Light The Fire – ‘Compassion In Unlikely Places’

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Light The Fire – Dallas, Texas, USA Cover photo: Nick Serian. As a collective unit, the Dallas-based Light The Fire have three records comprised of thickly-riffed, unashamedly heavy and overtly gratuitous Post-Hardcore, standing entrenched as an unmoveable foundation from which the band expand into Metalcore and sharp crushing Metallic Hardcore.…

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Year Of The Dragon – ‘Taking Control’

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Year Of The Dragon – Los Angeles, California, USA Cover Photo: Josh Coffman – Here. Year Of The Dragon, where do I start? They began in 2006 and have been culminating, developing, honing and ultimately perfecting a sound sat somewhere in, around and utterly dominated by west-coast Punk and Hardcore,…

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Malvina – ‘Hybrid War’

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Malvina – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil ‘Hybrid warfare is a military strategy that employs political warfare and blends conventional warfare, irregular warfare and cyberwarfare with other influencing methods, such as fake news, diplomacy, law-fare and foreign electoral intervention’ Malvina. A band from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. A band that are…

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Introducing: RXPTRS.

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RXPTRS – South West England, United Kingdom. New bands are always an exciting prospect, especially when from the initial outset they display an interesting sound with the potential to expand and define. The south west/Bristol’s own RXPTRS fit this criteria rather well and have gone from strength to strength over…

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The History Of Flying Objects – ‘Prologue’

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The History Of Flying Objects – Montreal, Québec, Canada Cover photo credit: Ryan Andrade. Now, I’m not saying this is a now a bonafide genre but the best way to – on the surface at least – understand the likes of this Montreal four-piece would be Post-Metalcore. Metalcore being the…

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HavenHurst – The ‘Grounded’ EP

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HavenHurst – Montreal, Québec, Canada Hailing from the city of Montreal in Canada, it is safe to bluntly describe the four-piece known as HavenHurst as ambitious, determined and technically proficient, with the band’s third release, Grounded, only perpetuating such a straightforward labelling. In short, the band adore melody but juxtapose…

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