HC:Recap 2010 pt.5
Hurdcore.com is “fans supporting local music.” To refresh your memory on the year that was in 2010 we offer these recaps of interviews, reviews and events. Reconnect with the best of local and national music that shared bits of themselves through the medium of hurdcore.
Interview with Joshua Moore of We Came As Romans We Came As Romans joined forces with Equal Vision Records to release their debut full length album “To Plant A Seed.” These Michigan natives have embedded themselves into the fabric of the metalcore nation by combining creative brutality, personally connecting with fans and non stop touring.
Interview with Duck of Becoming The Archetype The members of Georgia based metal band Becoming The Archetype continue to helm a battleship of brutality that combines conviction with talent, grassroots craze with an international following as well as an epic metal sound with melodic progressions. With sticks ready for battle, BTA drummer Duck took some time to share his perspective on life, music and chasing the dream.
Interview with We Move Mountains With a blistering blend of beauty and brutality, We Move Mountains besets their fans with bowel rumbling breakdowns, blood curdling bellows and get-your-booty-moving melodically interwoven beats. Their message is sincere and overall positive as their music continues to mature with the members of the band. Hailing from Maple Valley, WA, We Move Mountains is continuing to build on their foundation of musical innovation through the release of their debut album “Brought Up In A Hurricane.”
Interview with City of God City of God is a five piece collaboration of aspiring musicians rising from within the local Portland, Oregon music scene to pursue their dreams of global hardcore dominance.
Interview with Bring Me Solace While Bring Me Solace is fairly new to launch upon the Portland area melodic/progressive metal scene, it doesn’t take long for fans to recognize the degree to which these gentlemen are dedicated to developing their sound. Blending technical savvy with dynamic metal and lyrics pregnant with philosophical pursuits, these Portland based musicians are preparing to release their debut EP “Nomadic Refuge.”
Interview with Mourning For Memories Mourning For Memories is a Washougal, WA based thrash/hardcore band that is bringing a positive message in a heavy package.
Review: Bradley Hathaway – A Thousand Angry Panthers Hathaway has long been known for his prowess as a lyricist, having showcased his talents as a poet while touring with some of the largest names in the indie rock and hardcore scenes across the country. Panthers utilizes periods of tonal monotony consistent with vocal trends in the folk underground as this four song EP expresses an emotic range that toys with shades of serene acoustic elegance while building towards its anthematic yet tempered finale.
Hurdcore Recap 2010 Part 4
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