Recent Epitaph signing Retox are about to put out their sophomore record, the blistering, energetic 'YPLL'. Featuring The Locust frontman Justin Pearson and a host of gifted musicians, the band craft jagged, go-for-the-throat hardcore with an art-rock edge. Ahead of the album's release, we chat to guitarist Michael Crain.
Sydney hardcore band Relentless are set to have their biggest year yet in 2013. The band's new album "Turn The Curse", which was recorded and produced by Terror drummer Nick Jett, is set to be released on January 25, and the band will be touring the globe this year in support of it. We caught up with the band's vocalist Trent Baldock to discuss what the band has in store for us this year.
Ringworm are almost undoubtedly one of the longest lasting bands in hardcore, period. After four years, the Cleveland crossover heavyweights have just dropped their first album in four years entitled “Scars”. Kicking of another Australian tour with their old friends Mindsnare, we caught up with Ringworm’s very personable front man Human Furnace to talk about the band’s past, present and future.
Sydney rockers Regular John have done very well for themselves in the past few years, from gaining mainstream attention in publications like Rolling Stone and touring with everyone from Motorhead to Dinosaur Jr. With their next album in the works, we chatted to bassist and vocalist Caleb Goman for some insight into the rock n roll lifestyle, from getting guitar strings from Lemmy to tantric sex.
Sydney Metal upstarts Resist The Thought have been laying waste to the Australian countryside with their well recieved Damnation release. We catch up with guitarist Aaron to talk about their upcoming tour and extreme tour drivers.
Arguably one of the most influential bands of 90s, we were extremely fortunate to catch up for a brief chat with Refused guitarist Jon Brannstrom.
Baltimore's Ruiner are set to return to Australia for the second time this month, and the band's vocalist Rob took some time out of the band's busy schedule to answer some questions for us.
Reel Big Fish have been flying the Ska flag for over 15 years and will be here for the Soundwave festival in 2010.
We caught up with lead singer and founding member Aaron Barnett.
Philadelphia's Reign Supreme have just released their debut album on Deathwish Inc, which includes a roster of some of the greatest hardcore bands of all time.
Vocalist Jay Pepito was kind enough to answer a few questions for me before he headed out on the road with Shai Hulud.
Having survived a national tour together (in support of their split CD), Sydney-siders Rex Banner and Homewrecker clearly have a lot of love for eachother.