Not long before Brisbane post-hardcore outfit FIRES OF WACO unexpectedly called it a day, the band had been working towards the release of a brand new EP. Consisting of 4 brand new tracks, as well as featuring songs from their recently released 'The Journey Slow' 7", the 'Currents And Undertows' EP is arguably the band's finest work in their short two year existence. 


Japan’s FC Five have announced the release of their final album and final shows throughout South East Asia.  The album, a greatest hits package entitled The Anthems, is being released by Neuse Records on February 22nd and features guest appearances from Aaron Bedard (Bane), Nick Horsnell (Miles Away), Chris McLane (Stretch Arm Strong), and Zack Jordan (Bane/Silent Drive), plus artwork by ex-Bane bassist Peter Chilton.  


Fucked Up’s Year Of The Tiger 12″ is out today through Matador Records. You can stream it, along with the other four Chinese Zodiac singles: Year of the Dog, Year Of The Rat, Year Of The Pig and Year Of The Ox.


The recently reformed Jughead's Revenge are currently in the midst of writing new material. The band hopes to record in May, and release an EP or 7-inch soon after. The band has continued to perform at a number of live shows since 2010 under the name Jugg's Revenge due to a lawsuit with Archie Comics.


The La Dispute Australian tour kicks off tonight in Brisbane for two nights before making it's way down the coast to Sydney and Canberra. A lot of the shows have already sold out, but plenty of extra shows have been added to compensate, making sure no one misses out.


On March 16, Memphis’ LUCERO will release ‘Women & Work,’ their first locally released album and debut for ATO/Shock Records, and an album which establishes them as the 21st century voice of that great musical city.


Legendary hardcore icon HARLEY FLANAGAN, bassist/vocalist of CRO-MAGS and HARLEY’S WAR fame, has officially signed with the label for several upcoming releases!


Canberra band EYE GOUGE have put up their latest release, a covers EP for free download. Featuring four renditions of tracks from DYS, Antidote, SSD and Black Flag, and titled "Got You Covered", you get a pretty good idea of where this band is coming from in terms of influences and sound.


Two of the most influential bands in the history of hardcore music, New York's Sick Of It All and Agnostic Front will be touring Australia together this May on the "New York United Tour". Rounding out the bill is Sydney's Toe To Toe.


Midnight Funeral Records have launched orders for their release of the 7 inch vinyl pressing of PRO TEAM's classic EP from 2007, "Our Wasteland". There are only 300 copies being pressed, all of which are on randomly coloured vinyl. Copies are ready to ship now, so don't snooze on this.


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