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A long, long time ago, Scene Point Blank sat backstage at the Triple Rock before a Dillinger Four show. The goal was to capture an oral history of the band. How they formed, what stood out in creating each record, and notable moments in their career. Basically a play-by-play from the band. D4 does things their own way at their own pace. It’s one of the key points in this interview, which got us partway through the history before soundcheck killed the momentum and we intended to pick it up another day. That day has yet to come, so what was once to be a 20th anniversary article was pushed back. I’d cleverly planned the backup title of ...
As 2019 comes to a close, we caught up with Bloodshot Records, a Chicago-based label that was founded in 1994. The label is celebrating 25 ...
Gangs, porno, and video game addiction. That’s the hook right there, but we’ll keep going. With Drakulas, a band featuring familiar faces from ...
Quite literally, a one question interview. 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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The Sword barrel down the highway bludgeoning passers-by with thick southern riffs, warped Sci-Fi, and a groove that may hit your feet as hard as your head. The band gained critical acclaim with their epic concept record, Warp Riders, showcasing a storytelling not found in such jarring music. Guitarist Kyle Shutt is a founding member of The Sword, and recently sat down with Scene Point Blank to discuss their new record, Used Future, why Metallica is so generous, and the bands recent foray into the realm of hot sauce. Scene Point Blank: The Sword have been around since the turn ...
This past October, Denmark punks Forever Unclean participated in The Fest - a 4-day DIY music extravaganza in Gainesville FL. The ...
In the 20 years since Ipecac Records spewed its way into the public consciousness, it has achieved the impossible. It ...
The Fest is a massive undertaking. It's 400+ bands over 3+ days. It's summer in October, as a ...
Choosing five releases for Only Death Is Real gets harder with each iteration and this fourth column was no different ...
The Fest 18 begins this Friday, running November 1-3. Which means that the punk party has overtaken Gainesville 18 times ...
If there’s one word that could accurately describe Foxy Dads front person Ilana Hope, it’s “genuine.” The 23-year ...
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 20 features
One-question interviews with artists where we find out about the gear and equipment they use to achieve their sound. Browse 19 features
A wide-ranging guest column written by BJ from Ancient Shores, mainly covering film but extending into philosophy and aesthetics too. Check out BJ's work on the A389 podcast. Browse 15 features
Guest column by T of Vegas Browse 13 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
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2014. Browse 4 features
A brief but englightening chat with an artist who reveals an interesting or unexpected story from their career Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2015. Browse 4 features
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2016. Browse 4 features
There’s so much music released, whether physically or digitally, that keeping up with what’s going on becomes almost like a full time job. With Only Death Is Real, the aim is to bring you something new. Browse 4 features
Our summary of the best music (and more) of 2018. Browse 3 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
Our annual round-up of the best music of the year 2017. Browse 2 features
A regular series by Robert F. Browse 2 features
A semi-regular column where we choose a specific area and give a local scene report. Browse 1 features
Our coverage of the annual Fest extravaganza. Browse 1 features
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