The 90s were a crucial time for Singaporean hardcore punk music — spearheaded by seminal band Stompin' Ground (with their aptly titled album We Set The Pace), the influx of bands helped solidify a vibrant punk scene in the country when there previously was none.
20 years later, Stompin' Ground have long since disbanded and the Lion City Hardcore compilation remains a rare collectible item, but the recent formation of LC93 serves to remind the country of its past, while also happily celebrating the present.
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Made up of members from Stompin' Ground, Voiceout, Crossover and Upright, the five-piece band have mostly been playing covers, but now they've announced a new album titled Wiser. Stronger Together.
It is unclear if the album will consist of entirely new songs, or re-recorded versions of old songs by their previous bands, but they're deadly serious about the release — limited vinyl versions have been announced, along with the album art, designed by illustrator Kilas.
Bundles containing the vinyl record with a t-shirt have since been sold-out, but the band will be announcing vinyl pre-orders very soon.
Meanwhile, they've revealed new music in a teaser below:
Stream the Lion City Hardcore compilation, Together At Last, here:
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