Tag: Kurt Ballou

Label Q&A: Deathwish Inc.

The self-owned hardcore label discusses its start, its distinct visual style, and the less-than-glamorous ...

Battlefield Life: Modern Life Is War to record first album in six years

Following five years on the sidelines, Iowa hardcore band Modern Life Is War has ...

Interview: Salem metalcore vets Converge send home the guests for an explosive new album

Following a release that loaded up on guest stars, Salem metalcore vets Converge send ...

Hardcore super-group Doomriders recording new album with Kurt Ballou

Doomriders, the Massachusetts hardcore super-group with members of Converge, Cast Iron Hike, and Clouds, ...

ALARM's 50 Favorite Albums of 2012

ALARM’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2012

Another year, another torrential downpour of albums across our desks. As always, we encountered ...

High on Fire

Q&A: High on Fire

With each new chapter in High on Fire’s scorching legacy, the sludge trio further ...

Generation of Vipers

Review: Generation of Vipers’ Howl and Filth

Sludgy post-hardcore trio Generation of Vipers finally gets a proper release of Howl and ...

Review: Torche’s Harmonicraft

There’s no actual rule saying that heavy bands have to dilute their heaviness when ...

50 Unheralded Albums from 2011

50 Unheralded Albums from 2011

In just one more trip around the sun, another swarm of immensely talented but ...

Young Widows

Q&A: Young Widows

Young Widows: In and Out of Youth and Lightness (Temporary Residence, 4/12/11) Young Widows: ...

Trap Them

Record Review: Trap Them’s Darker Handcraft

Trap Them: Darker Handcraft (Prosthetic, 3/18/11) Trap Them: “The Facts” [audio:http://alarm-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Trap-Them-The-Facts.mp3|titles=Trap Them: “The Facts”] ...