Track Premiere + Interview: Extra Arms, “Under Surveillance”
Lightly shoegaze-tinged power pop from yet another potential best-of-the-year full-length.
Crowsview, “Lost Resistance,” from Lost Resistance (Self-Released, 2018)
H8000 metalcore with a Kickback + Arkangel vibe. What's not to love?
Interview: Cruelty of the Heavens Provide Studio (and Live) Updates, Hint at New EP
Dark 'n' heavy "emogaze" (should-be) favorites talk new tracks and hitting the road...
Stream + Interview: Movin’ in Stereo, ‘My Dear Effigy’
Hook-fueled punk rockin' gold for fans of Down by Law, Hot Water Music, etc.
Muzza Chunka: Grungy ‘90s Alt.-Metal That You Won’t Find on Spotify, Volume II
Another bargain bin gem of punk-infused, grunge-metal goodness.
Random Roundup: August 2018
Shit you should hear from Brainpan, Ekulu, A Needle Under the Nail, Search for Purpose, Será, and Year of the Knife.
Scratchpack, “Sick Shit,” from Unconscious Suicide. (Self-Released, 2017)
Polish trio achieves the perfect combination of Nirvana and Fudge Tunnel.
Foreign Hands, “What's Left Unsaid (The Cure for Years to Come),” from Summer '18 Promo (Self-Released, 2018)
Ripping death metalcore + melody + complexity = FUCK YES!
Quick Hits: One Down, No Convictions, Embrace the Hostility, and Penitentiary
From the U.K. to Indiana, four high-quality metallic hardcore bands worthy of further exploration...
Review: Labor Hex, Lost in Calling (Self-Released, 2018)
Boston quartet dishes out top-shelf angular post-hardcore with the hammering oomph of noise rock.
Seattle Trio City of Industry Tackles the Breadth of Addiction in "A Horse and its Master": Track Premiere + Interview
A minute-long plod of powerviolence-tinged hardcore meets noise rock skronk...
The 1984 Draft Streams Heartfelt Emo/Indie Gem “Wedding”: Track Premiere + Interview
In the band's own words: "recommended for fans of The Replacements, Beach Slang, The Smoking Popes, and Sugar."
Full Album Stream: Drowning, 23
Chicago hardcore outfit broadens beyond beatdown with impressively diverse sophomore full-length.
Random Roundup: July 2018
Shit you should hear from God Program, Integrity/Krieg, Low Dose, The Northern Skulls, Open City, Rod of Correction, and Tourniquet.
Review: Shinobi, The World is Mine (Self-Released, 2018)
Still one of the finest grungy/indie/alt.-rock outfits you're (probably) not listening to...
Abjection Ritual and Steel Hook Prostheses Find "No Place in Paradise" Through Joint Effort for Forthcoming Compilation, The Portrait of Mortality
"I sometimes want the world to die..."
Wicker Man: Grungy ‘90s Alt.-Metal That You Won’t Find on Spotify, Volume I
Kinda like Tad meets Stompbox, or something...