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– Send a valid download link to get the songs in MP3 or WAV.
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– Tell where you come from and what your main influences are.
– If you have a Bandcamp and Facebook page send the link.

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PLEDGE – DEMO ’17

PLEDGE from Liverpool, UK is a new Hardcore / Straight Edge band. Expect 5 tracks of 90’s influenced youth crew, nothing more, nothing less. FFO Keep It Clear, Ten Yard Fight, Carry On, In My Eyes and The Straight Edge.

Year : 2017

Label : Self Released

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ENEMIES – DEMO 2017

ENEMIES from Calgary, Alberta is a new Hardcore / skinhead-ish / punk-ish  group for fans of 86 Mentality, Negative Approach and straight in the face punx in general . 5 tracks including a Agnostic Front cover, “Friend or Foe”. Demo tape seems to be sold out, until some label represses it on a 7″ ?

Year : 2017

Label : Self Released

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THE HARD WORD – THE DEMO

This started as a one man operation in Newcastle, Australia and now features members of Ill Natured and Downside. They are delivering this sick demo tape out on Last Ride records. 5 tracks not far from Mental / Rotting Out / Minority Unit / Outburst / Internal Affairs and stuff.

Year : 2017

Label : Last Ride recs

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RESTRAINING ORDER – DEMO

Oi!-ish / Punk-ish hardcore from West Springfield, Massachusetts. 5 track demo tape including a cover of “Vengeance” by The Fix. It’s pretty cool, get the tape.

Year : 2017

Label : Rat Trax recs

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ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE – THE DEMO

New band from Chicago, Illinois playing straight forward in your face hardcore and featuring members of Decline and Expired Youth and Noose. 4 songs of fast and gnarly Youth Crew with sparks of Floorpunch, Chain Of Strength, Internal Affairs and Keep It Clear.

Year : 2017

Label : 

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EXCEPT – DEMO 2017

New band from Atlanta, Georgia bringing 5 songs of Youth Crew influenced by stuff like Wide Awake, Up Front, Release, Right Idea Clear and so on. Not so much more info on that band but this demo is pretty cool.

Year : 2017

Label : 

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DEDICATE – DEMO ’17

New Straight Edge Youth Crew band from Liverpool, UK. Insted, Up Front, Breakaway or Mindset are a few names that come to my mind when listening to these 4 songs.

Year : 2017

Label : 

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THE WORST DOUBT – PROMO 17′

TWD are back with a 3 track promo tape. Hailing from Paris the band features guys of Mad At The World, Wolfpack, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber and Raw Justice. Heavy, groovy and hard hitting hardcore highly influenced by Soul Search, King Nine, Merauder, Kickback or TUI.

Year : 2017

Label : Straight & Alert record

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Wall-Breaker-Demo

WALL BREAKER – DEMO

Let’s quote the label here: “Wall Breaker is a new straight edge hardcore punk band with members from NJ and VA. Heavily influenced by bands like SSD and Life’s Blood, but played with the speed of some of the early 00’s era thrash bands. This is Trump era hardcore.”

Year : 2017

Label : Bleeding Edges / Absolute Contempt Record

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REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER – DEMO

One man band from Seattle, Washington bringing 5 tunes in under 5 minutes. Powerviolence hardcore for fans of Infest, No Comment and Crossed Out.

Year : 2017

Label :

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New Bedford Straight Edge - DEMO

NEW BEDFORD STRAIGHT EDGE – DEMO

One man operation by Trevor Vaughan ( The Rival Mob / Straight Razor / Wolf Whistle / Clear / XFilex ). This 5 track demo takes a bit of each pre-mentionned bands and is a real banger.

Year : 2017

Label :

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No Dice - Demo

NO DICE – DEMO

Female fronted hardcore from Seattle reminding me Floorpunch / World War 4.

Year : 2017

Label :

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CRACKED - DEMO 2017

CRACKED – DEMO 2017

New band from California with a 5 track demo tape somewhere between 80’s Youth Crew, Outbreak and Let Down.

Year : 2017

Label :

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DECLARATION – DEMO

After NIGHT FORCE and DOMAIN, Mannheim’s hardcore mastermind(s) brings us DECLARATION. Somewhere between CONFRONT’s hate edge hardcore, NO TOLERANCE and BROTHERHOOD. These 5 tunes are nuts !

Year : 2017

Label : Quality Control

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XELEGYX – DEMO 2016

Vegan straightedge metallic hardcore from South Florida. Delivering a mix of woeful melodies and crushing riffs. FFO: Prayer for Cleansing, Caliban, Walls of Jericho, Edge metal and H8000.

Year : 2016

Label : Rage (UK) / Arduous Path (US) / Seventh Day (AUS)

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RASHOMON- DEMO 2017

Washington, D.C. doing it good with this 4 track demo tape of raw 80’s hardcore by RASHOMON. Songs are fast, vocals are angry, lyrics are probably pissed off after you translated from Japanese to English. Some URBAN WASTE, BATTALION OF SAINTS, POISON IDEA vibes here. Anyway, this demo is cool so get your hands on it.

Year : 2017

Label : 

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NEVER – DEMO 2017

UK bands don’t stop to pop up. NEVER hails from Brighton and offers 5 tracks of raw & dirty hardcore somewhere between Negative Approach, Dead Stop, Perspex Flesh and dirty music like this.

Year : 2017

Label : 

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TARGET LOCK – DEMO 2017

Another day, another killer band from UK. TARGET LOCK from London brings 6 songs reminding me a bit of SPINE mixed with other stuff. Get the songs and make up your own mind. .

Year : 2017

Label : Unstoppable Force

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ECOSTRIKE – DEMO 2016

This is to me one of the best demos released from the 5 last years. ECOSTRIKE from Florida did everything right with thess 4 songs, from the sound to the riffs and vocals. It’s a perfect blend of 90’s hardcore the way I love it. Early Integrity meets early Earth Crisis. A FIRESTORM to fucking purify.

Year : 2016

Label : Carry The Weight

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SECONDSIGHT – DEMO

SECONDSIGHT is a new band from Florida that understood how to put melodies back into Hardcore. Somewhere between “It’s always darkest… before the dawn” Turning Point, Shield and some 90’s Revelation records’ bands.  These 4 tracks are absolute killer if you are into the aforementioned bands.

Year : 2017

Label : 

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OVERDOSE – DEMO 2016

OVERDOSE is a new band hailling from Malmö in Sweden. With this killer 6 track demo tape on BLUNT FORCE records they prove not only bands from England can play killer punk influenced hardcore in Europe. For fans of VIOLENT REACTION, THE FLEX, ARMS RACE, 86 MENTALITY and BLITZ.

Year : 2016

Label : Blunt Force

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