smlCrisisAlertSyd_3_of_16Welcome to our annual end of year wrap up, as we celebrate 2014, the year that was.  2014 was a busy year in the realms of local and international punk/hardcore. 

smlMerauder2For the first time in Australia, infamous NYHC legends MERAUDER will be destroying their way across the country in November 2014 thanks to Old School Cartel. We caught with enigmatic frontman Jorge Rosado..

smlTeyesAfter just announcing their upcoming debut full-length, Mend, Move On, which will be released in Australia on October 31st, 2014 via Hopeless Records/Unified. We caught up with frontman John Floreani to find out more...

smlMGMORNING GLORY, formed by Ezra Kire (Leftover Crack and Choking Victim), are a group of New York City musicians brought together by their love of making music fun for themselves again. 

smlOUTRIGHT_HC_0030Melbourne band, OUTRIGHT are set to release their debut LP 'Avalanche' on October 3rd. While this LP has been a long time coming, OUTRIGHT aren't the sort of band to approach things in half-measures. These aren't songs structured in the studio or lyrics written on the way to the studio. 

smlMACYou might be familiar with Thomas from his bassplaying skills in Sydney band Mood Swing, but what you really need to recognise, is the impact Thomas is having on impoverished and sexually abused children in the Phillipines.

smladolescents-1372782825Southern Californian punk rock supergroup the Adolescents hit Australian shores for the very first time after a 30 plus year career as one of the leading bands of the punk hardcore scene. We caught with founding member and bassplayer Steve Soto.

smlRSDRECORD STORE DAY returns on Saturday April 19th over the Easter break. We catch up with a host of stores around the country to find out what they have planned.

smlBreakTheIce2014Poster_FullBill_loresReturning in 2014, Break The Ice will once again bring together the best in local and international hardcore for a weekend of community and celebration for the music we all hold so dear. In the lead up to the festival we'll be profiling the talented bands who make up the local contingency.

smlSlapshot_flyerFor the first time in their long and turbulent history, Boston's legendary hardcore pioneers SLAPSHOT will be gracing our shores in March for a run of six shows along the East Coast. We caught up with enigmatic frontman Jack "Choke" Kelly for a chat about what Australian crowds can expect..

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