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Southend metal-infused hard-core band CB6 released their debut album ‘Succession’ on August 5,
Succession was recorded in five days in 2012 at Bucks University, with Matt Hyde (Slipknot, Machine Head, Gallows) taking the mixing and mastering duties after seeing a studio demo video. At the end of the third day of recording, however, disaster struck when the band began reviewing the files for that day and realised that all their work for the somewhat ironically titled track Elephant In The Room had just disappeared. Read more on Last.fm

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Split 7-inch: Is the UK Hardcore scene a divided place?

November 28th, 2013

The battle between culture and commerce is something that’s always on the agenda, whether we’re actively talking about it or not. The UK Hardcore scene is one that has been enjoying a surge in popularity over the past few years but why is that? Tomas Doyle talks to prominent figures in the scene to try to discover whether the divide that appears to be growing is really there and if it is, what we can do about it…

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Few scenes, if any, have enjoyed such a leap to mainstream popularity as hardcore has in the last ten years. The rise and rise of its sister genre, post-hardcore, package tours both domestic and foreign and a proliferation of the niche as a lifestyle package have all played their part in making the counter culture a big deal but has this move overground diluted what hardcore once stood for and is the UK scene in particular splitting in two? One side more underground, the other sprawling into more public consciousness. What does it mean to be in a hardcore band, either under the radar or more high profile in 2013 and does it even matter anyway?

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Album: CB6 – Succession

August 12th, 2013

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CB6
Succession
Self-Released
05 August 2013

by Gavin Lloyd

Hardcore eh? There’s no denying that the genre’s rise in popularity over the past few years has been astronomical. When I was younger, hardcore meant nothing more than Steve Blackman and Crash Holly twatting each other around the head with steel chairs. But now I know hardcore means a lot more to certain pockets of the alternative community – so much so in fact that it’s more than just a genre, but a way of life. I recently decided to start my own hardcore band and seeing as you can never have enough bands to plagiarise…err…I mean inspire you, I decided to give the CB6‘s new album Succession a spin.

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