A year after the standing President of the United States attended and lectured at the South by Southwest Festival, politics were again front and center ... read more
Tim Kasher is as prolific an artist as they come. The musician behind indie legends Cursive and The Good Life has seemingly been the pusher ... read more
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White Lies first broke into the British indie music scene in 2009 with the release of their debut album To Lose My Life.... The album ... read more
This month Scene Point Blank is happy to team up with Iron Lung Records to share the new Bad Breeding record, Divide.
Out on April 7, it’s the band’s second LP in a year and carries both an urgent and dark tone, led by powerful rhythm and squealing guitars.
The album is released on La Vida Es un Mus in Europe.
Give a listen below.
Posted April 30, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Kindling and Kestrels have announced a new split EP, out now with 4 songs in total between the two bands. Noyes Records is handling the release.
Each band contributes a cover on the EP, reworking tunes by The Replacements and My Bloody Valentine -- and the EP is streaming at Allston Pudding.
Posted April 29, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds will release Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 1984 - 2014 on May 5. The compilation is a 2 CD/3 LP collection covering three decades of Cave's work.
The collection was curated by Cave and founding member Mick Harvey, with help from the current Bad Seeds and was originally scheduled for release in 2015 before delays.
In addition to the new collection, Cave is also touring regularly throughout the year, with US and international dates posted after the jump.
Posted April 28, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
IIVII, the solo project of Josh Graham (Red Sparowes, Battle Of Mice, A Storm Of Light), has announced a new full-length named Invasion to be released in June.
Pronounced as "ivy" and not the Roman numerals, the science-fiction themed instrumental project's new album is due on June 23.
IIVII last released Colony in 2015.
Posted April 28, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Hailling from Brighton, UK, Mustkets have joined No Sleep Records for the release of their next record.
Check out a video for the song "17 Years" here:
Posted April 28, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
On Sunday, AMon Amarth and Goatwhore hit the road on an 18-date US tour. The journey includes stops at Welcome To Rockville, Carolina Rebellion, Dark Lord Day, Northern Invasion, and Rock On The Range festivals.
Dates are below.
Posted April 23, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Terror's new EP, out next Friday on Pure Noise Records, is streaming online now at Impericon Magazine. Titled The Walls Will Fall, the EP drops on April 28 and will be followed by a US tour (dates below).
Terror last released The 25th Hour in 2015 (Victory Records).
Posted April 22, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
In route to Pouzza Fest in Montreal on May 19 (which they're also playing), San Diego's Western Settingss will be making a trek across North American with stops in San Francisco, Denver, New York and many other cities.
The band's most recent release was the Old Pain EP.
Posted April 22, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
In a non-April Fool's Day post, a reformed Jawbreaker are among headliners to play Riot Fest 2017, along with M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, and a DJ set from MIke D.
The festival takes place at Douglas Park in Chicago from Sept. 15-17 and will also feature Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, New Order, Ministry, Bad Brains, The Lawrence Arms, Minus the Bear, The Menzingers, X, GWAR, Buzzcocks, Hot Water Music, and many more, listed in additional detail below.
More bands are still to be announced.
Posted April 22, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
The term “Irish punk” sprung up in the late ‘90s around the time Flogging Molly jumped into the spotlight and in the waning days of ska-punk. A new hyphen was needed for those into punk aggression and hybrid genres.I’ve always had a soft spot for violins, mandolins and other instrumentation common in the style. While time and more and more bands under the umbrella have turned it into something of a cartoon, there’s a time and place for it. Plus, ...
Reunions make me cringe. I’ll just say it like it is. I dislike reunions. A lot. I am always afraid a band will ruin their legacy. Or at the very ...
There is a familiarity that builds when musicians collaborate. Experimental alchemists, Dag Rosenqvist and Matthew Collings have met in the past to produce the wonderful Wonderland EP, released in 2012 ...
After making some waves around ye olden DIY hardcore scene circa 2014, these Toronto-ians took a little hiatus from recorded output (sans a couple live tapes). But now they’re back ...
This book brings together quite a few things:For a start, it is being published by Feral House, which is owned and operated by Adam Parfrey. Founded in 1989, Feral House ...
Dayton, Ohio’s Mouth of the Architect was a post-metal lover’s wet dream when they came on the seen. The Midwest quintet fell into the same bucket as Isis, Pelican, and ...
You’d think that a band that titled their album The World’s Best American Band may be getting ahead of themselves. But not every band is White Reaper. They might have ...
This is the first collaboration between Monolog, master of Drum n Bass and IDM music, and Subheim, explorer of abstract electronica and admirer of ambiance. The two artists have a ...
This is some killer punk out of Madrid, Spain on that throwback tip. If you had told me this was some recently excavated ‘80s gem getting the reissue treatment I’d ...
As an entity Zu always strive to move forward, aiming towards the very essence of experimental music: innovation. Through the years they have changed multiple forms, and collaborated with a ...
Helmet Manning Bar Sydney, AU April 29, 2017 Helmet finally returned to Australia in 2017 to celebrate their third and was is considered to be their most experimental album Betty ... read more
The Hodgetwins Factory Theatre Marrickville, AU April 25, 2017 The Hodgetwins, Virginia-bred identical siblings Kevin and Keith Hodge, are “social media personalities” and operate a variety of YouTube channels, where ... read more
Sex Object Depot Theatre Marrickville April 23, 3017 As per its mission statement, Depot Theatre, nestled in the vibrant Addison Road Centre and the arts scene of Sydney suburb ... read more
Tash Sultana Ivy Courtyard Sydney, AU April 16, 2017 Courtyard’s annual Easter party at Sydney’s Ivy stepped it up this year with easily one of the biggest lineups in the ... read more
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