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Kyle Falconer

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Kyle Falconer

Posted Sept. 9, 2018, 2:03 p.m.

In 2007, a group of young Scottish musicians called The View became one of the key bands in the mid-‘00s British indie music scene with the release of their platinum-selling debut album Hats Off to the Buskers, which spawned the hit single "Same Jeans". The band went from playing pubs in their hometown of Dundee, a city on the eastern coast of Scotland, to playing on stage at the NME Awards and securing a nomination for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. The heavily accented singing voice of frontman Kyle Falconer offered a less polished and more rough-and-tumble sound compared to a lot of the primarily English bands who proliferated the scene. The View's music during the Hats Off ...

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Vegas

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Posted Aug. 12, 2018, 4:22 a.m.

Digital Affairs Neurotic is the new release from VVEGAS, who tend to write and release music often, and whose sole purpose is to continue releasing ...

Orphaned Land

Interviews Orphaned Land

Posted May 8, 2018, 3:49 p.m.

Orphaned Land have been at the forefront of heavy music with a meaning ever since their inception in 1992. The Israeli band recently released their ...

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AJJ

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AJJ

Posted Nov. 27, 2016, 4:09 p.m.

“The van was completely broken but I knew that there was no way I was going to miss the show. So I was skateboarding down the side of this freeway. It was the only option I could think of and there are these eighteen-wheelers flying pass me on the side going like…I don’t know how fast they were going. But fast. And there is a part of me that knows if I steer wrong I’m going to be flattened by a truck, but there is another part of me that knows how cool this is, because every ...

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Nick Hodgson

Interviews Nick Hodgson

Posted April 8, 2018, 12:55 p.m.

“It’s like a divorce. You can be as friendly as you like but there’s always a bit of ...

Max Cavalera (Sepultura/Soulfly)

Interviews Max Cavalera (Sepultura/Soulfly)

Posted March 10, 2018, 12:21 p.m.

Max Cavalera has been a prominent contributor to heavy music for decades. March 8th, 2018 marked 23 years since the ...

The Sword

Interviews The Sword

Posted March 10, 2018, 12:16 p.m.

The Sword barrel down the highway bludgeoning passers-by with thick southern riffs, warped Sci-Fi, and a groove that may hit ...

Father Murphy

Interviews Father Murphy

Posted Feb. 27, 2018, noon

“Year by year, release after release, Father Murphy music became the soundtrack of our lives. It was always out of ...

Hiatus

Interviews Hiatus

Posted Dec. 12, 2017, 2:32 p.m.

The closing track on electronic musician Hiatus' latest album All the Troubled Hearts immediately catches you off guard. The gravelly ...

Big|Brave

Interviews Big|Brave

Posted Nov. 23, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

Mathieu Ball is one of two guitarists for Montreal’s Big|Brave. The trio does not offer a bass player ...

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