One of my favorite bands of all time, Glaare, have released their first LP and I’m so excited about it! These guys are from LA, and if you didn’t catch my first article about them, I’ll just say this: they don’t quite sound like anything else you may have heard,
Last year CVLT Nation had the pleasure of attending Sound and Fury’s return to LA, and boy, was it one hell of a good time. For those that don’t know, Sound and Fury 2017 is rapidly approaching and well, we just wouldn’t be doing our jobs if we didn’t offer you
L.A. post-punk band The Wraith, which consists of ex-members of Blink 182, Lost Tribe (RVA) and Cinema Strange (LA), have released their debut EP entitled Shadow Flag. The Wraith’s sound is drawn from elements of 80’s UK post punk and LA deathrock. Comparisons have been made to Killing Joke, TSOL and
Deaf Dance was formed in the Highland Park area of Los Angeles in Summer 2016. Jerry Narrows, former singer of Flaamingos (felte) was joined by promising keyboardist Hannah Doumitt and the two started crafting post-punk/darkwave music with a definite dreampop and shoegaze influence. Traces of early 80’s stalwarts like The
Anyone who was a part of the 80’s SoCal hardcore scene would tell you that police brutality was just something that we had to endure. Believe it or not, the safest place to have day time shows back then was on the lawn of the Los Angeles Federal Building in Westwood.
The shape of power violence has changed drastically since its earliest incarnations; however, some things still remain the same. For example: short songs, shows in small venues, distorted bass tones, the drummer being the best member of the band, and of course, blast beats and heavy breakdowns.