Reviews

  • REVIEW: Brace Yourselves | Dive (2018) by Rogel Simon (Valley of Chrome)

    BAND: Brace Yourselves (Philippines) RELEASE: Dive EP (2018) LABEL: Self-Released REVIEWER: Rogel Simon (Valley of Chrome) FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/pg/bracexyourselves This 8 track CD from Brace Yourselves is a...

  • REVIEW: Social Circuit | Borrowed Time (2018)

    BAND: Social Circuit (Malaysia) RELEASE: Borrowed Time (2018) LABEL: Self-Released REVIEWER: Arthur Urquiola FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/socialcircuitband/ PICK UP THE RECORD HERE: https://itunes.apple.com/sg/album/borrowed-time-ep/1353188035 Since the mid-‘90s,...

  • REVIEW: MARIJANNAH | Till Marijannah (2018)

    BAND: Marijannah (Singapore) RELEASE: Till Marijannah (2018) LABEL: Pink Tank Records REVIEWER: Arthur Urquiola FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/marijannah/ PICK UP THE RECORD HERE: https://www.pink-tank-records.de/...

  • REVIEW: SWARRRM | こわれはじめる – Beginning To Break

    BAND: SWARRRM (Japan) RELEASE: こわれはじめる – Beginning To Break (2018) LABEL: LongLegsLongArms Records REVIEWER: Arthur Urquiola FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/SWARRRM-424645447621824/ PICK UP THE RECORD HERE: http://longlegslongarms.jp/3la_releases/21/swarrrm_beginning_to_break.html Even though the raw...

  • REVIEW: The Skeleton Years | In Memoriam

    BAND: The Skeleton Years (Philippines) RELEASE: In Memoriam (2017) REVIEWER: Jep Peligro FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/pg/theskeletonyears I just got my copy of the new EP released by...

  • REVIEW: wellsaid | Setbacks (2017)

    BAND: wellsaid (Hong Kong) RELEASE: Setbacks (2017) LABEL: Sweaty & Cramped REVIEWER: Arthur Urquiola FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/wellsaidmate PICK UP THE RECORD HERE: https://sweatyandcramped.bandcamp.com/album/setbacks It’s not always easy...

  • REVIEW: Shepherds the Weak | Biformity (2017)

    BAND: Shepherds the Weak (Hong Kong) RELEASE: Biformity (2017) LABEL: Self-released REVIEWER: UniteAsia.org FIND MORE INFO HERE: http://shepherdstheweak.com/ Photo credits: Phey Palma This is a difficult one to review....

  • REVIEW: Daiei Spray | Isn’t Brazing (2017)

    BAND: Daiei Spray (Japan) RELEASE: Isn’t Brazing 10″ (2017) LABEL: Sakanade Records REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: http://sakanaderecords.blogspot.hk/ There aren’t many bands that hit it outta the park...

  • REVIEW: Social Circuit | Demo 2016 by Shahrizal Jasmi

    BAND: Social Circuit (Malaysia) RELEASE: Demo (2016) LABEL: Alt Records REVIEWER: Shahrizal Jasmi FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/socialcircuitband My first thought when I heard this tape was...

  • REVIEW: Con-Damn the Corruptor | My Songs for You by Shahrizal Jasmi

    BAND: Con-Damn the Corruptor (Malaysia) RELEASE: My Songs for You LABEL: Akar Press https://www.facebook.com/akarpress?pnref=story REVIEWER: Shahrizal Jasmi FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ConDamnTheCorruptor My Songs for You is the second album...

  • REVIEW: Dead Bhuttos | Democracy is the Best Revenge EP (2017)

    BAND: Dead Bhuttos (Pakistan) RELEASE: Democracy is the Best Revenge EP (2017) LABEL: Psychotic Break (New Jersey) – cassette Tempang and Azadghei (Malaysia & Singapore) – cassette Slapbet (Singapore) –...

  • REVIEW: Frack | Beyond Reality EP (2017)

    BAND: Frack (Indonesia) RELEASE: Beyond Reality EP (2017) LABEL: Trueside Records REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/Truesidejakarta Final Rating: 100,000/10 screams of those who lose in life spirit...

  • REVIEW: Seasons For Change | Timeless Collective EP (2016)

    BAND: Seasons For Change (Hong Kong) RELEASE: Timeless Collective EP (2016) LABEL: Famined Records REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/SeasonsforChangeHK Final Rating: 7/10 It’s hard not to...

  • REVIEW: Overthrown | Walk The Talk EP (2015)

    BAND: Overthrown (Singapore) RELEASE: Walk The Talk EP (2015) REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/overthrownlchc Final Rating: 100/10 When this EP exploded through my speakers and I...

  • REVIEW: LC93 | Wiser. Stronger. Together

    BAND: LC93 (Singapore) RELEASE: Wiser. Stronger. Together (2016) REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/LCninethree Final Rating: 100/10 “We acknowledge the vast sprouts of hardcore in the...

  • Hong Kong instrumental rock band TFVSJS unveil tracks from stellar new album

    Hong Kong instrumental rock band TFVSJS have unveiled a bunch of tracks from their new album…and they’re intense…as if anyone expected anything different. The band has been quite...

  • REVIEW: Beijing melodic death metal Die From Sorrow | Lord Of the Alien Seas (2016)

    BAND: Die From Sorrow (China) RELEASE: Lord Of The Alien Seas (2016) REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://site.douban.com/diefromsorrow Final Rating: 100/10 The Chinese metal scene is...

  • REVIEW: Beast Jesus | In Various States of Disassembly EP (2016)

    BAND: Beast Jesus (Philippines) RELEASE: In Various States of Disassembly (2016) REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/BeastJesusManila/ Final Rating: 100/10 Yo…let’s just start with the album...

  • REVIEW: The Caulfield Cult | Cult (2016)

    BAND: The Caulfield Cult (Singapore) RELEASE: Cult (2016) REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/thecaulfieldcult/?fref=ts Final Rating: 100/10 When a band pours their all into the music and...

  • REVIEW: Under 18 | Keep The Faith (2016)

    BAND: Under 18 (Indonesia) RELEASE: Keep The Faith (2016) REVIEWER: Unite Asia FIND MORE INFO HERE: https://www.facebook.com/Under18BCHC/?fref=ts Final Rating: 100/10 Indonesian youth crew hardcore band Under 18 are 19...