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  • As We Draw / Euglena / Hexis
    By on September 14th, 2011 | 131 Comments131 Comments Comments

    genre: Hardcore/Post-Metal/Black Metal
    country: France/Russia/Denmark

    Just released online today, this is a massive wall of soundish hardcore release, filled with intense screams and heavy as fuck parts. You can easily hear both sludge and screamo influences here. Hexis is a danish band, that is best described as… Well, you can pretty much sum it up with “Celeste-esque” – massive hiss and fast drummings, intense screaming and earrape that just wont stop. The russian Euglena is heavy and brutal, starting out with a long intro with guitars weeping and sustained screams. As We  Draw is a very powerful trio from France, a country that has a rumour of producing bands with really good emotion and melody, this is definitely true about AWD as well.

    You can download this split for free on bandcamp, or pay what you want, or you can pre-order the 12″ as well.

    Download / Purchase

  • Raein – Sulla linea dell’orizzonte fra questa mia vita e quella di tutti gli altri
    By on June 17th, 2011 | 118 Comments118 Comments Comments

    Genre: Screamo
    Notes: Raein just put out a new record, up for free, and here it is. I recommend you to download it from their page, they are trying to keep track of downloads. Three awesome-ass new records in a row, haha. This is their 10th anniversary record, somewhat. It will be out on vinyl soon. The sound is (just) a bit unlike that of their earlier works, but not far from their most recent release, it’s nice and you can definitely tell that they’ve progressed. Get it for free on their website,  and read more:


  • Algernon Cadwallader – Parrot Flies
    By on June 10th, 2011 | 102 Comments102 Comments Comments

    genre: twinkle-daddies, emo, math-rock
    country: USA
    notes: t’is here be Algernon Cadwallader’s new record! It’s really sweet. A bit different in sound and tonality from the previous material, but the songwriting and style pretty much stays the same – i love it, to me it sounds a bit like they further developed upon the Cap’n Jazz influences. If you dig anything twinkly, already know the band or like anything CYLS has ever put out, you should love this.


  • Ampere – Like Shadows
    By on June 6th, 2011 | 107 Comments107 Comments Comments

    Ampere - Like Shadows cover.

    genre: Screamo
    country: USA
    notes: This is the new Ampere album, released today. It FUCKING slays. Its sick, its crazy, it’s ampere.  Really, give it a listen, it’s really really good.


  • Arktika – At Zero
    By on May 10th, 2011 | No Comments Comments

    genre: screamo/post-metal/neocrust
    country: Germany, NRW
    notes: I posted Arktika’s two song EP entitled “Heartwrencher” earlier on here, and i recently discovered that they’ve put out this full length, which is absolutely fucking brilliant! It’s a bit better produced with longer more ambient post-rockesque passages. If you’re into Envy, Fall Of Efrafa and all that jazz, you will like this. I do, definitely a recommendation! If you didn’t get the first EP, get it here. take care.


  • Alenah – Sotiga Liljor i Seine
    By on March 28th, 2011 | 119 Comments119 Comments Comments

    genre: hardcore/screamo
    country: sweden
    notes: This is one of swedens few (but great) girlfriend hardcore bands. You’ll like them if you dig screamy melodic hardcore, and i guess most of you are. Quite dissonant at times, i like it. Lots of d-beat and moshable pieces. Get into it.


  • Algernon Cadwallader – Demo
    By on March 28th, 2011 | 105 Comments105 Comments Comments

    Algernon Cadwallader - Demo

    Genre: Indie/Emo/Math
    Country: USA
    Notes: So i saw a decent amount of other AC uploads on the blog, but for some reason not this 4-song ep. It’s really good, and you should check it out. Look Down is on ‘ere. If some of you don’t know this yet, you should! Great mathy indie-emo, lovely all the way. Get the other two uploads here and here.



    Edit: Woops, for some reason it fucked up the download link, but it’s okay now. DOWNLOAD NAO!

  • Captain, Your Ship Is Sinking & Mio Split
    By on March 3rd, 2011 | 117 Comments117 Comments Comments
    Captain, Your ship is sinking / Mio Split

    Captain, Your ship is sinking / Mio Split

    genre: screamo
    country: Germany/Netherlands
    notes: I’ve been so lucky as to play with both of these bands together, in my rehearsal. It was our first and utter best rehearsal show. I simply love both of these bands. Captain, Your Ship Is Sinking has a very nice and super shrieking vocal that might remind you of The Spirit Of Versailles, but also a deeper, bit neocrusty, vocal at times. Mio is a three piece band, that at the point of this recording only was a two piece. They play some more oldschoolish emo/screamo kind of sound. Get this split!


  • Arktika – Heartwrencher
    By on March 3rd, 2011 | 110 Comments110 Comments Comments

    Arktika - Heartwrencher

    Arktika - Heartwrencher

    genre: screamo/post-metal/neocrust
    country: Germany, NRW
    notes: this band is so great. if you’re a fan of envy’s heavy stuff, fall of efrafa or anything like that, you should definitely get this! I’d also recommend to anyone that felt Fall Of Efrafa could need some more epic skram. I love this. The title track just nails it. The lead singer is really angry and frustrated. Enjoy.


  • Rivalries – 8 Songs
    By on February 11th, 2011 | 103 Comments103 Comments Comments

    genre: Screamo
    country: USA
    notes: it’s no secret that i’ve been on a decent amount of blogs before, and this album is one of those that i just have to post everywhere. It’s just that good. They are way too unheard of. Chaotic at times, whiny nigh-always. Check it.