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Clown Sounds

Posted Jan. 27, 2019, 4:10 p.m.

Last year Clown Sounds released its debut LP, Preacher Maker on Recess Records. While the band name may be unfamiliar to some, frontman Todd Congelliere has a long history of making music and running Recess out of San Pedro, California. Prior to, and in addition to, Clown Sounds, Congelliere has also played with F.Y.P, Toys That Kill, Underground Railroad to Candyland, and more. With the new band defining it’s sound, SPB talked with Congelliere about how he approaches new bands, the status of Recess, and how he’s starting a new venue in his hometown. Of course, we also asked him how he finds the time to do so. Scene Point Blank: You released a solo record ...

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Diet Cig

Interviews Diet Cig

Posted Dec. 22, 2018, 1:52 p.m.

Diet Cig is a NY duo known for their energetic live shows and incredibly relatable, catchy lyrics. The band is as sweet as you’d ...

Fatherson

Interviews Fatherson

Posted Oct. 21, 2018, 2:54 p.m.

Fatherson's new album seesaws between visceral, enveloping rock music and experimental, cinematic soundscapes, which should come as no surprise as the Scottish trio's ...

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In Defence

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

What do you do if you don't drink and are the vocalist for a hardcore band playing at The Fest? You out-rage everyone at the damn event! Scene Point Blank spoke at length with In Defence vocalist Ben Crew and guitarist Jason Lupeituu in regards to the band and of course, The Fest. Scene Point Blank: Did you tour on the way to Gainesville? Jason Lupeituu: We flew into Richmond to meet our singer Ben who drives D4, who ended their tour in Richmond. Then we drove down the coast doing shows on the way to Gainesville. Ben Crew ...

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Kyle Falconer

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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- ...

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 ...

Orphaned Land

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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 ...

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 ...

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