Just when you think that Iotunn have with 'Access All Worlds' delivered a strong candidate for the newcomer album of the year, the next candidate is already lurking around the corner - Enforced. The are guys from Richmond, Virginia and what they deliver with their first longplayer is a blast. The five musicians are not... Continue Reading →
Tour dates are something very unpredictable these days. Here is the itinerary from Lionheart for late 2021. Please check the local venues for potential changes along the way.
'Weigth of the False Self' is the name of Hatebreed's new studio album which will be launched in late November and the masters of grooving metal/hardcore remain true to their sound on their new offer. Twelve songs manifest again that Hatebreed have found their own powerful sound, which is constantly evolving. Jamey Jasta, Chris Beattie,... Continue Reading →
Killer Be Killed released their debut album in 2014 and received a lot of positive feedback. Well, this has also to do with the fact that Killer Be Killed are well-known faces in metal who came together in a new constellation. Killer Be Killed are Max Cavalera, Greg Puciato, Troy Sanders and Ben Koller. All... Continue Reading →
Hardcore is a musical style that releases a lot of energy, even on records. Still live concerts are the ultimate way to experience and feel hardcore and a live album can deliver in parts the unbound excitement. One of the big names in hardcore are Lionheart from California. With a first appearance in 2007, the... Continue Reading →
Michigan-based riff grinders Plague Years unleashed a first wrecking ball called 'Unholy Infestation' in 2018. eOne has noticed the potential of the band, hailing from Detroit, and after a contract has been signed the full-length debut will be in the shelves mid September. There can't be a much better moniker for a band these days... Continue Reading →
Cro-Mags belong without doubt to the pioneers of hardcore. The history of the genre and the history of the band are deeply connected and when an album called 'Age of Quarrel' was unleashed in 1986, the power of an explosive crossover of punk, metal and crossover became evident. The record is a great piece of... Continue Reading →
Six songs, 13 minutes - that's hardcore and that's the newest release of Long Island, NY-based The Great Lie. Nearly two years after having released an EP entitled 'All Roads Lead to Where You Stand' the quintet returns with 'Defying Extinction'. The six tracks on this EP are like musical twisters and there is not... Continue Reading →
30 years after having founded the band, the masters of Rap Metal release one of the strongest albums to date. It for sure lives up to expectations of fans and it also has the potential to give the band an extra push. Authentic and emotional music, that’s what you get with ‘Carnivore’ and you shouldn’t miss it.
Since I have more of a Metal background the first association with a band named Lionheart is the UK Hard Rock outfit. This time though it’s not about Hard Rock, it’s about Hardcore. Lionheart, that’s also the moniker of an Oakland-based Hardcore band that’s around since 2007. Lionheart’s discography begins with an EP entitled ‘This... Continue Reading →
(8/10) In case you start to think about having seen this artwork already earlier you might be right. At least there's a pretty similar artwork out there that comes with Agnostic Front's second album 'Cause For Alarm'. It was Sean Taggert how did the front cover of the album and the NY-based Hardcore veterans worked... Continue Reading →
A couple of week before starting 'The Sound of Scars'-tour, Life Of Agony asked local bands to apply for the opening slot for each of the German shows. The ‚winner‘ for Hamburg is Blast Bomb, a band with a sound that fits in a great fashion into the Hardcore/Metal context of this night. Some hard... Continue Reading →
Legendary Life Of Agony will return to Europe and UK for some shows, promoting their next longplayer ‘The Sound of Scars’, which will be released on October 11th. Here are the German shows and more concerts can be found at www.lifeofagony.com 02.11.2019 DE Düsseldorf Zakk 03.11.2019 DE Hamburg Gruenspan (Tickets) 06.11.2019 DE Hannover Musikzentrum 09.11.2019 DE Stuttgart Juz Hallschlag 17.11.2019 DE Münster Sputnikhalle