New England: home of the Red Sox, Jack Kerouac, and some pretty damn fine hardcore. And as much as I’d love to obsess about and name celebrities that also call this place home, we have a fucking article to do! For those who are new: No Heroes is a weekly column that sheds some light on new and upcoming hardcore bands from New England. “Hardcore” in this context is a little vague, referring to not only metalcore (metallic hardcore), but hardcore punk and basically anything else using the hardcore title. Enjoy!
No, not Warmonger; today’s band is Woe Monger, a new sludgy hardcore band out of Vancouver whose demo was released on Bandcamp just last week.
Welcome to yet another week of No Heroes in New England—your source for only the best hardcore that New England has to offer to the world. Last week shed some light on some excellent bands, including Chaos Cross, Burden, and Mass Graves, and this week we have some weird stuff, including the newest genre craze, Spongecore (not really, but more on that later), and just some more kickass music that you’ll want to listen to so loud that you’ll develop tinnitus.
So, strap on in and enjoy another entry of No Heroes!
Anyone that calls Église “Converge worship” is both missing the point and missing out. This is an excellent slab of metallic hardcore that should easily earn spot on the year end lists of every fan of the genre. Just one listen will convince listeners that Église has a bright future in the scene and remind them why they initially fell in love with Converge. But before they put on Jane Doe for the umpteenth time, they’ll make sure to enjoy every last brilliant note that Église has to offer.
We’ve got short reviews for new releases from Lycus, Wanzwa, and Counterparts!
The Secret’s last effort, Agnus Dei, was killer. It’s metallic hardcore done right, and it’s one of the best records to come out in the past few years. The band have prepared a new music video for us all for the track ‘May God Damn Us All’, which rules. It’s a…
Why do I love the internet? Because of the amount of hidden gems that can be discovered if you take the time to actually look for them. And the gems I speak of are in the form of bands, and everyday I come across at least one or two that…