RPW_3777-2We catch up with Vigilante frontman, Dave Immerz for a chat about their highly anticipated upcoming debut album "Quality Of Life", the state of Australian hardcore at the moment and the decision to donate band money to a homeless shelter.

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An exclusive chat with legendary DESCENDENTS frontman Milo Aukerman about their upcoming tour, drinking coffee in moderation, life on Mars, silly girls, a new record, the Filmage documentary and everything in between.

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Welcome to our annual end of year wrap up, as we celebrate 2012, the year that was.2012 was a busy year in the realms of punk/hardcore. A lot of established bands put out new releases and more than ever before, a lot of bands reunited.

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Ten years of being in a band together for anyone is a long stretch regardless of the size and scope of the band. It is an acheivement definitely worthy of celebration, and Perth's Miles Away plan on doing just that come December. We catch up with frontman Nick Horsnell and guitarist Adam Crowe as they fill us in on the past 10 years...

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Pour Habit must really like Australia. In December, they will be making their third visit in just four years, having first toured here with Bad Religion and NOFX. We caught up with drummer, Colin Walsh for the lowdown on why they decided to come back again..

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Having taking a year off in 2011, Resist Records and Trial and Error’s annual Hardcore event is back in 2012, bigger and better then ever. Spanning the weekend of July 7th and 8th at the Hi Fi in Sydney, Hardcore 2012 is boasting a line up of not only local but also international greats and is proving to be one event not to miss.

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This coming Saturday April 21st, is the annual event, RECORD STORE DAY. A celebration of perhaps the greatest retail shop you can come across, the independent record store.

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Due to hit our shores real soon is Sweden's latest hardcore musical export in that of ANCHOR, who are continuing the tradition of flying the flag for the vegan / straight edge movement. Guitarist Ulf Hammarkarr took time out to chat about life in Sweden, touring with TRIAL and what they are looking forward to in Australia.

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So as the year 2011, winds down to a close, we take a look back on some of our favourite releases and moments that shaped the past 12 months.

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Set to hit our shores for the third time in a four year period is LA DISPUTE from Michigan, USA. Frontman, Jordan Dreyer was kind enough to find time for a chat about the band's love affair with our fine country.

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