Metallic Hardcore Band Cruelty set to play in Liverpool

Posted on 20 January 2024
By Pratham Bhagudia
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Midlands Metallic Hardcore Band Cruelty will be visiting the city’s Quarry venue on the 21st of March with Brighton Hardcore rising stars No Relief.

This will be part of their 9 date UK tour with Liverpool being the only Northwest date to catch the dynamic duo.

Support on the Liverpool date will come from Words of Intent and False Reality and is booked by local hardcore promoters Counterculture Records.

Since forming in 2017 Cruelty have released two albums “There is no god where I am” in 2021 and “Salvation” last year. There sound is a fresh take on classic metalcore bands such as Botch, Poison the Well and Prayer for Cleansing but with plenty of influences from other genres.

 The band combine frantic and in your face breakdowns with somber and poignant moments, songs can one moment be angry and abrasive but then also sensitive and vulnerable.

These guys aren’t just hardcore by numbers, but creative and intellectual musicians who are very talented at their craft. A must listen to for any fan of heavier music.

The band have toured with a stacked roster of U.K and International hardcore big names such as Higher Power, Xibalba, Sworn Enemy and Loathe.

No Relief are easily one of the fastest rising U.K hardcore bands.

The Brighton group deliver punchy in your face riffs with fierce and commanding lyrics. The band are fresh British take on an American Sound.

The band are part of the BN1 collective which fosters and independent DIY community, putting on gigs in their hometown.

The band have already supported Hardcore legends Terror and Madball.

The venue Quarry is an independent DIY space in Vauxhall. A community owned venue outside the city center and a short walk away from Lime Street and Sandhills station.

Cruelty Bassist James Russel says: We are looking forward to playing Liverpool again. Every time we play it’s always amazing. Big up counterculture records always puts on sick shows in Liverpool.

If you need a good mosh this March, then get yourself down to the Quarry.