southern hardcore


Oshawa, Ontario hardcore act Sleep When You’re Dead has released their debut Directions. As soon as one presses play the song “Muskoka Dinner Jacket” starts up clocking 1:40 minutes of breakdown which abruptly stops single notedly stream into the next song “Hooker Spit”. This track sets the mood for Directions as it’s a slow paced hardcore album with a hint of southern influence. The record speeds up a bit during the song “Blood Red Stilettos” but, once the track ends it winds back down.

Hard rock innovators Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster will release their long-awaited new album ‘Maylene And The Sons of Disaster: IV’ on September 27th via Ferret Music. Produced by Brian Virtue (Jane’s Addiction, Deftones, Audioslave), the LP shines a spotlight on this celebrated band’s virtuosic prowess and depth of musical identity. Today, Alternative Press premieres their new track “Open Your Eyes” which can be heard HERE.

Once Nothing are a self-proclaimed “Blue Collar Metal” band who have blue-collared up their first ever full length, First Came The Law. Hailing from Pennsylvania, the band demonstrates with this release that Southern rock styles are not unknown to the Northeastern States.