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.
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.
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.
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...
Money Grip: NJHC Obscurities, Volume I
Under-the-radar early-'90s cohorts of NJ Bloodline and the Elizabeth Town Assault Crew.
Stream the 1998 Demo From Obscure Virginia Thrash Act Mister Yuk
Groove-leaning thrash for fans of the Pavement Music roster of the '90s.
Set the Boy Free Debuts Melodramatic (Hip-)Pop With Jesu-Sampling "Don't Feel Fine": Stream + Interview
Mining One Tree Hill for somber earworms galore...
Stream + Interview: The Offering
Four tracks of doomy, industrialized metal from this impressive Scottish side project.
Full Album Stream: Vegas, Digital Affairs Neurotic
Hear the long-awaited sophomore full-length from hardcore/punk saboteurs V.E.G.A.S.
Rancorous Debuts Diehard Death/Thrash Delights With Into the Nuclear Fire: Stream + Interview
Flawlessly executed late-'80s/early-'90s-inspired death/thrash perfect for diehard metal fanatics!
Track Premiere + Interview: Mystrionics, “Bedside Manor”
A clearly bizarre, surprisingly catchy, truly distinctive fusion of influences from this genre-defiant Portland, OR trio...