In Hearts Wake emerged from Byron Bay, New South Wales in early 2006 as a 5-piece metalcore fellowship (all born in 1990). Over their teenage years IHW have played with the likes of Parkway Drive, Miss May I (USA), Emmure (USA), Blessed By A Broken Heart (CAN), For Today (USA), Oh Sleeper (USA), The Wonder Years (USA), The Amity Affliction, Confession and Deez Nuts to name a few. In 2010 In Hearts Wake entered the studio with Dan Brown (Confession, 50 Lions), to record their latest CD release, a 6-track
Tomasso Marra (Tommyknocker) was born in Italy on january the 20th 1977.
Tommyknocker starts his career in 1994 when he begins performing in some 'illegal' parties which are organized in Rome.
From '95 to '97 he collaborates with the “Virus staff” of Freddy K, and he is Resident Dj of a few discotheques like "06" and after "Oxygen" (the first hardcore club of Rome).
He even takes part to a radio show called "Hardcore Play" where he works as director together with Freddy. From '97 to '99 he plays in the biggest hardcore parties of Rome.
Fall Apart is a Hardcore Band from Switzerland. They play some modern, melodic Hardcore with a lot of different influences. Some members of Fall Apart also play in Solid Ground and Mr. Willis Of Ohio.
Having been friends for several years and gathering experience in bands like Battle Royale,
Disrespect, Shortage and Lifeforce, for some local scenesters the time was right to bring
the violence back to the dancefloor. And what better way to do this without getting hurt
themselves than to form a band. They started jamming in 2003, with the aim of playing
straight up, traditional hardcore with a progressive shape and the taste of major
brutality. With a few songs already written, the band welcomed a second guitarist into the fold,
There are 3 bands that use the name Against 1) Against are an Australian (Brisbane) Hardcore band that have graced stages with some prolific bands such as Throwdown (USA), Numb (JAPAN), Ensign (USA), Day of Contempt, Identity Theft, Life Love Regret, Stronger Than Hate, Restraint, Mourning Tide and The Nation Blue. They have a metal sound with old school HXC style. forceful guitars and high pitched screaming. these boys know how to entertain, and will not be "Left For Dead" under any circumstances.
1) Randy are a punk rock band from Hortlax, Sweden, formed in 1992. They are inspired by older punk bands as The Misfits and Ramones. So far, they have released six albums. The latest album is called Randy the Band. Randy have been dropped from their previous label burning heart records - popular punk label based in Sweden, and are currently seeking a new label. ------------
Real bands are hard to find nowadays, but Randy is definitely the real deal. When members in other bands happily avoid each other after a long tour, Randy go on vacation together.
Spitting Teeth play wicked fast thrash. The drumming and riffage approaches grind core speeds but is still pure hardcore thrash. The lyrics are humorous, yet pointed critiques of society and the state of the scene. Seven of the songs on this 7″ are critical thrash core and the last Hell to Pay is more of an AC/DC or later SSD inspired hard rocker. If you get a chance to see these guys live, they are a lot of fun, super energetic and even faster than they are on record.” - Felix Von Havoc
Dione a.k.a. Erik Ypma started DJ'ing at the end of the 80's at a youth centre. He organized parties at Bubbles in Lelystad and started a radio program at a local station. His first productions were released at Rams Horn Records/5th Gear and appeared on over 50 cd's. His (award-winning) radioshow, "Hakkuh" at New Dance Radio, became Holland's most populair hardcore programme. He started producing and DJ'ing for ID&T (Mysteryland, Thunderdome, Earthquake etc.) Dione played in Finland, Letland, Estland, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Hungary and Holland.
Conation were a hardcore band from Newcastle, Australia. They Started around 1997/98 and broke up early 2006. Mid-2008 they will release a post-humous album and a tour of some sort has been confirmed. At the time of the break up conation was:
Jamie Hay / vocals, guitar
Dale Townsend / bass, vocals
Murray Ruse / drums, cymbals
Genna Pyewacket / violin, vocals Ex members include:
Heath Rowley / guitar, vocals
Nick Fletcher / guitar
Ryan MacDonald / guitar
At a time where image seems more important to a band then music, THE DEAD WALK! are a breath of fresh air, bringing back old school hardcore to the forefront and embracing a time where message meant more than image. Formed in late 2004 from the ashes of Life Love Regret and No Jazz Before The Rumble, THE DEAD WALK! attracted instant attention due to each members long history in the Newcastle and Sydney hardcore scenes.