Aggressive, punchy, and tight as a whip, the band's latest release Pyrrhic Victory is a 5-song EP that is begging for constant rotation through the upcoming winter.
All told, Speaker is gearing up to show us some of the most abrasive metallic hardcore to come out of Toronto in recent years.
Michael Aronovitz's debut novel features some serious chills, delicious trope navigation in an insightful and imaginative perspective of the adolescent protagonist, and a brilliant ending that pulls together a valiant first effort from a new writer who we are proud to say has also joined the writing team at PureGrainAudio.
For fans of Pallbearer and Bomb The Music Industry comes a devastating album from Oakland, CA natives Daxman.
Following off our featured stream of the band's video, we weigh in on why "Skylight" is doing all sorts of nice things for us here at PGA.
The bastard child of seemingly every genre of heavy music today, Somnuri are already turning heads with their self-titled debut LP.
Overall, this is an EP that begs for constant rotation, and you'd be foolish not to dive right into the chaotic darkness that this release provides.
Overall, if you are a fan of the beauty that Circa Survive is able to deliver rather than their more heated states, then this will be a welcome addition to your rotation
New Toronto outfit Chris just released their first EP. Comprised of members from infamous Canadian bands La Luna and Animal Faces, the EP is a major departure for all members involved.
If you are looking for something with teeth this may not be for you. It's not a classic, nor is it terrible; it just is.
This album is an instant classic, and if you don't think so, you are fake fucking news. Go pick this up and just enjoy it.
Makeout, fresh off their year of touring with the likes of Blink-182 and Naked and Famous, have released their debut full-length after successfully signing to Rise Records.
Genkaku is the second full-length by duo Low Flying Hawks, and it's a brilliant followup for a band that is already turning heads with its grim take on an already grim genre.
It's been a while since we've heard an album that deserves less attention, but we think we've found it. Check out our review inside to know why you should curve this album.
The new full-length by Pittsburgh-brewed Save Us From The Archon is an instrumental tour de force that knocks the listener on their ass before it soothes.
The track serves up a pretty diligent grunge revival recipe, albeit this time around straying into more post-grunge territory which is uncharacteristic for the band.
Bottom line is that Hundred Suns are a welcome addition to a genre that manages to hit all the best parts one would expect from such accomplished musicians.
Quebec City has another reason to boast about its musical talent, as this hardcore outfit have just aptly demonstrated with a full-length that makes hardcore a joy to listen to again.
The latest single from Ontario duo Deathsticks revs into sludgy, psyched-out-of-the-mind grunge, slamming into life like parachuting two grams of MDMA and walking down the street waiting for the kick.
One of the most exciting releases of the year belongs to Toronto's very own Denim Kings, Sam Coffey And The Iron Lungs, who have released the feel good album of the summer, and possibly the year. Not bad for a bunch of Toronto punks.