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Shadow Of Doubt signs to War Records & announces new EP “No Mercy”

War Records announces the signing of San Antonio-based hardcore quintet Shadow Of Doubt, with plans of releasing the band’s new “No Mercy” EP in the coming months.

Formed in 2014, Shadow Of Doubt is a blue-collar powerhouse that is a major part of the new breed of Texas hardcore. Featuring former members of Bitter End, Hardside, and more, the band combines their love for crossover, hardcore, punk, and metal, with powerful and memorable riffs reminiscent of the classic NYHC sound, resulting in the perfect soundtrack for this modern age of quarrel.

Agnostic Front announces Summer 2017 European Tour

Seminal NYC hardcore veterans Agnostic Front, have changed the face of music throughout their 35-year long career and were partially responsible for the creation of the hardcore genre itself.

These rarely confronted and always respected leaders of hardcore were established as one of the meanest-sounding bands in the emerging punk genre, helping to initiate the term “hardcore”, and placing an entire uproar on the New York map by association. From the start, Agnostic Front released a catalogue of fast and violent punk tunes consisting of distinctive and aggressive drumming, fuming guitars, overdriven bass work, and a non-stop barrage of chaotic shouting.

Silence Equals Death to release debut album “End Times” on April 7th 2017

Bergen County, New Jersey-based hardcore quintet Silence Equals Death has signed with Eulogy Recordings for the April release of the band’s pummeling and infectious “End Times” debut album.

Silence Equals Death has been brought together by their love and passion for the music they create and the continued search for a new outlet. The name of the band has meaning not onlyfor the masses, but for the members individually who have been silenced by past events. This band is a resurrection, a new voice, a new fight, and a new opportunity to connect with the world the best way they know how.

Official Agnostic Front documentary “The Godfathers of Hardcore” begins production

Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma are lynchpins of New York Hardcore (NYHC), and their band Agnostic Front played a key role in defining, shaping and establishing the cultural code of conduct for the still-thriving movement. Film and music video director Ian McFarland (Rungs in a Ladder: Jacob Bannon, The Outlaw: Dan Hardy, The Problem Solver: Joe Lauzon, Meshuggah, Killswitch Engage, Fear Factory, Agnostic Front) is crafting an intimate portrait of these two men – two of the most respected individuals in the 35-year history of hardcore punk music – dubbed The Godfathers of Hardcore.
 

Billy Club Sandwich to release “Japan Suspects Tour” DVD on May 12th 2015

Veteran Bronx NYHC foursome, Billy Club Sandwich, has announced a DVD collection, “Japan Suspects Tour”, to be released on May 12th, 2015 via Dead City Records. Featuring over 70-minutes of Billy Club Sandwich mayhem - professionally recorded live footage of classic songs, rare, behind-the-scenes lost tour footage, music videos, bonus footage and more - “Japan Suspects Tour” is a snapshot one of hardcore's most diverse bands in the Land of the Rising Sun.
 

Ludichrist to release “1985 Demos” and “CBGB off the Board” on December 9th 2014

Legendary N.Y. hardcore punk act, Ludichrist, will release a commemorative digital collection of demo and live recordings from the early part of the band's celebrated decade-plus career.

The albums, “1985 Demos” and “CBGB off the Board”, will be released on December 9th, 2014 through Dead City Records.

Dead City is also selling exclusive Ludichrist merchandise through its web-store at: www.deadcitymerch.com to celebrate the releases.

“1985 Demos” Tracklist*:
1. MURDER BLOODY MURDER
2. GOVERNMENT KIDS
3. TYLENOL
4. F.S.S.B.S.