smlblind6BLINDED play a style of metal-core that has almost been forgotten amidst a see of over-produced, triggered, auto-tuned, radio friendly metal. We caught up with guitarist Peter Gasiamis for a bit of goss about the band's inception, progress to date and plans for the future.

smlCOI2Sydney's CULTURE OF IGNORANCE recently released their debut selftitled 7 inch through ViperDeathLock Records.  We caught up with frontman Daniel Frasca for a chat and a bit of an introduction.
Photos by Nicole Goodwin and Lee Stern.

smlStruggleLurking in the shadows of Brisbane’s hardcore scene since 2012, THE STRUGGLE have been working on a sound that fuses the classic groove of 90’c NYHC with the lyrical delivery of some of hip hop’s finest. 

smlLevel_01Fresh out of Adelaide is latest band LEVEL, featuring a mix of personel who have been involved in hardcore for a very long time. Not concerned with their past, LEVEL remain focused on the Here And Now.

smlBH_4The latest thrash-tastic band to emerge from the other side of Australia is none other than BOUNTY HUNTER. BOUNTY HUNTER are fast gaining fans with every listen to their brilliant two song demo.

smlChokeCentral Coast hardcore punk band CHOKE recently released their debut 7" 'War of the Suburbs'. CHOKE are proudly flying the Newcastle / Central Coast hardcore flag and are not afraid to wave it with reckless abandon.

smlTCPower-riff Brisbane thrashers Time Crisis have been whipping up quite a storm in the hardcore community recently. Having only played two shows and with only a demo tape released, its well known that these youngsters have something big coming up.

smlsumeru2_edit3 Sydney's SUMERU were born out of the ashes of No Apologies and are continuing the growth in popularity of stoner groove ridden hardcore bands. We catch up with founding member Pete Bursky for a chat.

smlCOM_7826 Deadlift consists of a small handful of individuals who, over the years, have been active in the Brisbane hardcore scene in various ways and helped nourish local hardcore on many levels. 

smlStarvation1For the size of the Adelaide scene in comparison to the rest of the country, the quality of bands it has been turning out of late is rather impressive. The latest to join the growing list is Starvation.

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