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Within one year Enraged Youth has made major changes. Switching out members, hopping on the Up All Night Collective label, and releasing music that is getting them pull from all over the country.  In this interview I ...

Interview: Enraged Youth

Interview

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The tendency of Title Fight to reinvent themselves on each new release has earned them a reputation for forward-thinking songwriting. The band’s latest LP, Hyperview, follows up on the highly successful Floral Green, and ...

Hyperview – Title Fight

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Closed Casket Activities is the best label in hardcore. And while I think this is arguable to a degree (especially if you prefer faster hardcore, then Triple B is for you), it’s hard to argue with the cast of bands signed ...

Tierra y Libertad – Xibalba

Review, Uncategorized

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It’s hard to believe, but Lightning Bolt has already been a band for over 20 years. I featured the noisy duo from Providence, RI as a part of my Current Rotation a couple of weeks ago so suffice it to say, I was pretty ...

Track Review: “The Metal East,” Lightning Bolt

Track Review, Uncategorized

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Earthy Boston trio Kal Marks specialize in heavy, noisy indie rock with gritty hooks. If you listen closely, there is still a bit of folky twang left over from the band's beginnings as the solo project of frontman Carl ...

Just a Lonely Fart – Kal Marks

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Watching Mylets live is simply like nothing else. The project is made up solely of 20-year-old Henry Kohen, who sings, plays guitar, taps wildly at his two large pedalboards, and plays a drum machine – all with extreme ...

Track Review: “Trembling Hands” – Mylets

Track Review

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Song titles like “Starchild Skull,” “Clean Moon,” and “Deep Sea Station” and the merch designs featuring UFOs and planets calling the band “Defenders of Inner-Space” paint a pretty good picture of what ...

Further Out – Cloakroom

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Sundae Bloody Sundae is a collaborative effort from Rozwell Kid, Kittyhawk, Two Knights, and The World is a Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die. Each band offers something completely different (and previously ...

Sundae Bloody Sundae – The World is a Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die/Rozwell Kid/Kittyhawk/Two Knights

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For my first Current Rotation I thought I’d share a few bands & records that have really caught my attention lately (in no particular order). These releases range from being pretty recent to being over ten years old, ...

Matt’s Current Rotation – 1/28/15

Current Rotation

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It’s strange to think that Foulbrood is already Colesville, Maryland natives Two Inch Astronaut’s third longplayer, but a minute into excellent and somewhat misleadingly catchy opener “Foulbrood,” it becomes ...

Foulbrood – Two Inch Astronaut

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2015 is shaping up to be one of the best years for new releases that we have had in a long time. I feel like its almost every week we find out a new band is releasing music this year. Off of the top of my head I know we are ...

Nonstop Feeling – Turnstile

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Sean Niland is a big part of Connecticut hardcore and one of its most talented musicians. So when Sean starts a new project, people pay attention. One of his newest bands is Slavestate, a 4-piece death metal band. I had ...

Slavestate Interview

Interview, Local Band Interview