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AUDIO: Gorilla Knifefight – “Anarchy Chess EP”

Matt Glassel’s hardcore punk project Gorilla Knifefight has a new EP out. It’s four songs, one of which “Fear Factor” we heard this summer released as a cassingle. Glassel is ready to kick ass and fight as he rocks about the bullshit that is the United States government. The dude’s got love in his heart and spreads it through anarchy

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AUDIO: Gorilla Knifefight – “Fear Factor”

Solo hardcore punk project Gorilla Knifefight released a new ripper this week. Matt Glassel rages about the fear that the system oppresses us with, whether it’s via guns and badges or endless lies. But we have our voices and love is worth fighting for, so never give up. It’ll be on an upcoming split tape and proceeds from the track

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AUDIO: Reality Check & Tr3y 5ive – “Split”

Hardcore punk bands Reality Check and Tr3y 5ive joined forces for a four-song split EP. With two songs each, both bands bring riffing rampage and brutal breakdowns; Reality Check rage about someone who’s fake and full of shit in “Counterfeit” while “Settle the Score” confronts worker exploitation and suffering under the system, and then Tr3y 5ive accost impending death with

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AUDIO: Slogan Boy – “6 Track CS”

Hardcore punks Slogan Boy dropped a new tape featuring six tracks – two old ones, two new ones, and two covers. The covers are from Circle One and Reagan Youth. If you like blistering and unabashed Midwest punk, look no further – Slogan Boy aren’t putting up with the racist, classist, hatemongering bullshit. Stay tuned for their upcoming debut full-length

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AUDIO: Lvciferianz – “The Nine Gates (Vol. 2)”

Lvciferanz are a horrorcore duo we just recently found out about, and a few months back they released the second installment of their “Nine Gates” trilogy. Through six songs they explore the various dimensions of the dark human psyche, tackling vices and sins through piercing flows and shadowy rap-rock production. It’s an odyssey through the underworld of the self, contemplating

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AUDIO: Erase//Evolve – “Hearing Your Voice Would Make the Distance Disappear”

Melodic hardcore outfit Erase//Evolve are out with a new EP. These three tracks encompass themes of tough growth, trying to look ahead rather than back, self-toxicity, and forgiveness. It’s a cathartic record that attempts to reconcile the past with the present in spite of one’s flaws, sins, and mistakes. If you’re looking for something that takes a wrecking ball to

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AUDIO: Rat Bath – “Ragdoll”

Spooky country core band Rat Bath dropped a single for New Year’s. Cathartic and spirited, “Ragdoll” encompasses an aggressive personification, seeking retribution after being treated like someone’s toy. The song gallops to the hook of “have you come to sew me shut?” while crashing with another hook “how dare you!” with visceral might. Rat Bath have a full-length record coming

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AUDIO: Gorilla Knifefight – “Certified High Speed”

Hardcore punk solo project Gorilla Knifefight has an album out on Loopy Scoop Tapes – his second of the year. It’s an ass-kicker with plenty of feedback and fierce riffage where each cut comes at you like a fiery blast. Matt Glassel sings about rock n’ roll being alive and well, sweating profusely, looking for an off switch on his

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