Entries for March, 2015

Shred Then Shred: Mike Keller of Meek Is Murder

Meek Is Murder has announced the May 5th release of its third full-length album: Onward/Into the Sun.   As Noisey’s Brad Cohan warns, it’s a “face-ripping sonic assault of dizzying riffage and bloody-throated screamoidness… Damaged-era Black Flag in a car crash with metallic hardcore merchants Botch.” Comprised of guitarist/vocalist Mike Keller (ex-The Red Chord), drummer Frank Godla (also of Enabler), and [...]

Refused announce U.S. dates (2015)

Reactivated Swedish hardcore/punk band Refused has lined up a small spring tour in the United States. Confirmed dates are as follows: 5/24 Las Vegas, NV @ Punk Rock Bowling Festival 5/25 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory 5/26 West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theatre 5/28 San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall 5/29 [...]

Prawn announce tour dates (2015)

NJ indie rock outfit Prawn will play a series of headline shows in May and June with support from Del Paxton, First Ghost and Gulfer on select dates. The band will co-headline a string of shows with Frameworks from 4/16-5/5, with Whirr, Free Throw and Xerxes also joining them for select dates. Prawn’s latest release, [...]

Nudity share Astronomicon, play shows (2015)

Members of Nudity have been fueling the Olympia underground music scene for over two decades – including talent from bands like Broken Water, Hysterics, The Need, Sex/Vid plus many more. Their DIY hardcore roots shine through in the energy of their music and the grass roots intent with which they operate – diving deep into [...]

This Is Hardcore (2015) announces lineup

The lineup has been announced for This Is Hardcore 2015 (aka TIHC 2015 or This Is Hardcore X), set to take place July 23, 24, 25, and 26 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA (July 23 will be at the Union Transfer). Here is the roster in alphebetical order: Absolute Suffering All Out War [...]

Failure ready The Heart Is A Monster, play shows (2015)

Failure release The Heart Is A Monster, the Los Angeles-based trio’s highly anticipated follow-up to 1996’s Fantastic Planet, on June 30 via INgrooves Music Group’s artist services division, INresidence. The band recently announced the vinyl reissue of Fantastic Planet, available exclusively via PledgeMusic: www.pledgemusic.com/failure. With more tour dates to come, the band has recently announced [...]

The Great Albatross share video for “Righteous Man”

Count Your Lucky Stars released the debut EP/7″, Roots, from The Great Albatross in the Summer of 2014. A video for “Righteous Man” is premering exclusively on New Noise Magazine now. A video for the title track previously premered on Brooklyn Vegan. Additionally, the EP can be streamed in full on Absolute Punk.

Turnover share video for “New Scream,” tour (2015)

After releasing the first track “Cutting My Fingers Off” from their upcoming full-length Peripheral Vision, it was obvious that Virginia’s Turnover were onto something new.  The Rob Soucy-directed video for the second track off their album, “New Scream” that premiered on Stereogum today is further proof of it, with the site calling their music “desperate, [...]

Annabel shares “Everything,” plays shows (2015)

Tiny Engines recently announced the release of Having It All, the third full-length from Kent, Ohio’s Annabel. The new album was produced by Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It.. Tiny Engines will release the record in May of 2015. You can sign up to be notified when pre-orders go live here! Check out the [...]

Fight Amp to tour with KEN mode (2015)

Philadelphia, PA noise rock powerhouse Fight Amputation (Fight Amp for short) have announced their first new record in three years, entitled Constantly Off.  Set for release on June 9 via Brutal Panda Records, Constantly Off was recorded in August 2014 at Gradwell House Studios in Haddon Heights, NJ with engineer Steve Poponi (Ladder Devils, Fight Amp).  A trailer with a sampling [...]