Q&A: Ritual

2012 is the year of break ups, and reformations. Unfortunately, Recklinghausen (DE) based hardcore/punk band Ritual is one of the great bands that have decided to throw in the towel… “We had to be honest to ourselves and admit that we didn’t actually feel like looking for an innovative hardcore sound anymore,” drummer Philipp Wulf … Continue reading


Soul Control Announce Details EP

Providence, RI’s post-hardcore/noisecore/whatever-core’s finest, Soul Control, are back with a five-song E.P. (with a bonus song available digitally) that will once again push the boundaries of the term “hardcore”. Guitarist Jim Connolly commented, “One more quirky cliche phrase on how this is our best material to date. I wouldn’t say there’s one direct musical influence … Continue reading


Verse Announce European Tour with Soul Control and Ritual

Verse have announced to be touring Europe in the summer of 2012 with Soul Control and Ritual. Check out all confirmed dates below. Tour Dates: July 23 – Aera @ Vienna, Austria July 24 – Feierwerk, München, Germany July 25 – Dynamo/Werk21 – Wasserwerkstrasse 21, 8006 – Zürich, Switzerland July 26 – Into The Pit Festival, Vimercate, Italy July 27 … Continue reading