metalcore

To Hell And Back

How A New York Hardcore Show Reminded Me Not to Forget My Roots

Seeing Minority Threat in Brooklyn took me back to my years as a reluctant Jersey hardcore kid (plus dope tunes from Terminal Nation, Sick Shit, Space Vacation, and more).
Kim Kelly
12.21.18
Premieres

This New Compilation Wants to Share Mongolian Folk Metal With the World

Stream 'Sound of the Raging Steppe,' a new compilation of five Mongolian and Kazakh folk-influenced heavy metal bands.
Kim Kelly
11.14.18
Scene Reports

Switzerland's Metal Scene Is Its Best-Kept Secret

From Celtic Frost and Coroner to Zeal & Ardor, Eluveitie, and Schammasch, the Swiss metal scene is chock full of intriguing, technical talent.
Catherine Fearns
2.26.18
Scene Reports

Myanmar's Metal Scene Stands Strong in the Midst of Political Upheaval

Metalcore is still king in capital city Yangon, but black and death metal are gaining ground in this troubled Southeast Asian political hotbed.
Joe Henley
2.5.18
Premieres

Darkest Hour Go to the Desert for Windswept "Enter Oblivion" Video

Watch the DC stalwarts' new music video for a ripping track off their latest album for Southern Lord, 'Godless Prophets & The Migrant Flora.'
Phil Witmer
2.1.18
Premieres

Prisoner Combine Extreme Metal and Extreme Noise for Maximum Terror on 'Beyond the Infinite'

Stream the jagged debut from these industrial-tinged metallic hardcore upstarts, out 4/4 via Forcefield Records
Kim Kelly
4.3.17
Premieres

Darkest Hour Stick to Their Guns on Their Ferocious New Album

Stream the DC melodeath/metalcore stalwarts' ripping Southern Lord debut, 'Godless Prophets & the Migrant Flora'
Phil Witmer
3.6.17
Interviews

Exalt Is Ontario’s Hidden Metalcore Gem

The Kitchener dudes speak on their new album and what sacrifice means to them.
Byron Yan
10.14.16
Interviews

Edward Banchs' New Book, 'Heavy Metal Africa,' Explores the Heavier Side of the Dark Continent

“Rock music started here. It is not Western culture or European culture. It is our culture.”
Beth Winegarner
9.9.16
Remembering Things

You’re Just Jealous: Drop Dead, Gorgeous’ ‘In Vogue’ Set the Bar for Scene to Come

Ten years ago, the Denver, CO six piece made a record that quietly influenced post-hardcore for years past their end.
John Hill
7.4.16
Premieres

Unlocking the Truth's New Documentary Reveals Their Chaotic Rise Through the Music Biz

'Breaking a Monster' chronicles these three young metalheads' struggle to survive the music industry and stay metal.
Kim Kelly
6.29.16
Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Between The Buried And Me's Paul Waggoner Ranks the Band's Hefty Seven Records

Follow the band's path from their raw self-titled to their newest 'Coma Ecliptic.'
Brian Leak
5.19.16
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