 12/13 song full length with be available via GMM Records on 12” vinyl and digital download in 2014. This past July ZP released a 3 song demo tape titled “Road Warriors” which was recorded in a garage and serves as a preview to the upcoming album on GMM. The “Road Warriors” cassette which was released on Not Punk Records is still available. Look out for Zero Progress this November 15th in Toronto, Canada as they take part in the Not Dead Yet Fest which is a 4 day festival featuring multiple shows/venues with over 50 punk and hardcore bands. Read the interview Zero Progress did with In Effect in October of 2012 by clicking the band photo above.
SWITZERLAND'S INSANITY RELEASE VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK OFF OF THEIR NEW ALBUM "NO LIMIT"
Switzerland’s Insanity released their debut full length this past September 6th along with a new video for the title track “No Limit”. The “No Limit” album is available for FREE download or stream via the bands website.
OCTOBER 5, 2013
INTERVIEW WITH BLAKE IBANEZ, GUITARIST FOR DALLAS TX THRASH OUTFIT POWER TRIP
BAD BRAINS DOC "A BAND IN DC" TO BE SCREENED AT NIAGRA IN NYC... OLD SITE OF FAMED A7 BAR
This Wednesday October 9th there will be a screening of the Bad Brains movie/documentary “A Band In DC” at Niagra Bar in NYC. Niaga occupies the same space that was once the famed/infamous A7 Bar that was a force in the development of an early NYHC scene in the early 1980’s. There will also be a dedication of a NYHC plaque on the same night with Jimmy G from Murphys Law DJ-ing so head on down if you are free. The last time we caught up with Mandy Stein who is behind the Bad Brains documentary was in February of last year. At that time we found out that they actually started shooting for this film way back in 2005 at a Bad Brains set at CBGB’s. The running time then was just over 100 minutes.
PORTLAND MAINE'S CRUEL HAND RELEASE VIDEO FOR "3S" OFF OF UPCOMING 7"
New 7” titled “Born Into Debt, We All Owe A Death” to be released mid-October on Closed Casket Activities with 2 new tracks and a cover of “In Time We Strike” by In Cold Blood. Limited one time run of 1500 copies.
NJ'S RIPFACE INVASION RELEASE VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK OFF OF NEW ALBUM TITLED "FIGHT THROUGH FIRE"
NEW ALBUM DUE OUT BY YEARS END/EARLY 2014 ON SCORPION RECORDS
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
WHAT IS THE NYHC CHRONICLES?
READ THIS NEW INTERVIEW WITH THE PAGES FOUNDER WHO ALSO HAPPENS TO BE IN THE PROCESS OF PRODUCING THE LATEST NYHC DOCUMENTARY
NY HOODS INTERVIEW (CIRCA LATE 1980'S) ADDED TO THE IN THE MIRROR PAGE
WITH A FORWARD BY: LEWIS DIMMICK
FRESH BLOOD PAGE UPDATED WITH LONG ISLAND'S HIGH CARD
SEXY BABY RECORDS STREAMS NEW TWO MAN ADVANTAGE/BLACKOUT SHOPPERS 7"
Two Man Advantage and Blackout Shoppers have a split 7” due out next Tuesday October 1st via Sexy Baby Records. The vinyl release will come with a digital download and pre-orders are up now but you can also now stream the entire EP by clicking the Sexy Baby logo above.
BRIDGE 9 RECORDS NEW RELEASES FOR 2014 INCLUDING:
Bridge 9 Records is getting busy for 2014 as they along with H2O announced a new H2O album will be on the way next year which will be produced by Chad Gilbert.
Expire will go into the studio in December and January to record their second album with Bridge 9 titled “Pretty Low” which will be out in the spring/summer of 2014. Look for Expire and Take Offense (as well as Fire & Ice on select dates) as they start off a 2 plus week tour on November 22nd in Chicago and make their way east. See complete dates on the flyers page of this site.
Backtrack who also have teamed up with Bridge 9 have completed recording of their new album with Nick Jett of Terror producing out in California. Titled “Lost In Life” the new one is scheduled to be out in early 2014
(Above photos by... H2O: Aga Hairesis, Expire: Mike Watson, Backtrack: Bas Spierings)