Tag: Biohazard

Review: “Turn Dangerous” by Street Soldier

After a trio of independent releases (2018’s “One Man Gang” and “Hard Mentality” alongside 2019’s “Northern Hate“) York Beatdown Hardcore quartet Street Soldier announced their signing to Rucktion Records for their fourth studio affair. But some things don’t change and as usual they recorded at Raincity Studios in Salford Manchester with Gav Brady who also

Review: “Self Titled” by Impurity

Hailing from Portland Oregon, Impurity is the Metallic Hardcore solo project multi instrumentalist of Austin Jungwirth (vocals, guitars, bass, drums) who had help from Alex Christian at Interwar studios. Christian layed down some additional percussive work while fulfilling his role of recording, mixing and mastering Impurity’s debut self titled release. Like so many solo projects

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Punishment.

The impact of Biohazard on Hardcore should not be underestimated. Back 1992 they released their second studio album “Urban Discipline” via Roadrunner Records as the Brooklyn New York quartet gained national and international attention after five years of hard graft. The turning point was the music video for single “Punishment” which got a lot of

Bootleg: Biohazard in New Jersey!

From the tour that followed the release of their live album “No Holds Barred” here’s a full set from Brooklyn New York Hardcore legends Biohazard. The show took place at Old Bridge in New Jersey at the Birch Hill Nite Club on 20th March 1998 with that classic line up of Seinfeld, Graziadei, Hambel and

Review: “Weight Of The False Self” by Hatebreed

Kicking up a storm since 1996’s “Under The Knife“, the return of Connecticut bruisers Hatebreed has been a long time coming, four years after 2016’s “The Concrete Confessional” and with a record delayed by a Global Pandemic. Their eighth studio album “Weight Of The False Self” was written and recorded in the second half of

Review: “Most Dangerous Game” by Kharma

Continuing to cut their sonic assaults’ with socially aware lyrical themes such as classism, police brutality and racism that challenge the systems of oppression the Metallic Hardcore act have been challenging since they formed in 2015 are Kharma. Over 2016’s debut “Survival” and it’s follow up in 2018’s “Moment Of Violence“, the Chicago Illinois based

Review: “The Truth Behind The Lies” by Solitary

Now signed to German rock and metal powerhouse Metalville Records, Solitary have been given the backing to take on the World with their fourth studio album “The Truth Behind The Lies“, created together with producer Simon Efemey (Amorphis, Napalm Death, Paradise Lost). Once again they have managed to coax the legendary Koot (Girlschool, Saxon, The Almighty)

Review: “Formations of a World Below” by This Is Endless

London Death Metal quintet This Is Endless are made up of members of Ted Maul, Dripback, Dead Beyond Buried and Onlsaught. Blending elements and ideolgies of Hardcore into their Death Metal frenzy, whilst never forgetting the undercurrent of groove in Hardcore of their roots, paid homage to the genre with the appearance of none other

Review: “2020 Flex” by Speed

Formed in 2019 in Sydney Australia, Speed are a Hardcore band marking their debut in the US via Flatspot Records and making it a point to stand up not only against racism and xenophobia but also the toxic masculinity and gender prejudices that have crept their way into hardcore by having at their core the 

Review: “Blessed With Less Than Nothing” EP by Dripback

Featuring ex and current members of Labrat, Ted Maul, River Freshney and Pure Negative, London quintet Dripback have a history of showing a complete disregard for what’s new or hot and instead taking their genes and influences to create a furious mix of elements of hardcore, death metal, punk and grindcore to make their own