One-21

One-21 "Grenade" (Facedown) There's a lot of old Gilman Street influences here, as rock riffs abound in the background noise, and gang vocals make an appearance on pretty much every track.  This is the...

Review: Point of Recognition

Point of Recognition "Day of Defeat" (Facedown Records) My first car in high school was my grandma and grandpas' old Buick Century.  It had a tape deck and a radio that could only pick up a Mexican polka...

Review: Hanover Saints

Hanover Saints "Truth Rings Out" (Facedown Records) There aren't any songs about ale or pubs or anything, so I'm having a tough time calling this one gutter-punk.  I guess Hanover Saints have got a bit...

Review: The Deal

The Deal "“Yesterday, Today, and Forever”" (Facedown Records) Southern California’s The Deal seem to be trying to bring back a bit of the old skool.  Mixing punk, oi!, and a little bit of that New...

Review: xDISCIPLEx A.D.

xDISCIPLEx A.D. "Doxology" (Facedown Records) xDISCIPLEx A.D.: Damn, that name rocks.  If you own any xDISCIPLEx A.D., then this is just more of what you already have.  If you don't, then get out and...

Review: Falling Cycle

Falling Cycle "The Conflict" (Facedown Records) Heavy metal and hardcore, you've heard it a thousand times before but it is becoming very popular and a lot of people apparently dig it.  Falling Cycle...

Review: Comeback Kid

Comeback Kid "Turn It Around" (Facedown Records) I wish all hardcore albums sounded like this. Reminiscent of Bane and Strike Anywhere, Comeback Kid's "Turn it Around" pounds out relentless hardcore...

Review: Comeback Kid

Comeback Kid "Turn it Around" (Facedown Records) I wish all hardcore albums sounded like this.  Reminiscent of Bane and Strike Anywhere, Comeback Kid's "Turn it Around" pounds out relentless hardcore...

Review: Immortal Souls

by bushman It's cold in Finland. All the bands from there are obsessed with this frozen imagery. If you are an old D&D kid like me, that can hold a certain charm. Mix it with some of that melodic...