Leeds' unique hardcore act Daves are a diamond in the punk rock rough. There's a Dave in all of us, apparently.
Finally, there is something exiting to come out of Wales, other than the M4. Pizzatramp's 12'' picture disc on TNSrecords is a win. FFO: 80's hardcore thrash crossover and swearing.
This split from Pizzatramp, Grand Collapse, The Domestics, Guilt Police, Wolfbeast Destroyer and Rash Decisions proves that the UK hardcore scene is still very much alive, well and kicking the shit out of music with its size 12 boots.
"Haest sound like they’ll drink all your cider and shit in your bathtub." FFO: Amebix, Axegrinder, Discharge
Latino/Chicago hardcore act La Armada share the secrets to their uniquely ferocious sound, and their dual passion for music and politics.
"A pissed off, vicious slab of breakneck hardcore thrash." FFO: Agnostic Front, Cro Mags, The Crumbsuckers, DRI.
Like a perfect hit of potent espresso, Parisian hardcore act Youth Avoiders are the big name being whispered around the UK scene right now. FFO: Minor Threat, Dead Kennedys, having your mind blown.
Manchester Punk Festival Band Spotlight: Wolfbeast Destroyer will be delivering some enthrallingly heavy D-beat crust.