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Viet Cong

by The Great Lie

The Great Lie throw down a relentless assault of heavy riffs, reflective lyrics, and pounding rhythms. Recorded this June and recently mastered by Arthur Rizck, Viet Cong continues to show The Great Lie’s ability to combine aggressive hardcore and metal to create their own unique sound.

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by Dissuffer

Dissuffer is a D-Beat / hardcore punk band which was formed in late 2019. With loud, thick distortions, driven and broken vowels, taking influences from hardcore punk bands like Napalm Raid, Discharge and His Hero Is Gone.

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by Skrage

Skrage combine blistering basslines, tearing beats, psychedelic soundscapes and raging vocals to produce an adrenaline-fuelled sonic assault. Think Noisia meets Discharge…

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Brazilian's metalpunk ESCALPO was born in 2020 with the propose to produce raw and intense metal punk, with d-beat and death metal influences. The band was formed by veterans from the south american scene.

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Liquid Lunch

by Atombuzz

Hi, we're Atombuzz, a noisy punk band from West Sussex. We've previously had enjoyably extremely poor reviews from Punktastic but after hoping too change that with our last release. Enjoy!

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I Am The War

by Pro Patria Mori

Original UK 80's crossover band Pro Patria Mori release their first song after a 33 year absence. With former Malefice member Chris Allen on drums, original guitarist Pete East and bassist Paul Tillotson, the band release the instrumental 'I am the War' part of a 6 way split on Chaos Control

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The Ones Who Are Left Behind

by Active Minds

We're Active Minds. You may not have heard of us, but we've been around for quite a while playing DIY political punk and hardcore. We have a wide range of musical interests, and try to reflect this in our songs - so expect some variety. Here's the first track from our new EP.

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Your Best Interest

by Entry

Hey we are Entry, a hardcore punk band based in LA. We've just announced our debut Detriment exploring different aspects of punk and hardcore. We believe in the power of punk and the uniting nature of music, reflecting ourselves and our community in our music.

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by Nick Leonard

Nick Leonard (Myopic, Blinding Eye Dog) is a musician and producer in Washington, D.C. I've played in a number of metal and punk bands in the local scene and produce my own solo project on the side, playing all instruments, vocals, recording, artwork, it's all 100% me, for better or worse!

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Blinding Eye Dog

Blinding Eye Dog is here to help make the world aware of the imminent arrival of the Great Old Ones. When we aren't doing that, we are playing metal tainted punk rock in Baltimore and the surrounding areas.

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