Mar 242020
 

American Straight Edge band Judgement Day from Orange County, California, announces the release of their second release “The Sun. The Darkness.” EP, a free download released jointly by Thumper Punk Records and Made In USA Records. This release juxtaposes lightness and energy of the Sun competing against the brutally heavy metal sounds of the Darkness. Sludgy, rhythmic and complex, but ultimately uplifting.

Recorded and mixed by Taylor Young at The Pit Studios, Van Nuys, California. Mastered by Audiosiege, Portland, Oregon.

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Judgement Day – “The Altar” EP

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Mar 192015
 

JD The AlterJudgement X Day is a straight edge hardcore band from Orange County, California.

Their lyrics are about living life with integrity and to wake up the listener to issues of the working class, human dignity and the plight of the oppressed. Unafraid. Unashamed. Steadfast and strong. The previous was taken from the site of On The Attack Records,

It is hard to find more information about this band so I will continue to the actual album review of this six song EP.

It all starts with an lovely acoustic guitar part with the sound of a thunderstorm in the back. Quickly followed by heavy hardcore as it should be. This song ‘Age Of Innocence’ features Chad Paramore of Messengers. Uptempo but also with slow heavy breakdowns. Continue reading »

Jan 302015
 

Judgement Day 2015OnTheAttack Records is pleased to announce the release of “The Altar” from Judgement Day from Orange County, California. Fast tempos and heavy sludgy breakdowns forged with brutally honest lyrics about living life with integrity. “The Altar” is a 6 song album of gritty hardcore that sets the bar high for hardcore in 2015,” says Giants In The Sound music blog. “The Altar is a non-stop, breakdown-heavy thrill of American hardcore.”

Unafraid. Unashamed. Steadfast strong. CDs are available through OnTheAttack Records, and digital downloads are available through iTunes and the usual digital outlets. Continue reading »

Nov 292014
 

judgement day bandOrange County, California, hardcore band Judgement Day announces their new music video for ‘Age of Innocence’, featuring guest vocals from Chad of Messengers. The video can be seen below.

American Straight Edge band Judgement Day from Orange County, California, recently joined OnTheAttack Records.  Heavy hardcore forged with brutally honest lyrics about living life with integrity.  Judgement Day unleashes a furious musical hammerstorm to wake up the listener to issues of the working class, human dignity and the plight of the oppressed.  Unafraid.  Unashamed.  Steadfast strong. Continue reading »

Judgement Day – demo

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Jun 292014
 

Judgement Day (EP)American Straightedge Hardcore from SoCal.  If you understand any of that you know what to expect from the newest band signed to On the Attack Records (Thumper Punk Records hardcore imprint).  As they’ve done with other signings recently, the new band has a demo or ep available for free on Bandcamp.  If straightedge hardcore is of any interest at all, how can you not check it out?

Musically, this is brawny, fast, in-your –face, aggressive hardcore.  No clean singing, but shouted vocals over heavy guitars with fast riffs and drums keeping the pace.  In “Forever”, the drums hit some amazing speeds during the verse sections but then slow for some of the more pummeling sections of the song.  Songs are short and to the point with a liberal use of feedback that adds to the menacing tone characteristic of the genre.

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