Nahko Bear is a multi-instrumental, multi-talented, musician born in Portland, Oregon. Nahko’s songs are categorized as world fusion, and while those words are generally a ... read more
There was something distinct about Inter Arma and their sound from the very start, with their first release Sundown, but since then these guys have ... read more
When I was growing up, I nihilistically spat in one eye of the universe. At some point, I figured I might as well spit in ... read more
I would like to start by saying, if you haven't heard Deconstruct by Hatred Surge, stop. Open a new tab and go listen to it ... read more
Out on September 9 for the first time on vinyl, Scene Point Blank is excited to debut the remastered repressing of Cortez’s Initial.
The Swiss hardcore band first burst onto the scene in 2001 and originally released Initial in 2005 on CD. Now remixed and remastered, WOOAAARGH and Get A Life Records! Are co-releasing it on 12”.
The pressing is limited to 400 copies, available for order here.
Posted Sept. 25, 2016, 2:18 p.m.
Quintron and Miss Pussycat have added dates to their fall tour, including a New Years Eve stop in Memphis, TN.
On the tour they will be selling the new two-hour long USB-release "single" of their weaTher-influenced drone project Weather Warlock.
Posted Sept. 25, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Next month Warm Needles will release a new one-sided vinyl EP, a re-recording of last year's Don't Tell Me How to Live demo cassette.
In addition to the re-recording the new 12" release includes a new song. Tour Van Records is handling the release in the US with Crapoulet (France) and Different Kitchen (U.K.) also helping out.
Posted Sept. 24, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
Featuring members of Big Eyes and RIPS, country band New Rose will release their debut album, All Nite, on Broken Circles on Oct. 21.
Claiming Flying Burrito Brothers as influence, their debut was recorded byRusty Santos (prodcer of Animal Collective, Panda Bear,, and Ariel Pink).
Posted Sept. 24, 2016, 10:11 p.m.
Red Scare Industries will release Developing a Theory of Integrity next month on October 7. The "Brooklyn by way of Venezuela and Colombia" band have a video for the song "Ode" streaming here.
Posted Sept. 22, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Lament Cityscape have teamed up with Theologian for the collaborative Soft Tissue full-length, out Oct. 21 on Battleground Records and Annihilvs Power Electronix.
The record combines both current and former members of both groups and a live rendition will be performed at Southwest Terror Fest on Oct. 20 to mark the release.
Posted Sept. 21, 2016, 9:32 p.m.
Hot off the release of the new Simplicity album, The Bouncing Souls will be touring the North American East Coast and a few Midwestern dates later this fall. They'll be joined by Anti-Flag, Masked Intruder, Cayetana, and others on the various dates.
Posted Sept. 20, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
The Mr. T Experience (MTX) have announced the relase of King Dork Approximately, out Oct. 4 as an exclusive download with the paperback puchase of the novel by the same title, authored by MTX frontman Frank Portman. A vinyl release will follow sometime in 2017.
Portman denies it's a reunion, stating instead that, “We never did go away. With the collapse of the music industry, during the release of our last album in 2004; it made it very difficult to fund recordings and at the time I embarked on a successful literary career.”
The new album is their first to be released on a label other than the now defunct Lookout Records. The band will be playing select shows in October-December across the United States, including two December dates with the reunited Nobodys.
Posted Sept. 18, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
Trio il sogno del marinaio ("the sailor's dream" in Italian) will embark on a 32-date European tour at the end of this month. The band is comprised of Stefano Pilia (guitar), Andrea Belfi (drums), and Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE, Iggy & The Stooges, and more) and has released two albums.
Posted Sept. 15, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Biffy Clyro have announced new tour dates in France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Italy and Belgium early next year. The Ellipsis Tour will see the band touring throughout January and February 2017 in support of their album of the same name.
The Scottish trio are currently touring Europe and the UK. You can buy tickets for the 2017 dates here. The tour dates are after the jump.
Alison Chesley (aka Helen Money) is mostly known for her excellent collaborations with a myriad of diverse artists, including Bob Mould, Mono, Russian Circles and Agalloch. A classical cellist herself she has become an experimental music savant, releasing great records on her own, with 2013's Arriving Angels standing out, as did her collaborative album with Jarboe. On her newest album, Become Zero, Helen Money enlists the help of Neurosis/Sleep drummer Jason Roader, Rachel Grimes of intriguing minimalistic chamber music group ...
I have to admit, I chose to review this album with little knowledge of the band, based solely on the strength of their single, “La Mano De Lucifer,” from their ...
It took all of three seconds into Tentative Decisions, about 10 seconds before his unmistakable voice, to ID the record as being made by Mikey Erg. Drummer/guitarist/vocalist in bands ranging ...
Angel Olsen has been very active since the release of her debut cassette Strange Cacti, revealing a very promising work. Her dark indie folk/rock tone had a haunting effect, which ...
Starting out as the solo project of Jordan Morrison, All Your Sisters turned into an intriguing duo with the addition of Mario Armando Ruiz on bass and synths. The band ...
Carl-Michael Eide (or Czarl) is a legendary figure of Norwegian black metal lore, with his emergence in the scene corresponding with some of its most important bands' first releases. He ...
Crybaby are one of those punk bands where you could fill a review with subgenre tags and namedrops and every review would pick a different one to highlight. There’s a ...
A relatively new band, started releasing music around 2010, Nothing display a strong grasp to alternative rock. Their debut album, Guilty of Everything, conjured and presented in great fashion elements ...
The constant presence of Russian Circles in the post-rock domain has raised them to a prestigious status, and rightfully so. The band from Chicago started off about a decade ago, ...
Nobody knows the void like a trans lady does. There is no dark night of the soul that can compare to what most trans women just call “Tuesday.” The toxic ...
Descendents, Modern Life Is War, Color TV First Avenue Minneapolis, MN September 15, 2016 The only people luckier than those who get to see the Descendents are those who get ... read more
An evening with Steve Wozniak Australian Technology Park Sydney, Australia August 28, 2016 Think Inc. is a boundary pushing, Australia-based initiative dedicated to the promotion of intellectual discourse by bringing ... read more
The Beards Metro Theatre Sydney, Australia July 2, 2016 The concept of The Beards is simple – an Australian self-proclaimed “novelty band” from Adelaide that exclusively performs songs around ... read more
Parkway Drive Entertainment Centre Sutherland, Australia June 26, 2016 Parkway Drive is glam metalcore. “Metal” as in classic metal and anthemic choruses. “Core” as in simple, direct, angry, to the ... read more
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