By Eddie Fu

Hot Water Music share new single/video “Vultures”: Watch

In September, Hot Water Music will return with Light It Up, their first album in five years. After teasing the release with the anthemic “Never Going Back”, the Gainesville, Florida natives have followed up with another teaser in “Vultures”. Directed and edited by Andrew Seward, the accompanying video consists entirely of fan-submitted footage from throughout the punk […]

By Michelle Geslani

Hot Water Music announce new album, share charging lead single “Never Going Back” — listen

Punk rock veterans Hot Water Music will return with their first album in five years later this summer. Titled Light It Up, it marks their eighth full-length to date and second for label Rise Records. The Exister follow-up collects 12 tracks, all of which were produced by Hot Water Music — a duty they prided […]

By Mittens XVX

Direwolves – The Great Year

Artist: Direwolves Title: The Great Year Release: Digital / LP Year: 2017 Label: Throatruiner Records It took almost three years for Direwolves to come up with the successor to their magnificent “Aegri Somnia”. The new rager, called “The Great Year”, is another outburst of strong emotions coming from this French band, and there’s no doubt, they put a lot of effort […]

By Ben Kaye

Pile premiere their new album, A Hairshirt of Purpose: Stream

Photo by Elisabeth Fuchsia Boston favorites Pile will release A Hairshirt of Purpose, their fifth album in 10 years of existence, on March 31st via Exploding in Sound. Like each of their previous efforts — including 2015’s You’re Better Than This — the new record finds the band evolving beyond the expectations of what came before as they toy with the high […]

By Mittens XVX

V.A. – I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness

Artist: Various Title: I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness Release: Tape, Digital Year: 2016 Label: Prejudice Me “I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness” is an awesome compilation featuring 16 DIY punk bands to celebrate five years of Prejudice Me label’s existence! Prejudice Me is Fran & Zoe’s cute DIY label and distro that started out in 2011 simply as a […]

By Mittens XVX

YÖU – We sing the blues…

Artist: YÖU Title: We sing the blues… Release: CD, Digital Year: 2017 Label: Deny Records This power trio from Skopje, Macedonia, have finally came out with their debut record and play a style of music best described as a mixture between the Dischord bands ala Ignition and whatever 90’s emo bands you wish to name! The songs are nothing […]

By Phillip Stounn

Terrifying Girls’ High School – Self-titled EP

Artist: Terrifying Girls’ High SchoolTitle: Self-titled EPRelease: Tape / Digital Year: 2016 Label: Emocat Records Terrifying Girls’ High School, consisting of Black Knight Satellite, DBLSTNDRDS, Raccoon Eyes and Dog Thermos, come from Vancouver of British Columbia. Their music is that of a mixture of Post-Hardcore, Screamo, Art Punk and is reminiscent of Three One G […]

By Mittens XVX

We Want Everything! Ruined Families Blast Second Video

Following the release of their stunning “Image of an Image” video, Greek hardcore punk band Ruined Families brings yet another adrenaline-filled, Situationist-inspired music video to our screens. The 1:45 minutes rager “We Want Everyting” is a call to arms for total self-determination and liberation of desires. (See song explanation and lyrics below) ‘Education’ LP will be out on November 24th on […]