Posted June 13, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
Ever wondered what it would sound like if Off With Their Heads and Iron Chic had a baby? Well, even if you haven't, you need ... read more
Posted May 30, 2016, 5:32 p.m.
Davey Havok and Jade Puget (you may recognize them from AFI) are back this year with a new Blaqk Audio album. Because the duo is ... read more
Posted April 4, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Even after a decade, Ignite still managed to put out a record that was the logical step forward from Our Darkest Days. While it's not ... read more
Posted Dec. 7, 2015, 6:13 p.m.
Back in 2010, Make Do and Mend were taking over top 10 lists with their debut, End Measured Mile. The band went on to shake ... read more
Posted July 6, 2015, 6:50 p.m.
Punk rock veterans, Lagwagon, had been missing from the scene for quite some time. Sure, they had a tour here and there as well as ... read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 8:53 p.m.
United Nations have been locked away for a few years now. Members have come and gone and we aren't even exactly sure which ones. In ... read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2014, 10:16 p.m.
Two bands hailing from the US Northwest bring a Metalcore filled split from String Break Records. Seattle's, Balsa, take control of the first half with ... read more
Posted Sept. 15, 2014, 11:44 a.m.
The Chantey Hook have been around for a few years now, but have only released a handful of songs to the masses. Their most recent ... read more
Posted June 16, 2014, 10:04 p.m.
Andrew Jackson Jihad make a return on their new label home, Side One Dummy, after a long tenure on Asian Man Records. Usually when a ... read more
Posted May 26, 2014, 6:02 p.m.
Many people don't realize it, but Green Day released a trio of albums throughout the fourth quarter of 2012. However, due to some personal problems ... read more
Posted April 21, 2014, 10:50 p.m.
I don't get too excited about new bands anymore. However, Seagulls recently swooped into my radar and have me pumped for sing-a-longs. If you're a ... read more
Posted April 14, 2014, 9:11 p.m.
It came as a surprise to everyone. The Faint sprung up from the ground out of nowhere after being gone for a few years. They ... read more
Posted March 18, 2014, 12:55 a.m.
GAZER is a new band hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio. On their debut EP, Phone Commercial, they use a combination of noise and punk to rock the ... read more
Posted Feb. 10, 2014, 8:50 p.m.
It's been a long time coming, but Against Me! have finally released their sixth album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues. It packs a hit harder than previous records. ... read more
Posted Dec. 30, 2013, 6:43 p.m.
We've finally come to the last of Dave Hause's EP series. The final EP comes from Side One Dummy and features covers of Flogging Molly's "Whistles ... read more
Posted Dec. 16, 2013, 10:27 p.m.
It's always cool when bands from opposite sides of the world do a split together. It worked great for Thursday and Envy. Here, we have ... read more
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 10:32 p.m.
Iron Chic are back with their first new music since their split with Pacer. For some, a couple years isn't long, but waiting for new ... read more
Posted Aug. 5, 2013, 9:21 p.m.
Of all of Dave Hause’s 7-inch’s for this series, this was the one I was most excited about. Jade Tree is one of my favorite ... read more
Posted July 1, 2013, 9:28 p.m.
We’re close to the end of Dave Hause’s 7-inch series. The fourth in the series comes from Sabot Productions. Hause decided to tackle his friends ... read more
Posted June 24, 2013, 10:34 p.m.
I glorious little EP fell into my lap, thanks to my editor. It’s the Time & Pressure EP from The Shell Corporation. It’s a beautiful little set ... read more
Posted Feb. 19, 2013, 12:55 a.m.
Self Evident have been a band for over 15 years, but unfortunately, I’ve been in the dark until I heard their most recent endeavor, We Built ... read more
Posted Jan. 28, 2013, 10:20 p.m.
Ok, so yeah, this is a relatively old release. The band has released a new EP since, but that’s not an excuse to ignore this ... read more
Posted Dec. 17, 2012, 5:13 p.m.
The second installment of Dave Hause's 7-inch series comes from Bridge Nine. Lots of interesting choices for Hause to choose songs to cover from. In ... read more
Posted Nov. 9, 2012, 2:25 p.m.
Dave Hause recently embarked on a little project that involves five indie labels. He took two artists from each label and covered a song from ... read more
Posted Oct. 9, 2012, 2:22 a.m.
Murder by Death are back with their sixth studio album, and it's their moodiest album yet. It's a stark contrast to their last record, Good ... read more
Posted Sept. 14, 2012, 2:07 a.m.
Half of The Keystone Kids is half of Slingshot Dakota, while the other half is Ryan O'Donnell of Yo Man Go, and that was enough ... read more
Posted July 23, 2012, 9:34 p.m.
If you were a fan of White Lung's debut album, It's The Evil, for it's raw and straight forward approach, then you might be a ... read more
Posted June 25, 2012, 3:40 p.m.
There's a new hardcore quartet on the rise in The UK named Ruin Everything, and they just released their debut EP, Lioniser. When I read ... read more
Posted April 10, 2012, 7:47 a.m.
I'm just gonna say right now that I'm a huge fan of The Format and fun. I could go on and on about how easily ... read more
Posted April 2, 2012, 7:10 a.m.
It's hard to categorize female-fronted, Fat Shadow. They blend a mix of indie-rock with late 60s-psychedelia, while bleeding over into punk-rock as well. They do ... read more
Posted Dec. 1, 2011, 2:03 a.m.
It was one of the most anticipated albums of the year, and was welcomed with such positive reception. Needless to say, my expectations were high. ... read more
Posted Nov. 21, 2011, 4:17 p.m.
It's been 8 years since Small Brown Bike released their last full length, The River Bed, but they haven't lost their touch in the slightest. ... read more
Posted Oct. 31, 2011, 8:36 a.m.
You, Me, & Everyone We Know came to my attention with the announcement of their break-up earlier this year. I didn't give them a listen ... read more
Posted Oct. 10, 2011, 12:34 p.m.
Larry and His Flask have been getting more and more attention over the past year and a half. They reached a new plateau this past ... read more
Posted Sept. 19, 2011, 10:44 a.m.
So far, 2011 is proving to be a great year for music, and a great year for Indie-Rock. Des Ark's second full length, Don't Rock ... read more
Posted Sept. 1, 2011, 3:01 a.m.
After a few years of EPs and splits, Canada’s Junior Battles finally released their debut full length this Summer on Paper + Plastick. With speedy ... read more
Posted Aug. 25, 2011, 2:37 a.m.
By the end of 2004, Face to Face had disbanded and there were no signs that would have suggested they’d ever write or play again. ... read more
Posted Aug. 25, 2011, 2:36 a.m.
Have you ever wondered what Weezer would sound like had they turned into a psychedelic garage band? Well, look no further because the Nashville duo, ... read more
Posted Aug. 8, 2011, 10:47 a.m.
Although the Indie-Emo genre has been getting over-saturated with new artists lately, there are a few that wear the title suitably; By Surprise are one ... read more
Posted Aug. 1, 2011, 5:17 a.m.
After 10 years since their last release, Grey Area returns with 2 new songs. They’ve brought along Go Rydell—the melodic-hardcore up-and-comers who are fresh off ... read more
Posted July 25, 2011, 9:37 p.m.
Before your red flag goes up, we are not talking about the "crab-core" group, Attack Attack. Don't worry; I was wary of the same thing. ... read more
Posted July 4, 2011, 10:16 a.m.
Many were intrigued when Tiger Army frontman, Nick 13, first announced he’d be releasing a solo country album. It was a sound that fans were ... read more
Posted July 4, 2011, 10:16 a.m.
Mock Orange took me completely by surprise. They only just came to my attention despite having been a band for nearly 2 decades. Although, they ... read more
Posted June 28, 2011, 12:39 a.m.
It’s a great thing when bands can mesh cartoon visuals with their music. It in turn enhances the listening experience, and Gangpol & Mit’s, The ... read more
Posted June 6, 2011, 12:41 p.m.
We haven’t heard a new album from Samiam in 5 years. However, in 2010, they did release a rarities collection of outtakes, radio performances, and ... read more
Posted April 18, 2011, 1:19 p.m.
Who would have thought that after 16 years The Dead Milkmen would release a new album? The band went their separate ways in 1995 and ... read more
Posted April 11, 2011, 6:32 p.m.
It’s comforting when a band can successfully progress. Some stay stagnant—resulting in some stale and boring music. Thursday’s a band that has been progressing since ... read more
Posted April 4, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
When word broke out that Bright Eyes would be writing one final album before retiring the moniker—expectations were set pretty high. Since then, the band ... read more
Posted March 25, 2011, 5:43 p.m.
Remember when you were a little kid getting tucked into bed? Then someone would reach for a thin book with a shiny gold spine, and ... read more
Posted March 15, 2011, 7:16 a.m.
It’s time to loosen up because Hank & Cupcakes are looking to get you out of your chair and out on the dance floor. This ... read more
Posted Feb. 28, 2011, 11:51 a.m.
LEADTHEWAY has been around since 2002, but they broke up once in 2004. By 2009, they were back together and self-released their debut full length, ... read more
Posted Feb. 7, 2011, 4:59 a.m.
There has been resurgence within the indie-emo genre lately, and these advocates of punctuation are taking cues from American Football and Sunny Day Real Estate.The ... read more
Posted Jan. 31, 2011, 11:06 a.m.
Who ever said louder isn’t better? Joyce Manor have been breaking down the walls of every town they play up and down the west coast ... read more
Posted Dec. 21, 2010, 5:20 a.m.
Hailing from San Diego, California, The Bombpops are a female fronted quartet and a force to be reckoned with. Their 6 track debut EP, Like ... read more
Posted Dec. 14, 2010, 4:53 a.m.
It’s very rare that an album can be described as “charming.” However, it’s an appropriate way to describe indie-punk outfit The Thermals’ fifth full length ... read more
Posted Nov. 22, 2010, 11:27 a.m.
In theory, Less Than Jake covering catchy theme songs and product jingles sounds like a good idea. It seemed to work in the past. However, ... read more
Posted Nov. 15, 2010, 1:23 p.m.
Right off the bat you can’t help but feel Best Coast’s full-length debut, Crazy for You, is going to be an album you listen to ... read more
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