Hardcore

Heavyweight Contender: Forest of Tygers’ “Bruises” EP Packs a Wallop

True to its title, the mighty blackened hardcore and beyond duo Forest of Tygers‘ first offering Bruises hits you like a hard right cross. Guitarist/vocalist Jim Valosik’s screams pierce the first moments of the opener and title track, heralding the

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55 Minutes of Uncut Hardpunk!
CRUEL NOISE Radio Streaming Now!

Our comrade CRUEL NOISE has just put up Episode 16 of their outstanding Radio show. So do the right thing: get your punk on and check out this way fucking beyond on point show! For over 50 minutes, this is

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Funeral Chic s/t
Review-Footage-Stream

Funeral Chic are among a spring of blackened punk bands, splintering and reshaping black metal’s more caustic sounds into the tangible furor of hardcore and crust punk. Funeral Chic’s brand is monolithic, their five-song EP casting shadows that creep towards

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War “FUCKING” Metal
KAOS SS Negative Intervention Review + Stream

Trondheim, Norway, located at the mouth of the Nidelva river, is harboring a dark secret beneath its picturesque streets. A war machine has begun to quietly turn its gears. Preparing to unleash seething blasts of hate, in what could be

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CVLT Nation’s
Top 6 New Bands
You Must HEAR Today!

1. BONE I’m at a loss in how describe this band’s brilliance, because every moment of their album For Want of Feeling alters my state of mind! On many levels, I think that BONE have created a the perfect album.

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Ferocious vs. Bloodthirsty!
OATHBREAKER & YAITW
Full Sets Now Showing!

If you follow CVLT Nation then you know that we are huge fans of both OATHBREAKER & YAITW. So we could not pass up the chance of sharing with you their feral & mind-numbing performances at The Acheron in Brooklyn.

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CVLT Nation interviews: Baptists’ Nick Yacyshyn

Direct from Vancouver, the same city as the legendary DOA, comes one of the best new hardcore/crust bands, Baptists. With an “ugly” sound in the best possible way, the group is getting more attention since last year, when they released

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Punk’s Not DEAD!
It’s Just Full of Young Guns… Huge Punk Video Essay

Many of the older heads from my generation believe that Punk died with them in the 80′s, but they have it all wrong! The movement is so alive with so many different forms of expression, from backyard parties to DIY

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Continuous Winter…
BURNING GHATS Full Stream

Today CVLT Nation is ultra stoked to bring you a full stream from one of our favorite Vancouver bands, BURNING GHATS! Their EP Continuous Winter will be available digitally and on cassette at their EP release show with Primitive Man

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Black Mask
“Lost Below” Review + Stream

I could tell you that Pennsylvania’s hardcore/powerviolence outfit Black Mask’s newest release, Lost Below is a good album. I would be lying. Because Lost Below isn’t a good album. It’s a fantastic one. From start to finish, Black Mask bring

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