Writer/director Scott Crawford and director of photography Jim Saah are roughly halfway through production for Salad Days: The DC Punk Revolution, a documentary on the 1980s Washington, DC punk scene expected out in 2013. They've just released their second teaser for the doco.


Interesting story in the Herald Sun on the weekend about former Getaway Plan Tour Manager John "Zimmo" Zimmerman. It appears Zimmo is in fear of his life as it turns out that he raped the daughter of a bikie.


Ceremony have released their second music video from latest album "Zoo" due out now on Matador Records. The clip is for the song "Adult" and is an interesting look at suburban life.


This coming Saturday night up Newcastle way, is an awesome lineup of hardcore and not so hardcore bands playing the Cambridge Hotel as Sydney invades Newcastle. On the bill are city slickers Vigilante, Square One and Ill Brigade who are joined by locals Hurt Unit and Hazards.


Dave Hause, frontman for the Philadelphia-based punk band The Loved Ones, is excited to team up with Bridge Nine Records for an installment in his ongoing 7inch series. Throughout 2012, Dave will be releasing 7inches on various independent labels including Side One Dummy, Jade Tree and Chunksaah amongst others.


This Is Hell have posted a video for the track "Demons" from their 2011 Rise Records debut release, "Black Mass".

smlXabPerhaps the heaviest hardcore band in recent years, XIBALBA from Pomona, CA are on their way to Australia for the first time in April, and supports for all shows have just been announced. Their sound has been likened to Disembodied, Earth Crisis and Obituary, with aggressive speed giving way to apocalyptic breakdowns and brutality.


OFF!'s new 16 song self-titled album is due out on May 8th. Pre-orders are now available for a limited edition 1,500 LPs on white vinyl. Artwork is again handled by the legendary Raymond Pettibon, famous for his work on the Black Flag releases and flyers.


Currently doing the rounds of South By Southwest (SXSW) over in Texas, is the highly anticipated documentary on the legendary Bad Brains. Check out some interviews with "Bad Brains: A Band in DC" co-director Mandy Stein and HR from SXSW.


Our "Favourite Australian Hardcore 7 Inch Ever Released" poll wrapped up over the weekend. Over 250 people voted, with FOUND MY DIRECTION's amazing "Before Their Time" 7 inch, the first release on the Resist Records label, being voted as the winner.

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