The 50 best albums of 2021
It’s here: the Kerrang! verdict on the 50 albums that shaped 2021…
ArcTanGent 2022 has gotten even bigger with the new additions of Zeal & Ardor, Mclusky, The Armed, The Fall Of Troy, Rivers Of Nihil and more…
From returning metal titans to brilliant young stars in the making, these were the very best album releases of April 2021…
Ad agency alias? Tony Hawk side-project? Hardcore punk illuminati?! They’ve been one of the most fascinating forces in heavy music for over a decade now, but with new album ULTRAPOP, “anonymous” Detroit co-operative The Armed are out to reshape people’s perceptions of extreme music forever…
Hardcore collective The Armed embrace pop in all its forms for the hyper-intensity and all-out aggro of Ultrapop
The Armed's upcoming record ULTRAPOP is "a joyous, genderless, post-nihilist, anti-punk, razor-focused take on creating the most intense listener experience possible".
Here is our definitive ranking of the 50 bands crowdkilling the shit out of American hardcore.