Paint It Black, Joyce Manor, Loma Prieta, Congenital Death, Bad Side Live In Philly (3/31/13)

It’s the fucking Paint It Black record release show!  I’ve been stoked on this show ever since they announced it, and the fact that Philly local hardcore dudes Bad Side and female fronted hardcore band Congenital Death were on the bill were a huuuuge plus.  I headed to the sold out First Unitarian Church, and […]

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Paint It Black Streams 2 New Songs

Usually I’m not one to post about band news as much as reviews, but I’m so stoked on this: hardcore veterans Paint It Black are streaming two new tracks from their upcoming 7 inch “Invisible” which is the band’s first new material in 4 years (fuck, it’s been that long?) Bonus points: Dan Yemin mentioned […]

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The Menzingers – On The Impossible Past (For fans of Gaslight Anthem, Bouncing Souls, The Holy Mess)

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of The Menzinger’s third studio release On The Impossible Past, and a subtle reminder that I really needed to make a damn post on it already.  If you know anything about The Menzingers, you know exactly what to expect on their latest album: mid-tempo, raw, anthematic tunes. Originally from […]

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An Albatross – Eat Lightning Shit Thunder (For fans of Melt Banana, Dillinger Escape Plan, Horse The Band)

I like my hardcore like I like my sex: spontaneous, noisy, and no time for fucking cuddling.  An Albatross’s 2001 debut Eat Lightning Shit Thunder delivers exactly that, and then some. Playing some of the most sporadic music that the genre has to offer, these Wilkes-Barre (now Philadelphia) dudes are able to cram in more […]

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