Dying youth is the impressive debut EP by Czech band Hopes. Time to let Hopes explain how they will conquer not only Czech stages.

Hopes – Wake up EP

Hopes prove they still got it and release their second great EP with Wake up.

Reply To: Shows you're going to

I think I’ll skip Defeater tonight and instead visit Hopes in Haarlem. If I can stay awake long enough, that is… edit: and to show how very much awake I am I start mixing up dates. Hopes will play in Haarlem next month… Minor detail…

Reply To: Reviews – Any takers?

New stuff ready to go: – CRASHJAW – EP (ex-Strike First, ex-Real Hate) – Influenced by Merauder, Biohazard, Pro-Pain, Slayer & Alice In Chains – http://www.facebook.com/Crashjaw/app_2405167945 – actual copy – CLOAKROOM – debut (Run For Cover Records) – http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/200784/exclusive-cloakroom-drops-smoky-nostalgic-video-for-bending – digital copy – FAIM – “Pretty Well Over The Bay” – ‘a Western Australian based … Continue reading Reply To: Reviews – Any takers?

Reply To: In the works

I asked Hopes if they wanted to do a New breed interview. They agreed, so that’s on it’s way. My first interview. Yeah! 😀

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desperat: demokrati eller diktatur double negative: hardcore confusion converge/dropdead split high hopes: hang in there,kid no faith: no faith poison planet: bleed for me poison planet: boycot everything sacred love: dividing lines toxic holocaust: conjure and command vaccine: crime in blood vaccine: human hatred waste management: power abuse weekend nachos: two things at on

Reply To: In the works

I’ve just received an answer from Hopes. I’ve also asked Habits and Fonija if they would be interested in an interview.


Probably one the most well known Russian hardcore bands at the moment about life, hardcore and bears in the streets.

Reply To: Post you How's Your Edge list.

Thank you, obviously when I am saying I will be weeding out, it will probably mostly be ’00’s and ’10’s records. So don’t get your hopes up. 😉

Borrowed Time

7 years after their last interview in Double Rabies, Becky talks to Brendan about the return of Borrowed Time.

Reply To: Yearlists 2013

No need to keep reconsidering this list. This is it: best albums 1. John Moreland – In the throes 2. Fonija – Mojot pekol 3. Calabrese – Born with a scorpions touch 4. Regimen – s/t 5. Pine Barrens – Kingmaker 6. Shevils – Lost in tartarus 7. Doomriders – Grande blood 8. Hollis Brown … Continue reading Reply To: Yearlists 2013

Reply To: Reviews – Any takers?

Why is High Hopes on the list again? I already got that through here a while back. Bear, yes please. I have some reviews typed out on my iPad that I will add shortly. Now that my home renovation is coming to an end, I’ll try and squeeze in some more SWNK work.