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The Body

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The Body

Posted April 28, 2016, 1:53 a.m.

Setting out to create the most twisted and disgusting pop record ever created, The Body certainly achieved that goal with their latest album, No One Deserves Happiness. In this interview Lee Buford, drummer of the band, discusses the idea behind their album and their work process as a band, as well as some of their upcoming collaborations and tours. Scene Point Blank: Hey guys! First of all thanks for finding the time to do this interview. It is much appreciated. Would you like to give an introduction to the band? Lee Buford: We started in 1999 and been playing together since then. Scene Point Blank: If I am not mistaken, No One Deserves Happiness marks the fifth time that your ...

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SXSW 2016

Music SXSW 2016

Posted April 28, 2016, 1:51 a.m.

An Esquire article written immediately after the event describe South by Southwest 2016 as “the worst-attended, least buzzy version of the...festival in more than ...

Failure Pact

Interviews Failure Pact

Posted April 17, 2016, 3:56 p.m.

Punk means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. With no shortage of hardcore bands these days, shows and scenes can ...

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Lemuria

One Question Interviews

Lemuria

Posted Jan. 15, 2014, 8:21 a.m.

Alex (Lemuria) SPB: What do you think when fans run onstage and sing into the mic while you’re on stage? Alex: I think it's fun when people jump up on stage and sing along. It brings a great energy to the set for us. But with anybody who does this, they must know when enough is enough. There is a tasteful way to breach the stage and a very obnoxious way. Don't trip over cords and unplug us!

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 Medictation

Music Medictation

Posted April 3, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
The Greatest Story Ever Told

Leatherface never achieved the success they deserved. In the late '80s and early '90s, the UK punk band created a ...

Guest Column: T (Vegas) - Cure My Heart From Beating

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Posted April 3, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
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CURE MY HEART FROM BEATING.(...)every time I close my eyes I pray for your demise(...) Did you know that ...

The Treasure Fleet

Interviews The Treasure Fleet

Posted Feb. 21, 2016, 3:36 p.m.

The Treasure Fleet play by their own rules. Sure, there are members of familiar bands like The Arrivals, The Lawrence ...

BJ (Ancient Shores) on Claudio Marino

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Posted Feb. 21, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Beyond Casual Observation

For this installment of "Beyond Casual Observation" Claudio Marino of Artax Film and Swedish band Tid took some time to ...

MOFO 2016 Festival

Music MOFO 2016 Festival

Posted Jan. 31, 2016, 2:13 p.m.

13 Jan – 18 Jan, 2016 MONA, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia In 2011, I visited Tasmania for the first time. In many ...

Craw

Music Craw

Posted Jan. 31, 2016, 2:09 p.m.

Craw is a band that flew under the radar for most of its career, retaining an underground fame through the ...

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