If you love expansive, atmospheric post-hardcore then you need to turn your attention to French quintet Fall of Messiah, who recently released their fourth studio album 'S E N I C A R N E' through Holy Roar Records. We caught up with guitarist Ben Defer to find out more, including his first musical memory, the band's ambitions and why you might be surprised by their live show.
German quintet GIVER have been turning heads with their sophomore album 'Sculpture Of Violence', which was released last month via Holy Roar Records. The band successfully deliver a fresh take on early oo's hardcore, while lyrically exploring issues including anti-fascism, neo-imperialism, anti-capitalism and mental health. We sat down with the band to find out more about their influences, their aims as a band and what we can expect from a GIVER show.
This winter, Holy Roar have taken it upon themselves to get you in the Christmas spirit by creating their own advent calendar, set to showcase the very best in blistering noise. If you needed the introduction, we’ve put together the must-hear tracks compiled from Holy Roar Record’s releases of 2017 to get you fired up ahead of the ’12 Bands Of Christmas’, which will be hitting the Old Blue Last in London from 30th November.