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.
Interview: Peroxide Blonde Triumphs Over Tragedy With New EP, Never Made Me Cry
Somber, eerily catchy alt.-rock that very much offers something different.
Stream Atlantic Tired South, the Breathtaking Posthumous EP From Winnipeg Post-Rock 'Gazers Projektor
The Failure and Quicksand covers are not at all out of place as loose reference points...
Song of the Day: Dissolve, “Spider Squadrons,” from Until the Drugs Wear Off (Maitsuba, 2020)
Skull-crackingly vicious yet underrated metalcore on-and-off for nearly three decades.
Song of the Day: Damokles, “It's Closing Time” (2020)
Slightly heavy/melodic post-hardcore-and-then-some from this new Norwegian outfit.
Stream a new two-hour collection of beat-laden experimental ambient excellence out of Oslo, Norway.
Review: Bovice/Hurtpiece, Flatline (Upstate Records, 2020)
Yet more A+ quality metallic hardcore heft from the mighty Upstate Records.
Review: Cruelty of the Heavens, Nothin's Cool (My Name is Jude Records, 2020)
The return of the best band that barely anyone is talking about...
Song of the Day: Too Many Voices, “Head and Heart,” from Catch Me If You Can (Division Street Sounds/Not Like You, 2020)
Melodic and emotive hardcore/punk à la "Dag Nasty and H2O in a blender."
Interview: Lament Cityscape Dispenses First-Rate Industrial Excellence With The New Wet
"There are so many fucking ways to feel absolutely nothing at all..."
Review: Onespot, The Difference Between (Self-Released, 2019)
Perfect for any fan of the D.C./Maryland/Dischord Records niche of (post-)hardcore/punk.