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
With the release of new record Hope Attrition and some major new touring on the horizon, we caught up with Woe's founding member Chris Grigg ... read more
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 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.
Posted April 22, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Say-10 will be releasing Walk the Plank's debut album, Cemetery Vacation, on May 17.
The Washington, DC, band previously released a split with Daycare Swindlers (Virginia).
Posted April 20, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
The Dillinger Escape Plan are calling it quits after 20 years of mayhem, metal and mathcore.
The upside is that Australia is getting a chance to bid farewell to the experimental compositions and genre-bending approach to heavy music that DEP stands for.
Almost exactly one year on from releasing their sixth and final album Dissociation, the ferocious five-piece will head Down Under as part of their final touring cycle behind the record.
Update: A second Melbourne show has been added.
Posted April 20, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Featuring drummer-vocalist Brann Dailor (Mastodon), guitarist-keyboardist Core Atoms (Zruda), and synth player Raheem Amlani (Withered), synth/psych group Arcadea has announced their self-titled album for releaes in June on Relapse Records.
The band's music is described as "at once electronic but not electronica, synthetic but not processed, heavy but not metal."
Posted April 19, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
California punks Ten Foot Pole are back in action in 2017 with the release of Setlist, scheduled to come out officially on May 26 on Cyber Tracks.
The 13 song release includes re-recordings of 11 old songs and two previously unreleased tracks from the band. Pre-orders are available starting on May 5. Check below for a full listing of songs on the album.
Posted April 19, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Say-10 Records has announced new project Steveo & The Crippling Addictions (Steveo from Holy Mess and Tim Browne from Elway). The do is currently recording with the expectation of releasing their debut this summer, tentatively titled Desolation Monday.
While recorded as a two-piece, the expectation is for early shows to feature Steveo solo, perhaps later joined by a full band.
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 Greatest 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 ...
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
Peking Duk Enmore Theatre Sydney, AU April 22, 2017 Formed in Australia’s capital Canberra, Peking Duk are an electronic music duo made up of disc jockeys and music producers Adam ... read more
The Tea Party Star City Sydney, AU April 21, 2017 Since the Canadian three piece’s inception in the early-‘90s, the Tea Party has pursued a singular epic sound melding middle-eastern ... read more
Suggs: My Life Story in Words and Music Enmore Theatre Sydney, AU April 19, 2017 In Suggs: My Life Story in Words and Music, Graham McPherson, the frontman of the ... read more
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