News Posts

Death Ray Vision, where hardcore punk meets metal, has signed to Metal Blade Records for the release of their upcoming new album ‘No Mercy From Electric Eyes’!

New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front are going to tear it up in Germany and Belgium in February on a mini European tour!

Danish hardcore outfit Eyes released 2nd video single ‘Generation L’ from their upcoming ‘Congratulations’ album, out via Indisciplinarian next month!

Sludge metallers Alienatör are streaming their full new album ‘Regrets’ in full right now in anticipation of the official release tomorrow!

Hardcore outfit Stray From The Path released a video for the track ‘Neighborhood Watch’ from their latest release ‘Euthanasia’, out via UNFD!

The first batch of names for the Wacken Open Air 2023 edition was announced over the weekend and pre-sales start in an hour! Don’t miss out!

With ‘Cave In’, Nashville based metallic hardcore outfit Orthodox unleashed yet another crushing track from their upcoming Century Media debut ‘Learning To Dissolve’!

French hardcore superstars Stinky unleashed a brand new EP ‘Resolve’ a couple of weeks ago! Check it out!

Void Of Vision unleashes the new track and video “Into The Dark” in celebration of the announcement of their upcoming new EP “CHRONICLES II: HEAVEN”!

In anticipation of the release of their new full-length “Get Your Dose Now!”, Dirty Shirt unleashed the incredibly upbeat “DOPE-A-MIN”!

Photo Reports

We caught Ra at their stop at Piere’s in Fort Wayne, Indiana while being on the road for their “From One 20th Anniversary Tour”, with support from A Killer’s Confession, Blood of Heroes and The Illegals!

Pictures of the modern metal and metalcore party brought to Helsinki by Dead By April, Blood Youth and Ember Falls!

The Australian up-and-coming metalcore outfit Polaris made Backstage Munich explode with the help of their friends of Alpha Wolf, Great American Ghost and Stepson!

A while back, Bring Me The Horizon set fire to the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, Georgia with the help of the varied support with Knocked Loose, Grandson and Siiickbrain!

Metal mastodons Gojira came, saw and conquered a sold out Jäähalli in Helsinki, Finland with their amazing music and killer visuals back in July, with support from Alien Weaponry and Employed To Serve!

Agnostic Front – the pioneers and godfathers of N.Y.H.C. – made a stop-over on their 40 year anniversary European tour at the Cafe Central in Weinheim last month and turned the place in one big moshpit!

Nightwish finally get to embark on their ‘Human. :||: Nature.’ World Tour and we were there for the Helsinki show!

The pictures of a night with the Norwegian misfits of Kvelertak at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland!

Reject the sickness introduce their new album ‘While our world dissolves’ On their tour they make a stop in Asgaard Gentbrugge.

Pictures of the second day of SaariHelvetti 2021 with some of Finland’s brightest future in metal and absolute legends!

Gig Reports

Gojira took over Europe on their massive ‘Fortitude’ tour with support from up-and-comers Alien Weaponry and Employed To Serve and we caught them at their show at a sold out Jäähalli in Helsinki, Finland in front of a crowd that was absolutely hungry for some good live show!

The godfathers of blackgaze, Alcest, are back on the road, with a brand new record under the arm and we were at their stop in Helsinki!

Monuments came back to Finland after seven long years, so we just had to be there to enjoy the proggy metalcore greats from the UK!

Old school D-beat hardcore instigators Discharge came back to Finland for a night during which they almost literally brought the house down!

Hardcore veterans Sick Of It all brought a couple of friends with them to Belgium and simply blew the roof off the venue!

Knocked Loose played a new school hardcore set and the crow went old school on their asses! One of the best, most violent and most cathartic sets I’ve ever witnessed.

DOK Brewing Co.’s latest craft beer ‘Pro-Pale’is a tribute to Pro-Pain’s Gary Meskil. What better way to celebrate it with, than a set by the NYHC legends?

As closer for my weekend, I caught the show of melodic hardcore greats Ignite in Helsinki!

It’s been a while since I’d been to a beatdown hardcore gig, but a varied line-up and an entertaining crowd filled with violent dancers is a great way to start your weekend. Join me at the MCP Apache for the second edition of Slamapache.