Stream + Interview: Cement Mind, ‘Demo’
Members of Chain Gang Grave return in an equally dissonant new duo.
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.
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!
YouTube Rabbit Hole: Disharmonic Orchestra Edition
Death metal, death metal, death metal, then things start to get interesting, then everything falls apart...
Upstate Records to Release Long-Lost 1994 EP From NY Thrashers Attica
Founding guitarist Mike Valente on how these absolutely badass 25-year-old recordings resurfaced...
The Dead Cvlt Offers a Vicious Fusion of Industrialized Hardcore/Punk With Debut EP, The Cataclyst
For once, a TRULY industrial-electronic take on RIPPING metal-infused hardcore/punk.
Lustre: Grungy ‘90s Alt.-Rock That You Won’t Find on Spotify, Volume III
Gritty power pop excellence, senselessly buried in bargain bins worldwide.
Hex Machine Streams Gritty, Atmospherically-Inclined New Tune, “Spiral Outhouse”
Track premiere (+ interview) from the genre-defiant new album, 'Cave Painting'.
Mystery Grab Bag: Episode 11
Long-delayed (but no less enthusiastic) musings on Soften the Glare, Atomic Opera, Propagandhi, Meathook Seed, and then some...
YouTube Rabbit Hole: Lou Miami Edition
From obscure-yet-wonderful post-punk gems to, well... less interesting fare.
Full Album Stream: Statues, ‘Adult Lobotomy’
Ex-members of Kevlar return with eight killer tracks of diverse-yet-catchy indie rock.
Coreupt: NJHC Obscurities, Volume II
Without a doubt, one of the most truly obscure NJHC outfits of the '90s.
Track Premiere + Interview: Anna Sage, “Goddess”
Parisian metalcore unit channels classic Converge on impressive new EP.
Video Premiere: Extra Arms, “Headacher”
A real head-splitter from one of the year's best—and most power poppin'-est—LPs.
YouTube Rabbit Hole: Mega City Four Edition
A somber, pop-leaning punk plunge into an ocean of (mostly) obscure shoegaze.
Track Premiere + Interview: Extra Arms, “Under Surveillance”
Lightly shoegaze-tinged power pop from yet another potential best-of-the-year full-length.
Stream + Interview: Movin’ in Stereo, ‘My Dear Effigy’
Hook-fueled punk rockin' gold for fans of Down by Law, Hot Water Music, etc.