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The Eradicator

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The Eradicator

Posted March 15, 2020, 3:58 p.m.
Don't Quit Your Day Job

The rock star image of packed arenas, traveling with an entourage, and partying amid crazy backstage antics and endless drama is almost patently false. Sure, it’s reflective of a few artists from yesteryear who have platinum records and shortened lifespans, but most musicians have day jobs – and not just to pay the bills. Jobs provide new challenges, personal fulfillment and, yes, some rent or gas money. And usually when somebody is writing a new record or scheduling a tour, they have to balance that with their job. How an artist spends their time by day will influence the creative process at night. In Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Scene Point Blank looks at how musicians split their time ...

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Wrekmeister Harmonies

Interviews Wrekmeister Harmonies

Posted Feb. 14, 2020, 3:33 p.m.
Don't Quit Your Day Job

The rock star image of packed arenas, traveling with an entourage, and partying amid crazy backstage antics and endless drama is almost patently false. Sure ...

Mikey Erg

Interviews Mikey Erg

Posted Jan. 27, 2020, 3:23 p.m.

Mikey Erg (real name: Mikey Yannich) is a legend in the world of pop-punk because he has been in countless punk bands throughout the 2000s ...

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Let Me In

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Let Me In

Posted March 12, 2012, 9 a.m.

Let Me In are a promising pop punk back from Italy. On the heels of 2011’s Penthar Music release The Bag, Scene Point Blank reached out to talk to singer/guitarist Nicola about their influences, the difference between singing in Italian and English, and what went into making the record, which can be downloaded here.Scene Point Blank: List the band members and instruments each of you play.Nicola: [I am] the main singer and the lame guitarist. Teo is the drummer. Ste is the good guitarist and the lame second voice. Temma plays bass and, luckily, he does ...

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Laibach

Interviews Laibach

Posted Jan. 27, 2020, 3:11 p.m.

Prior to Laibach's incarnation on terra australis, which saw them performing their idiosyncratic take on The Sound of Music ...

Dillinger Four - 25th anniversary

Interviews Dillinger Four - 25th anniversary

Posted Dec. 2, 2019, 2:40 p.m.

A long, long time ago, Scene Point Blank sat backstage at the Triple Rock before a Dillinger Four show. The ...

Drakulas

Interviews Drakulas

Posted Dec. 2, 2019, 2:25 p.m.

Gangs, porno, and video game addiction. That’s the hook right there, but we’ll keep going. With Drakulas, a ...

Foxy Dads

Interviews Foxy Dads

Posted Oct. 28, 2019, 2:17 p.m.

If there’s one word that could accurately describe Foxy Dads front person Ilana Hope, it’s “genuine.” The 23-year ...

The Murder Capital

Interviews The Murder Capital

Posted Oct. 3, 2019, 2:40 p.m.

When Irish five-piece The Murder Capital recently released their debut album When I Have Fears, it was rapturously received by ...

Glitterer

Interviews Glitterer

Posted Oct. 3, 2019, 2:34 p.m.

Glitterer is a one-man band made up of Ned Russin, who made his name in Title Fight, a project he ...

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