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It’s been quite some time since Another Breath released Mill City. Granted it has only been a few years, but in hardcore that means an eternity; a lot has transpired ...
The release of The Get Up Kids’ debut full-length Four Minute Mile is something that I recall with the greatest of ease. My sister won a contest from a record ...
Doomriders debut effort Black Thunder launched the Boston-based outfit into action with their dark-themed hybrid of punk, metal, and hardcore. Since its release the band has kept busy with a ...
200 Words Or Less
I grew up on 90’s hardcore, so when I hear new band’s drawing influence from that era I get excited. Atlanta’s Foundation does just that and this new EP is ...
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Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 12:12 p.m.
City of Ships has been going strong right out of the gate since forming in 2005. The Richmond-based outfit has been touring constantly and promoting a series of vinyl and ...
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 12:11 p.m.
Richmond, Virginia has a rich history in the punk and hardcore world. And as the years have passed by, the city remains a hotbed for new and exciting bands to ...
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 12:10 p.m.
Pittsburgh was once a bustling city booming with economic success. But over the years the city has slowly slipped into a depression that has filled the streets with pessimistic and ...
Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:43 a.m.
Set Your Goals have become one of the most talked about bands in the hardcore and punk music scenes, but with good reason. The band generated a huge buzz with ...
Michael's most recent blogposts
Posted May 31, 2009, 11:36 p.m. by Michael
I hit the 500 review mark last week with my Narrows review. That's a lot of reviews. Sometimes I get burnt out with all the stuff coming through, especially when ...
Posted May 6, 2009, 3:41 p.m. by Michael
So I just got done watching the season finale of Scrubs. It was Zach Braff's final episode. His character is saying goodbye, but I think they gave it a nice ...
Posted Nov. 13, 2008, 11:16 a.m. by Michael
Two months ago I had high hopes for the Cleveland Browns. Now I am left with a fairly mediocre season. We shall see how the remainder plays out. I'm looking ...
Posted Sept. 14, 2008, 3:26 a.m. by Michael
I forgot to post this prior to week one, but given the outcome of that game, maybe it was for the best. Anyway, the Browns season is underway and that ...
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