Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 10:14 p.m.
It’s been hard to believe that A Wilhelm Scream’s last full length, Career Suicide, was released in 2007. I’ve seen these guys live a handful of ... read more
Posted Aug. 6, 2012, 1:28 p.m.
New Jersey might get a lot of crap for being such an unlovable state, but Banquets is keeping the Jersey music scene fresh and alive ... read more
Posted June 17, 2019, 11:05 p.m.
Stuffed & Ready is the third album released by LA band Cherry Glazerr. It’s surprising this is their third album and it’s taken me this long ... read more
Posted Jan. 9, 2012, 1:19 p.m.
After listening to Dead To Me’s latest release Moscow Penny Ante it made me think about something bassist/vocalist Chicken said the last time I interviewed ... read more
Posted Dec. 3, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
When I first heard that Deafheaven had released a new record, I was skeptical. The thing is, I’m not entirely sure why because the band ... read more
Posted Aug. 15, 2018, 1:10 a.m.
Deafheaven w/ Drab Majesty Neptune Theater Seattle, Washington August 10, 2018 I saw Deafheaven back in 2015 for the first time and aside from being blown away by their performance, I strongly remember a string of weird bands playing before they went on. Weird in the sense that it all ... read more
Posted June 25, 2014, 1:45 a.m.
The first time I heard A Wilhelm Scream I was obsessed with them. They were gritty and melodic; they had guitars and basslines that were ... read more
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 expect ... read more
Posted Feb. 18, 2012, 8:01 a.m.
California punk band Lagwagon needs no introduction. The first band ever signed to Fat Wreck Chords are still going strong and remain one of ... read more
Posted March 1, 2015, 3:52 p.m.
Who would have thought a group of masked criminals from Madison, WI would fulfill all of our pop-punk dreams? Masked Intruder are currently making some ... read more
Posted March 16, 2019, 3:31 p.m.
Shook Ones are a melodic hardcore band that formed around the Seattle area in 2004. The band has not consistently released new music together, with ... read more
Posted Aug. 27, 2012, 5:31 p.m.
You might recognize Tim Barry as the former lead singer of Richmond based punk band Avail, but lately he’s been hitting the music scene as ... read more
Posted Feb. 1, 2012, 7:26 a.m.
If you haven’t heard of the NY-based pop punk band Timeshares, you’ve been missing out on some killer music. With the release of their first ... read more
Posted Jan. 28, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
What started as a two-piece project after the disbandment of Chumped, Katie Ellen are making a name for themselves in their own right. Since seeing the ... read more
Posted Jan. 14, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
Philly duo Kississippi released their anticipated debut album Sunset Blush and unlike some records, it lived up to the hype. The album starts off with the song ... read more
Posted Aug. 13, 2012, 9:26 p.m.
I remember seeing Luther a few months back at a small venue in Pittsburgh where The Menzingers were headlining. I was really stoked to finally ... read more
Posted Sept. 11, 2019, 7:36 a.m.
For 15 years now Chicago-based Riot Fest has been a multi-day music festival specializing in punk, rock, alternative, metal, and hip-hop. Although festivals are popping ... read more
Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:24 p.m.
Most of you are still recovering from Fest, but let’s not forget that Red Scare had a little fest of their own for their 10th ... read more
Posted Sept. 29, 2019, 2:34 p.m.
We had such a blast at Riot Fest 2019 that we want to share our favorite moments and also give you recommendations for how you ... read more
Posted Oct. 4, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Sometimes you reach a point in your life when something inside of you just breaks and no matter what you do, you can't fix it. ... read more
Posted Sept. 14, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
Multi-day music festival Riot Fest returns to Douglas Park in Chicago for its twelfth year, September 15-17th. The independent music festival specializes in punk, rock, ... read more
Posted June 11, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Chicago's Riot Fest recently announced its second wave lineup including a mix of post-hardcore favorites to indie rock classics to punk legends. These artists join over 70 artists already announced to play, including headliners Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, and the legendary punk band Jawbreaker. Riot Fest ... read more
Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 9:05 p.m.
I never learned German in high school, but Teenage Bottlerocket must have because their latest 7’’ is a nod to the punk side of the ... read more
Posted June 25, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
Many have commented about loving the idea behind Teenage Bottlerocket's all-covers record Stealing The Covers, and even though cover albums usually have everyone sending the puke ... read more
Posted July 17, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Since 2002 Canadian punk band The Flatliners have been making a name for themselves. It’s hard to imagine the same ska/punk band that put out ... read more
Posted March 21, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
For the past 7 or so years I have been saying that The Menzingers are the best current punk band around. Not only do they ... read more
Posted March 6, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
The MenzingersMr. Smalls FunhousePittsburgh, PAFebruary 28, 2017 The first time I saw the Menzingers play in Pittsburgh was at this club that doubled as a concert venue and a nightclub. I remember it so clearly because it was the first and only punk show I attended that had air conditioning. ... read more
Posted Jan. 21, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
The Sidekicks are a band that I still pay attention to past my “punk only years”—you know, the years of my youth when only punk ... read more
Posted Nov. 4, 2013, 10:11 p.m.
If you haven’t heard of The Slow Death by now, you probably aren’t as depressed as the majority of us. Luckily their new album No Heaven hits ... read more
Posted June 18, 2018, 7:21 p.m.
There’s something oddly humbling and comforting about listening to the Smith Street Band, it’s like they’re that hometown band you watched put on shows in ... read more
Posted Dec. 12, 2011, 1:10 p.m.
When I first heard the NY band Timeshares, I knew they were going to be a punk band to lookout for. After excessively playing the ... read more
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