Mystery Grab Bag: Episode 12
Blind reactions to Onespot Fringehead, Left Behind, Parallax, Metal Church, and many more!
Think Machine's This Machine Makes Noise is the Most Unique and Interesting Indie Rock Album I've Heard All Year
And, really, it's SO MUCH more than just "indie rock"...
Stream the New Labor Hex EP, Nothing is Real
Boston act returns with more angularly melodic (and memorable) punk-rocked post-hardcore.
Moonflower Could be the Next “Big Deal” Band for Fans of Title Fight, Superheaven, Etc.
Experience the grungepunk/emogaze excellence of new EP, Feel it Too.
Lacing Propels Shoegaze Into Fast-Paced and Energetic New Territory With “Regret”
Stream a new track from one of the most diverse and exciting shoegaze albums that's ever crossed my path.
Miltown Placed Most of Their Discography on Bandcamp and THIS IS A BIG FUCKIN’ DEAL!
Very seriously some of the finest songs I've ever laid ears on. Plus, the band had lineup ties to Only Living Witness, Ashes, Battery, etc.
Full Album Stream: Misericorde, ‘Beyond Lost and Betrayed’
Turku, Finland vets kick off their new project with an eight-song debut of powerful, Clevo-tinged metallic hardcore.
Stream + Interview: Cement Mind, ‘Demo’
Members of Chain Gang Grave return in an equally dissonant new duo.
6th Circle, “Seed of Despair,” from The Third Estate (Sentient Ruin Laboratories, 2019)
Described by the label as electro-industrial/EBM for fans of Front 242, Skinny Puppy, etc.—and I actually agree!
Quick Hits: Trip Machine Laboratories—Raw Breed, Miracle Drug, Piece of Mind, Ryan Patrick White, and Love & Trust
Running through the latest batch of varied goodies...
Eyebawl Further Evolves Toward Grungy Punk-Pop Excellence With Sophomore EP, ‘Never Again’
Wilmington, DE trio presents impressive new EP through the Crafted Sounds label.
Forced Neglect, “Bloodspiller,” from Need to Feed (Self-Released, 2019)
Crisp 'n' crunchy crossover thrash that should make Power Trip fans go apeshit.
Track Premiere + Interview: Casual Burn, “Baggage”
Intriguingly distinct and anxiously energetic punk rock out of New Orleans, LA.
Track Premiere: Extra Arms, “Up From Here”
One of my favorites from last year returns with one of my favorites from this year!
Streetlights, “Dirt/Diamonds,” from Postcards From Knoxfield (Self-Released, 2019)
Superb emo that brings to mind portions of the early- to mid-2000s Equal Vision or Victory Records rosters.