The Anatomy Of – GIVER

Giver are one of the brightest lights currently updating the hardcore sound for this era. Part of the reason for that is the way they take elements from across the wide-ranging hardcore universe and apply it to their sound in unique and absolutely aggressive ways. When the band lets you look under the hood at the pieces to their engine you begin to understand precisely what makes their latest album, Sculpture of Violence, tick. Spoiler: it’s outrage over the world’s state of affairs but let’s allow the men of Giver to tell you about that in their own words. Gallows…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Floral aren’t kidding with new single, “The Good Song”

Sprouting from the soil of a five-year germination process, the talented two-piece Floral have returned with a new single from their upcoming debut full length Floral LP. With two highly acclaimed EP’s in their catalogue to date, the math rock duo has had fans waiting feverishly for more and this Friday that wait finally comes to an end. To hold you over until then, Heavy Blog is proud to present you their appropriately titled second single “The Good Song”. While I’m sure the rest of the album are also good songs, this does the title justice. Part of the reason…

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Release Day Roundup – 2/7/20

Editor’s Note: Longtime reader Remi VL is a regular guest contributor to our Release Day Roundup posts! He submitted several of the albums listed below. Join his Facebook group for more recommendations. Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure trove, others find themselves drawing a blank at the end of the month due to the breakneck pace needed to keep…

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Post Rock Post // January 2020

Happy 2020, all! I don’t need to get into the myriad of ways in which I am confident that this year is going to suck major ass and be extremely tiresome, frustrating, demoralizing, and annoying as fuck for all of us pretty much regardless of where you’re reading this. But that’s why we have music, right? Music never hurts us (except when we want it to, of course). At the very least I think we can agree that after the incredible year that post-rock had in 2019 it has a lot to live up to for 2020. Thankfully all indications…

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