Tag: Madball

Review: “Vertigo” by The Great Lie

Seasoned veterans in the Hardcore Punk scene, Long Island New Yorkers The Great Lie feature in their ranks former members of Madball, Mind Over Matter, Silent Majority and Neglect and have themselves been treading the boards together since 2018 EP “All Roads Lead To Where You Stand“. Recorded this June, their latest offering “Vertigo” finds

NEWS: Life Of Agony and Madball swim in the river in 2023!

Seminal New York Hardcore crew Madball have announced that they will be joining Tarah Who? in supporting Brooklyn, New York alternative metal veterans Life Of Agony as they celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut album “River Runs Red” in early 2023 in the UK only. The European mainland shows that precede these shows start in

Review: “Turmoil” by Malice Strikes

Nine months after premiering their first single “Worthless“, Tampa Florida Hardcore crew Malice Strikes unveiled debut EP “Turmoil” recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Austin Coupe (Weeping Wound, The Browning, Rendered Abstract). Since then they have gone from strength to strength and shared stages with Madball and Dealey Plaza in the last twelve months alone as

Playthrough: Full set from Madball!

After the full pro-shot multicam set from Hardcore legends Madball was released a month ago celebrating their performance at Reverb in Reading Pennsylvania on 27th June, the dedicated drum cam footage of Mike Justian has now surfaced. Still touring off the back of 2018’s “For the Cause“, the recording debut of guitarist Mike Gurnari, the

Bootleg: Madball in Reading, Pennsylvania!

Pro shot at Reverb in Reading, Pennsylvania on 27th June 2021, here’s a full set from New York Hardcore Punks Madball that proves that shows are back and reminds us of just what we have been missing. Currently on their ninth studio album in “For The Cause“, they’re past due some new material but who

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: “Ghost In The Shadows” by Rebelmatic

Writing lyrics centered around freedom, justice, equality, trauma and finding the light when in a dark place in an album that collectively forms an ode to life in New York City has already gained Rebelmatic plenty of fans in high places including HR from Bad Brains and Angelo Moore of Fishbone. That has no doubt

Bootleg: Madball at Ieperfest!

Pro-Shot by Nick Tronckoe Media at Ieperfest in Belgium on 6th July 2019, here’s a full set from Hardcore Punk legends Madball. Including “Infiltrate The System“, “Face To Face” and “Hardcore Still Lives“, it’s a career spanning twenty song fifty minute set that is everything you want from the band.

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: “Defying Extinction” EP by The Great Lie

Back for round #3 and recording with legend Martin Bisi (Sonic Youth, Unsane), Long Island New York Hardcore Punks The Great Lie simply don’t know when to quit. A band comprised of scene veterans who you might think didn’t have much left to say but who instead have a raw intensity and punk energy second to