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The Week In Hardcore: Bad Brains, Harm's Way, Touché Amoré & More

All the latest tunes, music videos, and news from the hxc scene

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Bad Brains (May 18)

UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 16: ASTORIA Photo of Bad Brains - Astoria, Astoria London October 16th 2007, Dr Know (Photo by Marc
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On May 30, Darryl Jenifer, Dr. Know and Earl Hudson of the Bad Brains will be taking part in a unique in-studio recording session at Applehead Recording in Woodstock, N.Y. The three musicians will construct, record and overdub two new hardcore Bad Brains songs in front of a audience. Later on in the night, the D.C. hardcore trailblazers will be joined by Jamaican reggae singer Jesse Royal for a jam session that is sure to blow minds. Get more info here.

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Harm's Way (May 18)

Harm’s Way premiered their video for "Left to Disintegrate," a track from their recently released Rust album. The clip was helmed by Max Moore, a director who has also worked with Stick to Your Guns and Coliseum. Harm's Way is currently touring throughout Europe.

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Turnstile (May 19)

Turnstile and Backtrack will team up for the Life & Death Tour which kicks off in Rochester, N.Y. on September 6. Heavy Chains will also be on the North American trek with two additional bands being announced in the near future. According to Lambgoat, Terror and Bane are rumored to be the two additions. Fingers crossed!

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Worthwhile (May 19)

Melodic hardcore outfit Worthwhile debuted a video for a new track, "A Name, Two Dates and a Phrase." The song will be featured on the San Francisco band's forthcoming album, Old World Harm. Hitting stores on July 17, the album will be the first for Worthwhile to be released by Hopeless Records.

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Touché Amoré (May 19)

Touché Amoré released a full video set of their August 4, 2013 performance at Bridgetown DIY, a community center in La Puente, California. "We had finished recording our album with Brad Wood and we were eager to people to hear it," says Touché Amoré singer Jeremy Bolm about the gig. The album Bolm's referring to is 2013's Survived By. The Bridgetown DIY set was filmed by Chris Avis.

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Terror (May 20)

O.G. hardcore vets Terror will release their sixth studio album, The 25th Hour, on August 7. The folks at Victory Records have released an audio stream of "The Solution," a track Terror vocalist Scott Vogel calls the "hardest hitting song that we've had in a while." Have a listen above and see if you agree with Mr. Vogel.

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More news:

A copy of Judge‘s rare 1989 Chung King Can Suck It 12" sold for over $6,000. (The PRP)

You can watch American Nightmare's entire May 17 Brooklyn live set which went down at Saint Vitus. (UNARTIG)

YAITW will support black metal wizard Taake on select U.S. dates this June. (Deathwish Inc)


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