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Interviews: Murder By Death

It's a little while after soundcheck and I've lined up shots of Jameson along the corner of the bar. I motion towards the drinks as ... read more

Interviews: Coffinworm

Back in 2009, When All Became None, the debut album from Coffinworm was dropped like a bomb in the midst of the extreme metal scene. ... read more

Interviews: Electric Six

"I think back in the day there was pressure from management and record companies asking why my hair wasn't slicked back. It was because I ... read more

Interviews: Worthwhile Way

That joy in finding a new band just never goes away. The mediums have changed from the old tape deck to my first CD burner ... read more

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1QI:Hank 3, Doomtree, Withdrawal, Lycus

1QI:Hank 3, Doomtree, Withdrawal, Lycus

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 Hank 3, Doomtree, Withdrawal and Lycus.

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Records SPB exclusive stream: Disastroid

SPB exclusive stream: Disastroid

Disastroid - Missiles

Scene Point Blank is pleased to be hosting the latest from the Bay Area trio Distastroid, Missiles. The record was released last month and can be purchased here.

The 8 song album is their third full-length and follow's 2013's Karoshi EP.

Bands Mixtapes to take break

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 8:55 p.m.

Mixtapes to take break

Mixtapes have announced that following their performance at Fest 13 the Ohio band will take a hiatus.

In their issued statement, they said:

After Fest this fall, Mixtapes is gonna go on a break. We're not breaking up for good--eventually we want to play as Mixtapes again--but as of now we're not sure the next time that will be.

The band released Ordinary Silence last year on No Sleep Records.

Tours Direct Hit-PEARS

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 8:30 p.m.

Direct Hit! and PEARS will be embarking on a tour together beginning in December. Direct Hit! will be supporting 2013's Brainless God while PEARS will be supporting Go To Prison from earlier this year.

Records Broughton's Rules plans second album

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 5:57 p.m.

Broughton's Rules plans second album

Pittsburgh instrumental band Broughton's Rules will be releasing their next album on Relapse Records. The record, dubbed Anechoic Horizon, is their second as a band. It was recorded by Justin Pizzoferrato and contains 8 songs. The group includes members of Don Caballero.

Music News Old Point Light's cancer benefit

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 8:28 p.m.

Old Point Light's cancer benefit

Old Point Light, a production company founded by ex-Small Brown Bike member Travis Dopp, has announced a three volume digital compilation series to raise funds for The American Cancer Society and Johns Hopkins Myositis Center. Among the artists included are Chuck Ragan, Tim Kasher, and Rocky Votolato.

The comilations is named Fourward, with volume 1 now on sale via iTunes. Volumes 2 and 3 are still to come.

Records Raw Blow releasing Slow Choke EP

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 6:51 p.m.

Raw Blow releasing Slow Choke EP

Boston's Raw Blow have announced a new EP, Slow Choke. The band features members of Now Denial, Furnace, Bravo Fucking Bravo, and Luau.

Tours Thee Oh Sees' fall tour

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 4:07 p.m.

Thee Oh Sees' fall tour

The Oh Sees will be on tour in the US this fall, starting on Nov. 5 in Las Vegas. The band released Drop this April.

Check out the dates, as well as a song off the record, below.

Records Debut full-length coming from Foreseen HKI

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 4 p.m.

Debut full-length coming from Foreseen HKI

Jouni Turunen

Foreseen HKI will release a debut full-length in November on 20 Buck Spin. The Finnish crossover band has several EPs under their belt, including Structural Oppression, which was released in 2013.

Their full-length will be titled Helsinki Savagery and releases on Nov. 25.

Records New Grenada to re-issue 1996 Braid split 7-inch

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 3:57 p.m.

New Grenada to re-issue 1996 Braid split 7-inch

Celebrating their 20th anniversay, Florida label New Granada Records has announced the re-issue of 1996's split 7" between Braid and Pohgoh.

The long out-of-print EP will be limited to just 200 copies, hand numbered and pressed on clear green vinyl. New liner notes will be included, as the release is part of a series of anniversary reissues by the label.

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8.2 / 10 Vegas - Sagevisule album cover
200 Words Or Less

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 quality. After a lengty wait a new EP containing four songs arrives,  reflecting what Vegas is and where they may be heading.The whole shebang begins with a dark riff sounding like something from a Siouxsie & The Banshees song before quickly breaking into a neck snapping riff. Couple this with buried ...

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Disastroid - Missiles

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  3. Unsound Mind
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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 ...


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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 ...



Clearing the Path to Ascend

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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, ...


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When Pallbearer released their debut album, Sorrow and Extinction, I was stunned. No matter how good their 2010 demo was, there was no way you could be prepared for an ...


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Needles//Pins are something different in the punk rock realm. Well, that’s not true. They’re entirely familiar and warm, yet they have that pizzazz—that’s what the kids are calling it these ...



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Gaslight Anthem & Against Me! @ First Avenue

Posted by Loren
Oct. 22, 2014, 5:50 p.m.

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

Pixes @ State Theatre

Posted by Loren
Oct. 14, 2014, 6:02 p.m.

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

Concert Review: Alice in chains Live 8/13/2014

Posted by Jon E.
Aug. 21, 2014, 8:53 p.m.

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

Arcade Fire @ The Forum (Night 1)

Posted by Aaron H
Aug. 21, 2014, 6:21 p.m.

 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


Charnia - Dageraad

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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