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Core Nation

Updated 11 days ago

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Every week, we debate and discuss the finer points of the genre and its scene. News, reviews, discussions, and interviews are all on the menu (along with a healthy dose of humor and sarcasm). This scene deserves entertaining, politically incorrect media. We're here to provide it.

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Every week, we debate and discuss the finer points of the genre and its scene. News, reviews, discussions, and interviews are all on the menu (along with a healthy dose of humor and sarcasm). This scene deserves entertaining, politically incorrect media. We're here to provide it.

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23 Ratings
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iTunes Ratings

23 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Core Nation

Updated 11 days ago

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Every week, we debate and discuss the finer points of the genre and its scene. News, reviews, discussions, and interviews are all on the menu (along with a healthy dose of humor and sarcasm). This scene deserves entertaining, politically incorrect media. We're here to provide it.

Rank #1: #036 - La Dispute Spotlight (Part 1 - Vancouver, Vega and Altair)

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 This week we begin our Spotlight coverage of one of the staples of the post-hardcore genre, La Dispute. We cover some of their earlier work today and will dive in some of their most recent outings next week. Enjoy it boyos.

Scores:                  Vancouver                         Vega and Altair

Instrumentation:    14/20                                17/20

Vocals/Lyrics:         17/20                                18/20

Production/Tone:    14/20                                16/20

Likeability:              9/20                                 13/20

Originality:             16/20                                18/20

Total:                    70/100                               82/100

Apr 11 2016
1 hour 16 mins
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Rank #2: The Rise And Fall of Avenged Sevenfold

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In this pseudo-spotlight episode, we reflect on one of our favorite bands as children, Avenged Sevenfold, and their progression for better or worse (mostly worse) from Sounding the Seventh Trumpet to City of Evil to Hail To The King.

Sep 07 2015
2 hours 4 mins
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Rank #3: #018 - Touche Amore Spotlight (Part 1 - Beat of a Dead Horse, Parting The Sea)

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We discuss Californian melodic hardcore band Touche Amores' first two albums, ...To The Beat of a Dead Horse, and Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me.

Dec 07 2015
1 hour
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Rank #4: #109 - Brand New: Science Fiction Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record from Brand New, entitled Science Fiction. In the news, we listen to a new song from Circa Survive and chat about Taylor Swift's questionable scheme to reduce the scalping of her concert tickets, and Rou Reynold's (Enter Shikari) criticism of it. The Band You Might Know for the week is Before Tomorrow Dawns.

- Braden

#BrandNew #BrandNewRecord #LP5 #ScienceFiction #Science #Fiction #Review #Interview #Podcast #Rou #Reynolds #Before #Tomorrow #Dawns #Todd #Taylor #Swft #Tickets #Controversy

Sep 04 2017
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #5: #136 - Pianos Become The Teeth: Wait For Love Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record from Pianos Become The Teeth, entitled Wait for Love. In the news, we listen to loads of new releases ranging from Shinedown to Nekrogoblikon. The Band You Might Know for the week is PageNinetyNine. Enjoy!

- Braden

#Shinedown #PianosBecomeTheTeeth #Pianos #Teeth #Film #Srs #Shinedown #Nekrogoblikon #PageNinetyNine #pg99 #ThePageMaster #I # Srs #Podcast #Metal #Death #MeToo #DougFord

Mar 12 2018
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #6: #121 - Lil Peep Spotlight

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This week, we examine the life and death of the enigmatic emo-rap sensation Lil Peep. In the news, we cover the multiple sexual assault allegations suddenly emerging in the scene and listen to some new material from post-hardcore forerunners Glassjaw. The band you might know this week is Single Mothers. Enjoy!

Nov 27 2017
1 hour 37 mins
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Rank #7: #156 - Chelsea Grin: Eternal Nightmare Review

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This week, we review the new album from deathcore pros Chelsea Grin, entitled "Eternal Nightmare". In the news, we discuss From First To Last's newly released single featuring Skrillex and Ice Nine Kill being joined on stage by members of Chelsea Grin and Wage War at Warped Tour. The band you might know this week is Aegaeon. Enjoy!

Jul 30 2018
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #8: #123 - Glassjaw: Material Control Review

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This week, we review "Material Control", the long-awaited record from post-hardcore forerunners Glassjaw. In the news, we discuss new sexual allegations in the scene and check up on rumors of departure surrounding Issue's Michael Bohn.

Dec 11 2017
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #9: #117 - Veil of Maya: False Idol Review

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This week, we review "False Idol", the new album from djent forerunners Veil of Maya. In the news, we listen to a new song from Five Finger Death Punch and discuss Tom Delonge's recent appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience. The Band You Might Know this week is The Royal. Enjoy!

-Oli

Oct 30 2017
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #10: #129 - August Burns Red Spotlight (Part 1)

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This week, we discuss and review the history of August Burns Red, beginning with Thrill SeekerMessengers, and Constellations. In the news, we listen to a new song by Between the Buried and Me and talk about the recent allegations made against Johnny Craig of Slaves. Enjoy!

- Braden

#AugustBurnsRed #ABR #Messengers #ThrillSeeker #Constellations #Composure #Meddler #JohnnyCraig #Slaves #BTBAM #JakeLuhrs #CoreNation #Podcast #Metal #Hardcore #Review #Spotlight

Jan 22 2018
1 hour 48 mins
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Rank #11: #064 - The Dillinger Escape Plan: Dissociation Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record from The Dillinger Escape plan, entitled #Dissociation. In the news, we discuss the fact that the original singer of Asking Alexandria, Dany Worsnop, has returned to the band. The Band You Might Know for the week is A Textbook Tragedy. Enjoy!

-Braden

#TheDillingerEscape Plan #Dillinger #GregPuciato #Godmonster #FaithNoMore #Srs #God #Jacked #Ireworks #MissMachine #ATextBookTragedy #AskingAlexandria #Metal #Metalcore #Mathcore #Podcast #Review #Album #PostHardcore

Oct 24 2016
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #12: #166 - Beartooth: Disease Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record from Beartooth, entitled Disease. In the news, we listen to a new song from Architects and talk about Green Day being disparaged by Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols. The Band You Might Know for the week is Kardashev. Enjoy!

- Braden

#Beartooth #CalebShomo #Metalcore #Hardcore #podcast #Metal #Punk #Rock #Music #Review #Kardashev

Oct 08 2018
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #13: #141 - Underoath: Erase Me Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record from Underoath, entitled Erase Me. In the news, we talk about new sexual assault claims made in the scene, and listen to a new song by Billie Joe Armstrong's side-project. The Band You Might Know for the week is Jet Fuel Chemistry. Enjoy!

- Braden

#JetFuelChemistry #JordanPeterson #Srs #Underoath #Religion #Christian #BillieJoeArmstrong #GreenDay #Music #podcast #metal

Apr 16 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #14: #046 - Thrice: To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere Review

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This week we review the new album from post-hardcore champions Thrice. We were very excited for this one as this is their first album in five years. The Band You Might know for the week is Adventurer

Jun 20 2016
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #15: #116 - Top Five Avenged Sevenfold Songs... and News

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This week, we cover a ton of news and answer a question from a long-time listener. The Band You Might Know this week is From Sorrow To Serenity. Enjoy!

Oct 23 2017
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #16: #105 - Oceans Ate Alaska: Hikari Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record Oceans Ate Alaska, entitled Hikari. In the news, we listen to new releases from a variety of bands, including Enter Shikari and Citizen. The Band You Might Know for the week is Set Before Us. Enjoy!

-Braden

#OceansAteAlaska #Hikari #Review #Podcast #Interview #SetbeforeUs #Shikari #Enter #Music #Metal #Metalcore #Hardcore #Prog #Citizen #Srs #Chad

Aug 07 2017
1 hour 28 mins
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Rank #17: #132 - Of Mice and Men: Defy Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record from Of Mice & Men, entitled Defy. In the news, we discuss a variety of small topics including listening to new music from The Wonder Years. The Band You Might Know for the week is A Ghost of Flare. Enjoy!

- Braden

#OfMice&Men #Novella #review #podcast #Metal #Hardcore #AGhostOfFlare #CoreNation #Metalcore #Numetal #Core

Feb 12 2018
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #18: #113 - Circa Survive: The Amulet Review

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This week, we discuss and review the new record from Circa Survive, entitled The Amulet. In the news, we listen to a new song from Black Veil Brides and react to musicians reacting to the death of Hugh Hefner. The Band You Might Know for the week is Chalk Hands.

- Braden

#CircaSurvive #Circa #Survive #Anthony #Green #BVB #BVBARMY #BlackVeilBrides #TheAmulet #Amulet #ChalkHands #HughHefner #ChristopherHitchens #hardcore #Post #metal

Oct 02 2017
1 hour 42 mins
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Rank #19: #140 - The History of Emo

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This week, we discuss an article covering the history of emo music, adding our thoughts on the topic. In the news, we listen to a wide variety of new music, including from Five Finger Death Punch and Billie Joe Armstrong. The Band You Might Know for the week is Levels. Enjoy!

- Braden

#Emo #Metal #Hardcore #music #podcast #Review #History #Post #HardCoreHistory #DanCarlin #Srs #Rock #Levels 

Apr 09 2018
1 hour 23 mins
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Rank #20: #044 - Issues: Headspace Review

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Issues are the topic of conversation this week as we review their newest album, Headspace. We also have a listen to a promising post-hardcore band and cover the news from the industry. Enjoy it!

Jun 06 2016
1 hour 13 mins
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