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MINE announce 'Disappear' EP 27 July 2013

Stream lead track 'Penknife' now, exclusively via Rock Sound

MINE have announced their sophomore EP entitled 'Disappear' due for release September 30th on Limited 'graffiti' 12" EP/regular 12" EP/DL via Holy Roar and on tape via Cult Culture

Preorders for the 12" vinyl EPan exclusive Royal Tenenbaums shirt, and various package deals(some of which let you grab the bands self-titled first 12" EP for £3!) are up now! 

MINE have quickly built a name for themselves as a leading proponent of progressive, swirling indie/punk/hardcore. Firmly shaking off any remaining cobwebs of their respective pasts, the members of MINE have now truly coalesced and produced another EP of heartfelt, emotional modern rock that defies...

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July update 11 July 2013

Bastions tour
Bastions are heading out for the first of two Summer mini tours this weekend. Catch them overthese three dates with Pariso, playing at the Holy Roar birthday show, as well as in Portsmouth and Bristol with Retox. 

Bastions recording
Bastions have also announced that they will head into the studio in August to record the second part in their Bedfellows duology. Following a few delays, not to mention acquiring a new rhythm section, they will return to Brighton Electric once again to record with Jag Jago. 

Brutality Will Prevail Euro tour with Comeback Kid
After touring more than half of the planet earlier this year, Brutality Will Prevail are heading back out...

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Coliseum and Birds In Row announce European Tour 29 May 2013

26.07.13 Germany Bielefeld @ AJZ 
27.07.13 Belgium As @ Vlamrock *
28.07.13 Czech Rep Rokycany @ Fluff Fest 
29.07.13 Germany München @ Free & Easy *
30.07.13 TBA
31.07.13 Germany Stuttgart @ Juha West 
01.08.13 Germany Hamburg @ Hafenklang 
02.08.13 Germany Berlin @ Stateless Society Fest * 
03.08.13 Germany Köln @ Underground 
04.08.13 UK Port Lympne Wild Animal Park @ Hevy Fest 
05.08.13 UK London @ Barfly 
06.08.13 TBA
07.08.13 Czech Prague @ Náplavka 

* /w WHIPS/CHAINS

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Rough Hands 7" Preorder Now Up! 22 April 2013

We are very happy to releasing the debut 7" from Rough Hands in conjunction with Day By Day Records and Illegal Activity on May 20th. Delivering a self-titled 4-track 7" EP as their first real statement of intent, Rough Hands are pissed-off, concise, modern hardcore with occasional small nods to an expansive, ethereal deftonesian sound. 


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Strife on tour in Europe NOW! 19 April 2013

19.04. Zürich – Werk 21 (Switherland)
20.04. Lisbon – Jurassic Club Fest (Portugal)
21.04. Milano – Factory (Italy)
22.04. Bolzano – Halle28 (Italy)
23.04. Salzburg – Rockhouse Bar (Austria)
24.04. Prag – 007 Club (Czech Republic)
25.04. Bydgoszcz – Estrada (Poland)
26.04. Rostock – Mau Club (Germany)
27.04. Leipzig – Los Eastos Fest II @ Conne Island (Germany) +...

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Conan / Bongripper Split LP preorder now live! 22 March 2013

We are very proud to announce the launch of preorders for the forthcoming Conan/Bongripper split LP, released April 22nd. No t-shirts, no colour variations, just doom and sludge on heavyweight black vinyl

Released in celebration of the bands forthcoming UK tour, Conan and Bongripper are real men who know how to use real amps and really detune to drop F. In other words they are actually good, for people with a modicum of patience and taste. 

Delivering just a single track each, yet still clocking in at a cumulative running time of...

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Brutality Will Prevail 'Scatter The Ashes' 2nd Pressing preorder 22 February 2013


Recorded at Studio 6 in Swindon with Stu McKay, and mastered in New York by Alan Douches (Converge, Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan), SCATTER THE ASHES marks BWP’s finest hour. Drawing influence from doom, sludge and metallic hardcore, the BWP assault is one like no other: as visceral as it is accessible, the quintet effortlessly blend snarling riffs and devastating grooves with Ajay Jones’ unique but distinctly memorable vocal hooks to create an gloriously grim wall of sound, crushingly heavy and anthemic in equal measure.

As a mouth-watering taste of...

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Monolith - 'A Votive Offering' FREE EP! 5 February 2013

Monolith have returned with their second EP - a single track offering entitled 'A Votive Offering'. 

Faster, more atmospheric, simply more pissed off than before, this is a band charting a unique course, with complete disregard for convention. In simple terms however this is prog-tech-metal with an eye on the pit. 


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Coliseum 'Sister Faith' album on April 29th on Holy Roar, stream new track... 17 January 2013

Holy Roar is ecstatic to announce the release of the J. Robbins-produced ‘Sister Faith’, the fourth album by Louisville grizzled-punks Coliseum on April 29th. 

Following 2010’s ‘House With A Curse’, this is the first album with new bassist Kayham Vaziri, and includes guest spots from Sebadoh’s Jason Loewenstein, Robbins himself and others, including Boris guitarist/vocalist Wata who whispers “Black Magic Punks”’s title to chilling effect… 

Further details regarding the album will follow in due course. 

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This is Hell 'The Enforcer' 7" preorder! 14 January 2013


Long Island thrash metal band, This is Hell will release a new limited 4 song 7" EP titled The Enforcer on February 18th. The titled track "The Enforcer" will be played on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show by Dan Carter tonight (14th Jan) and streamable thereafter. 

The 7" is limited to 500 copies (250 red/brown 250 white/purple/blue), and is available for pre-order today in the Holy Roar Records webstore. The remaining copies will be available at This Is Hell shows and in select record stores. Somewhat uniquely, a special advance CD version of the EP will...

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