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    December 9, 2013

    Fallcore 13 at Walters, 12/7/2013

    Power Trip, Die Young (TX), Afflictive Nature, etc. Walters December 7, 2013 It may have been cold as hell outside in downtown Houston on Saturday night, but it was hot and sweaty as all getout inside Walters. Scene kids from all over the city and state packed into the club for Fallcore 13, Hatetan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Die Young Resurrects and Returns for Fallcore 13

    Go ahead and start limbering up, because Fallcore, Hatetank Productions' annual festival celebrating the best in Texas hardcore, windmills back into Walters Downtown tomorrow. It'll be the 13th iteration of the hard-hitting fest, headlined by Dallas thrashcore kingpins (and local favorites) Power Tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Hardcore's Five MVPs Right Now

    I feel like hardcore is very much a genre where you either sink or swim. You either become a legend or you fade rapidly into obscurity. If you can't keep topping yourself, you're ousted quickly by even younger kids than yourself. Hardcore is one of the few careers where you can be washed up by your ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    Today's 10 Most Promising Young Metal Bands

    Metal is a young man's game. Everyone knows that, even the older guys. The older ones don't usually quit, mind you, but they show their love for today's youth and pass the torch as much as possible. That's how you get things like Gigantour. So in a world where the children are the future, it's alwa ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    Enabler's Jeff Lohrber Talks Andy Hurley And The Upcoming Shift of Redemption

    With the recent news of Fall Out Boy's reunion, I found myself much more concerned with the fate of a wholly different band. Specifically, Milwaukee hardcore act Enabler. The Southern Lord band just released a stunning, slamming slice of hardcore and metal last year on their sophomore record All H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Treaty Oak Collective Aims For a Badass Weekend at Walters

    Walters' new location finally has a head of steam. A frighteningly long downtime followed the shuttering of the Washington Avenue location, and some began to fear a new one would never materialize. Sure enough, the new location finally opened it's doors at 1120 Naylor late in 2011, just north of UH- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Watch Your Beer! You've Wandered Into the Best Mosh Pits of 2012

    A dump-truckload of fun punk and metal shows threatened to stomp Houston flat(ter) in 2012, from the gritty environs of the White Swan to the high-priced hill in the Woodlands Pavilion. Which one was the best? That depends on your perspective, naturally. It's kind of hard to compare doom metal to po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    The 10 Best Houston Concerts of the Summer

    How awesome was that cool front that blew through this past Saturday? Finally, your average Houston afternoon has gone from being a blast furnace to mildly toasty, while the mornings and evenings have become sublime. Hey, we'll take it. This must be what they call "fall," so it seemed like the perfe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Friday Night: Black Breath, Martyrdöd & More at Walter's

    Black Breath, Martyrdöd, Burning Love, Enabler Walter's on Naylor June 29, 2012 All of six months has gone by since Walter's on Washington reopened in its new location on Naylor St., and last week I realized I'd yet to take in a show at the new place. The old joint had a fairly long reign as the t ... More >>