ALBUM REVIEW: The Amity Affliction – Not Without My Ghosts


When any kind of metal band promotes their new material as “the heaviest music they’ve ever made”, it’s usually met with eye rolls from fans who have heard this very promise time and time again from their favorite groups who failed to deliver. Hearing this from The Amity Affliction, a group that has always stood on the lighter side of metalcore, I was one of the skeptical ones. Ever since the Australian quartet released their instant classic Let The Ocean Take Me in 2014, each album following has paled in comparison.

Until now.

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Underoath, Four Year Strong, Currents, and More Added to The First-Ever Heartsupport Fest

The first-ever Heartsupport Festival, the brainchild of Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red, has added three new bands to an already stacked bill Underoath, Four Year Strong, Currents, join headliners Rise Against and Parkway Drive with The Ghost Inside, Dance Gavin Dance, Spiritbox, August Burns Red, Silverstein, Memphis May Fire, The Devil Wears Prada, Hawthorne Heights, Comeback Kid, The Word Alive, Bleed From Within, Harms Way, ’68, He Is Legend, Bloodlines, Prison, and more! The two-day festival will take place on February 18th and 19th at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, Florida. There is also a Black Friday Promotion, with single day tickets at the low price of $75. Buy tickets at the links below. Continue reading

This Is Hardcore 2022 Announces Full Line-Up Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror and More!

This Is Hardcore has announced its full lineup for this summer, taking place July 9th at Franklin Music Hall in Philadelphia, PA. Heading up the stacked bill are headline bands such as Hatebreed, Thursday, Madball, Terror, and More! Tickets are on sale now at the link below:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Silverstein – Misery Made Me

After twenty-two years of being one of the most renowned and influential bands in post-hardcore and emo, it would be respectable to take a hiatus and bask in the legacy for a good while. However, Silverstein continues to knock out new material consistently, never wringing dry of inspiration and reinforcing their veteran status. With new album Misery Made Me (UNFD), the hardcore maestros let their creativity flow freely without forcing anything to appease anyone’s expectations – including their own.

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Silverstein Shares New Single and Video “Ultraviolet” – New Album Incoming

Photo Credit Wyatt Clough

Photo Credit Wyatt Clough

Punk Rock legends Silverstein have announced their highly anticipated new album Misery Made Me, releasing May 6th, 2022 via the UNFD label. Pre-orders are available at the link below. Misery Made Me features guests Andrew Neufeld of Comeback Kid, singer/songwriter Trevor Daniel, Devil Wears Prada’s Mike Hranica and nothing,nowhere. The band also dropped a new single and video for the track “Ultraviolet” which you can see below. Additionally the band has announced a slew of tour dates with Beartooth, along with their appearance at the most talked about music event of 2022, When We Were Young Festival. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Comeback Kid – Heavy Steps

Twenty-plus years into a career doing anything in the world might make you take your foot off the gas pedal, especially an industry as brutal as the music industry. However, Manitoba’s Comeback Kid continue to challenge themselves to keep refining their sound, and sharpening their focus over a series of releases. The bands’ new album Heavy Steps (Nuclear Blast/New Damage) shows the veteran band of the scene lifting up the rest of us up with defiant music set on highlighting what makes life worth fighting for. uniting us.

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Comeback Kid Shares New Single and Video – “No Easy Way Out”

Long-running Winnipeg, MB Hardcore band Comeback Kid has shared a new single and brand new music video – “No Easy Way Out.” The track, which was recorded in Winnipeg at Private Ear Recording studio, is the first new original music they have shared since their 2017 release Outsider. Listen to “No Easy Way Out!” The band is about embark on a fall tour of festivals and headline dates ,which you can see below.

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Killswitch Engage, Taking Back Sunday, Andrew W.K., Underøath, and More Booked for Furnace Fest This Fall

Bringing together the best bands in Metalcore, Punk, Rock, and Metal, Furnace Fest has been announced for this fall at Sloss Furnaces September. 24-26 this year and features a plethora of huge bands such as Killswitch Engage, Taking Back Sunday, Andrew W.K., Underøath, Astronoid, Cave In, Converge, Defeater, Eighteen Visions, Emery, End, ERRA, Every Time I Die, All Get Out, Anberlin, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, Beloved, Better Off, The Bled, As Friends Rust, August Burns Red, Bad Cop Bad Cop, Be Well, Boy Sets Fire, The Casket Lottery, Comeback Kid, Counterparts, Darkest Hour, Face to Face, Fit for a King, The Get Up Kids, Hatebreed, Zao and more! The full day-by-day lineups and tickets can be found below!

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Punk In Drublic Fest Europe Fest to Feature NOFX, Pennywise, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, Reel Big Fish, and More!

Punk In Drublic Fest has announced its European tour for 2021, featuring their first announcement of bands. NOFX, Pennywise, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes, Reel Big Fish, The Vandals, Face to Face, Comeback Kid, Days N Daze, The Baboon Show. More bands TBA soon! Continue reading