Tampa, FL heavy hitters Contention are masters of a particularly devastating brand of straight edge hardcore. Their recently announced debut full-length, Artillery From Heaven, is a self described “apocalyptic straight edge album” set for release May 3rd on DAZE. Today, the band shares “Ousted From Eden,” the second single from the album. Wasting no time in pulverizing the listener with a wall of metallic hardcore fury, the song takes a...

Based in Tampa, FL, Contention are crafting an absolutely pulverizing blend of hardcore. Today Contention announce their debut full-length, Artillery From Heaven, which the band have dubbed an “apocalyptic straight edge album.” Set for release May 3rd on DAZE, the ten tracks on the record are made for moshing, built with an abrasive delivery and metallic riffs. First single “In The Land Of Nod,” out now is a relentless two...