hardcore punk

AFI to release new studio album “Bodies” on June 11th 2021

AFI has announced its eagerly-awaited new album “Bodies”, due out on June 11th, 2021, via Rise Records. The album is heralded by two new songs - the driving “Looking Tragic” and the fast-paced, hooky “Begging for Trouble” - alongside a video for “Looking Tragic” by longtime AFI collaborator Adam Mason. Both new tracks will be included on a limited 7" - find more information here.

Belvedere to release new studio album “Hindsight is the Sixth Sense” on May 14th 2021

Long-running Calgary, Alberta punk band Belvedere has released “Good Grief Retreat”, the first single off the upcoming LP “Hindsight is the Sixth Sense”, set for release (digital/CD/vinyl ) on May 14th, 2021, via Thousand Islands Records in North America and Lockjaw Records in Europe and the UK.

Stream the new single, “Good Grief Retreat”, here.

Stepson to release debut full-length album “Help Me, Help You” on March 26th 2021

Stepson the high-octane punk/hardcore outfit from Brisbane, Australia, have revealed new details regarding their forthcoming full-length. “Help Me, Help You” will be released worldwide on March 26th, 2021, via SharpTone Records. 

The band has also shared the video for the new single “Deeper Sleep”. Watch the video below.

The Armed to release new studio album “Ultrapop” on April 16th 2021

The Armed have announced a new album, “Ultrapop”, available on April 16th, 2021, via Sargent House - their first album with the label. Featuring work from Mark Lanegan and Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen this is the first album co-produced by the band’s own Dan Greene in collaboration with Ben Chisholm (Chelsea Wolfe).

Capra to release to release debut full-length album “In Transmission” on April 23rd 2021

On April 23rd, 2021, Capra will release their debut full-length, “In Transmission”, via Blacklight Media / Metal Blade Records.

Watch the video for the new single, “The Locust Preacher” (directed by Matt Valentin), below.

Pre-order “In Transmission”, here, in the following formats:

• jewelcase-CD
• white / black marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 250 copies)

Terror to release new studio album “Trapped in a World” on March 5th 2021

Long-running Los Angeles hardcore outfit Terror is preparing to release “Trapped in a World”, revisiting their earliest records with former guitarist Todd Jones of Nails, who will also be producing the band's next LP. Set for release on March 5th, 2021, the band has issued the details on the special release including pressing info, preorders, and more.
 

Spam Javelin to release new studio album “The Three Chords of the Apocalypse” on March 5th 2021

Founded in North Wales in 2015, sub-hardcore punk trio Spam Javelin have been falling foul of America for quite some time.
 
With a five-date tour booked across the US in support of their debut LP “The Crack Whores of Betws Garmon”, the Welsh band hit the headlines in August 2019 when they were refused entry into the Land of Liberty and deported on the next available plane outta Dodge. Which unfortunately for them, was a direct flight to Iceland.
 

Thirdface to release debut full-length album “Do It With A Smile” on March 5th 2021

Rising from Nashville, TN, Thirdface will release their full-length debut, “Do It With A Smile”, on March 5th, 2021, via Exploding In Sound Records (Pile, Ovlov, Big Ups). The band celebrated the announcement with the release of the album’s first single, “Villains!”, a barnburner of a track that lures in the listener with a swirling bass line before the band’s distinctive guitars and rigorous drumming burst in to display the full power of Thirdface’s grinding hardcore.