|Also known as||Hirax Max|
|Genres||Thrashcore, power violence|
|Associated acts||Spazz, Plutocracy, Capitalist Casualties, What Happens Next?, Bombs of Death, and Scholastic Deth|
Max Ward, occasionally playing under the moniker of Hirax Max, is an influential figure in power violence and thrashcore, playing for such bands as Spazz, Plutocracy, Capitalist Casualties, What Happens Next?, Bombs of Death, and Scholastic Deth. He is also known for his extreme support of the D.I.Y. scene, having released records and booked tours for hundreds of local, national, and international bands, while still living in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the founder of 625 Thrashcore records
625 Thrashcore is an American record label started by Ward in 1993. They put out records of different genres, including hardcore, grindcore, thrashcore, powerviolence and others, mainly from the US and Japan.