Hardcore

CVLT Nation’s Top 5 New Bands You Must HEAR Today!

 1. HOME IS GONE Unholy fuck this band is just so, so, so fucking good! The vocals eat away at your existence while the music beats you all over your body! HOME IS GONE has created one of my favorite

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FTW!
6 Reasons Why BAPTISTS…
Can’t Be Fucked With!

Game recognize Game…the new BAPTISTS album Bloodmines is going to straight kill shit! I can say this with confidence because I’m one of the lucky humans who has heard it. Sometime in October, it’s being released by Southern Lord, and everyone

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Strangling Darkness: DARK CIRCLES – “MMXIV” Review + Stream

It is everything but an easy task to describe with words an album with the character and personality that MMXIV by Canadian “darkened” hardcore band Dark Circles has. What is for sure is that this record by the Montreal-based band

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CODE ORANGE Ticket Giveaway!

Yesterday we posted a review of the new album from CODE ORANGE, I Am King. Today you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to their Monday 9/15 all-ages show at Los Globos in L.A., alongside TWITCHING TONGUES,

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6 calm side-projects from hardcore musicians

Sometimes when you’re done screaming your heart out, you need to take a rest from the aggressive sounds, and that’s only fair, because when the cathartic effect is done, you often have nothing left in you to be mad about.

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Code Orange I Am King Review + Intense Footage

Code Orange returns, though not as kids, but rather as a furious, new entity with its older, familiar parts grafted on seamlessly. 2012’s Love is Love/Return to Dust was explosive and strange, a strong debut from a band whose sound

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Exclusive
CVLT Nation Streaming: GUST “Reality Chokes”

Southern Lord is getting ready to release the self-titled sophomore LP from Sweden’s GUST, and we can’t wait to hear this killer album! For now, we have an exclusive track stream off of Gust, a raging track called “Reality Chokes.”

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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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