crossover punk

8Kids release lyric video for new single “Dein Zuhause”

On their upcoming album, “Bluten”, German-based 8Kids not only succeed to combine post-hardcore with indie-rock and pop elements in perfection, but explore the depths of our society with a clear message and to open ears and eyes.

Set for a release on August 23rd with Napalm Records, today 8Kids share with us a brand new single to the track “Dein Zuhause” (english: “Your Home”), a political, controversial but important statement.

Cro-Mags sign with Arising Empire and release new EP “Don’t Give In”

New York hardcore legends Cro-Mags are back and have freshly signed a Europe-wide record deal with Arising Empire. Welcome to the family!

Today, Cro-Mags have released a brand new EP “Don’t Give In” via all digital platforms, and have also launched pre-orders for the EP in limited edition 7" vinyl format, which will be available in three colour variations from August 2nd, 2019, via Arising Empire.

Tau Cross to release new studio album “Messengers of Deception” on August 9th 2019

Multinational punk/metal collective Tau Cross returns with their immersive third full-length titled “Messengers of Deception”, coming on August 9th, 2019, via Relapse Records.

Tau Cross features Amebix bassist/frontman Rob “The Baron” Miller, Voivod drummer Michel “Away” Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits Misery and War//Plague.
 

8kids to release new studio album “Bluten” on August 23rd 2019

The much-anticipated second album from the German post-hardcore trio 8Kids will be released on August 23rd, 2019!

It is entitled “Bluten” (German for bleeding – watch the album cover and you will discover the hint to the similar word “Blüten”, German for blooms).

Listen to the second single “Kraft” (German for power) below.

Pre-order “Bluten” here.

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Rise Of The Northstar set to perform at Rockmaraton 2019

Vocalist Victor “Vithia” Leroy formed Rise Of The Northstar (ROTN) in 2008. He drew inspiration from bands like Rage Against The Machine and Slayer, as well as rap music and Japanese anime. More than 10 years later, the self-dubbed “biggest crossover band in Europe” is promoting a new full-length album as they’re set to play at Rockmaraton 2019.

TV Smith announces Spring 2019 UK Tour

Described as “one of the most important political songwriters in the U.K”, TV Smith has announced more solo shows in the UK, as well as the return of TV Smith & The Bored Teenangers.
 
All the way from Barcelona, TV Smith’s Catalonian band The Bored Teenagers return to Britain for a short tour in Spring 2019. Although known mainly as a solo artist these days, TV still plays a small amount of gigs with a full electric band backing him. He first met them when bassist BB Quattro invited him over to Spain in 2003 for a few concerts with his punk-pop band, Suzy & Los Quattro, fronted by their dynamic female vocalist Suzy Chain.