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Militarie Gun
Jan 25, 2023

Militarie Gun Set Sights on Playback Studios

Anyone halfway paying attention (or who once in a while takes a glance at this section) can see that the hardcore scene is going...
Helado Negro
May 11, 2022

Taking Time to Reflect With Helado Negro’s Far In

It quickly becomes apparent speaking with Roberto Carlos Lange (aka musician Helado Negro) that he is very pensive. Lange pauses before he answers, meditating on...
Mar 23, 2022

Eichlers’ Head Check

Whoever said “there’s nothing new under the sun” clearly never listened to Eichlers. Their loss, too, because it’s not every day that a new...
Dec 15, 2021

Scowl’s Blossoming Rage

When asked about the critical acclaim for Scowl’s new album How Flowers Grow, singer Kat Moss is honest. “There’s a feeling of being overwhelmed,” she...
Nov 3, 2021

Provoker Jack Into the Ritz

Remember in the original Matrix when our hero, Neo—played by Keanu Reeves—tells the crew of the Nebuchadnezzar he saw the same black cat walk...
Oct 6, 2021

The Bronx at Frost Amphitheatre

After 19 years together, a band can go through a lot of changes. Over the past two decades, LA punks The Bronx went from...
Jul 21, 2021

Maya Awaken on ‘Despierta’

Family. Respect. Self-Reflection. Re-birth. These are the themes pumping through the heart of Despierta, the new EP from San Jose hardcore act Maya (originally...
Jun 30, 2021

Hardcore Parking Lot

On Saturday, June 19, in a San Jose parking lot surrounded by car stereo garages and physical therapist businesses, over 2,000 people swarmed for...

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