PALM Japan

PALM - Fighting The Darkness


PALM! One of the heaviest metallic hardcore bands coming from Japan! If you take the best parts from CONVERGE / RINGWORM or INTEGRITY production and mix it with a typical Japanese raw punk sound like FRAMTID / NIGHTMARE you can't be disappointed with PALM recordings. After their common tours with bands like NAILS, BLACK BREATH or BLACKLISTED, be ready for their Obscene Extreme show!!!


It's been 10 years since the band was formed. Being on a couple of compilation albums from several countries, they released their 1st album "Palm" in 2007, '7 EP "Die Consciously, Live Consciously" through Alliance Trax in 2010, their 2nd album "My Darkest Friends" through Alliance Trax as Japan edition CD and Six Feet Under Records as US edition LP in 2012. While they were on tour in the States 2014, they recorded tracks with Taylor Young at The Pit Recording Studio, who is a member of Nails and Twitching Tongues etc and is also known for producing a number of releases for modern hardcore bands. Mastered by Brad Boatright from Audiosiege Studio who also plays in From Ashes Rise, the recordings were released as '7 EP "The Unusual" in Japan and US.


As for touring, the band has shared the stage / toured with so many various genres of bands in their hometown Osaka and played fests like "1997", "Freestyle Outro", also they were part of independent fests like "Rock-O-Rama" held at Makuhari Messe. Shared the stage with overseas bands such as Converge, Raging Speedhorn, Between The Buried And Me, The Red Chord, Earth Crisis, Madball, Parkway Drive, Saviors, Shai Hulud, Brutal Truth, Lock Up, Trash Talk, Nails, Black Breath, Terror, Xibalba, Blacklisted, Code Orange, Harm's Way, Full Of Hell, Weekend Nachos.


For overseas touring, the band has accomplished Australian tour 3 times, also toured Europe, US, Southeast Asia including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, also played Swedish fest "Punk Illegal Festival 2010" From Ashes Rise, Doom, Victims etc played in 2010, and craziest hardcore punk fest "Chaos In Tejas" in US, 2013 that the band was acclaimed by the audiences. They are currently planning to record their 3rd album set to be released in early 2016, and will go on tour along the release, no matter what countries.


Release date Release name Media
2014 The Unusual EP
2012 My Darkest Friends CD, LP
2010 Die Consciously, Live Consciously EP
2007 PALM CD


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