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Adam Yoe

Baltimore bred and battered. 37. Punk/hardcore/metal/nature/human rights

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I won’t out the media outlet I came across that, merely a week into our eleventh month, foolishly teased their “Best Of 2018” list. As I write this, we’re a week away from an album set to drop that will render the over-eager lists null and void in grand, bleak

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Full disclosure here… the album rollout for “Burnt Sugar”, the impending sophomore full length from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida’s Gouge Away, has been frought with impatience. Having heard and subsequently replayed lead single “Only Friend” ad infinitum only to be more stoked on “Ghost”, the anticipation had become, well, an excruciating

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  When we last caught up with Ian Shelton, the mastermind behind Regional Justice Center,  “World Of Inconvenience” had recently dropped. During the interim, it has squarely and forcefully demanded it’s place among my favorite records of the year. In fact, I’ve read nothing short of superlative-laden, glowing reviews. Living

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To say we’ve distanced ourselves from the term “metalcore” would be an understatement.  Once a harmless descriptor, it’s long been a pejorative for the neon-clad, crass mall-core of the early oughts. In much the same way “screamo” is clawing it’s white belt back into the underground’s collective consciousness, there’s a

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I’ve spent a week listening and subsequently wrestling with superlatives worthy of Secret Cutter‘s new and long-awaited LP Quantum Eraser. Four years in the making, you can feel every minute of hard fought chaos and perfection. Having been early adopters of the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania sludge grinders, Holy Roar Records continues

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Background is everything. Behind all great art lies a beating heart, a fractured rhythm, and a story. Beneath the pummelling powerviolence and grizzled sludge of Regional Justice Center’s World Of Inconvenience sits a 12 minute treatise on the myriad ways the justice system continues to fail and marginalize those crossing it’s

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