Author: Nikki

Former editor at Inked Magazine and contributor to a wide variety of art and media publications over the years, Nikki founded Today Forever in 2022 as a love letter to the music and scene she has been fortunate to be involved in for the better part of a lifetime.
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Interview: The Hope Conspiracy

The Hope Conspiracy have arisen from a near fourteen year silence to release their first LP in almost twenty years, Tools of Oppression/Rule By Deception, available NOW from Deathwish Records and now streaming on all…

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Today Forever Zine Issue 03 Available Now!

Issue 03 Available Now! Today Forever Issue 03 is bigger and better than ever with 80 satin pages featuring interviews with The Chisel, COA, Cosmic Joke, The Hope Conspiracy, Kate Clover, Outspoken, Paint It Black,…

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Interview: High Vis

If there is one band that the hardcore community collectively embraced in 2022, it was High Vis. Comprised of members of some of the UK’s most notable hardcore projects (Dirty Money, Tremors, DiE, The Smear),…

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Youth of Today, Side by Side, More to Pride, Wise, at 1720 Warehouse, Los Angeles

The two day Revelation Records invasion of Los Angeles continued on Saturday, April 13th when Youth of Today and Side By Side, with support from locals More To Pride and Wise, kept the momentum going…

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7 Seconds, Judge, Firestarter, Major Pain, at 1720 Warehouse, Los Angeles, 4/12/2024

On Friday, April 12th, seminal New York hardcore band Judge and hardcore pioneers 7 Seconds returned to Los Angeles to play 1720 Warehouse, sharing an impressive bill that also included support from locals Firestarter and…

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Paint it Black, Dangers, Entry, Sweat at Chain Reaction, Anaheim, 4/19/2024

On Saturday night Philadelphia hardcore veterans Paint It Black returned to Anaheim to play legendary venue Chain Reaction for the first time in over a decade after opening their West Coast tour at The Echo…

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Slide Away Fest 2024 Recap at The Belasco, Los Angeles

Late last year, Philadelphia shoegaze legends Nothing revealed that they had very special plans for the ten year anniversary of the band’s seminal 2014 album Guilty of Everything. The band would be playing the album…

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Interview: Fury of Five

Few hardcore bands are more synonymous with raw aggression and intensity than New Jersey hardcore legends Fury of Five. With a signature style that combines streetwise rhythms with heavy, metal-inspired riffs and ruthlessly aggressive lyrics,…

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More to Pride, Berthold City, Ill Communication, War Is Hell at Programme, Fullerton, 2/9/2024

Friday, February 9th saw Los Angeles invade Programme Skate & Sound when Berthold City and More to Pride played a packed show along with Tehachapi’s own Ill Communication and War Is Hell.  The skate shop…

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No Plan, Caged View, No Lights, One Armed Joey at Programme, Fullerton, 1/29/2024

The Bay Area’s own No Lights and Caged View joined Orange County’s No Plan  for a quick tour run down the West Coast from January 26th to 28th, 2024 with stops at Hello Village in…

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Interview: Cosmic Joke

Hailing from Southern California’s beautiful San Fernando Valley, Cosmic Joke play fast and aggressive hardcore that marries SoCal skate punk with the tried and true DC hardcore sound.  Serving fast riffs and scathingly on point…

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Interview: Colin of Arabia

Pillars of the Boston hardcore scene, COA (Colin of Arabia) are back with a brand new EP, Trauma Dump, on Triple B Records, their first new music in over a decade. Recorded directly to analog…