2 New Bands to Check Out: Blackened and Torchbearer
Check out the new New Haven Hardcore band, Blackened, featuring Hatebreed bassist Chris Beattie and original drummer and founding member Dave Russo. The band also features Jay Reason of The Distance and Chris Legg from Fastbreak. The band will be releasing an EP on ThinkFast! this January called “This Means War.” You can downloadt their new track, “Unscathed,” on ThinkFast! Records.
Hailing from New Jersey, Torchbearer plays heavy, dirty music in the vain of Deadguy, 108, Unbroken, and Coalesce. The band features members of Nora, Mother Night, The Fire Still Burns, and The Low End Theory. The band is currently recording for their upcoming demo. You can check out two songs, “Die In Infamy” and “Guantanamobabymonitor” on their MySpace.