I don’t know if I’ve made this explicit enough, but I’m infatuated with Dephosphorus. I can trust this disciplined, generous band to not let me down in each astral grind endeavor they explore at this point and Ravenous Solemnity further confirms this. It’s a very grounding (and fairly rare) feeling
Fuck the dumb shit, I like my d-beat raw and raging! So we are going to post two insane full sets today. One featuring Texas’s TOLAR and the other featuring NYC’S NOMAD – these videos will show how gnarly both of these bands are. D-beat reigns supreme!!!
ALEPH NULL have created one of the best Doom/Psychedelic records of 2014 and they are giving it away for free entitled Nocturnal. This band is so damn good after two listens I had to contact my comrade Daniel at Easyrider Records so that he could hear them, and his mind
As a youngster, two frontmen stuck out to me, one being HR of the Bad Brains and the other Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat. I never got to see either of them live during the 80’s because I was a dumb fuck and I would go to a lame show
I’m a firm believer in the fact that ancient humans traded not only in goods, but in also cultural ideas. When you look at Phyllis Galembo’s pictures of West Africans celebrating masquerade. The similarities between Europeans celebrating their pagan festivals such as the Wilder Mann in Germany is striking! Maybe
El Paso D.I.Y. Borderland Massacre Fest ‘14 Punk culture is known to be very independent from what any other “big band” is trying to get: fame, money, contracts, awards. Cities like New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Boston, Philadelphia, etc., are known for their big festivals, most of them full of
I’m a fan of bands doing covers because the end result can be a total sonic surprise! Case in point: the new The Cure covers done by RABBITS & WHORES are off the freaking charts. RABBITS reworked “Give Me It” , “A Reflection” & WHORES tune was “Jumping Someone Else’s
Manchester’s Caïna has been slowly but surely making a comeback onto the black metal scene and with a fresh new perspective due to striking a deal with cult label Church Of Fuck.. Andrew Curtis-Brignell offers two brand new tracks on this split with fellow Manchester crew Esoteric Youth (who are