WARxGAMES – Violent and Depressed 7”EP

Last recordings of this Baltimore based straight edge hardcore band that features members of WALL BREAKER, THE PIST or TRIAC. 9 tracks on the seven incher means fast hardcore meets power violence. A splash of YOT does the trick for me. Refuse Records

WASTE – Last One Standing 7”EP

US influenced straight edge hardcore has always been a thing in Sweden and so is for WASTE from Göteborg. Here is their second EP on Refuse Records that brings 5 socially aware tracks full of anger, positivity and mosh. There are fast bits for those who like their hardcore in the moshpit and slow ones […]

VICIOUSxREALITY – The Bonding Moment 7”EP

I saw them live a few times and always had the same impression – the power of youth no matter the age always on the edge! This Polish straight edge hardcore bands pays tribute to early US SE bands. Lots of hardcore melody, short solos, choruses and positivity. Always a good recipe for a good […]

GOVERNMENT FLU – House Arrest 7”EP

You’d think “House Arrest” was recorded in the pandemic but you’d be wrong. Recorded in 2018, released just before the pandemic in 2019 it is still the last recording to this day of this (now defunct?) hardcore band from Poland that is widely known in many parts of the world. Five in-your-face hardcore slashes that […]

MANIC RIDE – Manic Ride 7”EP

Many thanx to Refuse Records for the continuous release of 7” vinyl records. I know they cost a lot to produce, not much less than a 12” in fact, but the label is persistent and does not give up. And I always listen to them without prior info about the band I never heard of. […]