D.R.U.G.S. (Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows) is a post-hardcore band created by Craig Owens in 2010 after his departure from Chiodos in 2009. The lineup consists of vocalist Craig Owens (Chiodos, Cinematic Sunrise, Isles & Glaciers), vocalist/guitarist Matt Good (From First to Last), vocalist/guitarist Nick Martin (Underminded, Cinematic Sunrise, Isles & Glaciers), drummer Aaron Stern (Matchbook Romance), and bassist Adam Russell (Story of the Year). D.R.U.G.S. is signed to Decaydance Records. Their self-titled album, D.R.U.G.S., was released on February 22, 2011.
Since their inception, The Matador have continued to cast themselves apart from the Australian mainstream of heavy music by pushing the boundaries of sound experimentation. Their progressive and dark undertoned layers of music range from down tempo, complex soundscape arrangements to epic, driving walls of earth crushingly heavy guitars, drums and vocals. With an imminent EP release on the way, expect to see The Matador continue to push these boundaries.
Hailing from Los Angeles, Touché Amoré set themselves against the glamour and greed of their hometown culture with '...to the Beat of a Dead Horse', the passionate debut LP/CD released through 6131/Collect Records. Touché Amoré have become of vibrant part of the flourishing West Coast hardcore punk scene, successfully bridging gaps between subgenres. By playing their explosive and sincere music in every basement, VFW hall, club and space up and down the West coast...
Funeral for a Friend is a post-hardcore band from Wales. They formed in 2001 as a sextet called January Thirst. This did not last long, and in 2002 Funeral for a Friend recorded their debut EP Between Order and Model with their original 6-piece line up. After having been together for just a few months, the band changed their line up and subsequently signed a deal with Warner Brothers records for whom they recorded their second EP Four Ways To Scream Your Name.
DREAM ON, DREAMER is made up of members from No Way Out, State Of East London, Francis Dolarhyde and Goodbye Armadale who are searching for a compromise between these 4 music styles. http://www.myspace.com/dreamondreamerband
This Town, A Forest are a 5 piece alternative rock band based in Melbourne, Australia. With a strong mindset that they want to create something they can call their own.
It has been an incredible year & a half learning wise. They have grown as musicians and people throughout the experiences they've had thus far. TTAF have played alongside other great local bands such as House Vs. Hurricane, Forgiven Rival, City Escape, Behind Crimson Eyes and Therefore I Am (USA). Snapping up a fan base as they've gone & getting a foothold on the local music scene.
The Plot in You is a metalcore 5-piece originally starting as a side-project of former Before Their Eyes (Rise Records) guitarist/vocalist, Landon Tewers, quickly became his main focus. Forming in Findlay, OH after parting ways with BTE, a solid line-up for the band was formed and work on their debut EP was underway. "Wife Beater" (InVogue Records) was both heavy as well as haunting, where lyrically Tewers gives you a look inside the lives of people he has come into contact with over the years.
Underoath (occasionally typeset as underOATH or UNDERØATH) is an American Grammy Award-nominated band originally formed on November 30, 1997 in Ocala, Florida, but since then, have re-located to Tampa, Florida, which was home to some of their newer members. The band's line-up consists entirely of Christian members. They are currently signed with Solid State Records, a subsidiary of Tooth and Nail Records, and are the label's most popular group.
Mandalay Victory are an Australian based melodic metalcore band, who simply enjoy putting huge amounts of energy into both, song writing and live performances. They released an EP in 2008 and Their full length album Tales Over Time was released in Febuary 2010
Forming in 2010, comprising of members in local bands from the north and south of Perth, Western Australia, and sharing a love of Hardcore/Metal/Drum and Bass/Techno and everything electronic, Hooks4Hands teamed up with Drum and Bass producer GPower to fuse hardcore/metal with Electro Drum and Bass on a mission to create an intense hard hitting sonic soundscape a step away from other genres. Having just finished a 5 track demo, Hooks4Hands with their spectacular mask wearing, laser shooting live show will be releasing their debut 10 track album "Ignite Me" in July 2012.