"When I am alone, the only place to look is the crowd. I know I am up there alone." Julien Baker, a 20 year old ... read more
FRUITION. ( . . . ) I can hear it fading / fading like gas. ( . . . )I am having a hard time ... read more
Setting out to create the most twisted and disgusting pop record ever created, The Body certainly achieved that goal with their latest album, No One ... read more
An Esquire article written immediately after the event describe South by Southwest 2016 as “the worst-attended, least buzzy version of the...festival in more than a ... read more
Scene Point Blank is premiering Population: Ghost Town, the first full-length from longtime Long Island collaborative group Go White Bronco. The new record is set to release on May 6 on 86d Records and the nine song affair includes the addition of bass and percussion since their last 7” came out in 2011.
The current line-up features members of Iron Chic, Fellow Project, Ancient Tongue, Splurge, and more. This band, however, is more roots focused: soft, quiet, and focused on living paycheck-to-paycheck.
Check out below and order a copy.
Posted May 23, 2016, 10:07 p.m.
Southern Lord is set to release a brand new record from Sweden's 偏執症者 (PARANOID), Satyagraha, on June 10 (CD) and July 1 (LP).
The band is also set to tour the US and Canadian West Coast in June.
Posted May 23, 2016, 9:30 p.m.
Ben Snakepit, who has played in bands such as J Church, The Sword, and Ghost Knife, will soon release a 288 page book compiling his comic strip based on his own life. Titled Manor Threat: Snake Pit Comics 2013 - 2015,t he book covers three years of his daily three panel comic strip.
Posted May 23, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Sunset Shipwrecks have shared a new track from their upcoming debut, "Your Love Keeps Me Whole."
Featuring American Sttel alums Ryan and Scott, the band takes a stylistic turn on their debut album, Community, which comes out on May 27 on Lugosi Records. Kevin Army (Lookout Records) handled production duties on the new release.
Posted May 23, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
The 10 track sampler features five local bands at the party and can be downloaded from the links above.
The compilation includes The Damnit Jims, Be Like Max, and more. The festival this year includes Angry Samoans, Dillinger Four, Descendents, Buzzcocks, and many more.
Posted May 20, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
Hardcore group Sarabante has released "Mass Grave" in advance on their new album, Poisonous Legacy, which releases on June 01 via Southern Lord.
The album is the band's second, folling Remnants (2011). The new song is embedded below.
Posted May 19, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Dead Kennedys have announced a set of UK dates later this year. The touring line-up will include East Bay Ray (guitar), Klaus Flouride (bass), DH Peligro (drums), and Ron “Skip” Greer (vocals). Original vocalist Jello Biafra is not performing with the group.
See the dates below.
Posted May 18, 2016, 2 p.m.
Mikey Erg will be releasing his first proper solo album, Tentative Decisions, on June 24 on Don Giovanni Records. The former singer/drummer of pop punkers The Ergs!, Mike Yannich, aka Mikey Erg, has played drums and guitar in a number of groups since, including but not limited to Star Fucking Hipsters, The Dopamines, The Slow Death, The Soviettes, and more.
The song “Comme Si About Me” premiered last week at The AV Club.
Posted May 15, 2016, 11:35 a.m.
Norwegian punk/hardcore grou Okkultokrati have signed with Southern Lord Recordings and will begin work on their first release for the label and their fourth overall.
The album is currently untitled but is slated for an August 2016 release.
Posted May 12, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
A new group, Scour, has formed with Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint etc.), John Jarvis (Pig Destroyer), Derek Engemann (Cattle Decapitation), Chase Fraser (Continuum, former Animosity, Decrepit Birth), and Jesse Schobel (Strong Intention).
Playing "blackened, grind-infused sonic murk," Scour will release a self-titled 6-song debut this July on Housecore Records.
The Dandy Warhols new release Distortland is a trippy foray into pop that should not only garner new fans but also satisfy their long term fans as well. The band has been putting out great records for 22 years now and this is their ninth release. The band continues to hone their sound and have put out some of their best psychedelic rock to date with songs like the opener "Search Party" that layers a sonic soundscape over a steady ...
Marissa Nadler has been releasing albums since 2004, and her meticulous constructions of dream states has been astonishing since the first notes of “Fifty Five Falls.” Through the years, Nadler ...
Music Band, along with JEFF the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet, forms the Infinity Cat triad, the latest representatives of the Nashville indie punk scene. I’ll readily admit to being a ...
It’s been five years since Texas post-rock outfit Explosions in the Sky released Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, which makes this the longest between-album gap for the band. Not ...
Five song ripper from this quartet out of Maine. If the cover art is any indication these guys wear a lot of Nike. A cartoonish drawing of a baldy wearing ...
Line-up changes are a scary thought. When it was first announced that vocalist Charlie Fell and guitarist Ken Sorceron were leaving Lord Mantis, it indeed felt like a devastating blow ...
The Falcon are a curious band: a collection of rogue Chicagoans (now with Dave Hause as well), lead vocalist Brendan Kelly (The Lawrence Arms) seems to get the most attention ...
Coming out of Miami, Wrong rose from the ashes of hardcore/punk band Capsule, who released a couple of great albums, including their self-titled record and Blue, before calling it quits. ...
The future looked very dark for Cobalt, following the release of 2009's Gin. Wunder and McSorley seemed to have perfected their recipe for the black metal outfit, following the release ...
Since 2001 Tim Hecker has been exploring the more adventurous sides of electronic music. The experimental scope of the artist has moved through dark territories, taking on elements of drone, ...
Royal Headache at Reverse Charges festival Bald Face Stag Hotel Sydney, Australia May 13, 2016 The monolithic water tower among the mainly Portuguese commercial offerings and vis-à-vis from the Masonic ... read more
Kadavar Manning Bar Sydney, Australia April 29, 2016 Kadavar are a Teutonic Teestubenrock band from the Grandfatherland, Berlin. Accomplished retro in sound, appearance, and vintage equipment – Kadavar looks like they ... read more
Brian Posehn Factory Theatre Sydney, Australia April 19, 2016 Humour and comedy is subjective. What one person finds funny another might cringe at. Cue E.B. White. Analysing comedy is ... read more
Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression Tour Ellie Caulkins Opera House Denver, Colorado April 2, 2016 It was a night of anticipation. Iggy Pop was returning to Denver. In an ... read more
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