Tag Archives: Hardcore

Abacus – En Theory

Abacus– En Theory Release date: 2015Mar03 Label: 10 Foot Woody Rating: 3.5/5 Abacus hail from Columbia, SC with a blend of hardcore noise. “Culling Strength” starts off soft, plodding straight into a wall of filthy drums. “Intentions” hits the eardrums with a hail of bullets. “Bodies of Water” sidesteps the guitar/bass attack with d-beat madness. […]

Burnt Books – Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

Burnt Books– Where’s There’s Smoke, There’s Fire Release date: 2015Mar20 Label: Retro-Futurist Records Rating: 3.5/5 Burnt Books hail from Columbia, SC with a blend of hardcore, post-punk and sludge. “Shadow I Cast” is an old-school melodic stomper, followed by the wall of breakdowns on “Useless Emotions”. “Those Arms” lowers the pace to a sinister crawl […]

Transplants- In A Warzone

Transplants– In A Warzone Release date: 2013Jun25 Label: Epitaph Records Rating: 4/5 For those not familiar, The Transplants are a side project of Tim Armstrong (Rancid, Tim Timebomb) and Travis Barker (Blink 182) with Skinhead Rob as the third man. Their last album had more of a hip-hop influence. On In A War Zone, they […]