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The Hardcore bar has been set HIGH because the new HARM’S WAY LP Posthuman (out now via Metal Blade) is a MONSTER that will rip your head off! I guess I fucking love pain, because every time I listen to this record I catch a sonic beatdown but I keep coming

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With all of the fucked up shit going on in the world, I am firm believer that music can be used as a weapon of MASS CHANGE! Philadelphia-based HELL TO PAY have not only created one of my favorite hardcore records of 2018 called Bliss, but the message they are conveying lyrically is something I

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Kurt Ballou is an American musician and producer based in Massachusetts, best known as the guitarist for the band Converge and for his prolific recording and production work at his own GodCity Studio. Two weeks ago I called him when he was on tour with Converge on the West Coast.

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Sect, with Putrid Brew and WTCHDR – November 26th, 2017 333, Vancouver, BC Unfortunately, I was catastrophically hungover and missed opener Drown In Ashes, but thankfully WTCHDR were on hand to deliver a blistering set that had me feeling like I’d rejoined the ranks of the living. For a band

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Blink and you’ll miss it, but Hassan Amin recently appeared in a cover story on the mighty Converge.  In the pages of the print scene stalwart Decibel, he spoke eloquently of the band’s legacy and impact. What caught me, however, was how he spoke of alienation, of chaos, of suffocating

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Together with Amenra’s Mass VI, the most recent Mutoid Man record, the amazing War Moans, was by far the album I most listened to in 2017. Because of that, I couldn’t let the year end without doing an interview with the band. Recently I had the pleasure to talk with

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