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Down

For years, Down have been dominating the heavy music world with animosity and passion. They’re constantly pushing, pulling and finding...

Throwdown

Orange Country heavy-hitters Throwdown have been a permanent staple in contemporary hardcore for well over a decade. Having taken a break fo...

Throwdown

Having started life as an OC hardcore band, Throwdown have evolved into an entirely different beast. Between lifting weights and listening ...

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Prophets of Rage Are Here To Shut You Down

After bursting into the music world, and after their first live show, Tom Morello has announced Prophets of Rage will be recording new musi...

I, Valiance lockdown new vocalist

After what like seems forever, Melbourne’s I, Valiance have now revealed who their new full-time vocalist is.

Aversions Crown vocalist steps down

Local metallers, Aversions Crown have announced that vocalist Colin Jeffs will be stepping down from his duties in the band.

Vermin Womb offer EP download

Brutal grind outfit Vermin Womb are currently giving fans the chance to download their debut EP.

Young And In The Way shut down venue

Young And In The Way had a venue in the States shut down during their performance at Empire Tattoo’s anniversary celebration after the...

Downset announce new album

Downset recently announced their retrun and with that they have now released details for their new album, to be titled ‘One Blood,R...

Downset issue update

Los Angeles hardcore/metal/rap band Downset, who recently reformed last year following a four-year hiatus, have issued an update addressing ...

Down streaming new track

Down are streaming a new song called ‘We Knew Him Well’ from their upcoming EP.

Fist2Face To Shut Down

Iconic Melbourne record store Fist2Face has announced that due to debts, it will see a closure in the future.  

Throwdown Stream ‘Intolerance’

Throwdown have started streaming their new album, ‘Intolerance’ on soundcloud. This is their first release since 2009 when we sa...

Poema offer free Christmas download

Poema have released a cover of The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) which they have made available for free download.

Throwdown premiere new song

Orange County hardcore outfit Throwdown have unveiled the first new song, which will feature on upcoming studio album, ‘Intolerance&rs...

Throwdown announce album details

Orange County hardcore outfit Throwdown have recently completed their new studio album, with frontman Dave Peters offering details regarding...

La Dispute post countdown

After months of nothing, La Dispute have posted a cryptic countdown on their website which ends on December 16.

LostAlone offer free download

LostAlone are offering a free download of their new song The Bells! The Bells!! which is taken from their upcoming album, which they crowdfu...

The Wicked releases download

Alternative artist The Wicked has released a free download of an unreleased version of single ‘Elevator’.

The Downtown Fiction sign to Fearless

The Downtown Fiction have announced a new signing to Fearless Records. Fans can expect their follow up to 2011’s ‘Let’s Be...

Down To Nothing post new song

Down To Nothing have posted another new song from their forthcoming new album online. The song "Life On The James" is the title tr...

Reverse The Curse offer free download

Reverse The Curse are offering a free download of an acoustic version for their track Carer. The band’s upcoming album, ‘Existen...

Against Me! offer free download

Against Me! are offering their new EP, ‘True Trans,’ available as a free download on their website, for a limited time.

Downside post new song

Newcastle hardcore band Downside have posted a new song from their forthcoming split with Sydney’s Legions online. The song "Born...

Far From Proper breakdown on road

New York punk band Far From Proper have broken down in Tennessee, and have uploaded all of their music to bandcamp.

Download a new Listener song

Experimental spoken word band Listener are currently offering a song from their upcoming album for free download through their website.

Throwdown post studio video

Orange Country hardcore outfit Throwdown have posted a brief studio video, which captures the band working on a new album.

Downpresser post new song

Downpresser have posted another new song from their forthcoming album online. The song "Twist Of Fate" is taken from the band̵...

Rival Summers free download

Rival Summers are currently offering their latest single Learning To Live as a free download.

This Century offer free download

This Century are offering fans a free download of their track Skeletons. The band’s upcoming album, ‘Biography Of Heartbreak,...

The Transplants offer free download

To coincide with the upcoming release of their new album, US punks The Transplants are offering a free download of a new track this week.

Awaken The Empire offer free download

Awaken The Empire are offering a free download for their track Rise And Fall. Fans can download the track for free on the band’s offic...

Man Overboard posting countdown teaser

Pop punk lads, Man Overboard have been counting down for an announcement that they have yet to make, the most recent development being a ...

Welkin Entertainment offer free download

Local events management company Welkin Entertainment is currently offering a free download of an Australian metal compilation via the organi...

Sundowner perform new song

Sundowner, the side project of The Lawrence Arms vocalist and guitarist Chris McCaughan, have recently performed a new song for th...

A Day To Remember launch album countdown

A Day To Remember have launched a countdown on their website to December 21, when they will make a special announcement. The band have also ...

Sundowner to release new album in 2013

Sundowner, the side project of The Lawrence Arms vocalist and guitarist Chris McCaughan, have announced that they will be releasing a n...

Never Shout Never offer free download

Never Shout Never are currently offering a free download of their track, All Mine. The band’s latest album, ‘Indigo,’ was ...

The Swellers offer free download

The Swellers are currently offering a free download of their track Running Out Of Places To Go taken from the band’s new EP of the sam...

The Maine offer free download

The Maine are offering a free download of Like We Did (When We Were Lost) to celebrate the release of the band’s live DVD, ‘Anth...

Down To Nothing recording new album

Richmond, Virginia based hardcore band Down To Nothing are currently in the studio recording their new album "Life on the James&qu...

The Atlantic offer free download

The Atlantic are offering a free download of a new song, Take Care which was recorded with Erik Ron (Panic! At The Disco, VersaEmerge, Saosi...

Dogfight Records announce Takedown 2012

With the annual Takedown Festival now in it’s fourth year, the team from Dogfight Records have brought together their best and most di...

Down premiere new video

New Orleans sludge metallers Down have released a video for ‘Witchtripper’.

Down stream new EP

US sludge metallers Down are currently streaming their new EP online. The group have made the EP, ‘Down IV Part I – The Pur...

Hydra Head Records closes down

Hydra Head Records, has announced plans to essentially shut down this December. The label will cease putting out new releases, and will only...

All That Remains offer free download

All That Remains are offering fans a free download of their new track Down Through The Ages taken from the band’s upcoming album, R...

Flatliner release EP as free download

South Coast metalcore upstarts Flatliner have released a demo EP called ‘Overcast’. The twelve-track demo is the first release f...

Down By Law post new song

Down By Law have posted another new song from their forthcoming new album online. The song "Warriors United" is taken from the ban...

Alexisonfire release countdown

Alexisonfire have launched a countdown on their website with no explanation. Thanks to guitarist Wade MacNeil’s recent tweets about a ...

Down By Law post new song

Down By Law have posted a new song from their forthcoming new album online. The song "New Song" is taken from the band’s new...

Down release new song

Heavy metal supergroup Down are streaming a new song called ‘Witchtripper’. The song is the first music to drop from their upcom...

Ark Of The Covenant sign to Facedown

Connecticut hardcore band Ark of the Covenant have signed with Facedown Records.The group’s first full-length ‘Self Harvest̵...

Maskarade releases free download

 Maskarade, the new identity of ex-Chiodos vocalist Brandon Bolmer, has released a free download of his new track "Ready." Y...

Those Mockingbirds offer free download

Those Mockingbirds are giving away their latest single The Difference Between Love + Addiction for free to celebrate their support sets for ...

The Starting Line post countdown

The Starting Line have posted a hint on their facebook about the pages recently released countdown. The update links to the countdown saying...

Muncipal Waste offer free download

Municipal Waste are currently offering a free download of their split EP with Toxic Holocaust, titled ‘Toxic Waste.’ Get it?

Blaqk Audio offer free download

Blaqk Audio, featuring Davey Havok and Jade Puget of AFI, have announced they signed with Superball Music and will release their sophomore a...

The Memorials offer free download

The Memorials, which feature ex-The Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen, are offering a free download of the song Daisies from their album ...

Gojira offer free download

Gojira are giving fans a free download of Liquid Fire, from their new record ‘L’Enfant Sauvage’ out June 22nd through Road...

Write This Down stream new album

Write This Down are currently streaming their new album, ‘Lost Weekend,’ which will be released tomorrow via Tooth & Nail Re...

Arkells offer free download

Arkells are offering fans a free download of their track On Paper featuring the Maine’s John O’Callaghan.

Closure put up EP for free download

Gold Coast rock band, Closure have just put up their newest self-titled EP for free download off their Facebook page. The EP was recorded wi...

Death Grips offer free download

Experimental hip-hop act Death Grips are offering a free download of The Fever (Aye Aye), the first single from their upcoming album ‘...

Down To Nothing post new video

Down To Nothing have posted the new music video for their song "Pipeline". The song is taken from the band’s latest EP "...

Coliseum release demos for free download

 Coliseum is giving away demos from their 2010 LP House With A Curse today only. The seven-track package includes six demos as well as...

No Trigger post free download

No Trigger released their new album "Tycoon" last week through No Sleep Records, and they are now giving away the track "Perm...

Say Anything offer free download

Say Anything are currently offering a free download of the single Burn A Miracle, taken from their upcoming record ‘Anarchy, My Dear.&...

Tumbledown post new video

Tumbledown, the alt-country project of MxPx front man Mike Herrera have posted the new music video for their song "Great Big World"...

The Jealous Sound offer free download

The Jealous Sound has launched a free download of their new track "Promise Of The West." The song is taken from the group’s...

Leaders sign to Facedown Records

Hollister, California-based metal/hardcore crossover Leaders have joined the Facedown Records family. Before going through a line-up and nam...

Pelican offer free download

Pelican have released a new song for free download titled Lathe Biosas. The track will appear on the band’s upcoming EP ‘Ataraxi...

Sharks post free download

Sharks have posted a free download of their new song "Arcane Effigies" onto the Rolling Stone website. The song is taken from the ...

Cheap Girls post free download

Cheap Girls have posted their song "Ruby" as a free download onto the Rolling Stone website. The song is taken from the band’...

Lucero song for free download

Memphis rockers Lucero have track ‘Sometimes’ available for free download via Rolling Stone.

The Maine offer free download

To celebrate their five year anniversary, The Maine have posted a free unreleased song, titled Take Me Dancing. The song is a b-side from th...

Lookout Records closes down

Punk label Lookout Records has officially closed its doors, according to label owner Ted Leo. Over the years, Lookout! had released material...

Rocky Loves Emily offer free download

Rocky Loves Emily are offering fans a free download of their track Paper And Pen. Fans can download the track in exchange for a tweet.

Day on Fire offer free download

In the lead up to the release of their debut full length album titled ‘Apologies & Ghosts,’ dropping some time in February, ...

Artist Vs Poet offer free download

Artist Vs Poet are offering a free download of their song Airplanes And Candy Canes. the track is taken from the recently released holiday E...

Thriller shut down

In what is yet another big blow for live music and venues in Queensland, the venue that hosts the Saturday night party that is "Th...

System Of A Down announce sidewaves

There is no other band around who can match the audacity, intensity and progressive nature of System Of A Down. With System Of A Down operat...

The Downtown Fiction release new song

The Downtown Fiction have released a new song from their upcoming EP, ‘Pineapple,’ which is set for release on December 20th.

The Downtown Fiction recording new EP

The Downtown Fiction have announced via Twitter that they have entered the studio to begin recording a new EP. The EP will be the follo...

The Ready Set offer free download

The Ready Set are offering fans a free download of the song Paratrooper in exchange for a tweet or Facebook post.

TesseracT give away free download

UK progressive metallers TesseracT have been extremely busy for the past few months. After announcing a change in vocalists, they entered t...

You Me at Six offer free download

You Me at Six are offering "Little Death" as a free download from their latest album Sinners Never Sleep. Head over to Rock Sound ...

The Maine offer free download

The Maine have released a new song entitled Don’t Give Up On Us which they are currently offering as a free download.

Milestones sign with Takedown Records

Brisbane based band Milestones have announced that they have signed with Takedown Records. The label will be releasing the band’s debu...

Man Overboard offer free download

Man Overboard released their new self-titled album last week through Rise Records, and they are now offering a free download of the track &q...

The Bride announce free album download

 Two weeks ago, UNFD announced the signing of Western Sydney Hardcore band, The Bride, and the release of their forthcoming debut album...

The Get Up Kids offer free download

The Get Up Kids are currently offering a free download of the song Rememorable which has been taken from the band’s latest album, R...

The Make offer free download

The Make have released a new song titled Fever, from their upcoming full length release. The track is currently available as a free download...

Rival Schools offer free download

Rival Schools are offering a free download of the song Eyes Wide Open, just because they are nice dudes. The track has been taken from their...

Dogfight Records announce Takedown 2011

Dogfight Records’ annual Takedown Festival has marked itself as one of the highlights on the hardcore calendar. Now in it’s thir...

Eyes Set To Kill offer free download

Eyes Set To Kill have released a new song available as a free download titled, Harsh which has been taken from their upcoming album, ‘...

Crosses offer free downloadable digital EP

Crosses, the musical side-project featuring Deftones frontman Chino Moreno and Far guitarist Shaun Lopez are currently offering their new EP...

Chuck Ragan offers free download

In anticipation of Chuck Ragan’s third full length record ‘Covering Ground’, the singer/songwriter has released the song N...

The Vinyls offer free download

The Vinyls are offering a free download of their new song Where You Where I Want. The song is taken from their latest release ‘Extende...

Rex Brown officially departs Down

Bassist Rex Brown has recently confirmed his official departure from Louisiana sludge metallers Down. Speaking to 8countnews.com, Brown...

Machete post EP download

Adelaide hardcore band Machete have posted a download of their new EP "Judgement". The EP can be downloaded via the Mediafire...

Saving Grace sign to Facedown Records

New Zealand’s Saving Grace have signed a new contract with Facedown Records for the release of their forthcoming full-length, ‘T...

Statues post 7″ for free download

Perth’s Statues have released their debut 7", Wait For Calm, which is chock full of chaotic hardcore, and available for free down...

Thursday offer free downloads

Thursday have released two new song fom their upcoming album ‘No Devolucion’ which fans can download for free in return for a Fa...

Touche Amore post free live download

Touche Amore are the latest band to be featured in the ongoing Deathwish Live Series, and are giving away their "Live at WERS" set...

City (Comma) State offer free download

City (Comma) State are currently offering their new song This Night That Never Ends as a free download in returm for "liking" thei...

Raider post debut CD for free download

Adelaide Pop / Rock upstarts, Raider, have posted their Debut CD for free download, on the cusp of their launch shows. The band, comprised o...

Relentless to play Hamtown Smakdown

Sydney hardcore band Relentless have announced that they will be making the trip to New Zealand in a few weeks time to play the Hamtown Smak...

Iron Maiden touch down in Australia

Iron Maiden have landed in Australia on the mighty Ed Force One. Fresh from playing a massive show in Singapore it seems like the band are i...

Let Me Down Jungleman release new song

Let Me Down Jungleman are proud to announce the release of their new single ‘Who Knows" through Beard Of Bees Records. The song w...

Flogging Molly post free download

Flogging Molly have posted their new single "Don’t Shut ‘Em Down" as a free download if you sign up for the band&...

Mogwai post free download

Mogwai have posted a free download of their new song, "San Pedro". "San Pedro" is taken from the band’s seven...

Eisley offer free download

As family band Eisley gear up to release their new album, and debut on Equal Vision Records, ‘The Valley,’ a free song has been ...

The Get Up Kids post free download

The Get Up Kids have posted a free download of the track "Pararelevant" from their forthcoming fifth studio album, "Ther...

System Of A Down confirmed to reunite

After a five year hiatus, System Of A Down have confirmed that they are reuniting to play a number of shows and festivals in Europe in 2011 ...

As Hell Retreats sign to Facedown

Facedown Records have announced the offcial signing of Christian Hardcore group As Hell Retreats. The band released their first full-length ...

None More Black post free download

New Jersey based punk band None More Black have posted another one of their new songs as a free download on the Fat Wreck website.

My Chemical Romance post free download

My Chemical Romance have posted a free download of a new song "Save Yourself (I’ll Hold Them Back)" on their website. In ord...

Tumbledown stream new album

Tumbledown, the alt-country project of MxPx front man Mike Herrera have posted a stream of their new album. The album is titled "Empty ...

Tumbledown post new video

Tumbledown, the alt-country project of MxPx front man Mike Herrera have posted the new music video for their song "Arrested In El ...

Burning Brooklyn post free download

Brisbane band Burning Brooklyn have posted a new song for free download on their Triple J Unearthed page. ‘Time Will Tell’ is th...

Black Cards offer free download

Black Cards, the new musical project from Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz, are offering a free download of their new track Dr. Jekyll & ...

Tumbledown announce album details

Tumbledown, the alt-country project of MxPx front man Mike Herrera have revealed details about their upcoming new album. The album is titled...

Fake Problems post free download

Florida based band Fake Problems have posted a free download of their brand new track "Songs For Teenagers". "Songs...

Down set release date for new DVD

Acclaimed New Orleans metallers Down have set an Australian release date for their long-awaited DVD. Entitled, Diary of a Madband the new of...

The Showdown premiere new track

Christian southern metallers The Showdown have debuted a new track online. The Man Named Hell, exclusively premiered on the band’s Pur...

The Showdown set to release new album

Tennessee’ssouthern metal outfit, The Showdown, has announced an August 24th street date for their Solid State Records sophomore relea...

Your Memorial sign to Facedown Records

Facedown Records is proud to announce the newest member of the family, Your Memorial. Your Memorial came to Facedown Records from the Twin C...

Norma Jean free song download

Metalcore hard-hitters, Norma Jean have released a new track online for free download off their forthcoming album – ‘Meridional&...

Fistmouth EP downloadable

Sydney punk rockers, Fistmouth, have recently made their debut EP – Stay Gold, available for free download. The four-piece is currentl...

Sick Of It All free song download

Hardcore legends Sick Of It All have made the song “Bent Out Of Shape” available as a free download. The song comes off the ban...

Cancer Bats new album rundown

Canadian hardcore lads Cancer Bats have provided fans with an extensive insight into each track to feature on their new album – &lsquo...

Down To Nothing stream new record

Richmond hardcore band Down To Nothing have posted the stream of their new record "All My Sons". "All My Sons" will be r...

Tumbledown to release live album

Tumbledown, the alt-country side project of MxPx frontman Mike Herrara are set to release a limited edition live album on March 2nd.

HIM talk music downloading

Ville Valo of Finnish band HIM recently chatted to Bryan Reesman of Attention Deficit Delirium about music downloading, the state of rock, a...

Down To Nothing post new song

Richmond, Virginia hardcore band Down To Nothing have posted a new song on their myspace page. The song "Number One" is taken from...

Down To Nothing post recording video

Richmond, Virginia hardcore band Down To Nothing have posted some footage of the band recording their new 7" for Reaper Records. The vi...

System Of A Down to reunite?

NME is reporting that System Of A Down may be the latest in a slew of band reuniting in recent times. Bass player Shavo Odadjia hinted at th...

The Dangerous Summer free download

Thanks to Amazon.com, you can now download a free track from The Dangerous Summer. The song comes off the bands latest album ‘Reach Fo...

Rob Zombie posts free song for download

Rob Zombie has posted a new song online for free download. The track is called ‘Burn’ and features in the latest Rock Band game....

You Me At Six offer free download

U.K band You Me At Six have wrapped up work on their new album. It’s titled ‘Hold Me Down’ and set for a January 11th rele...

Fear Before offer albums for download

Fear Before have enabled fans to download their back-catalogue for whatever price they want, to raise funds to help pay for a friend’s...

Hometown Showdown

It’s no secret that Melbourne is home to some of the finest live acts in the world, so what better way to celebrate our local talent t...

Throwdown Stream New Album

 Deathless, the new album from hardcore/metal band Throwdown, is available in its entirity for fans to listen to on the band’...

Throwdown debut new song

Throwdown have debuted a new song from their forthcoming album. Titled ‘Deathless‘, the record will be released on November 10th...

Shipshape R00lz shuts down

The Devil Wears Prada vocalist Mike Hranica’s clothing line Shipshape R00lz has closed down due to legal reasons

Deez Nuts post new track for download

Deez Nuts have posted a new track for download, aptly titled ‘Free Music‘. The band released their debut album ‘Stay True&...

Daylight post new songs for download

American punk band Daylight are heading to Australia this October, and to say thank you the band have uploaded a couple songs on Myspace for...

Download another new Converge song

The title track for the new Converge album "Axe To Fall" is currently available to download on the Spin.com website. "Axe To ...

The Boys of Summer post free download

Detriot band The Boys of Summer have posted a free acoustic download of their track Indiana up on their purevolume page. The Boys of Summer ...

Kisschasy put new song up for download

In the supposedly halcyon days of Oz Rock, young bands typically took a couple of albums to find their feet. They learned the crafts of writ...

Lockdown new tracks up.

New Sydney hardcore band lockdown have finally got new tracks up from their EP titled "Perception" on their Myspace page.

Throwdown finish new album

Throwdown have finished recording their new album. Titled ‘Deathless‘, this will be the bands E1 Music debut. Frontman Dave Pete...

Every Time I Die new song download

Every Time I Die have put a new song up for download. Titled "The Marvelous Slut", the track comes off the bands forthcoming album...

Animal Collective heading down under

Much hyped band Animal Collective look set to grace our shores in the latter half of 2009. Some dates for a visit to our shores have been le...

Finch post free download of EP

Finch have posted their entire 2008 EP up for download to coincide with their new website. The band said, "there’s also a little ...

ILL Brigade post free download

ILL Brigade have once again recorded a set of live tracks. 11 tracks including covers from bands such as; Integrity, Youth Of Today, Cro Mag...

Downpresser post new song

Downpresser have posted a new song from their new 7" titled "Age Of Ignorance" on their myspace page. Pre-orders for "Ag...

Down By Law plan new album

Down By Law participated in a rare interview with some details on their forthcoming shows, plans, side-projects and more.

New Young Heretics single and download

Young Heretics is the brainchild of Melbourne based duo, Matthew Wright and Kitty Hart – eccentric twins, both with a love of warped p...

Throwdown start recording new album

Throwdown have begun recording the follow up to 2007’s ‘Venom & Tears‘. Titled ‘Deathless‘, the new album ...

Madball recruit ex-Throwdown drummer

According to numerous sources, New York hardcore kings Madball have added ex-Throwdown drummer Ben Dussault to their lineup.

The Seduction song download & 7-inch news

We are writing a bunch of new material, some of which will appear on our new 7 inch EP, Black Cranes, Which will be mixed by the amazing Kur...

The Boss lays the smack down

Bruce Springsteen, aka THE BOSS, has blasted Ticketmaster over in the U.S for redirecting customers trying to buy tickets to his shows to an...

TSOL free download available

Orange County’s original beach punks, T.S.O.L. (True Sounds Of Liberty), will release their aptly named 30th Anniversary album, &ldquo...

A Wilhelm Scream set up for download

Thanks to the kind folk at Punknews.org and National Underground, you can download the video of an entire set from A Wilhelm Scream‘s ...

Throwdown sign with KOCH Records

"We have a great head start on the writing process. It’s always hard to say how the songs will ultimately evolve. You think it...

Century Media free sampler for download

Punknews.org is hosting a free download for the new Century Media sampler cd. The sampler features 16 songs including The Haunted, Fear My T...

Download new Minus The Bear

Minus The Bear have made their new song "Guns & Ammo" available to download for free. The song is taken from the bands new &qu...

Down Australian tour

“If there ever were a metal super group to end all metal super groups, it…”

New Throwdown album

The lads in straight-edge metalcore band Throwdown are currently at home writing new material for their 5th full length effort

Boomtown Showdown DVD

oomtown Records is releasing a DVD nationally with footage and interviews with The Getaway Plan, Behind Crimson Eyes, Angelas Dish, In Ficti...