How has your 2014 been so far? Team knocked out of the World Cup yet? Still not gotten around to listening to the new Lawrence ... read more
The thing that's most remarkable is how calm he is. An hour ago Andrew W.K was leading a sold out show in sing-a-long choruses and ... read more
The first time I heard A Wilhelm Scream I was obsessed with them. They were gritty and melodic; they had guitars and basslines that were ... read more
One of our newest features here at Scene Point Blank is our semi-daily quickie Q&A: One Question Interviews. Follow us at facebook or twitter and we'll post one interview every Monday-Thursday. Well, sometimes we miss a day, but it will be four each week regardless.
After our social media followers get the first word, we'll later post a wrap-up here at the site and archive 'em here. This week check out Q&As with Circle/Space Raft, Hollow Earth, Cheap Time, and Gazer.
SPB is excited to host Vortex, the fourth album from The Howling Wind.
The band is a two piece of Ryan Lipynsky (Unearthly Trance/Serpentine Path) and Tim Call (Aldebaran), playing black metal with touches of stoner rock, death metal, doom, and other forms rock.
The record released on July 1 and can be ordered on limited edition digipak from Init Records.
Posted July 20, 2014, 1:11 p.m.
Pleasant Living, the second full-length from Tiny Moving Parts, is set for a Sept. 9 release on Triple Crown Records.
Recorded by J. Robbins, the 12 song album follow's 2013's This Couch Is Long and Full of Friendship (Kind of Like Records).
Posted July 20, 2014, 10:24 a.m.
Philip Selway (Radiohead, drums) will release his second solo LP on Oct. 7 on Bella Union. The record, Weatherhouse, comes four years after hsi first solo effort.
Posted July 20, 2014, 10:22 a.m.
Boston's The Color and the Sound have joined with Black Numbers. First, the label will release their The Spring Tour EP on vinyl on July 29, followed by an EP of new material in the fall.
Posted July 19, 2014, 8:49 p.m.
Teenage Bottlerock, currently on the Warped Tour, have signed to Rise Records where the band will release their next album. The record, still to be titled, will be recorded with Bill Stevenson. It will be their sixth full-length.
Posted July 19, 2014, 3 p.m.
Sideonedummy has signed Australia's Violent Soho for US release. The band will release Hungry Ghost on Sept. 30 on their new label.
Posted July 19, 2014, 2:27 p.m.
This Sept., New Jersey punk band The Moms will release their debut full-length on Paper + Plastick Records.
Buy American is 10 song long. The band is currently on tour.
Posted July 19, 2014, 10:40 a.m.
Dogfish Head Brewery is making a batch of beer in honor or the 20th anniversary of Bee Thousand form Guided By Voices this fall, an imperial lager dubbed Beer Thousand.
The beer is to contain 10 hop and 10 grain varieties while registering 10% ABV. 10x10x10=1000% is the idea behind the concept.
Beer Thousand was released in 1994. SPB recently caught GBV live in a review here.
Posted July 19, 2014, 10:13 a.m.
Los Angeles' Palms, comprised of Isis and Deftones members, will return to the road this Sept. for a tour of the southwestern US.
The band released a self-titled debut last year on Ipecac.
This black metal act from Louisiana continues to spread destruction and devastation. Barghest released their debut album back in 2011, unleashing an echoing shout of misanthropy and obliteration. After their self-titled album, the band put out a split EP with fellow black metal act, False, which also marked their first work for Gilead Media. So now the band carries on its path of annihilation, alongside their collaboration with Gilead, and let loose upon the poor earth the The Virtuous Purge. And it ...
White Reaper is a cool-named trio who are rubber-burning their way out of the Louisville, KY DIY scene. There’s a dude named Tony Esposito who sings and plays the guitar, ...
This drug influenced, euro-electronic laser beam, drum and bass can be very, VERY repetitive, Anxiety inducing, tough to listen to, and at times I felt like it was going to ...
Despite a confrontational name, Versus You are every bit positive punx with songs praising friendship, relationships, and the like. It’s not that they play bubbly music countered with cynical lyrics, ...
Versus You's album Moving On is short and sweet, but not with out its flaws. It's heartbreak music at its semi finest and the simple yet meaningful lyrics and fun brand of ...
Hotel Books' I'm Almost Happy Here But I Never Feel At Home is well-versed prose that at times can be a bit repetitive. Each verse has elements that are thought provoking and ...
Daniel Pujol is prolific and ever changing. The leader of Pujol continues to release records at a rapid pace, successfully switching up his backing sounds in the process. While early ...
Moloch returns a second time for 2013 while Meth Drinker join them this time. Moloch remain relatively the same in that what they do is play a deep dark style ...
This is a record resembling Clash Of The Titans. Both Canada's Ensorcelor and England's Moloch have been lurching in the darkest reaches of the metal underground for a few years. ...
Combining throbbing electronic music with scratchy and crackly noise elements, Providence, Rhode Island’s Container has been getting more and more notice in recent years. Perhaps one reason for this is ...
Too Many Rappers: July 2014 7/18/14 - Minneapolis, MN Commuting earlier than usual this morning means it’s nice and cool. I ride by a kid who’s wearing an old 3rd ... read more
Guided By Voices, Crystal Stilts Irving Plaza New York, NY July 11, 2014 Photo courtesy of Gerald McBoing-Boing See Guided By Voices before you die. ... read more
Agalloch, Jex Thoth Irving Plaza New York, NY June 30, 2014 Agalloch were one of the first metal bands to combine black/doom’s monsoon of carnage with ambient, ... read more
Eyehategod, Ringworm, Enabler, Shitkill Club Europa Brooklyn, New York June 7, 2014 This past weekend, the mega-festival Governors Ball hit hard in NYC. People from all ... read more
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