Tag: Counterparts

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

Playthrough: Full set from Brutality Will Prevail!

The set from Metal influenced Hardcore wrecking ball Brutality Will Prevail at last summer’s incarnation of Upsurge Festival was one of the highlights of the Weekend at London’s New Cross Inn. Courtesy of David Tan and filmed by Daniel Howard, here’s the dedicated drum cam footage of Marc Richards at work! BDHW Records released their

Playthrough: “No Servant Of Mine” from Counterparts!

The Pure Noise Records tour has to go down in history as one of the most impressive Hardcore line-ups to share a stage. Stick To Your Guns, Counterparts, Terror, Year Of The Knife and Sanction all in one place, at one time?! Madness. From the final show that took place on 24th August 2019 at the

NEWS: END streaming “Fear For Me Now”!

Three years ago “From the Unforgiving Arms of God” appeared seemingly from out of nowhere with super group END, the raucous fusion of Nails and Trap Them style sounds. Their upcoming sophomore album “Splinters From An Ever Changing Face“ has become a highly anticipated affair and with cuts like the now streaming “Fear For Me

Interview: Will Putney talks END with Heavy New York!

The man, the myth, the legend that is Will Putney spoke to Heavy New York about “Splinters From An Ever Changing Face“, the upcoming album from supergroup END, life as a producer for albums by the likes of Thy Art Is Murder, Body Count and Knocked Loose and more in what is a fascinating listen.