Posted July 5, 2015, 3:42 p.m.
That's right: this year is already half empty. Or half full. Something like that? Metaphors aside, we at SPB have distilled the best music of ... read more
Posted June 15, 2015, 10:17 p.m.
This noise rock duo has been terrifying the music scene for close to two decades now with their unconventional sound and experimental attitude. Throughout their ... read more
Posted June 15, 2015, 10:14 p.m.
Though much attention relating to 2015’s Austin Psych Fest (a.k.a. Levitation) was directed towards the reunion of the legendary 13th Floor Elevators, one of the biggest ... read more
Posted March 10, 2015, 9:54 a.m.
NPR is streaming Fantasy Empire, the first new Lightning Bolt in six years and their first on label Thrill Jockey. The Rhode Island duo release the ... read more
Posted Feb. 25, 2015, 9:45 a.m.
Noise-mongers Lightningt Bolt will tour the US in support of new album, Fantasy Empire, which releases March 24 on Thrill Jockey. It is their first ... read more
Posted Oct. 15, 2013, 12:51 a.m.
Nobody and I mean NOBODY involved with or familiar with the Seattle scene back in 1991 would have guessed that Pearl Jam would be, with ... read more
Posted April 14, 2010, 5:27 a.m.
If you've never seen Providence noise-rock terrorists Lightning Bolt live, we've got some tips on how you can simulate the experience. First, find a construction site. Position yourself somewhere close to a jackhammer. Then, start a massive shove-fight with a few hundred of your closest, sweatiest friends. Then, get some ... read more
Posted Aug. 17, 2009, 2:02 p.m.
"Colossus," the first track from Lightning Bolt's highly anticipated new album Earthly Delights, has been made available online here. The album is due out October 13th via Load Records. read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2005, 11:48 p.m.
Preparation for listening to the new Lightning Bolt record for the first time: ' Call up around a dozen of your closest buddy's and get ... read more
Posted March 23, 2005, 10:03 a.m.
Lightning Bolt have posted some spring tourdates for the east coast. They are as follows: 4/1 Brooklyn, NY Club Exit, 147 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn NY w/ DMBQ, Panthers 4/2 Brooklyn, NY Club Asterick, 258 Johnson Ave w/ DMBQ, Panthers 4/3 Providence, RI KFCDMBQ w/ An Albatross, Buddy Ship 4/4 Boston, ... read more
Posted Feb. 25, 2004, 4:21 p.m.
Lightning Bolt consists of a drummer and a bassist, and provides of flurry of electron dissonance. But don't expect music that you would think of ... read more
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