hardcore punk

Hardcore’s Gouge Away Grow on ‘Deep Sage’

Hardcore’s Gouge Away Grow on ‘Deep Sage’

Gouge Away’s Deep Sage delivers heavy hooks that recall 1990s alternative greats without losing that hardcore fury that put them on the map.

Pissed Jeans Laugh at the Absurdity of Life on ‘Half Divorced’

Pissed Jeans Laugh at the Absurdity of Life on ‘Half Divorced’

On their first album in seven years, Allentown, PA’s Pissed Jeans return with a short, savage, scathing and often hilarious takedown of the modern world.

The 10 Best Punk and Hardcore Albums of 2023

The 10 Best Punk and Hardcore Albums of 2023

The best punk and hardcore artists fold and knead in other musical styles, diversifying and extending the possibilities of what these genres can sound like.

Code Orange’s ‘The Above’ Is 2023’s Most Ambitious Hardcore Album

Code Orange’s ‘The Above’ Is 2023’s Most Ambitious Hardcore Album

On The Above, Code Orange merge hardcore, metal, and every rock and electronic genre they can think of to make 2023’s most ambitious heavy album.

Songs of Innocence & Experience: Rise Against’s ‘Revolutions Per Minute’ at 20

Songs of Innocence & Experience: Rise Against’s ‘Revolutions Per Minute’ at 20

Rise Against’s masterpiece Revolutions Per Minute is a vital work about the loss of innocence in a fraught time and a call to arms to fight in a new one. 

Black Flag’s ‘Damaged’ and the Hardcore Hope of “Rise Above”

Black Flag’s ‘Damaged’ and the Hardcore Hope of “Rise Above”

Black Flag’s Damaged is a valuable document of the past as well as a prophetic testimony to the values of present and future hardcore punk music.

Fucked Up Are Just Fine on ‘One Day’

Fucked Up Are Just Fine on ‘One Day’

Fucked Up’s One Day possesses a brightness and sense of happiness that’s addictive and optimistic, even if the lyrics at times insinuate the opposite.

Fucked Up Commemorate 2011 Landmark ‘David Comes to Life’ with New B-Side Compilation

Fucked Up Commemorate 2011 Landmark ‘David Comes to Life’ with New B-Side Compilation

Fucked Up commemorate their 2011 landmark David Comes to Life with Do All Words Can Do, a B-sides compilation capturing the spirit of the original, even at a fraction of the length.

Knocked Loose’s ‘A Tear in the Fabric of Life’ is a Fictional Story Infused with Real Emotion

Knocked Loose’s ‘A Tear in the Fabric of Life’ is a Fictional Story Infused with Real Emotion

Kentucky metalcore band, Knocked Loose explore trauma and grief through a tragic narrative on their new EP, A Tear in the Fabric of Life.

Converge Embrace the Power of Collaboration on the Brilliant ‘Bloodmoon: 1’

Converge Embrace the Power of Collaboration on the Brilliant ‘Bloodmoon: 1’

Metalcore pioneers Converge unite with Chelsea Wolfe and Cave In’s Stephen Brodsky to craft a brooding work of goth-inflected metal with Bloodmoon: I.

Turnstile May Have Created Pop Hardcore with ‘Glow On’

Turnstile May Have Created Pop Hardcore with ‘Glow On’

With the release of Glow On, Turnstile have let go of genre restraints by blending pop and hardcore punk and creating something new and original.

20 Years of Converge’s Magnum Opus ‘Jane Doe’

20 Years of Converge’s Magnum Opus ‘Jane Doe’

Massachusetts metallic hardcore band Converge solidified their legacy with the release of their seminal 2001 album, Jane Doe.