Kristina Esfandiari (MISERABLE/KING WOMAN) interviews FEARING What compelled you to start FEARING? I had spent like 5+ years obsessively making music in my room and never really gained the confidence to show anyone besides a recent out of state pen-pal at the time, Brian Vega. He was in the
As most readers are currently planning the rest of their summer fest season, we’ve got another curve ball flying at your eardrums straight from the shadowy underbelly of punk’s dominion. Oakland’s Near Dark Fest 2 has just been announced and tickets are flying off the…website fast. Last year’s fest saw
Fuck off and Die All Weak Hearts!!! You are about to hear one of the raddest bands that you have never heard before: they go by the name of MORIR and hail from Oakland. Their self titled tape is one of the sickest demos I have heard all year and
Check out this radical full set from Oakland’s KORROSIVE at this year’s Manic Relapse! The word on the street is that this fest was super fun – we are going to do our best to make it next year and so should you!
One of my current favorite tattooists on the planet is Gustavo Martinez of Temple Tattoo in Oakland, Ca. I can only dream of one day getting him to do a piece for me, so for right now I am left with checking out his instagram. What I dig so much
With a sound as fearless as their name, Screature’s Old Hand New Wave takes deathrock and whips it into submission. The fourpiece from Sacramento recently played the West Coast Women’s Darkwave Festival in Oakland and I can’t even begin to describe how much I regret not attending. Screature are easily