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Cult Leader streaming ‘Useless Animal,’ playing shows (dates)

Cult Leader (aka 3/4 of Gaza) followed last year's Nothing For Us Here EP in June with the Useless Animal EP on Deathwish. The first two songs are both sludgy minute-and-a-half metallic hardcore songs, but they switch it up for the seven-minute closer, a cover of Mark Kozelek & Desertshore's "You Are Not My Bl...

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United Nations, Frameworks & others opening Modern Life Is War’s ‘Witness’ shows (updated dates)

Modern Life Is War are playing their seminal 2005 album, Witness, on tour for its tenth anniversary, and since we last spoke openers have been announced...

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Modern Pain signed to Bridge 9, touring (listen to their new song and their Sonic Youth cover)

Dallas hardcore band Modern Pain recently signed to Bridge 9, and will release their debut full length on the label in the near future. Ahead of that though, they've put out the single "Peace Delusions," which will appear in re-recorded form on the al...

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Krieg playing shows (dates ++ ‘Transient’ LP stream)

USBM vet Neil Imperial released Transient, the first Krieg album since 2010's The Isolationist, late last year via Candlelight. Now the band have announced dates in support of it...

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Nate from Ensign being honored w/ NateFest: Sick of it All, 45 Revolutions, Kill Your Idols, Mouthpiece, None More Black, and many more

As previously mentioned, Nate Gluck of NJ hardcore mainstays Ensign is sadly battling cancer, and now Ensign have teamed up with a handful of other hardcore bands to put on NateFest in his honor, on March 21 & 22 at a TBA New Jersey ve...

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New England Hardcore & Metal Festival adds The Red Chord, Code Orange, The Atlas Moth & more to lineup

As discussed, the New England Hardcore and Metal Festival is returning to Worcester, MA from April 17-19, and since we last spoke more acts have been announced...

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Damaged City Fest and New England Metal & Hardcore Fest initial lineups

Testament on the Motorhead Motorboat in October (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

A couple of stacked east-coast hardcore/metal festivals have recently announced their lineups...

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Sick Of It All announce LP & show with H2O; This is Hardcore underway in Philly (related NYC shows this weekend too)

Sick Of It All at Rev25 (more by Rebecca Reed)

NYHC vets Sick Of It All have announced that they'll release their tenth album, The Last Act of Defiance, on September 30 (album art and tracklist below), and will play a hometown show soon after that on October 4 at Irving Plaza with fellow NYC punk vets H2O as well as Pennsylvania's Wisdom In Chains and White Collar Crime ...

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Punk Island needs your help; partial 2014 lineup revealed; Sad Boys playing Lulu’s before Japan tour

No man is an island. A punk fest? Yeah, we'll allow it.

The colossal Punk Island show spanning various stages in Staten Island on June 21 still requires your support...

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Iron Age, Naam & friends @ The Charleston in NYC – pics

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Iron STOMACHS?

Before any of this CMJ nonsense, Iron Age played (?) The Charleston along with Brain Killer, Naam, Dustheads, Descender, and The Banner, part of a two day stint that the Austin band was doing in NYC...

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