Hardcore

Interviews

Suicidal Tendencies Are Still Punk as Fuck (Whatever That Means)

We talked to Mike Muir about four decades of hardcore, 'Still Cyco Punk After All These Years,' and how they became one of the most influential bands in extreme music.
Gary Suarez
3 days ago
Interviews

Hardcore Legends Racetraitor Are on a Mission to Defeat White Supremacy

Stream the reunited, militantly anti-racist Chicago metallic hardcore partisans' new album, '2042,' and read our in-depth interview with vocalist Mani Mostofi.
Kim Kelly
10.15.18
international relations

Fighting Corruption in Peru with Perra Vida's Hardcore Feminist Punk

"The incredibly high number of femicides, rapes, and sexual exploitation – in conjunction with many other horrible things, it makes you want to collapse and cry. But it can also motivate you to actually do something."
Javier Ibarra
9.18.18
summer of screamo

What Records Best Capture the Last Decade of Hardcore?

An unofficial guide to newish hardcore for stubborn old fans.
Dan Ozzi
8.23.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Which Person in This Ridiculous Hardcore Pit Is Your Favorite?

Watch this video the requisite 200 times and see for yourself!
Dan Ozzi
7.23.18
To Hell And Back

The Angry, Healing Records I Revisit When Everything Feels Broken

Reflections on the healing power of old abrasive favorites, plus new tunes from Twilight Fauna, Lifeless Dark, Lindow Moss, Sick Shit, and more.
Kim Kelly
7.20.18
Premieres

Hear a Dark, Brooding Song from Portrayal of Guilt's Five-Inch Picture Disc

The Austin band made one of the most impressive hardcore records this year (produced by Majority Rule's Matt Michel). Get a small taste with this ominous track.
Dan Ozzi
7.18.18
Premieres

Stream Grinding Sludge Fiends Secret Cutter's Ferocious New Album

Listen to 'Quantum Eraser,' the Pennsylvania trio's highly anticipated (and absurdly heavy) sophomore LP.
Kim Kelly
7.4.18
blind spots

Geoff Rickly Listens to Sun Ra's 'Space Is the Place' for the First Time

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favourite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
6.28.18
Album Streams

Self Defense Family’s New Album Inquires ‘Have You Considered Punk Music?’

We broke down the band’s sixth album with vocalist and lyricist Patrick Kindlon, and you can stream it here before its release later this week.
Lauren O'Neill
6.25.18
exclusive streams

ONLY's 'Talk' EP Pours the Emotion of Hardcore Punk Into Hooky Indie

Members of Have Heart and Guns Up! change course for their first outing as ONLY.
Lauren O'Neill
6.5.18
Premieres

Svalbard's Political Hardcore Is the Soundtrack to the End of the Old World

The British outfit's epic new album, 'It’s Hard To Have Hope​,' is a fiery indictment of wage theft, sexual violence, and the repression of women's rights.
Kim Kelly
5.24.18