• High On Fire High On Fire on bandcore

    It was the late, great novelist and caffeine enthusiast Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850) who said, “Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.” And yet High On Fire have managed to do all three. Since the Oakland power trio’s inception in 1998 they’ve...

  • Comeback Kid Comeback Kid on bandcore

    Comeback Kid (CBK for short) is a hardcore band from Winnipeg, Canada, formed in 2002 by Andrew Neufeld and Jeremy Hiebert, who were both members of the band Figure Four, currently on hiatus. In 2003, Comeback Kid signed to California hardcore label Face Down Records, who...

  • As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying on bandcore

    Global metal titans As I Lay Dying kick off their second decade together with Awakened, the sixth and hands-down most powerful release of a stunning career. Seething with metallic vitriol, overflowing with energy, and rich with the kind of melody that irrevocably implants...

  • Red Fang Red Fang on bandcore

    Red Fang's 2009 debut for record label Sargent House collected their first two releases, which were limited release EPs. The band followed their debut with Murder the Mountains, released on Relapse Records in 2011 produced by Chris Funk. Red Fang also appeared on 2011's...

  • OFF! OFF! on bandcore

    Then: Summer of ’78. The LAPD overreacts—again. Black-and-whites line Santa Monica Boulevard. Cherry tops and blues. A band seemingly named after an insecticide plays a show that gets “out of control.” Cigarette burns and disturbing the peace. Half-full beer cans as the...

  • Converge Converge on bandcore

    Converge is an American metalcore band from Salem, Massachusetts formed in 1990. The group comprises vocalist Jacob Bannon, guitarist Kurt Ballou, bassist Nate Newton and drummer Ben Koller. Playing a blend of hardcore punk and heavy metal, Converge has helped to define many...

  • Charged GBH Charged GBH on bandcore

    Charged GBH embarked on several English and mainland US tours during the early 1980s, including several gigs at the 100 Club. 1982 saw GBH's first LP, City Baby Attacked By Rats. Lyrically, the album dealt with criticism of British and European culture, violence, morbidity...

  • The Casualties The Casualties on bandcore

    The Casualties members aimed to return to what they viewed as the "golden era" of street punk, embodied by bands such as The Exploited, Charged GBH, Eskorbuto, which they believed had disappeared by 1985. During the early years, the lineup was stable. The initial lineup...

  • My New Vice My New Vice on bandcore

    BIOGRAPHY: My New Vice uses an addictive mix of influences to create something that has been sorely missing from the music industry in recent years — actual hard driving rock n roll. Forming in 2007 from Portland Oregon they have released 3 full length albums to date. (Blood...

  • Black Flag Black Flag on bandcore

    Black Flag is an American hardcore punk band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. The band was established by Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes in the band. They are widely considered to be one...