Founded in 1993 by Aaron Turner (of Isis and Mammifer, among more), Hydrahead made a very big impact on the underground music scene of the ... read more
escape the confines of your fate / don't be a prisoner in someone else's scheme / leave behind and bury what is dead / relief ... read more
The Dropkick Murphys have been a mainstay in the punk rock community for nearly twenty years. The band has developed a fiercely devoted following through ... read more
Today Scene Point Blank is excited to host a brand new song from Denver's Sleeping Weather. The song, "I'll Find A Way" will appear on the band's upcoming split with Placeholder, to be released later this year on Escapist Records.
The three piece band is named after a Small Brown Bike song and likens their sound to The Promise Ring. They released I Was Just on My Way Out earlier this year.
Check out the song here.
One of our 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 Infera Bruo, Author and Punisher Bombshell Rocks and KEN Mode.
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:07 p.m.
Diarrhea Planet, fresh off 2013's I'm Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams, will release a new EP called Aliens in the Outfield on Nov. 18.
The EP will release on vinyl and digitally. The group also contributed a song on the upcoming While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records compilation.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 8:25 p.m.
New Jersey doom/sludge trio Pharaoh will release their first full-lenth later this month on Halloween. The record is titled Negative Everything and will be issued by A389 Recordings.
They are currently on tour with Homewrecker.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 8:10 p.m.
Goatsnake has completed work on a new full-length album, their first since Flower of Disease (2000).
The Los Angeles based band features Greg Rogers (The Obsessed, Sonic Medusa), Greg Anderson of Sunn O))), Pete Stahl (Scream, Wool, Earthlings?), and new bassist Scott Renner (Sonic Medusa, Sourvein).
The band, first formed in 1996, will release the new album next year on Southern Lord. They are scheduled to play at Maryland Deathfest 2015 as well.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 6:20 p.m.
Weezer's Death to False Metal album, originally known as Odds and Ends, will be released on for the first time on vinyl by SRC on Nov. 11.
The 11 song record will be pressed on 180 gram black vinyl with lacquers and mastering done by Kevin Gray.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 6:07 p.m.
Swedish street punks Bombshell Rocks have announced that original vocalist Mårten Cedergran is back with the group and they are working on new material. A new song, "Without Destination" can be heard here and will feature on their new LP Generation Tranquilized, which releases in North Amiercan on Nov. 25 via Pirate's Press.
The band is planning to tour in 2015.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 6:04 p.m.
Italy's Hierophant will be releasing a new LP, Peste, on Nov. 25 via Bridge Nine Records. The LP is 10 songs in total and follows last year's LP Great Mother : Holy Monster LP.
Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 8:27 a.m.
Hardcore group CDC have announced a European tour this fall. The Lansdale, PA band, who last released new material in 2009, recorded five sonce earlier this year with Will Yip, expected to come out in early 2015.
Dates are below.
Posted Oct. 26, 2014, 8:43 p.m.
Dayton, OH's Red Hot Rebellion will release "Black Magic Dynamite" as a part of Paper + Plastick's Story/Song series in which a comic book is paired with a 7" release. The song will also apear, later, on the band's upcoming full-length, titled The Mission, which is due for release in 2015.
Panopticon has been around since 2007, releasing great albums, from their self-titled full-length to the 2012 Kentucky. And it was with Kentucky that the band really made many heads turn. Their folk infused black metal was a breath of fresh air for the scene, with A.Lunn making things more interesting, using unconventional tactics. The only worrying part of all this was that Kentucky would be a very tough act to follow, and the pressure was in and the stakes were ...
When The Mars Volta went on hiatus and sequentially disbanded, I was interested to see what Omar Rodriguez-Lopez was going to get himself involved in. Soon his new band Bosnian ...
Quintron and Miss Pussycat have never been known as a vocal group, but Spellcaster II: Death in Space takes that to a new level, waiting until the fourth song, “Do ...
On a long enough timeline, all genre descriptors start to lose meaning. Spend enough time hopping through the tags on Bandcamp, and you'll discover that "hardcore" and "post-hardcore" are mired ...
Mammoth Grinder have made a name for themselves by playing a mix of old school death metal , d-beat and hardcore. While that combination of influences isn't singular to them ...
Sometimes you get stuck on a review. Sure, I meant to delve outside my comfort zone a bit in grabbing this record, but I’ve been a little stuck on the ...
The ever elusive Vegas has returned. While the band have released a scant few songs in the years since their full-length those songs have shown them maitaining a sense of ...
The possible hermits of Son Of Man have returned after their all too brief burner of a debut the band has reconvened for something even more nasty and dark. With ...
This thing is all over the map, from freak-out jazz-punk one minute (“Geneva”) to a track of haunting old man ghost noises laid atop a galloping horse, and then band ...
YOB has been a constant force in the doom metal field. Since their first release, Elaborations of Carbon, they have not ever really disappointed me. Releasing records year after year, ...
The Gaslight Anthem, Against Me!, Cory Brannan First Avenue Minneapolis, MN October 15, 2014 It had been many a year since I’d seen Against Me! and I hadn’t seen Gaslight ... read more
The Pixies, Royal Blood State Theatre Minneapolis, MN October 11, 2014 There’s a lot that can be said about The Pixies and their 2014 tour—well, about any tour of ... read more
Lethbridge is a suburb of sorts to Calgary to give you, the reader an idea of the towns size. Usually the Enmax (where this show took place) is host to ... read more
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know Arcade Fire are currently shaking up North America with an enchanting spectacle of a tour. I caught the tour in Los ... read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2014, 5:09 p.m.
Scene Point Blank and Consouling Sounds are excited to be giving away two copies of Dageraad, the debut from Belgium's Charnia. The 5 song record covers a lot of ground in 39 minutes, hitting on sludge, post-metal, drone, and ambient atmospheric moments. Check out here, and be sure to enter to ... more information
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