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Hardcore Episodes

Dec. 3, 2022

Interview with Lybica

We had the pleasure of interviewing Lybica over Zoom video! Meet Lybica, a dynamic instrumental 3-piece force from south Florida that seamlessly blends flavorful guitar melody with powerful metallic crunch. Lybica will take you on an epic musical...

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Aug. 3, 2022

Interview with Bad Omens

We had the pleasure of interviewing Bad Omens over Zoom video. Bad Omens slither through boundaries, only to ultimately choke convention in the process. The quartet—Noah Sebastian (vocals), Joakim “Jolly” Karlsson (guitar), Nick Ruffilo (bass),...

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Aug. 2, 2022

Interview with Dead Tired

We had the pleasure of interviewing Franz Stefanik of Dead Tired over Zoom video. Dead Tired’s unrelenting musical onslaught is best defined by way of contrasts and contradictions, existing in the ether between opposing forces and foiling ideas....

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July 27, 2022

Interview with Alexisonfire (Wade Returns!)

We had the pleasure of interviewing Wade MacNeil of Alexisonfire over Zoom video. ALEXISONFIRE released Otherness, their long-anticipated and first full-length album in over 13 years. Otherness is arguably the band's most cohesive and...

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July 24, 2022

Interview with Vatican

We had the pleasure of interviewing Vatican over Zoom video. Savannah, Georgia five-piece VATICAN has released their new album ULTRA, via UNFD. Vatican are influenced by the "fuck you" frankness of heavy hardcore, but with the technical leads...

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July 11, 2022

Interview with LIMBS

We had the pleasure of interviewing LIMBS over Zoom video. U.S. post-hardcore rising stars LIMBS have released their lyrically intimate and sonically pummeling new EP Coma Year on UNFD. The band has shared the video for "Blood and Heel.". The...

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July 1, 2022

Interview with RXPTRS

We had the pleasure of interviewing RXPTRS over Zoom video. Bristol, UK-based band RXPTRS — who blend rock, metal, punk, and hardcore with a seamlessness that is enviable, creating something that is unique that seethes with boundless energy — have...

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June 21, 2022

Interview with Future Palace

We had the pleasure of interviewing Future Palace over Zoom video. Future Palace just released their brand new album “Run” via Arising Empire and have shared the video for "Dead Inside”. The song appears on the band's sophomore album Run. …

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June 2, 2022

Interview with Memphis May Fire (Matty Returns!)

⚡️Our first IN PERSON interview since March 2020! ⚡️ We had the pleasure of interviewing Matty Mullins of Memphis May Fire over Zoom video! Memphis May Fire makes anthems for the broken. The four-piece rock band channel a generation’s worth …

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May 28, 2022

Interview with Trench

We had the pleasure of interviewing Trench over Zoom video! Setting the bar high with their debut record Condition (2017), Trench paved themselves a notably unique lane in both hardcore and nu-metal genres. Not stopping there and taking their sound...

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May 24, 2022

Interview with Emarosa

We had the pleasure of interviewing Bradley Scott of Emarosa over Zoom video! Emarosa is returning to the alt pop scene with their dazzling first single since their showstopping 2019 album Peach Club. "Preach," out on April 27th, doubles down …

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April 9, 2022

Interview with Kublai Khan TX

We had the pleasure of interviewing Kublai Khan TX over Zoom! Hardcore's brainiest brawlers Kublai Khan TX released their new EP, Lowest Form of Animal, via Rise Records. The Sherman, TX quartet—Matt [vocals], Nolan Ashley [guitar, vocals],...

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March 24, 2022

Interview with ERRA

We had the pleasure of interviewing ERRA over Zoom video! Prolific metalcore progressives ERRA have dropped the deluxe version of their latest album S/T, viia UNFD. The expanded edition of S/T is beefed up with seven additional tracks,...

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March 2, 2022

Interview with Wolves At The Gate

We had the pleasure of interviewing Wolves at the Gate over Zoom video! WOLVES AT THE GATE have announced their fifth album Eulogies. It arrives on March 11 via Solid State Records. The band recently shared the video for the …

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Feb. 23, 2022

Interview with Nekrogoblikon

We had the pleasure of interviewing Nekrogoblikon over Zoom video! The self-proclaimed "Best Goblin Metal on the Planet" known as Nekrogoblikon have announced their new album The Fundamental Slimes and Humours. The album will arrive April 1....

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