When Emmy The Great returned with her S EP nearly three years after her last release, a new band member suddenly appeared on the cover ... read more
(…) tunnel vision's tightening its grip - beat by mutual denial (…) During the Double Ninth Festival in China cemeteries get crowded. People drink chrysanthemum ... read more
It's that time again – Record Store Day 2015. We all have a favorite or recommended store to pick up new releases, discover hidden gems ... read more
Twins Andy and Jez Williams braved the unforgiving Welsh winter to bring us the sound of their eponymous debut, their first release since their other ... read more
May’s featured stream here at Scene Point Blank is Inconsolable, the latest from Long Island, NY’s Warm Needles.
The 11 song new album follows their 2013 split with Costanza and will be released on Tour Van Records. Pre-orders go on sale today, with the digital release set for May 5 and LPs scheduled for June.
The band will play Pouzza Fest in Montreal, QC later this month.
Posted May 22, 2015, 8:58 a.m.
Today Scene Point Blank is excite to premiere "Rings" off the upcoming EP from California's Red Wood. The song will be featured on the post-punk band's 4-song Dought EP, releasing on June 2 as a free download.
The band is based in San Francisco and Santa Rosa and recorded Drought at Nu-Tone Studios with Scott Goodrich. They released the New Growth EP this past January.
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Locrian have wrapped up recording for their latest full-length, Infinite Dissolution, set for release on July 24 on Relapse Records.
The Chicago-formed band is celebrating 10 years this year.
Posted May 21, 2015, 11:57 a.m.
Refused are offering a pay-what-you-wish download via Generous to raise funds for Nepal earthquake victims via the link below.
The re-formed post-hardcore hand launched the new song in joint effort with Tender Loving Empire and Laughing Planet to benefit The American Red Cross and Save The Children.
Posted May 20, 2015, 3:21 p.m.
Ma Jolie will release a new EP titled Jetpack Mailman on June 16 on A-F Records. The new 4-songer will be complemented by a tour with Choke Up.
The band last released Polars on Lame-O Records in 2013.
Posted May 20, 2015, 3:10 p.m.
Spraynard will release a new album, Mable, on July 10 on Jade Tree Records.
The band, who released the Bench 7" yesterday on the same label, formed in 2009 and took a brief hiatus in 2012. They will be touring this asummer with Modern Baseball and The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die.
Posted May 19, 2015, 10:08 a.m.
The Fest 14, taking place in Gainesville, FL from OCt. 30-Nov. 1, has announced another wave of bands including Modern Life Is War, Smoke Or Fire, Big Wig, Riverboat Gamblers, Title Fight, As Friends Rust, Lee Corey Oswald, and more.
Check below the jump for more info. See our Fest 13 coverage as well.
Tickets will go on sale June 1.
Posted May 18, 2015, 1:02 p.m.
The Appleseed Cast have summer news including a reissue of 2000's Mare Vitalis on double LP (Graveface Records) and a North American tour.
The re-issue releases on June 30 and the band is joined on the tour by Dads, Annabel, Coaster, and Dikembe on various dates, listed in detail below.
Little Sister is an East Bay post-punk group with a passionate and well-deserved local following. The trio consists of Monbon and Erica, who both pull double duty on bass, guitar, and vocals, and Nada responsible, according to the album credits, for “drums, perc, beard and sunglasses.” Blues, soul, garage rock, early punk and, unless I’m mistaken, even salsa are among their influences, but they weave these disparate strands together effortlessly. They’ve won hearts due to their powerhouse vocals, infectious, rhythmically ...
“You have been wasted. You have been taken for a ride.” That line from the title track of the new Dark Ages LP accurately sums up the feeling you get ...
Oreosmith, whatever the hell that title means, is the first release from Powernap and it’s familiar and powerful, leaving curious signs of where the band may develop. The general sound ...
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The fact that both the new Arcturus and the new Dodheimsgard albums are being released in the same year seems insane for me. On one hand Dodheimsgard had to take ...
In this current age of ‘80s hardcore worship overload, it’s refreshing when something this original comes along, even if said originality is the result of a convergence of styles. Phoenix, ...
Dan Webb and the Spiders have been out spreading their punk rock for a few years now. They've collected a bunch of unreleased tracks, some singles and splits, as well ...
Barack Obama recently apologised to the families of two Western hostages killed during US drone strikes in January in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. The use of drones is nothing new, they've ...
Doubled-up, sometimes indecipherable screamed vocals, waves of sludgy, growling guitar and a thudding, powerful rhythm section ensure that Enjoy Your Hobbies, a 7” vinyl release from Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Soup Moat, ...
I was apprehensive about reviewing this record. When hear “music by teenagers,” it tends to mean preachy and rather one-sided political rants that are well meaning but, well, immature or ...
Art is Masturbation. It’s a sensational, attention-grabbing statement for sure and one that presents an idea that many artists and people who create have probably toyed with at one point ... read more
Fuckface Unstoppable Manning Bar Sydney, AUS May 7, 2015 It’s about 6 years ago and I am sitting on the balcony of a stilted house right by Cambodia’s Tonlé ... read more
Mastodon Big Top Luna Park Sydney, AUS March 28, 2015 The red volcanic soil in the surrounding region of the city of Tequila is particularly well suited to the ... read more
Steel Panther, Slash (feat. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators) Hordern Pavilion Sydney, AUS February 24, 2015 Satire is a lesson, parody is a game: Steel Panther are seasoned performers ... read more
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