Ipecac: Bandcamp Blasts From the Past, Volume I
Quirkily atypical metallic hardcore circa mid-'90s Richmond, VA.
Song of the Day: The Feeds, “Stepping Out,” from The Feeds (Self-Released, 2020)
Excellent "melodic, riff-driving rock 'n' roll" featuring ex-members of underrated '90s greats Lustre.
YouTube Rabbit Hole: A.R. Kane Edition
A quick dive into some '80s U.K. jams that I probably should've examined long ago...
Song of the Day: Fleshwater, “Linda Claire,” from Demo 2020 (Self-Released, 2020)
"Grunge-gaze" greatness with probable lineup ties to Vein.
Random Roundup: May, 2020
Shit you should hear from Dissolve, The Ditch and The Delta, En Nihil, Fearing, Kevin Keith, and Ötzi.
Song of the Day: Stubborn, “Consuming of Self,” from Life Out of Balance (Self-Released, 2020)
Sludgy, brutishly groove-soaked metalcore from Saint Petersburg, Russia.
The Astral Void Displays Atmospheric Doom Dexterity on Full-Length Debut, ‘Earthen Tomb’
Bury yourself in these hypnotizing doom/sludge grooves...
Song of the Day: Teeth Engraved With the Names of the Dead, “Hunted,” from It Will Be Dark Soon (Self-Released, 2020)
Philly-based noise/industrial duo returns with some of their finest output to date.
Song of the Day: Bál, “Hún Finnur Mig” (2020)
Soarin'/slammin' alt.-metal grooves, fresh out of Reykjavík, Iceland.
Review: A Track-by-Track Initial Reaction to Vegas' ...Not Ever
The decades-long doomsday dance takes a more belligerent and linear turn...
Track Premiere + Interview: Crasher, “That Same Old Thing”
A gritty-yet-captivating alt.-rock "folk song" from the forthcoming 'Traitor' EP.
Random Roundup: April, 2020
Shit you should hear from Anxious Arms, Kissed by an Animal, Koyo, Memento., Phantom Hymn, and Rid of Me.
Song of the Day: Tilted, “Honest,” from Washed (Self-Released, 2020)
For fans of: Sugar. Like, dead-on.
Khost Discuss Lurching New Album, Buried Steel, Plus Dispense Video for "Night Air"
"...a unifying gravitational down-thrust as earth reclaims what was stolen..."
Red Vienna Talks Beautifully Bleak New EP, ‘Tomhet’
Vancouver post-rock/punk outfit issues two of its darkest compositions to date.
Stream the Diverse, Hook-Filled Debut Album From “Aging Former Punks” Sik Oheso
From heartfelt emo to punk- or pop-tinged indie rock, and more...
Random Roundup: March, 2020
Shit you should hear from Bent Blue, Friend of My Youth, Jars, Mundy's Bay, Saginaw, and Søøn.