Caulfield announce new album for release 7 August

February and March 2015 saw Caulfield taking time away from the live circuit, allowing them to return to the studio to write and record their sophomore album Outcast, which they felt really captured their aggressive and melodic musical approach.

Since Caulfield’s inception in 2010, the Sydney-based five-piece band refused to hesitate hitting the road.

Protestant - In Thy Name (Halo of Flies/Throatruiner Records)

Black metal punk or punk black metal?
Release Date: 
15 Aug 2014 - 11:30pm

When I read the press release for Protestant, I must admit to slight feelings of apprehension; I'm not the biggest fan of punk.

Excel: Debut Album To Be Reissued!

More thrash nostalgia coming our way...

Following their 2013 reunion, California hardcore/thrash metal crossover act, Excel, has since teamed up with Southern Lord who will now be reissuing their debut a

Corrosion of Conformity: New Album Details Confirmed

Plus some East Coast US dates to get excited about too!

Candlelight Records yesterday confirmed June 24th as the North American release date of IX, the new album from Corrosion of Conformity.

Cryptic Slaughter: Classic LPs to see Vinyl Reissue

Early crossover pioneers get the deluxe reissue treatment...

Relapse Records is proud to announce the vinyl repressing of two classic albums from the original hardcore thrash merchants Cryptic Slaughter!

Bat - Primitive Age (Tankcrimes)

A choice morsel of crossover succulence...
Release Date: 
21 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

Tasty, very tasty indeed… If, like me, you were around at the dawning of the eighties music phenomenon known as crossover, you’ll find this little project very enticing indeed!

Exhumed, Iron Reagan, Necrot, Oakland Metro Operahouse, Oakland, CA 09/12/2013

The boys are back in town... Move yer ass!

Two days after the fact, and my ears are still ringing from the aural beatdown they received at the latest Exhumed show here in the Bay Area.

Birth AD's Jeff Tandy: "I heard about 20 seconds of Phil Anselmo's latest thing and permanently lost four of five IQ points"...

The truculent bassist looks back with us at 2013...

Greetings Mr Tandy - long time no speak. Last time we communed you were drraming of killing hipsters... you were clearly ahead of your time!

Pro-Pain - The Final Revolution (SPV/Steamhammer)

A surprisingly effective hangover cure...
Release Date: 
24 Nov 2013 - 11:30pm

It seems barely believable that Pro-Pain, erstwhile standard bearers for samey-sounding metal/hardcore crossover tedium, are still releasing albums twenty one years after I first s