Tag: Counterparts

NEWS: END. Announce April starting European tour?

It may seem surreal but at a time when Vexed have cancelled their headlining tour in the UK and somehow Ingested have managed go to the US, to our surprise “Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face” will be getting a headlining European tour trek as END return to the stage. The Supergroup who feature members and former

Bootleg: “Bound to the Burn” from Counterparts!

They may have only played one show in the whole of the year that was 2021 but during their set at The Palladium in Worcester Massachusetts on 30th December, Canadian Melodic Hardcore quintet Counterparts took the opportunity to perform a previously unheard new song. Going by the name “Bound to the Burn“, it’s the first

Interview: Counterparts on The Downbeat Podcast!

In what has to be the biggest interview of the day in every sense of the word, Counterparts and End vocalist Brendan Murphy spoke to Stray From The Path drummer Craig Reynolds on The Downbeat Podcast. Topics of conversation include how both of them caught the plague in Brooklyn New York, what life might look

Review: “Lost” by Soothsayer

Hailing from Abilene Texas are Soothsayer, a Metalcore collective who started out in 2019 as the project of vocalist Justin Puente and his wife, drummer Kali Puente alongside guitarist Hunter Haralson. They were soon joined by bassist Tim Hinojosa and second guitarist Josh Westerman before recording EP “Lost” with Luke Garrigus at Blackroom studios, who

Review: “Mesotes” by Drill

It’s amazing how new bands fall into your lap when you least expect them to. Drill are a Filty Metalcore quintet from Gallen, Switzerland with Hardcore leanings; brought to our attention by the fact that their EP “Mesotes” is Mixed and Mastered by Loathe guitarist Erik Bickerstaffe. Both he and fellow six string merchant Connor

Review: “Vital” by Second Wind

Chicago Illinois duo Brad Johnson (Drums, Percussion), Dane Pope (Vocals) are the backbone of Second Wind, a band who play a Melodic Hardcore infusion that allows extremes to bleed out in both directions, the Post-Hardcore side at one end and the Metallic Hardcore at the other. Taking influence from the likes of Gideon, Counterparts and

Playthrough: “Rope” from Counterparts!

If there is one band climbing the walls due to the lack of touring it will be Canadian Melodic Hardcore outfit Counterparts. Usually hardened road warriors and with “Nothing Left To Love” still relatively fresh, they’ll be dying to get out and perform those cuts. In the meantime, here’s dedicated drum cam footage of sticksman

Review: “Watch Me Burn” by Crystal Lake

Part of a package that in the physical form includes a DVD of their full live set at Spain’s Resurrection Fest in 2019 and a documentary with interviews and guests, Japanese Metalcore merchants Crystal Lake have looked to keep both fans and their label SharpTone Records happy with a pair of new cuts. For the

NEWS: Counterparts Twice B-Side Themselves!

Pure Noise Records have surprise released a pair of tracks left over from the “Nothing Left To Love” album recording sessions from Ontario Canada Melodic Hardcore crew Counterparts. The pair – “Strings of Separation” and “Purer Form Of Pain” – clock in at just over five minutes together and have appeared on all major streaming

NEWS: Hesitation Wounds END.

As if you didn’t already know, the highly anticipated sophomore album “Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face” from END (Fit For An Autopsy, Counterparts etc) will be appearing tomorrow, Friday 5th June via Closed Casket Activities. Squeezing in one last music video before the drop, they have once again teamed up with director Eric Richter for