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Jumps the Shark by Heavy Breath I had a chance to speak with Mike Tobey (bass) and Kilian Appleby (vocals) from New Haven’s own self-described hardcore band-turned-party rock band (trademark it) Heavy Breath about their ...

Interview: Heavy Breath

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Slowed up on writing for Nahhhhh for a long time. It stopped being fun to write about music and felt more like work. I always said if it got to that point I would stop. However, when I heard MADD Crew I knew I wanted to find ...

Interview: MADD Crew

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Boston’s “oppressively loud” rockers Pile have become a centerpiece of the incredibly deep and diverse roster of Exploding in Sound Records. From singer/songwriter Rick Maguire’s first lo-fi solo release ...

Pile Interview

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At the end of May, my band Churchkey played a show with Kite Party when they came through Chicago during their tour with Three Man Cannon. A few days later, I sent the band some interview questions. Russell tells me about ...

Kite Party Interview

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I had the chance to get a quick interview with Florian of the The Roaring 420s, a psych/garage band from Dresden, Germany. This band blew me away as they mix early surf rock with psychedelic aspects. It is so hard to find ...

The Roaring 420s Interview

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I had the opportunity to interview Andrew of Vice, a band that has been killing it for years. They hail from NY and are signed to Frequency Deleted records. What bands were most influential to you when you were growing ...

Vice Interview

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I love interviewing bands from Merrimack Valley because their scene is everything that is right with hardcore. Unfortunately, it is around 6+ hours (round trip) for me to get to Anchors Up, but I try to make up there at ...

Dealbreaker Interview

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I’ve been following Swamps since their EP Corroding Kings dropped in 2011. Those 5 songs turned into a summer anthem for my friends and I. Every time I have seen Swamps play a show they have given it every ounce of energy. ...

Swamps Interview

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I first saw Brain Slug at our favorite small venue called the Crunch House. Most of the kids were there for East Beast, but everyone was taken aback with the first chord Brain Slug played. I have listened to their ...

Brain Slug Interview

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