Album of the Month: Renounced – Theories of Despair
Album of The Month / Reviews

Album of the Month: Renounced – Theories of Despair

Those who saw Renounced play one of their recent European dates, already knew there was something big coming but now the wait is finally over: Renounced have unleashed Theories of Despair upon the world. Renounced’s second full length on Carry the Weight Records bulks with ruthless nineties metalcore riffs reminiscent of Disembodied or Unbroken but … Continue reading

Album of the Month: Wolf Down – Incite & Conspire
Album of The Month / Reviews

Album of the Month: Wolf Down – Incite & Conspire

Wolf Down were never about sugarcoating their point of view and tiptoeing around sensitive subjects. Seconds into their new album Incite & Conspire they explain why. “Indifference is a virus. Fought by renegades that won’t subside. Defying the state of structural oppression. Let anger, let passion, become a weapon.” Without compromise, Wolf Down climbs the … Continue reading

Album of the Month: Malfunction – Fear of Failure
Album of The Month / Reviews

Album of the Month: Malfunction – Fear of Failure

On the 20th of November Bridge Nine Records will bring out Malfunction’s first full length album. While their EP on Reaper Records sounded a bit generic, this time Malfunction seem to have found their own sound. Fear of Failure was mixed by Taylor Young who earned his stripes in Nails and Twitching Tongues. Young’s influence … Continue reading

Album of the Month: Discourse – Sanity Decays
Album of The Month / Reviews

Album of the Month: Discourse – Sanity Decays

Every now and again you come across a hardcore band who break the mould just enough to have widespread appeal and never sound stale or regurgitated. South Carolinian hardcore kids Discourse are one of those superior few. Blending bouncing, discordant riffs and angst vocals with some classic HC styling, this quintet is ready to chisel … Continue reading