Target-Lock-Demo2017

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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Oversode

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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Power-Surge

POWER SURGE – DEMO 2016

Power Surge from Helsinki dropped their 7 track demo tape back in April 2016. The band features some FORESEEN members. Carrer Suicide from the cold north.

Year : 2016

Label : Self Released

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GUARD DOG – DEMO 2016

Guard Dog is a new band from Seattle featuring members of White Wards, The Scare, Gag,  Lower Species etc. 5 tracks demo with Iron Boots, Freedom, Justice influences. Hardcore for Hardcore.

Year : 2016

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PUMMEL – DEMO

Not too sure who’s in that band but when I read on their bandcamp “All songs recorded, mixed, and mastered at Side Two Studios in Boston, MA” I knew it’d be good. For your information Side Two = Green Berret, Social Circkle, Chain Rank etc. You can expect 6 tunes of great Boston Hardcore.

Year : 2016

Label : 

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THE ACCURSED – DEMONSTRATION 2017

One of the tightest demo of 2017 so far, coming straight from Melbourne, Australia, but with a german singer. Their influences go from NY (Rest In Pieces / Straight Ahead), to Boston (No Tolerance / Free Spirit) to UK ( The Flex).

Year : 2017

Label : Second Guess / Open Your Eyes

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REGIMENT – DEMO 2015

Regiment has some Leeds Legends do their take on Negative FX and Last Rights with a sprinkle of Impact Unit. Members of The Flex, Obstruct, Violent Reaction, Arms Race, True Vision, Culprit, Shrapnel etc.

Year : 2016

Label : Quality Control

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CULPRIT – DEMO

New UKHC band Culprit’s demo shows members of Shrapnel transitioning their songwriting from Breakdown/Raw Deal to Sheer Terror and Killing Time territory.

Year : 2016

Label : Quality Control

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PAYDAY – BEYOND YOUR BOND

Late 80s/Early 90s Clevo style hardcore done right by UKHC upstarts from London. Straight Edge. Members of Blind Authority, Mankind and Frame of Mind. FFO: Early Integrity/Die Hard/Confront/Only The Strong Compilation 7″.

Year : 2016

Label : Quality Control

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STATE FUNERAL – TORY PARTY PRISON

New band from Brighton along similar lines to NWOBHC bands like The Flex. One to watch, listen for yourself!

Year : 2016

Label : Boss Tuneage

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GUILT PARADE – DEMO

Dirty and urgent harDCore from Washington. 4 tracks = 4 bangers. Urban Blight meets USHC.

Year : 2016

Label : 

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Rare Form - Demo

RARE FORM – ST

Female fronted hardcore from Philadelphia. When they were asked how they sound they said “Energetic punk you can mosh to. we all listen to a wide variety of bands so it’s kind of a mix of all our favorite subgenres. we just play what we think sounds cool.” That works

Year : 2016

Label :  

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Big Takeover - Demo II

BIG TAKEOVER – DEMO II

Big Takeover are back with another sick demo. Hailing from California, that plays some smooth mid 80’s NYHC influenced hardcore. If you are into Breakdown, Outburst, Sick Of It All or Raw Deal you definitely need to check this out !

Year : 2016

Label : Self released

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Clear Focus

CLEAR FOCUS – DEMO ’17

CLEAR FOCUS brings Buffalo Straight Edge back on the map. 4 anthems of classic straight edge youth crew taking cues from Mindset, Chain Of Strenght, Have Heart, FocusedxMind or Ten Yard Fight.

Year : 2017

Label : Rat Mix

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MINDFORCE-Demo-2016

MINDFORCE – Demo 2016

Mindforce bust onto the scene with their 2016 demo. Four songs of hard-hitting crossover and profound lyrics. From the school of Leeway, Cro-Mags, Icemen,Turnstile and 108.

Year : 2016

Label : Straight & Alert

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BERSERK-Demo

BERSERK – Demo

Celtic Frost meets Sheer Terror done by UKHC legends from Think Twice, Arms Race, Frame of Mind, XRepentanceX. With that caliber you know you are in for a treat. Perfect combination of metal and hardcore.

Year : 2016

Label : Quality Control

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Big Cheese - Sport Days Demo

BIG CHEESE – Sport Days Demo

New killer band from Leeds playing mid 80’s NYHC. I can say with no doubt they’ve been listening to some OUTBURST, RAW DEAL, LIFE’S BLOOD, BREAKDOWN records along with the WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE compilation on non-stop repeat.

Year : 2016

Label : Self Released

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Total Reality - Demo

TOTAL REALITY – Trigger Time

New Straight Edge band with members of Night Force, Domain and other uprising german bands. Fans of simpler HARDcore like Urban Blight, Krakdown, Negative FX and The Flex take note. Six songs

Year : 2016

Label : SFR Hardcore

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