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Five years in hardcore can seem like eternity. In five years scenes change, groups come and go, and other life obligations can get in the way. New England Hardcore outfit Foxfires are celebrating their fifth anniversary by releasing the LP Pinetum this October. Pinetum is an aggressive and hard-hitting album, with a stand out performance from frontman Josh Lyford. Lyrically Lyford sets himself apart from his peers with honest, raw, poetic sensibility. Scene Point Blank recently sat down with Lyford to discuss his band and the good things that happen when you continue to make music. Scene Point Blank: You play in a hardcore band. Every five years or so people seem to make claims about the state of hardcore ...
Blind Idiot God have been one of the iconic extreme experimental bands since their inception back in the '80s. Their career was taking off with ...
Jason Alberts is an audio engineer with an extensive career in post-production, along with location sound. His recent work includes mixing on Paralytic, Dead Body ...
Quite literally, a one question interview. Also known as 1QIs, we post these first to our social media on a near-daily basis, with the archival piece here. Check 'em out.
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An in-depth discussion with a band or artist, generally in the form of a straight Q&A – no editorializing.
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Album streams, our Set List "top five..." features, our year-end "best of" lists and other music-related miscellany.
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Contributions on a range of topics from a range of industry figures: musicians, filmmakers, editors and more.
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A melting pot of mixed content: movie, book and even video game reviews. Updated sporadically, but eclectically.
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A semi-regular column exploring new and rising local bands and artists deserving of attention.
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The idea of a "viking funeral," in which a fallen warrior's remains are set out to sea and then set on fire, is somewhat of a tricky thing to explain to someone. Things only get further complicated when you find yourself explaining how, in this instance, the fallen's mile-long penis had to be filled with fireworks prior to the ceremony so that the space pirate could get his rocks off one last time. Things get even more confusing when you try to explain that what you saw was one of the most moving things you've ever witnessed ...
I’ve been going to punk shows for well over a decade. That statement may seem like bragging, but it ...
Chaos, contradictions, and confrontations are a rite of passage. Charles Dickens said that we begin to forgive a place as ...
That's right: this year is already half empty. Or half full. Something like that? Metaphors aside, we at SPB ...
Anti-Flag have never shied away from exploring the complex political and social issues that affect their native United States while ...
As young as 14, Jeff King was drumming in bands and in years after would continue writing music and touring ...
Refused are fucking alive, but they’re still fucking mysterious. I’ll never forget that late Sunday night in winter ...
We post a variety of features in recurring series – click below to browse them.
A collection of items grouped by topic, eg. "Top 5 Worst Beatles Songs" or "Top 10 best '77 punk releases". Browse 15 features
A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Check out BJ's work on the A389 podcast. Browse 8 features
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 5 features
A life lived and lessons learned by Eddie Spaghetti of Supersuckers. Browse 4 features
Our annual roundup from Gainesville, FL's famous Fest. Browse 4 features
It's the end of 2013, so here's our best-of roundup for the last twelve months. Browse 4 features
SPB's coverage of the annual festival in Gainesville, Florida. Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2014. Browse 4 features
A roundup of coverage of the annual punk rock festival held in Gainesville, Florida Browse 4 features
A collection of coverage rounding up the year 2012, covering our favorite albums, shows, bands, and more, as well as asking record labels and bands about their past twelve months in music Browse 3 features
A cookery column by Nick, vocalist with metal band The Famine. Veggie/vegan friendly! Browse 3 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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