• A Wilhelm Scream A Wilhelm Scream on bandcore

    A Wilhelm Scream, formerly known as Smackin' Isaiah, is a punk band from New Bedford, Massachusetts. The band takes their name from the stock sound effect first used in the 1951 film Distant Drums and popularized by its use by sound designer Ben Burtt in the beloved Star Wars...

  • 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...

  • Terror Terror on bandcore

    Terror is a hardcore punk band with members from Los Angeles, California and Richmond, Virginia. Their second album One with the Underdogs sold over 40,000 copies. They have toured throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Mexico and South America.[1] Their...

  • 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...

  • Suicidal Tendencies Suicidal Tendencies on bandcore

    Judging from their name, Suicidal Tendencies were never afraid of a little controversy. Formed in Venice, CA, during the early '80s, the group's leader from the beginning was outspoken vocalist Mike Muir. The outfit specialized in vicious hardcore early on -- building a huge...

  • 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...

  • Refused Refused on bandcore

    So there were those years right after school, when you were 15 and pissed off and everyone thought you were a loser and you ran around with the other weirdos, generating weirdness and little else. And there were those years when what set you apart from the others become a...

  • 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...

  • Biohazard Biohazard on bandcore

    BIOHAZARD formed in Brooklyn in 1988 and soon after released their first demo. The band consists of founding members Billy Graziadei (vocals, guitar) and Bobby Hambel (lead guitar) with Danny Schuler (drums) and Scott Roberts (vocals, bass). Biohazard combined the urban...