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Silverstein Release Video For New Single ‘The Afterglow’

Silverstein DRCanada’s post hardcore pioneers Silverstein have released their brand new music video for The Afterglow, the single is a choice cut from their recently released eighth full length, Dead Reflection. To compliment the infectious hooks of The Afterglow Silverstein paired the track with a video chronicle of their time on the entirety of the 2017 Vans Warped Tour, from the raucous live show to the backstage camaraderie, the music video is a behind the scenes glimpse into a long summer of sweat, stage dives, and Silverstein

You can pre-order Dead Reflection via Rise Records here

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At The Drive In Release New Video For ‘Call Broken Arrow’

At The Drive In InteraliaContinuing to build on the feverish momentum of their new album in • ter a • li • a, that was released on May 5, 2017 on Rise Records, At The Drive In has proudly unveiled the new video for Call Broken Arrow. At The Drive In return to the UK this coming August Bank Holiday weekend for their hugely-anticipated set on the mainstage of the Reading and Leeds Festivals, before returning in November for an arena tour with Royal Blood.

The Punk Site Review of in • ter a • li • a can be read here

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Latewaves To Release Debut EP ‘Partied Out’

Latewaves PONew Jersey trio Latewaves have signed with Panic State Records who are set to release the band’s debut EP, Partied Out. The band draw off influences from the quirky minor and 7th chords of 90s alt rock and the angst and aggression of the early 2000’s post hardcore and emo scenes, Latewaves find their sound in the echoes of the past but bring a modern twist and the band have released a stream of the track Facedown ahead of the EP’s release.

Partied Out can be pre-ordered via Panic State Records here

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The Hiding Place To Release New Single ‘Are You Even There?’

Hiding Place AYETThe Hiding Place are a band that pride themselves on being hard to pigeon-hole, walking the tightrope between post-hardcore, gloomy punk, grunge and old-school emo, the band have a broad range of influences that they distil into an intense and powerful sound that never fails to impress audiences. The Hiding Place are currently working on an untitled follow-up to 2014’s So This Is Home EP, the new release is slated to drop later this year and promises to both surprise and thrill their current fanbase and new fans alike. Before the new record lands, the band will release their brand new video and single, Are You Even There? on September 15th, the track unleashes a supremely appealing hook that will be bolted to your head indefinitely and the cut is backed up by an equally compelling video.
 
The Hiding Place‘s Facebook page can be found here
 
Young Planetary IATNAYTS

Young Planetary

I Am The Night And You're The Sunrise

Hidden Home Records
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Rating: 3.5/5

 
 

 

 

Hidden Home Records is an Idaho based grass roots label with a growing reputation for signing idiosyncratic bands, and it’s an imprint that seems to be on a mission to develop a roster that covers everything from folk punk to hardcore, now Young Planetary have been added to the label’s eclectic roster. The lengthy and ominously titled I Am The Night And You’re The Sunrise is the latest release from the Idaho based post hardcore quintet, and their latest EP follows on from their 2016 debut full length, Wilt.

Undone opens I Am The Night And You’re The Sunrise in brutal style, encapsulating an approach to post hardcore that goes full circle back to hardcore via punk and grunge influences, Spiderwebs brings the pace down and brings their crushing turn it up to eleven approach to something that in another life could have been an indie or shoegaze number. Daybreak returns to the pulverising approach of the opening track, but it keeps a subtle undertone running along with the distorted riffing and screaming backing vocals but Young Planetary have kept the best for last, Teeth Fall Out boats a hook laden riff before it breaks down into almost haunting vocals and complex beats before the track kicks back in to close the EP in stormy and triumphant style.

Young Planetary are another string to the incredibly diverse bow that Hidden Home Records has armed themselves with, as the title suggests this is a dark and intense affair where everything is louder than everything else, which at times means that some of the complexities of the songs are almost lost in the heavily distorted delivery, almost.  I Am The Night And You’re The Sunrise picks things up exactly where Wilt left off, making this a logical if not somewhat unsurprising release, but if you have a taste for Young Planetary‘s previous releases, or you have a fondness for the more twisted side of post hardcore then I Am The Night And You’re The Sunrise is an EP that should already be on your playlist.

You can pre-order I Am The Night And You’re The Sunrise via Hidden Home Records here

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VVomen

Moving On

Self Released
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Rating: 2.5/5

 
 

 

 

Sacramento based expressive quartet VVomen will self release their debut EP, Moving On, in a few days time on July 21st. The six songs contained on the EP are a post hardcore influenced blast of discordant punk rock, but leave any expectations that description generated at the door as this not in any way, shape or form like any post hardcore or punk release I’ve been sent this year. Moving On is an eclectic mix of styles that is built on a identifiable foundation, but after this VVomen have built something that is strange and unique, and not exactly stable.

Catching Flies is a raw uncompromising discordant blast of post hardcore that is delivered with a hardcore attitude, which is followed by Cadence And Carousel that exemplifies the mix of contrasting styles and only goes onto cement the impression that VVomen are heading out into unexplored territory. The narrative style of Blueprint, that is underpinned by chiming guitar riffs, brings another element to the EP, Bad Grammar introduces elements of gruff punk before the math rock fuelled Lessons In Humility adds to the confusion until finally Crutch And A Stoma, which is about as close as you get to a coherent straight up punk track, brings things to a close.

This is post hardcore, but not as we know it, it carries the intense and raw delivery from the extreme end of punk rock, but it’s carried on a backbone of stripped down post hardcore that makes VVomen a band that’s impossible to pin down. At times Moving On is a challenging listen, and others it’s downright difficult, the mix of discordant styles keeps you guessing and VVomen never settle into a rut, comfortable or otherwise. An EP of this nature is never going to be a crowd pleaser, but what Moving On is is a unique amalgamation of punk styles, and that’s not something I get to say very often.

Moving On can be pre-ordered here

Young Planetary Release New EP Via Hidden Home Records

Young Planetary IATNAYTSIdaho’s post hardcore punk quintet, Young Planetary, released their latest EP, I Am The Night And You’re The Sunrise, via Hidden Home Records at the end of last month. The EP is now available on CD and digital formats as well as being available for streaming and download via iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and most major digital platforms.

Young Planetary‘s Facebook page can be found here

You can stream and purchase I Am The Night And You’re The Sunrise here

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Silverstein

Dead Reflection

Rise Records / New Damage Records
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Rating: 3.5/5

 
 

 

 

Silverstein have now been with us for 17 years, despite the passing of the years this is a band that always retained their commitment to the spirit of their punk and hardcore roots, and now they have released their eighth full length, Dead Reflection, which came out on the 14th July via Rise Records and New Damage Records. Their latest release follows on from 2015’s I Am Alive In Everything I Touch and Dead Reflection is an album that indicates that Silverstein still have plenty of life left in them, despite approaching the end of their second decade together.

Last Looks kicks things off in full blooded post hardcore rush that continues throughout Dead Reflection, but this isn’t just an relentless assault, the album contains melody that is perfectly balanced against the intense and brooding soundtrack. Tracks such as the heartfelt Mirror Box, Secret’s Safe and the tortured closer Wake Up bring the pace down, whilst The Afterglow take things closer to their roots, but for the most part Dead Reflection is an authentic album of modern post hardcore that demonstrates that Silverstein aren’t content to carry on recreating the past and are determined to continue pressing forward.

Dead Reflection is an album that’s informed by personal loss and it carries a very real sense of darkness and isolation, but having said that it is not an album that allows itself to wallow in self pity and self doubt, Silverstein‘s latest album comes across as a redemptive and cathartic release that is written from a deeply personal perspective, and despite the dark subject matter it feels like this an album that has given the band a new lease of life. For those who already love Silverstein this will be an essential release, and for me Dead Reflection seems to be a positive and logical step forward for the band.

You can order Dead Reflection via Rise Records (US) here and New Damage Records (CAN) here

Silverstein Release Stream Of ‘Whiplash’ From Forthcoming LP

Silverstein DRSilverstein have released a stream of Whiplash, an explosive new track from their forthcoming LP, Dead Reflection, that is due out on July 14th via Rise Records. Dead Reflection is Silverstein‘s eighth full length and proves why the band have remained at the top of their game for over 17 years. Whiplash exemplifies the combination of aggression and hooks that Silverstein excel at, a blend that the band has pushed even further on Dead Reflection.

You can stream Whiplash here and pre-order Dead Reflection here

Silverstein‘s European and North American tour dates can be viewed below Read More…

Able Baker Fox Release Stream Of ‘Purple Mountains’

Able Baker Fox VisionsAble Baker Fox is the merger of two 90s post-hardcore heavy hitters, the band was formed when Mike Reed, Ben Reed, and Jeff Gensterblum of Small Brown Bike joined up with Nathan Ellis of the Casket Lottery and the rest is history, now nearing their tenth year, the band is about to release their new album Visions this summer.

You can stream Purple Mountains here and Visions can be pre-ordered here

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VVomen Release ‘Cadence And Carousel’ Video

VVomen MOPoetic post hardcore band VVomen have released their debut music video for the new single, Cadence and Carousel, that is taken from the Sacramento quartet’s EP, Moving On, which will be released independently on July 21st. Cadence and Carousel is a lumbering punk song about a couple’s first dance at their wedding, visually, the band conceptualized an alternate Stranger Things-esque world and the need to rescue someone that is trapped there, they also incorporated giant handmade papier mache heads and a grim reaper antagonist.

Moving On can pre-ordered via Bandcamp here

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Aviator Releasing ‘Loneliness Leaves The Light On For Me’ LP

Aviator LLTLOFMBoston based hardcore outfit Aviator are releasing their sophomore LP, Loneliness Leaves The Light On For Me, tomorrow, June 23rd, via No Sleep Records. Aviator will play a series of US shows in June with Druse, including a hometown record release show on June 23 at Hardcore Stadium in Cambridge, MA, the band will also be joining Lume on a US tour in July.

Loneliness Leaves The Light On For Me can be streamed and purchased via Bandcamp here

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Counterfeit Culture To Release ‘Apothecary’ Single

Counterfit Culture DeathwishPost-hardcore act Counterfeit Culture have released their second single, Apothecary, that features Ricky Armellino of This Or The Apocalypse. The new lyric video talk about the purpose of the band’s message and the severity of domestic abuse, which is a reoccurring theme in the group’s newly announced debut EP, Deathwish, which is set to be released on August 1st.

The Deathwish EP can be pre-ordered here

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Milked Release ‘White Punks’ Video

Milked Death On MarsExploding In Sound Records recently announced that Milked‘s debut album, Death On Mars, will be released on the 30th June as the second instalment in their ongoing EIS Tape Club. Formed by former Geronimo! guitarist and vocalist Kelly Johnson following their split back in 2015, he began creating solo music as Milked, Death On Mars promises to expand on Geronimo!‘s fuzzy post-punk and post-hardcore sludge.

You can subscribe to the EIS Tape Club here

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Silverstein Release Stream Of ‘Lost Positives’

Silverstein DRCanada’s post hardcore heavyweights, Silverstein, have premiered Lost Positives, a stunning new track from their recently announced full length, Dead Reflection, that is due out on July 14th via Rise RecordsDead Reflection is Silverstein‘s eighth full length and it demonstrates exactly why they remain at the top of their game over 17 years into their career.

Lost Positives can be streamed here and Dead Reflections can be pre-ordered here

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Vault 51 Release New Single And Video ‘Magnolia’

Vault 51 Promo June 17Atlanta quintet Vault 51 have released their new single, Magnolia, which follows up on their recent debut single, Thirty Six. The new release continues with the outfit’s colourful vibe with melodic driven riffs and clean harmonious singing, giving a glimpse on what’s to come from Vault 51. Along with the new single, comes the announcement of the group’s debut EP, Kid, that is set to be released on July 20th.

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Burnt Tapes Alterations

The Burnt Tapes

Alterations

Lockjaw Records / Umlaut Records / Cannonball Records
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Rating: 4.5/5

 
 

 

 

The Burnt Tapes are a London based quartet who originated in the sunnier climes of Athens in 2013, they moved to damper environment of the UK back in 2013 to continue their studies, and to avoid military conscription, and they now appear to have settled in the UK’s capital city. The Burnt Tapes have now released their five track Alterations EP via Lockjaw Records, Umlaut Records for the vinyl release, and Cannonball Records. The Alterations EP follows on from their 2016 releases, the Besides EP and a split single with Sketchy, and it can only cement their place in the UK punk scene, as for me this is their finest release to date.

The EP kicks off with the gruff punk charms of the title track and it sets a ridiculously high standard with it’s raw intensity, the lead single from the Alterations EP, Oh Marie, follows in it’s wake and brings things down a notch whilst maintaining the standards set by the title track. The wonderfully titled Wayne Regretzky carries on in the raw yet melodic footsteps of the preceding tracks whilst Ghosts brings the most manic moment on the EP, but the best is saved is saved for last. Things Get Weird closes the Alterations EP with a anthemic and deeply personal howl that’s accompanied by a dark and infectious riff that recalls the Alkaline Trio in their heyday, and it marks the perfect ending to an impressive and all too short EP by The Burnt Tapes.

The Burnt Tapes have delivered an almost flawless five track EP of muscular gruff punk that will appeal to fans of Nothington, Hot Water Music and Off With Their Heads, and it’s a release that, if there’s any justice, should see their already dedicated fanbase growing. Alterations blends punk rock and post hardcore with their own raw style and the result is an impressive EP that will be amongst the highlights of 2017 come the end of the year. If you’re unfamiliar with The Burnt Tapes then the release of Alterations EP marks the perfect moment to introduce yourself to their raw melodic punk rock charms, you can thank me later.

The Alterations EP can be ordered and streamed via Bandcamp here

Gnarwhal Release Full Stream Of New Album ‘Crucial’

Gnarwhal CrucialGnarwhal have released a full stream of their new album Crucial, a rough and dynamic album that tears between post-hardcore fury and explosive math-punk as only they can. Crucial is due out on May 12th via Exploding In Sound Records and Gnarwhal are currently on tour in support of the record on a full US tour together with Pile

Crucial can be pre-ordered here

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Regarde Release ‘Last Summer’ Single

Regarde LS SingleItaly’s Regarde have signed to Wiretap Records and the band have now released a brand new music video for their new single, Last Summer, that is taken from their forthcoming debut album, that is due out this Fall via Wiretap Records (USA) V4V Records (Italy) and Epidemic Records (Italy).

Last Summer is available via iTunes here and Spotify here

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Patrons Release Music Video For ‘Listen’

Patrons - As Above, So BelowThe Plymouth based post hardcore quartet Patrons have shared their new video for the track Listen that is taken from the critically acclaimed new album, As Above, So Below, which is out now through Rose Coloured Records.

 The Punk Site review of As Above, So Below can be found here

You can purchase and stream As Above, So Below here and order the vinyl here

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At The Drive In Interalia

At The Drive In

in•ter a•li•a

Rise Records
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Rating: 4.5/5

 
 

 

 

At The Drive will release their latest full length, in•ter a•li•a, on the 5th May 2017, this album represents their first release in twelve years and their first album of new material since Relationship Of Command that was released back in 2000, the best part of two decades ago. At The Drive In really don’t need any introduction, but a lot can change in two decades and sometimes a long hiatus between recordings can lead to a significant change in style and attitude in a band, so what does the reappearance of At The Drive In signify?

The new album follows At The Drive In‘s reformation last year, the first, and most obvious, thing that strikes you is that original member Jim Ward has declined to be involved in the reformed band and has been replaced by Sparta‘s Keely Davis, whilst this might worry fans with fond memories of the band, it shouldn’t, as from the first track, No Wolf Like The Present, it’s clear that the years and the line up changes haven’t diminished their aggression or attack in the slightest. From the aforementioned opening track to the closing number, and lead single, from the album, Hostage Stamps, their isn’t a weak link in this impressive eleven track album.

At The Drive In have released a worthy successor to their back catalogue, it contains all the discord and attack you’d expect from a band with this pedigree, but they aren’t just recreating past glories, this is a contemporary album that is by no means a wander down memory lane, crucially in•ter a•li•a is an album that should satisfy new converts and established fans alike. At The Drive In are back and their latest album indicates that they aren’t just in it for the money, their punk influenced post hardcore fury sounds as alive as ever and this is an album that will be amongst the best releases from this year, it’s good to have them back.

At The Drive In‘s website is here and Rise Records web presence is here

in•ter a•li•a can be pre-ordered here

 

Northbound Flaws

Northbound

The Flaws In Everything

Animal Style Records
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Rating: 4/5

 
 

 

 

From their humble beginnings as an acoustic solo project back in 2012 Northbound have steadily evolved into a fully fleshed-out band. Jonathon Fraser remains at the creative heart of Northbound, his songwriting sits at the core of the band and his style seems at home here, whether he’s armed with nothing but an acoustic guitar and his voice, or with the full band fleshing out his songs with some muscle. Northbound have now bought us their latest EP, The Flaws In Everything, that was released on the 21st April 2017 via Animal Style Records, and it is now available on two different vinyl variants, white and blue and black and blue, as well as on CD and digital formats.

The Flaws In Everything introduces itself with the strong pop punk opening of Fade To Black, the classic pop punk combination of harmonised vocals and strong catchy guitar hooks is well in evidence, on the basis of this you might think you know what you’re in for, but you’d be wrong, Suitor Type still contains the pop punk element, but this time it’s darker with a touch of post hardcore. The opening duo of tracks is then followed by the crunching distorted riff of Well Water, a song that drifts into alt-rock territory, The Flaws In Everything continues to keep you guessing as Lonely Squid boasts a stripped down acoustic quality until finally Tell Me Something Good, with it’s impassioned chorus, brings things to a reflective thoughtful close.

The Flaws In Everything is a varied genre spanning EP that hits the spot nicely, for me Fade To Black and Well Water are the two stand out tracks, both bring a distorted energy to the EP, but that’s not to put down the remainder of this release, but with such a varied blend of styles on display you’re going to gravitate to the ones that appeal to your sensibilities, in my case it’s the noisier contingent of tracks. Whether every track on this EP will be to your taste is debatable, but I can guarantee there’s a good chance that you’ll find something to your taste on The Flaws In Everything.

The Flaws In Everything can be pre-ordered on physical formats here and digitally here

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Tigerwine

Die With Your Tongue Out

Blood And Ink Records
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Rating: 3/5

 
 

 

 

Colorado Spring’s Tigerwine are a band that have taken the sound of progressive post hardcore and melded it with the gloomy low end of new-wave grunge, along with a few metallic influences, to create a hybrid of styles that sets them apart from the majority of the pack of post hardcore bands. The band have now released their debut full-length, Die With Your Tongue Out, which was unleashed yesterday, April 14th 2017, through Blood & Ink Records. Die With Your Tongue Out is now available to order on CD, vinyl, on black and red variants, and digital formats along with an array of bundles 

Die With Your Tongue Out opens with Kiku, an ominous introduction that sounds as though it’s from the soundtrack of a dark spaghetti western, this fades into Spit, a noisy intense blast of metallic post hardcore, a style that is revisited on the blistering 110. The album breaks things down with brooding numbers such as Rainier, Nosebleed and Sign, that maintain their full tilt assault but are possessed by a more sinister undercurrent, there are also moments on Die With Your Tongue Out that offer shelter from the assault, Sharp Elbows Part 2, a scathing attack on religion, brings the intensity down a couple of notches whilst Soot offers a melancholy oasis of calm. The penultimate track, Heritage, returns to the ominous sound of the opening number and the album closes with the atmospheric number, High Roof, that offers an anthemic finale that brings proceedings to an end with an chaotic wall of feedback

On Die With Your Tongue Out it would seem that Tigerwine have delivered a darker slicker take on post hardcore, one that embraces influences from the parallel worlds of metal and alt rock to create a noisy and atmospheric hybrid. What’s most surprising about Tigerwine is that their intense wall of noise is created by only three people, I’ve heard bands and albums that try, and fail, to achieve a sound of this intensity with twice the personnel. Whilst for me it’s gloomy low end style wasn’t exactly the soundtrack I, or my neighbours, were looking for on a sunny Spring morning, but this is an accomplished and intense debut album that will delight fans of the darker angst ridden side of post hardcore and alt rock.

Tigerwine‘s Facebook page can be found here and Blood And Ink Records website is located here

Die With Your Tongue Out can be ordered physically here and digitally here

Gnarwhal Release Stream of ‘Being Kidding’

Gnarwhal CrucialGnarwhal have shared their new single, Being Kidding, the track is a wild and explosive ride through noisy math punk and agitated post-hardcore, the song is taken from the duo’s upcoming full length release, Crucial, that is due out on May 12th 2017 via Exploding In Sound Records. The band are currently out in support of the record on a full US tour together with Pile.

You can stream Being Kidding here and Crucial can be pre-ordered here

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Patrons Release Debut Album ‘As Above, So Below’

Patrons - As Above, So BelowThe fantastic debut album, As Above, So Below, from Plymouth based quartet Patrons, is out now through Rose Coloured Records. Having picked up gleaming reviews from the music press, the new ten track record of wise and thoughtful post-hardcore is available now on limited edition triple colour splatter vinyl and digitally through all usual retailers.

The Punk Site review of As Above, So Below can be found here

You can purchase and stream As Above, So Below here and order the vinyl here

Patrons - As Above, So Below

Patrons

As Above, So Below

Rose Coloured Records
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Rating: 4/5

 
 

 

 

Hailing from Plymouth on the south coast of the UK, Patrons are a band who have slowly built their following through a relentless touring schedule and the release of two EP’s, 2014’s self titled debut and 2015’s The Momentary Effects Of Sunlight. At their heart Patrons are a post hardcore band, but they avoid being yet another band in the pack by having a unique take on the genre, one that is a refreshing and original reboot that avoids the formulaic clichés. Patrons new album, As Above, So Below, is due to be released tomorrow, the 31st March 2017 via Rose coloured Records on limited edition splatter vinyl and digital formats.

All the elements you’d recognise from the scene that spawned them are present and correct on As Above, So Below, but they are refined and somehow smoother, yet they are delivered with an intensity and commitment that you can’t help but be impressed by. As Above, So Below is an album that will pass by an instant, and there’s not a track on this impressive debut that will have you reaching to skip a track. There are also a few perfect moments on this album, Shapes In Nature, with it’s delicate verse and earnest chorus, is one that has a perfect balance between the delicate moments and full tilt intensity, whilst he passionate and emotive Listen is a heart wrenching number that, despite being one of the most restrained on the album, maintains the intensity and passion. As Above, So Below ends on a high with two tracks that are the polar opposite of each other, Last Of The Quick Thinkers is an uplifting blast, before the album bows out with it’s atmospheric closer, Dawn.

There’s something about the way Patrons deliver As Above, So Below that reminds me of Lagwagon, whilst they are a very different prospect musically I can’t shake the feeling that this is somehow a post hardcore incarnation of that esteemed band, but maybe that’s just me. Patrons are a band that are hard to pin down, they aren’t just another post hardcore band running with the pack, the elements on the songs blend effortlessly into each other, and the overall impact and diversity of the album makes this the most impressive post hardcore release I’ve heard in a long time

You can pre-order As Above, So Below via Rose Coloured Records here

Patrons website can be found here

Goddamnit Announce US Tour And Reveal New Video

Goddamnit INBOKINBTSPhiladelphia punk veterans Goddamnit have announced their east coast and mid-west tour of the US that begins on April 1st in Pittsburgh. The band have also released a music video for their single, A Steady Diet Of Sugar, the song is taken from the band’s latest album, I’ll Never Be Okay, I’ll Never Be The Same, that was released on March 3rd on Jump Start Records.

I’ll Never Be Okay, I’ll Never Be The Same can be ordered here

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Patrons Confirm Release Shows For ‘As Above, So Below’

Patrons - As Above, So BelowPatrons will take to the road this March, in support of their upcoming debut album, As Above, So Below. The dates see the band hit London, Southampton and a hometown show in Plymouth to coincide with the release date on Friday 31st March.

More details of Patrons tour dates and the release of ‘As Above, So Below’ can be found here

As Above, So Below can be pre-ordered here

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Tigerwine Release Video For ‘Spit’

Tigerwine DieTigerwine are a band that meld progressive post-hardcore with the gloomy low-end of new-wave grunge, they are currently readying their debut full-length, Die With Your Tongue Out, which is set for release on April 14th through Blood & Ink. Ahead of the album’s release date the band have released a video for the track Spit.

Die With Your Tongue Out can be pre-ordered here

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Gnarwhal Release Stream Of ‘Marathon Ripper’

Gnarwhal CrucialGnarwhal are back with Crucial, the latest album from Nashville’s two-headed post-hardcore behemoth. Due out May 12th via Exploding In Sound Records, the album finds Gnarwhal digging into their complex math rock roots while embracing more straight forward post-punk, an album that pulls as much influence from bands like Hella and Lightning Bolt as it does Drive Like Jehu and Shellac. The band will be out in support of the record on a full US tour together with Pile starting next month.

You can stream the track Marathon Ripper here and pre order Crucial here

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One Hidden Frame

Harmful Content

Bird Attack Records
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Rating: 3/5

 
 

 

 

One Hidden Frame were formed in 2002 right next to the Russian border in Lappeenranta, Finland, the band has now been around for over a decade and has undergone numerous line up changes over the years, the current incarnation of One Hidden Frame are now more active than ever and they have developed a heavier more aggressive sound for their latest album. Harmful Content was released a few days ago, on the 17th March 2017, via Bird Attack Records and the album is now available for download, and also on extremely limited edition vinyl.

One Hidden Frame have made a few forays into Europe, including an appearance at Punk Rock Holiday, and now it appears that they are intent on making an impact outside their home turf with the release of Harmful Content. The opening What I’d Rather Say Is… verges on post hardcore before the album kicks into the full on melodic hardcore of From Maidan To Tahrir, from this point on the album veers between the various incarnations that hardcore has spawned over the years in an intense and emotional, if not somewhat familiar, manner.

One Hidden Frame delivers a mix of melancholic 90s skate punk and melodic hardcore, it’s a mix that will definately appeal to fans of the likes of Propagandhi and Pennywise. This is a solid nine tracks of emotive hard edged punk rock that will hit the spot the for fans of the more intense side of post hardcore, and obviously established fans of melodic hardcore. For me there is nothing on Harmful Content that I haven’t heard before, but having said that this is an album that is well delivered and faultlessly produced, and it’s one that should earn them new devotees outside of their native Finland.

Harmful Content can be purchased and streamed here

One Hidden Frame‘s Facebook presence can be found here