Frameworks – Smother

About a year ago Frameworks received a (well deserved) chance to earn some recognition on a much larger scale. They were invited to open for legendary melodic hardcore act Modern Life Is War, as well as Geoff Rickley of Thursday’s emoviolence project United Nations. In a lineup so stacked, it should…

WRVTH: Top 10 of 2015

As you could probably guess, this week is all about discussing our favorite albums from 2015. However, we decided to have a few special guests also discuss their top 10 albums from the year, and why they placed where they did. This week, we have not one, but all five…

Anopheli – The Ache of Want

For anyone whose hobbies include scouring Bandcamp for quality albums, the “Name Your Price” tag is always accompanied by an air of caution. In all fairness, such a tool – and Bandcamp in general – is a phenomenal platform and tactic for undiscovered bands to connect with audiences that may never…

Envy – Atheist’s Cornea

It seemed strange that Atheist’s Cornea was touted as both the most straightforward and progressive release in Envy’s discography. The eminent Japanese band’s style revolves around a blending of hardcore punk, post hardcore, post rock and screamo, with the cornerstones of each of these genres leaning in somewhat different directions…