HWY! 7 piece band from all over LA/OC, with members in many other bands such as Phoebe,Not Shit, and Youth Draft. They currently just went on a mini west coast tour with Phoebe to end up in Seattle for OHC. These dude's have been playing gig's like crazy so if you ever catch them live, make sure to grab a tape! Also Tony is from Hawaii by the way. Keep your eyes peeled for more releases.
Country: London, UK Genre: Post Punk Label: Vanity Pill n Grave Imprint Oh man.. I was super hyped when this first came out(still hyped). I would usually listen to this demo about 3-4 times a day. Every song perfectly gives you that "negative space" feel. There is definitely a huge Crisis and Gang of Four influence. My favorite track would be A4.IV. You'll be hooked, they a lot more releases now. Check it out [bandcamp] [download]
Country: Portland, Oregon Genre: Punk Public Eye.. These dude's are definitely one of my favorite bands. If you have heard of these guy's already, you probably already seen Nosiey post about them. They recently just came down to LA, totally missed out but yeah.. RECOMMEND X3 [bandcamp] [download]
Country: Brooklyn, New York Genre: Hardcore Punk These dude's are fucking brutal.. Listen to the first track of this tape and you'll automatically know what i'm talking about. I think they're currently touring the east coast.. IF YOU CATCH THEM LIVE, GRAB A TAPE! ENJOY PUNX [download] [bandcamp]
Country - NY / TX
Genre - Post Punk / Anarcho / Punk
Label - Sacred Bones
First time i saw Institute was in 2015 in L.A Alley (basement) it was the most amazing / wildest thing ive ever seen. 3 songs in its full chaos. Institute has been releasing some quality stuff for the last 4 years.
Subordination is their latest release, all i can say is that its their best stuff to date.
Country: Monaco Genre: Punk KÜKEN putting it down.. Great self titled. Come's with 12 tracks, all under 2 minutes, and a song called "pissbottle". What else do you want? These dude's are tight. [bandcamp] [download]
Country: California, United States Genre: Hardcore Punk, Punk Rock Hell yeah! HALT! One of my favorite Los Angeles hardcore punk bands! These dudes are my dawgs, stripped down 80's hardcore in your face! Their live performances are always fucking sick. If you ever catch them live, make sure to grab a tape!! ENJOY PUNX [bandcamp] [download]
Country: California, United States Genre: Hardcore Punk NOT SHIT from Orange/ Los angeles. Fairly new blood but with members from past bands and new bands such as Youth Draft, and current band Halt!, and Phoebe. Make sure to grab a tape if you ever catch them live! [bandcamp] [download]
Country: California, United States Genre: Dbeat, Raw Punk There has been quite a few new raw punk bands emerging from Los Angeles, and one band that is doing it right is Tortür. 6 raw dbeat tracks.. No more then minute twenty seconds long. Also the drummer from Tortür runs a punk podcast called "Punkshit Podcast" where he features, and interview's local Los Angeles punk bands which is sick! Make sure to check it out. ENJOY PUNX [bandcamp] [download]
Country: Virginia, United States Genre: Hardcore Punk 3 song demo from 2016, not just 3 songs though.. 3 really good fucking songs. I'm really hyped i came across this, those guitar riffs stick to your ears.