Since this Savannah, Georgia, United States quintet first formed in early 2001, worrying about genre limitations has never been a priority. Taking musical chances, however, always has been. While Kylesa are as heavy as any band out there, they are beholden to no one scene and no preconceived notions of what heavy music should be. "Lots of people like to stick to one kind of music," guitarist/vocalist Philip Cope elaborates, "and even with the underground, lots of people segregate themselves into small little categories and place lots of imaginary rules on these scenes."
Dead Kennedys are a punk rock band from San Francisco, California. During the 1980s the band gained a large underground following in the international punk music scene. Their music mixed the more experimental elements of English 1970s punk with the raw energy of the 1980s American hardcore punk scene. Dead Kennedys' songs mix the deliberately shocking lyrics of punk with a humorous, acerbic, satirical, and sarcastic left-wing commentary on current social and political issues.
DJ Coone is a pseudonym of Koen Bauweraerts (born 30th of May, 1983). A Belgian DJ, from the municipality of Turnhout. He started his career when he was 12 years old making music on his keyboard and had the feeling for making good riddles, and together with his friend Marijn Venmans he made his first single called "Protect The Innocent". After some live gigs he decided to focus more on DJing. His music is a style called jump, a subgenre of harddance.
There is more than one artist with that name: 1. Since forming in the suburbs of Perth in 2005, Break Even have endured almost every experience a young band can; the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. The former includes putting out 2 successful releases and touring the country countless times with some of the biggest names in local and international hardcore. The latter on the other hand, includes undergoing numerous lineup changes and on a greater scale, a tragedy in the death of a band member.
Giorgio Coniglione started to listen to techno/hardcore music in 1991. In 1998 he moved to Rome, bought a PC and began to make music on it. In 2002 he sent a demo cd to Hardcore Blasters, his tracks were good enough to be released on his first E.P Beat Motherfucker EP. To make his tracks he use only a simple PC without any other instuments.
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
Enter Shikari are a four-piece post-hardcore band from St Albans, Hertfordshire, England formed in 2003. Inspired by hardcore (in both punk-rock and dance genres) they create a sound that cannot be described other than a cross-over of rock and powerful synths. The band is well-known for their powerful live performances and energetic breaks and interludes during sets. Despite being offered several major label record deals...
HAD IT Aggressive hardcore band from Sydney, Australia. Members of legendary Sydney band Taking Sides. www.myspace.com/haditftw
Members of Toronto's Our Father play Hot Snakes-influenced punk rock with Chris Colohan (ex-Cursed) providing vocals. To date they have released a demo 7", a single 7", 'Jack the Ripper' and an LP entitled 'Songs for Burning Lovers'