A selection of our most recent and most popular feature-length articles.
Every year we pause in our relentless quest to document the best music coming out of the punk, hardcore and indie scene and ask those on the other side to tell us what they've enjoyed: first the bands and artists, and secondly, the record labels. In this year's instalment we pass the mic to the label owners to tell us about the albums that have defined their 2014, the things we can expect from them next year, and the trends they'll associate with 2014 when they look back on the year. Here are a few highlights: Halo of Flies records "Mainstream media outlets dabbled or dove headlong into extreme music coverage, which is awesome, and partly due ...
Since 2006 we've aimed to make our year-end roundups feature not just our thoughts on the best records of the past twelve months, but ...
Lagwagon were one the first bands that got me into punk rock. Their tracks were my favourite on the Fat Wreck Chords comps, and In ...
Quite literally, a one question interview conducted with a member of the music scene. 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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For the past five years, Go it Alone have steadily made a name for themselves not just in their native Northwest hardcore scene, but also across all of the U.S. and Europe. The band has survived constant lineup changes and a near fatal injury. Nevertheless, Go it Alone has soldiered on and just released their second full-length, Histories. Scene Point Blank chatted with drummer Lucas McFadden about just that and more. Scene Point Blank: According to your bio, Go it Alone originated when you and Mark decided to form a band due to your love for Battery, among other ...
We're quite fond of Dead Broke Rekerds and the work they do. We opted to reach out and ask ...
We're at Toronto's Riot Fest. Hundreds of feet away Deathcab for Cutie are playing the main stage, belting ...
1 Guns N' Roses - Appetite for Destruction Admit it: you love this album just as much as everyone else. And ...
Like its 12 predecessors, Fest 13 offered something new. The growing festival has made a mark in the DIY punk ...
Most of you are still recovering from Fest, but let’s not forget that Red Scare had a little fest ...
We chatted to Maxwell Stern of Signals Midwest and Leo Vergnetti of Captain, We’re Sinking: Scene Point Blank: At ...
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 14 features
A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Browse 5 features
A roundup of coverage of the annual punk rock festival held in Gainesville, Florida Browse 4 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
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
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 2 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2014. Browse 2 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
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