Ceiling Walker "Demo 09" Demo 2009

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If you particularly love EmoCore bands of the 90's so i believe you have to give a listen to Ceiling Walker's stuff.Their music has a moody temperament and alternates between intense , driving mid tempo parts having a slight heavy feel and with softer passages mixed with beautiful and sweet guitar lines creating a poetic atmosphere.Screamed sung vocals bursting with anger , passion and having a slight touch of despair.Really good and passionate stuff!.For more details about the band you can go here and here

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Clint on Guitar & Voice *.* Dane on Bass *.* James on Drums & Backing Vocals

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 23m
1.Catalyst *.* 2.Sisyphus *.* 3.Falling *.* 4.The Funeral March *.* 5.Untitled

Castaway "Demo 09" Demo 2009

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Fucking awasome!.Hailing from Australia , Castaway are performing a hot driving heavy Hardcore.You will be touched right in your heart by the somber , dark and harrowing atmosphere generated by their music and by the beautiful passages orchestred by fine , subtle guitar's parts.Their music is a perfect mixture of intense , heavy , driving mid-paced parts with vocals sung with passion , rage and anger and with a fuking good guitar work.All is executed with brio and talent.Sure it's just the beginning for them...a huge potential here!.Hope to hear more stuff from them in a near future!.For more infos about the band you have to go here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Andy on Vocals *.* Josh on Guitar *.* Tom on Bass *.* Andy on Drums

Demo : 4 songs *.* Length : 12m
1.Intro *.* 2.Concrete Jungle *.* 3.Sanctuary *.* 4.Idle Thoughts

Das Hate "Demo'10" Demo 2010

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Explosive Hardcore with the Old School touch and Punk roots bursting with intensity , tonicity and aggressivity.For sure it rages!.Their music is quite fast being furious at times and mixed with kick ass driving slower parts and breakdowns.Angry sung vocals filled with rage at times.Hard to catch your breath!.Damn this is so so good!.For more detains about the band you can go here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Don Funnie on Vocals *.* Das on Guitar *.* Re on Guitar
Jontois on Bass *.* Bo on Drums

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 7m
1.My Youth *.* 2.Decomposing Mental State *.* 3.Like Father Like Hell *.* 4.Time *.* 5.Das Hate

Burn Your World "Demo 2011" Demo 2011

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 3 powerful songs of a hard-hitting heavy Hardcore with a metallic touch.Loud and aggressive mid-tempo music with faster passages and incorporating heavy breakdowns and some moshy tendencies here and there.Harsh , strong sung vocals filled with strength and rage.Two vocals on some parts.Good stuff!.For more details about the bands you can go here and there

********** LINE-UP **********
James *.* Mike *.* Chad *.* Paul

Demo : 3 songs *.* Length : 8m
1.Blindsided *.* 2.Forger *.* 3.Burned In My Head

Red Die Number Nine "Mind's Eye" Tape 1988

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If you have never heard about them before so imagine a mix between The Adolescents and Toxic Reasons with a slight Descendents's touch. Yes...Fucking awesome!.R.D.N.N offers a hot driving and dynamic Hardcore with Punkrock roots from which emerges a plethora of catchy and lively passages and incorporating a slight melodious feel.Great stuff!.For more detains about the band you can go here and here.

********** LINE-UP **********

Joe P. *.* Bill T. *.* Stumpy-Joe *.* Mark A.

Tape
: 18 songs *.* Length : 32m
1.Life Is Good *.* 2.Mind's Eye *.* 3.Breakdown *.* 4.Punch The Clock *.* 5.Nord *.* 6.Be That Way *.* 7.Why *.* 8.Bach Meets Batman *.* 9.Skins Squints And Ccream Rinse *.* 10.Pint Of Courage *.* 11.To Be Like You *.* 12.White Riot *.* 13.Winds Of Change *.* 14.Close *.* 15.Sink *.* 16.Sta Night *.* 17.Life Is Good *.* 18.Bach Meets Pachevel

World Of Pain "Demo 2k9" Demo 2009

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World Of Pain are delivering an Heavy metallic Hardcore!.Their music alternates between intense , aggressive fast parts and deep , loud mid tempo passages incorporating heavy , powerful breakdowns with moshy feel.Harsh and strong sung vocals being slightly throaty at times.Even if it's not particularly the style of music i prefer to listen to i have to admit that W.O.P sounds quite good and did a good work.For more infos about the band you have to go here

********** LINE-UP **********
Noah *.* Vito *.* TJ *.* Shawn

Demo : 3 songs *.* Length : 10m
1.Buried In Sin *.* 2.Curse Of Life *.* 3.Drowning

Get Bent "Demo 08" Demo 2008

Posted by Jimmy | Posted in , , , , , | Posted on 11:48 AM

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Considering the fact that one of my fave bands is Hot Water Music that's sure it was nearly impossible for me to do not love Get Bent. The band offer us a high talented Emoish Punkrock with Pop Punk sensibilities.Their music is a perfect mix of hot driving , catchy , grovvy lively parts combined with sweet soft passages.The vocals are sung with passion and strength.Kick ass melodies and subtle tuneful guitar parts.Need to listen to more stuff from Get Bent ... so so good!.For more infos about the band you can go here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Andy *.* Jared *.* Dumps *.* Vlad *.* Gerge

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 14m
1.Sleeping Bag *.* 2.Forest Ave *.* 3.City *.* 4.Ridgewood Son *.* 5.Stacked And Shufted

Stoked On Being Pumped "Self Titled" Demo 2010

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Believe me S.O.B.P rules!.Music played by the band is a quite good Punkrock delivered with energy , passion and fervour!.Lively rhythms , strong vocal presence , cool dual sung vocals on some parts , catchy sing alongs here and there , powerful and driving guitar work and having a well done tuneful feel.All is executed with precison making their music quite interesting and enjoyeable to listen to.Damn cool if you ask me!.For more info about the band you can visit them here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Tom on Vocals & Guitar *.* Kevin on Bass
Schwenk on Guitar *.* Hightower on Drums

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 15m
1.Stoked On Being Pumped *.* 2.American Problems *.* 3.Dialed *.* 4.No Bad Days *.* 5.Life Stories

VA - Life Is No Picnic So Lets Eat Potatoes - Tape 198X

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The songs and sound are of varied quality (great to okay).Some of the bands i enjoyed the most are : Stikky (funny killer HC/P) ; Images (particulary for their killer tune "Happiness" - talented HC/P) ; Dissent (cool HC/P) ; Moss Icon (with their Posicore / SExHC a la Uniform Cchoice) ; The Hates (lively PopPunk) and Starvation Army (Punkrock).A good selection of bands and for a good and interesting compilation.

Bands : 11 bands *.* Length : 60m *.* Label : Family Fest Rcds

Band's List : Stikky *.* Images *.* Two Car Family *.* GBLC *.* Dissent *.* Moss Icon *.* The Hated *.* Sockeye *.* Outcasts *.* Starvation Army *.* Flovrescent Condoms

Deers "Discography" Tape 2010

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Hailing from Sacramento , Deers are performing a wild , abrasive and angry tortured EmoCore mixed with sort of chaotic and quiet parts and having an emotive and melodious feels here and there. Screamed , yelled sung vocals from which you can feel all the pain , fury and anger emerging from their songs.Good stuff!.

********** LINE-UP **********
Chris on Drums & Vocals *.* Jeff on Guitar & Vocals
Ryan on Bass & Vocals

Tape : 9 songs *.* Length : 21m *.* Label : Gafas Del Rigor

1.Part 1 *.* 2.Part 2 *.* 3.Jeffcore5150issoomattdahl *.* 4.I Eat Happy Memories *.* 5.Martinez Is A Shithole *.* 6.Birds *.* 7.A Product Of Failure *.* 8.Failed Missions To The Moon And I Am Getting Really Sick Of Sand *.* 9.Sorry I Am Jjust A Little

The Brass "Demo 08" Demo 2008

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First band you will probably think about in listening to the Brass's music is At The Drive In.The Brass perform a hectic and energetic Post Hardcore mixing fast and frantic musical parts coupled with screamed sung vocals with melodious , emotive soft parts.Good song's structure , good musicianship and good songs!.The band released an EP "Homosapien" and are on a split 7Inch with the band Breath On Glass and both records have been released in 2009.

********** LINE-UP **********
Jason R. *.* Mike C. *.* Jon E. *.* Matt M.

Demo : 4 songs *.* Length : 16m
1.Sleep City Sleep *.* 2.Triggers *.* 3.Standing On My Head Shitting In My Mouth *.* 4.Four

Seven Sioux "Seven Songs By..." Demo 1989

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One of the first bands from Austria i got the opportunity to discover.Musically i could define their music such as a well-done mix between the Rites Of Spring , Gray Matter and Dag Nasty's sound.Seven Sioux play a quite enjoyeable and driving Emotional Hardcore with the Washington DC's touch.Songs are delivered with energy , passion and tonicity with a fine and sweet melodic touch.Pretty good stuff.The band released several records.

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Horst on Guitar *.* Huckey on Drums
Peterl on Bass *.* Rainer on Vocals *.* Alex on Vocals

Demo : 7 songs *.* Length : 20m
1.Old Lady No Teeth *.* 2.Silence *.* 3.Double *.* 4.Colours *.* 5.Doubt *.* 6.Old Blue Part 2 *.* 7.Left

In The Clear "Steel City Straight Edge" Demo 1999

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In The Clear are a Straight Edge band coming from UK and their music is influenced by the Old School's sound and by bands such as Youth Of Today , Insted.Fast played songs incorporating cool and driving breakdowns and back up shouts.All being performed with a good energy and a real enthusiasm.Good stuff.The band released a 6 track EP titled "Out Of Our Past" in 2000 and a full length album "Leave This City In Flames" in 2001.

********** LINE-UP **********
Mark on Guitar *.* Rob on Drums *.* Ian on Vocals
Simon on Bass *.* Steve on Guitar

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 14m *.* Label : Sure Hand Rcds
1.Sown The Seeds *.* 2.Pride *.* 3.Deep Inside *.* 4.Intro / Our Own Way *.* 5.The Difference

Condition Red "Self Titled" Demo 1991

Posted by Jimmy | Posted in , , , | Posted on 9:36 AM

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Condition Red used to play a quite good lively mid tempo groovy Rockin'Punk with even a Reggea feel and incorporating some kick ass tuneful guitar solos in most of their songs.Songs are flowing quite well and are musically pleasing.

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 15m
1.Mystery *.* 2.No Lies *.* 3.Dont Mess With My Heart *.* 4.Throw It All Away *.* 5.Big City

Worship This! "Demo" Demo 2010

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Catchy as hell Emoish Punkrock a la Hot Water Music , Small Brown Bike , Jawbreaker.Their music is so so good ... and i would say it is the fine result of a brilliant well-orchestred mix between driving , lively rhythms with the exact dose of energy needed and crossed with emotive soft parts.Sweet tuneful lively guitar lines. The more i listen to this the better it gets!.Trust me it rules!.For more info about the band you can go here , here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Aaron on Guitar & Vocals *.* Jeremy on Guitar & Vocals
Josh on Bass & Vocals *.* Jeff on Drums

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 19m
1.The Best Parts *.* 2.Dinosaur *.* 3.Astronaut *.* 4.Broken Tactics *.* 5.Blinding Lights

Cross The Line "Self Titled" Demo 2003

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Cross The Line are performing an urgent Old School SExHC with a PosiCore feel at times.A cross between Ten Yard Fight , Bold , Turning Point , In My Eyes.Rhythms are quite fast filled with a driven energy and mixed with some damn good , punchy , groovy breakdowns with a slight moshy touch.This really gives a blast of energy right in your face...Pretty good stuff and band!.

********** LINE-UP *********
Phillywee on Guitar *.* Israel Branson on Bass
Ben M. on Drums *.* Matt R. on Vocals

Demo : 7 songs *.* Length : 14
1.What Its Worth *.* 2.Comes With Time *.* 3.Last Thoughts *.* 4.The Cycle *.* 5.Step Back *.* 6.From The Beginning *.* 7.Life Falls Short

Earthworm "Winter Demo 2010" Demo 2010

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Tight and powerful melodic modern Punkrock!.Songs are quite fast and dynamic bursting with a good dose of energy that will grow in you song after song and mixed with driving , jumpy mid tempo parts.Their track "You And Me" is without any doubt their best tune ... just top cool!.At times reminds me a bit bands such as Blink 182 , New Found Glory.Good stuff!.For more info about the band you can be in touch with the band here or here

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CxPx on Vocals *.* Batman on Guitar *.* Robin on Guitar
Catcher From The Sandlot on Guitar *.* Dillon on Drums

Demo : 3 songs *.* Length : 9m
1.Hey Dude Look I Am A Centaur *.* 2.Grglawdog.aol.com *.* 3.You And Me

Happy Anger "As Happily Angry As Possible" Demo 1994

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Catchy and driving Emotional Hardcore with a strong Washington DC Rock's sound feel to it.We can say that one of the major bands influencing their sound is without any doubt Fugazi.The music is charged with emotion mixed with fuckin' groovy parts and beautiful , melodious passages.The guitar work is impressive with a plethora of catchy riffs and the rhythm section is tight as well. Heartfelt vocals.Good stuff!.

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 17m *.* Label : No Reason

Thousandaires "Land Seal" Demo 2010

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Emoish Hardcore with Punkrock roots in the vein of Hot Water Music.Their music is a well dosed mixture of passages filled with lots of energy and intensity and soft , beautiful moments from which all the emotion will hit you right in your face.Poignant and passionate sung vocals having an emotive feel.Driving rhythms , sweet melodious parts , catchy hamonies ... all being done with brio.Hot stuff!.For more info about the band you can go here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Dominic *.* Jeff *.* Dave *.* Jared

Demo : 3 songs *.* Length : 9m
1.Charitable Contributions *.* 2.Every Soldier *.* 3.20.40.60.80.90

Lie Captive "Demo 2010" Demo 2010

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Driving powerful melodic modern Hardcore with Punkrock roots. Lots of tempo changes , fucking good driving powerful guitar work , a high dose of intensity mixed with an emotive feel , beautiful soft parts and vocals sung with passion and fervour.An enjoyable moment to spend nine minutes .... pretty good stuff!. For more info about the band you can meet them here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Joe on Drums *.* Tyler on Vocals & Bass *.*
Chris on Guitar & Vocals

Demo : 3 songs *.* Length : 9m
1.Face Turns Blue *.* 2.Ten & Two *.* 3.M.T.P

Masked Intruder "4 Song Demo" Demo 2010

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Supper happy and jumpy melodic Pop Punk / Punkrock with even a Surf Punk feel to it.Every songs flows smoothly with tight as hell driving melodious guitar parts and sweet , fine guitar solos.Their music is catchy , lively and dynamic with melodic sung vocals and sweet sing-a-long melodies.If you are into bands such as The Queers , The Beatnik Termites , etc... sure you will love the Masked Intruder!.For more info about the band here is a link here

Demo : 4 songs *.* Length : 9m
1.How Do I Get To You *.* 2.I Fought The Law (But The Law Beat The Shit Out Of Me) *.* 3.I Plead The 5th *.* 4.I'm In (Unrequited) Love

The Fucking Cops "Demo 2010" Demo 2010

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The music played by the band ranges from an Emoish Punkrock a la Hot Water Music to a driving , lively , punchy Punkrock à la Avail.The Fucking Cops deliver some great tunes mixing their songs well with hooks and changes.Having kick ass tuneful guitar solos too.Damn what a very fine display of Punkrock by a very cool band!.For more details about them you can go here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Jos on Guitar & Vocals *.*Andy on Drums & Vocals
Jon on Guitar & Vocals *.* Shannon on Bass & Vocals

Demo : 4 songs *.* Length : 10m
1.Paycheck *.* 2.Bombs *.* 3.Five Days *.* 4.Stained Glass Windows

Gift From : SHARKS

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SHARKS "Holy Rip" EP - 2010

Hailing from Canada , Sharks throws out a hot modern melodic Hardcore / Punkrock bursting with a high dose of vitality and dynamism mixed with groovy and jumpy feels.Their music is an explosion of ultra catchy melodies.All the songs are tight and mature.Good band i recommend you to discover.

So Sharks offers you their Ep for free and to grab it and to get more info about them you have to go here , here or here

The Hellstroms "Demonstration" Demo 2010

Posted by Jimmy | Posted in , , , , | Posted on 8:09 AM

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Driving and jumpy PopPunk / Punkrock!.A cross between The Queers , Screeching Weasel , The Vindictices , The Dickies and even The Adicts..5 songs performed with enthusiasm and generosity coupled with catchy melodious parts to tap your feet to .Guitar's work is quite well done : lively , melodic.Good stuff!. For more info about the band go here and here

********** LINE-UP **********
Chris on Vocals *.* Dom on Bass
Somebody Else on Drums *.* Nobody Yet on Guitar

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 7m
1.The First One *.* 2.My Genitals *.* 3.No Recto *.* 4.Barf Bag *.* 5.The Girls In The Back Room

Iron Chic "Demo '08" Demo 2008

Posted by Jimmy | Posted in , , , , | Posted on 8:14 AM

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Whouaaa.....another pretty damn good band!.Iron Chic offer a talented driving Emoish PopPunk / Punkrock i could probably describe as being the perfect mix between Jawbreaker and Hot Water Music.Their music is bursting with energy and fervour filled with beautiful and catchy melodies you will hum all along your listening and having an emotive feel flowing here and there.Vocals are sung with passion and emotion.Highly recomended!.Since the release of their demo the band have an Ep "Shitty Rambo" and an Lp "Not Like This" out.For more infos about the band you can visit their website here and go here and here too.

********** LINE-UP **********
Phil D. *.* Lubrano *.* Gordon L. *.* Rob McA. *.* Mike B.

Demo : 5 songs *.* Length : 15m
1.In One Ear *.* 2.Timecop *.* 3.Steel Wall Method *.* 4.Sensitive Dependence *.* 5.Cry Baby

Reservoir "Demo 2011" Demo 2011

Posted by Jimmy | Posted in , , , , | Posted on 8:36 AM

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Beautiful Emotional Post-Hardcore.Musically in the vein of bands such as Hot Water Music and Small Brown Bike.Driving and groovy being powerful and intense and filled with a high dose of emotion and sensibility.Poignant and passionate sung vocals.Driven guitar work extremly well delivered and bringing a catchy tuneful touch to the song's structure through fina and sweet passages.Hey can i ask you a favour ... press the tracks on a piece of vinyl!.Really want to hear more from them in the future!.Great band!.For more infos about the band you can go here

Demo : 4 songs *.* Length : 12m
1.Still *.* 2.Just Stay Gone *.* 3.Too Blind To See (Old Reflections) *.* 4.Forging

Star Kid "Personal Space Invader" Demo 2011

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Their sound reminds me the good old days of Blink 182 ... so easy to guess what you can expect ... driving melodic PopPunk with a subtle emotive feel to it.It's dynamic and punchy making you want to jump all around.Pretty good accoustic song with sweet sung vocals.I took a real pleasure in listening to the 4 songs.For more info about the band you can go here , here , here and finally here

********** LINE-UP **********
Braeden *.* Steven *.* Craig

Demo : 4 songs *.* Length : 14m
1.I Wonder If The Goonies Still Hangout? *.* 2.Late Nights In 209 *.* 3.I'm So Sorry *.* 4.Felonies (Bonus Track)