January 7, 2015

BLACK N' BLUE BOWL 2015 PARTIAL LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENTS

The annual Black N' Blue Bowl will be taking place this year on Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th at Webster Hall in New York City. Year after year I'm honored to be a part of helping book an always incredible line-up, this year is no exception. Check out the bands announced thus far below. More line-up, ticket information and show details will be announced soon, keep posted.




December 30, 2014

LISTEN: SPIKED COLLAR, "DEMO 2014"

Nastiness from Detroit... exactly how you'd expect it.

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December 29, 2014

WATCH: THE WILDING INCIDENT, DIABLO FEST 2014

Some new flavor featuring Lord Ezec (Skarhead, Crown Of Thornz), Sacha Jenkins (White Mandingos), Jimmy Williams (Maximum Penalty, Nausea) and Noah Rubin.

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December 23, 2014

LISTEN: NAILS X DECIBEL FLEXI

Nails has released 2 new songs, "Among The Arches Of Intolerance" and "In Pain". Grind.

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December 19, 2014

2014 TOP RELEASES

A list of some of 2014's personal musical highlights. Full lengths listed first followed by EP's and demos — most of which, if interested, you can find posts about throughout the blog. Enjoy... and hopefully this turns some people on to some otherwise unknown great music.

Record of the year goes to Black Anvil for the "Hail Death" masterpiece.


Angel Dust - “A.D.”
At The Gates - “At War With Reality”
Backtrack - "Lost In Life"
Battle Ruins - “Battle Ruins”
Cannibal Corpse - “A Skeletal Domain”
Convulse - “Evil Prevails”
Corrosion Of Conformity - “IX”
Crowbar - "Symmetry In Black"
Eyehategod - “Eyehategod”
Foreseen - “Helsinki Savagery”
Goatwhore - “Constricting Rage Of The Merciless”
Inmates - "Inmates"
Lana Del Ray - "Ultraviolence"
Madball - “Hardcore Lives”
Mastodon - “Once More 'Round The Sun”
Morrissey - “World Peace Is None Of Your Business”
Necros Christos - “Nine Graves”
The Old Firm Casuals - “This Means War”
Ringworm - “Hammer Of The Witch”
Ryan Adams - “Ryan Adams”
Sheer Terror - “Standing Up For Falling Down”
Sick Of It All - “Last Act Of Defiance”
Violator - “Scenarios Of Brutality”

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Adult Crash - “Unfinished Business”
Born Low - “Refuse To Beg”
Down - "Down IV, Pt. II"
Fury - "Kingdom Come"
God’s Hate - “Divine Injustice”
Pain Tolerance - “Atlanta Straight Edge”
Protester - “Protester”
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B’URST!
Forbidden Zone
Forced Order
Primitive Blast
Reactor 4
World War 4

December 18, 2014

WATCH: NYHC CHRONICLES: 10 QUESTIONS W/ MIKE DIJAN

Known for his unique musical craftsmanship for bands such as Breakdown, Crown Of Thornz and Sai Nam, a true pioneer of the NYHC sound — Mike Dijan.

December 12, 2014

LISTEN: DISSOLVE, "DISMANTLE" EP (ELEVATOR RECORDS, 1995)

An all-time favorite that's been in dire need of a link update for years.

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