Articles tagged post-hardcore

Frank Turner Lives for the Show, and the Show Is Almost Always on the Road

While the gold standard for tour diaries may still be Rollins' Get in the Van, Turner's memories of more than a thousand gigs in The Road Beneath My Feet are entertaining and heartfelt.

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Silverstein: Dead Reflection

Dead Reflection shows the band’s development in a subtle manner, carrying tropes and images with crowd-pleasing lines rather than intense guitar riffs.

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Coheed and Cambria Impress As They Perform ‘Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV’ in Full

Coheed and Cambria put on a stellar show as they ran through a performance of their stellar 2005 album Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV

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Dead Sara Lets It Bleed for the Resistance at the Chapel in San Francisco

Dead Sara has a sound that now seems destined to help lead the rock resistance against the Donald Trump regime’s assault on America.

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30 Jan 2017 // 3:15 AM

Chavez: Cockfighters

Twenty years later, the New York foursome's new EP does little more than make long-time fans yearn for their older material.

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Planes Mistaken For Stars: Prey

Post-hardcore outsiders reconvene to unleash a harsh and harrowing assessment of modern society.

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15 Nov 2016 // 3:15 AM

Helmet: Dead to the World

Dead to the World finds Page Hamilton holding old Helmet and new Helmet together in perfect balance.

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19 Oct 2016 // 2:15 AM

Oathbreaker: Rheia

Oathbreaker's third album is wonderful in terms of contrasting black metal fury with quieter moments, but the songwriting lags behind the atmosphere.

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10 Oct 2016 // 11:48 AM

O’Brother - “Silence” (Portishead cover) (premiere)

O'Brother shares new Portishead cover track ahead of heading out on tour with the Dillinger Escape Plan.

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Balance and Composure: Light We Made

The Pennsylvania post-hardcore band Balance and Composure have changed a bit. Is it a slick and successful movement toward a fresh sound, or is it an awkward stumble?

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23 Sep 2016 // 8:24 AM

Touché Amoré: Stage Four

Touché Amoré's fourth album is its most confessional to date, and arguably its most powerful.

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2 Sep 2016 // 2:19 AM

Helms Alee: Stillicide

Stillicide manages to achieve what Helms Alee's previous records could not: atmosphere.

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Architects: All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us

Architects' seventh album is an ambitious, unforgiving wake-up call from a band that's staring into the abyss.

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15 Mar 2016 // 11:06 AM

Architects - “A Match Made in Heaven” (Singles Going Steady)

Architects aren't mincing their words; they are pissed off at the current status quo in international relations, and their lyrics and throbbing hard rock instrumentation portray that frustration well.

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Basement: Promise Everything

Ipswitch rockers hone their emotive, anthemic edge even further on their comeback LP.

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Muscle Beach - “Pressure Kills” (audio) (premiere)

The Denver trio churn out some first-rate hardcore on their new track.

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Oceans Over Airplanes - “A-Game” (audio) (premiere)

The Indiana band return with an infectious new alt-rock track.

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Coheed and Cambria: The Color Before the Sun

The Color Before the Sun doesn’t come close to matching Coheed and Cambria’s greatest achievements, but it’s a worthwhile journey in its own right.

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Motion City Sountrack: Panic Stations

Cut in two weeks, Motion City Soundtrack get raw while taking essential leaps forward.

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Makari - “Subtitles” (video) (premiere)

The Tampa band show some serious pop music chops in their accessible brand of post-hardcore.

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